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Heston serves up giant melting ‘sprout’ for Christmas

08 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Available from 13 December, the £16 chocolate dessert is filled with profiteroles

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M&S rolls out limited-edition stoneless mini avocado

07 Dec 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Between 5-8cm long and 50g on average, the ‘holy grail’ of avocados has edible skin

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Coconut Collaborative adds Little Coco Nutters kids' pouches Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The Coconut Collaborative is making a play for the children’s dairy-free market with Little Coco Nutters

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Morocco Gold readies single estate extra virgin olive oil Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Morocco Gold would be the first Moroccan EVOO available in UK grocery, claimed the startup

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Allied Bakeries strengthens craft appeal of Allinson’s Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Allied Bakeries says Allinson’s relaunch has met with a “positive response”

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BrewDog adds new gin and single malt vodka to spirits lineup Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Gunpowder Gin and the barrel-aged vodka both have an rsp of £25/500ml and are available now…

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Finnish dairy brand Valio prepares for widespread UK launch Subscription

06 Dec 2017 | By Kevin White

Owned by a dairy co-op of more than 5,000 farmers, Valio began supplying own label products to Tesco earlier this year

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Aber Falls launches range of posh flavoured gins and liqueurs

06 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

They are all made with “Welsh-inspired ingredients and botanicals”

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Vita Coco targets £7m coconut milk sales as Light line added Subscription

05 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Rolling out this week, Light contains 1% fat and 20 calories per 100ml

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Waitrose launches £35 Christmas wreath decorated with sprouts

04 Dec 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The horticultural innovation is only on trial this year in Waitrose Food & Home branches

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Fyne Ales adds Origins range of foraged-ingredient beers Subscription

01 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The NPD was designed to showcase the brand’s “provenance and status as an authentic Scottish farmhouse brewery”

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English wine brand Chapel Down unveils trendy spirits range Subscription

01 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

It has launched a gin and a vodka, both made with grape skins from its 2016 harvest

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Jack Daniel's launches 64.5% single barrel whiskey Subscription

30 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The limited edition bottles are priced at £54.99/70cl…

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Diageo Reserve unveils Johnnie Walker Ghost & Rare blended whisky Subscription

30 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Ghost & Rare (46% abv) is “a rich, velvety smooth blend” of eight “treasured” Scotch whiskies

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Enter the spin-off: why beer and wine makers are getting into spirits Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

As recent launches have shown, crossover booze is on the rise…

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Mystery of the disappearing avocado spreads Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Carina Perkins

After much initial hype, Tesco and Asda have dropped their own-label versions and Starbucks is discontinuing its avo spread. What’s going on?

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31 Oct 2017 | By Ash O’Mahony

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11 Oct 2017 | By Warren Ackerman

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