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Food Detectives: spurious stuff about soft drinks Subscription

03 May 2016 | By James Halliwell

Does drinking Diet Coke make you fat? No, because it contains zero calories. Case closed?

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Fearless Chef: Kiran Jethwa's 'delicious, alarming' feast Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Schedules practically creak under the weight of gourmet competitions, campaigning cooks and foodie extravaganzas


Tesco has more sway over sugar than George Osborne Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Rob Brown

If the aim of George Osborne’s soft drinks tax really is to cut obesity he’s going to be disappointed

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Mars offers actionable advice, but approach raises questions Subscription

15 Apr 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Everyday eat versus occasional treat – that is the difference Mars wants to drive home to shoppers

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Captain Morgan teams up with Leicester's Wes for rum do Subscription

05 May 2016

Rum brand Captain Morgan snatched a PR win this week

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A purple pint fit for a Queen - and a Prince Subscription

28 Apr 2016

The good folk at Greene King had innocently been beavering away on a limited-edition ale to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday

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No more food moans rule Navy nobs Subscription

28 Apr 2016

Complaining about food is a Navy tradition. There’s even a folk song about miserable poached eggs on toast


Does the CMA's intervention with Asda mark the end of dodgy supermarket deals?

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Accuracy remains important with sugar in the spotlight Subscription

03 May 2016

Professor Elliott writes that the consumption of “sugar causes a multitude of health problems”…

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Mars should cut salt and sugar Subscription

03 May 2016

Mars should simply adjust the recipes of unhealthier items

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Many retailers lead on sustainability

22 Apr 2016

In the wake of plastic bag charges and wonky veg, The Grocer has written a lot on sustainability lately

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