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Technology can kickstart D2C success - but the product has to be good

As direct-to-consumer sales catch on, the competitive advantage of being good at tech is likely to diminish

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The High Low podcast: insightful analysis of wellness myths

Do turmeric lattes and kombucha improve our health? Should we drink celery juice every day?

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Yellowhammer? It’ll take more than rare birds to help us through Brexit

The government will soon be running out of rare bird names for its no-deal Brexit planning

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More health taxes won’t help consumers - but they will damage businesses

Consumers want to have confidence in what they’re drinking, says Steve Perez, founder and chair of drinks company Global Brands

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Defending the meat industry: the right people must deliver the right message

Invoking the ‘vegan lobby’ and shouting down critics isn’t the right way to defend the meat sector

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Ben’s Best bats for Bernie Sanders in presidential ice cream push

In the US, the Democrats are a long way from deciding which candidate they are to put up against Donald Trump

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Reusable bags: a gay way to save the world?

Bleak news for anyone who doesn’t want the world to burn

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Taste the spirit of Chernobyl with Atomik vodka

Would you drink vodka made with grain and water from the Chernobyl exclusion zone?

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Taylors of Harrogate takes us on a witty journey through history

Given the popularity of the teabag, it’s strange that the coffee equivalent isn’t as much a part of Brits’ daily lives

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The Doctor’s Kitchen: an informative look at how diet affects mental health

The way our diets have changed is having huge impacts on people’s health, according to Professor Felice Jacka

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