Who remembers the days when fibre was called roughage? Those were probably the days before the famous F-Plan diet when human flatulence was endangering the ozone layer. I guess the R-Diet didn’t have such a catchy ring to it. But
We’re definitely crying over spilt milk here at Nina & Co. £20 million’s worth of spilt milk, to be exact. That’s how much milk gets poured down the drain each year because it’s gone out of date. And that’s just
Despite being just a short nine-year interlude (1901-1910), the Edwardian era and the start of the 20th century changed the face of food and dining for us here in the UK. It fashioned some traditions, like afternoon tea, that are
Starving children with rickets and other diseases caused by malnutrition. No warm clothes to wear in cold weather. Parents collapsing from hunger because they have given all their food to their children. Another refugee crisis? No. A humanitarian crisis? YES.
If you’re keeping up, and I hope you are, you’ll remember we recently blogged about the increase in people adopting a flexitarian diet. Now, according to research, one in twelve people in the UK will be telling the turkey to
Perhaps reports of cod being substituted by other cheaper fish doesn’t generate the same horror as the horse meat fraud did, but it’s still a matter of huge concern. Too many people are too concerned about making money and increasing
Remember our old friend Nostradamus? That 16th century seer famed for his end of the world predictions? These Armageddon theories and predictions have never been high on my list of concerns, but the latest round of 5G horror stories and
As a food marketing consultant, one of the questions I’m most frequently asked is how to go about menu planning. So we’ve put together some of our top tips to help you develop a menu planning strategy that will put
Buzz words seem to have become more common with the viral effects of the internet. One of today’s more popular ones is ‘flexitarian’. Although the term was coined in the 1990s, flexitarianism is a sensible eating trend that’s really growing in popularity now, and it delivers a wealth of benefits. It’s estimated that today there are around 22 million flexitarians in the UK alone!
I’d be lying if I said that I don’t complain when my phone signal isn’t strong enough or my internet speed has dropped off. We’re getting increasingly reliant on improved technology. As consumers, we’re constantly demanding faster speeds, the
Barbecues. As much a British institution nowadays as fish and chips or roast beef. With this summer’s heatwave we haven’t needed any excuses to host an impromptu BBQ. The Royal Wedding, the World Cup, Wimbledon… it’s been a case
Breaking news! I’m going to give up my day job and become a scientist. I’m going to find someone daft enough to fund hugely expensive research into matters of plain common sense. Then, after collecting a substantial salary and