Flower sales surge

Waitrose has reported a huge surge in purchases of spring flowers, with sales of daffodils up 70% year- on-year and tulip sales up 40% because of the warm winter weather.

Eat your peas

The tables were turned on delegates at Sharpes Vining Peas Conference in Norwich, when they found out they would have to cook their own lunch using a range of pea-based recipes they had been taught.

Chip praise

A new website has been launched to promote National Chip Week from 12-18 February. New chip facts have been added to www.lovechips.co.uk, putting the nutritional attributes of the food in context.