Minister Suggests UK will ‘Grow More Food’ If No Brexit Deal

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said British farmers would produce more food themselves in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal. Mr Grayling was responding to industry claims that food prices could rise sharply in the...

Brits To Throw Away £428m Worth Of Barbecue Food In August

A study has projected that the UK will over-cater for nearly 12 million barbecues for the month for August. Salad leaves, hot dog buns, burger rolls, potato salad and coleslaw are amongst the top five items looking to end up...

Higher Food Prices Expected In Latest Inflation Figures

Higher living costs and a stagnation in wage increases is expected to be shown in the latest round of official data, with predictions for the data to show the Retail Price Index hit 3.5 per cent in July. The rise in...

Tesco Issues Chicken Salad Recall

Supermarket giant Tesco has urgently recalled two of its chicken salad products after the discovery of a germ which causes diarrhoea, fever and cramps. The products in question that must not be eaten are, the ‘160g chicken salad’ and the...

The Gateway to India Review

Today is Indian Independence day, the day that officially marked India’s independence from British Rule in 1947. The Gateway of India is a monument built during the 20th century that symbolises the meeting of these two cultures. The Gateway...

Comeback Cod!

Fish lovers everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief after the Marine Stewardship Council certified North Sea cod again. Cod will now be able to be sold in supermarkets once again after a successful cod recovery programme saw the North Sea...

Natco Selects To Donate £13k to Charity

Natco Select (specialists in Asian and African groceries) have completed a major new charity campaign where 100% of all sales from both our shops in St Matthews and Oadby during May and June 2017 will be donated to four...

Faecal Bacteria Found in Ice at Starbucks, Caffe Nero and Costa

For those looking for their next coffee fix, you might want to steer clear of Costa, Starbuck and Caffe Nero…unless of course you take your Americano with a sachet of faecal bacteria. Ice from all three of the nation’s biggest...

MFDH Awards Goes Off with a Bang!

What a magnificent night! Last evening saw the Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards take place at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground. The Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality industry was out in full force and saw over 450 people in attendance,...

Healthy Ramadan Tips

Celebrating Ramadan, whilst rewarding, is no easy feat. It can be hard staying healthy and energised and ensuring your water level stays up to prevent both physical and mental illness, such as muscle pain and depression. Here we provide you...