It’s a quiet day for food and drink news in the papers.
The Financial Times reports on a battle of the brewers as Miller “aims to burst Bud’s bubble” with an offensive against post-merger rival Anheuser-Busch InBev.
The Daily Telegraph warns that consumers are turning away from strawberries, with rising prices leading to a dip in sales volumes of the much-loved summer fruit.
Today’s food/cancer story in the Daily Mail concerns walnuts. Apparently they’re good at fighting the deadly illness, rather than causing it. (The BBC reported something similar about a month ago.)
Elsewhere you can already read the big grocery news on this very site – with today’s top stories including a possible approach for cake-maker Finsbury, a windfall for Asda staff and more good news for Poundland as the recession drives punters through its doors.