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tomato cordial

Tomato cordial launched by The Tomato Stall

24 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Tomato supplier The Tomato Stall has launched what it claims is the first cordial made from the fruit…

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Organic food study by Newcastle University: a tipping point? Subscription

20 Jul 2014 | By Simon Creasey

After FSA’s damning 2009 report, is this the tipping point?…

Iceberg lettuce

Tesco credits bumper crop for 38p iceberg lettuces

19 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Tesco says a bumper lettuce crop has enabled it to slash the price of its iceberg lettuce…

Mary Berry Butters and Spreads

Butters and Spreads Category Report 2014

23 Jun 2014 | By Paul Davies

Butter has had better years. But Brits have still spent 4.8% more on it in the past year…

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Why is UK fruit so expensive? asks Joanna Blythman Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

Back in Britain after a spell abroad, I can feel my healthy, sun-kissed diet go down the tube…

Bananas

Bananas: farmers and workers are paying the price

20 Jul 2014

The retail price of bananas has halved in the past 10 years while production costs have doubled…

Potatoes

A GM spud we just don't need Subscription

08 Mar 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

The latest push to get GM food on our plates came from the John Innes Centre in Norwich…

Poll

Can Dave Lewis make a go of it as CEO of Tesco?

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Pig in straw

Pig horror? Get real

26 Jul 2014

Last week’s Critical Eye was less a review of the Channel 4 Food Unwrapped programme on bacon than a diatribe about the pig slaughter process…

Cheerfull Gold apples

Fresh fruit is not fresh

05 Jul 2014

I have been unable to buy a crispy, fresh apple…

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