Friday, June 28, 2013

Clothes made out of food? You're taking the biscuit.

For many of us out there nice food is a guilty pleasure and for others it’s spending our hard earned cash on the latest designer gear.

But if you could combine the two would that be a match made in heaven or plain madness?

We take a look at five of the top wackiest clothes items crafted entirely from food.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Will new labels help to tighten the waistline?

“Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!” - Karl Lagerfeld
We’ve all been there, standing on the scales trying to convince ourselves that it ‘must be broken’ and that we’re ‘surely not that heavy.’
The days of long listed diet plans seem a thing of the past, with calorie counting apps being snapped up from the App Store, as people look to pinpoint exactly what they’re putting into their body.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Could food on shelves dissappear after poor weather?

“Do you know what breakfast cereal is made of? It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!” – Roald Dahl

We spoke recently about the impact the coldest spring for 50 years has had on our supply chain.
The met office revealed the average temperature from March to May was just 43F.

We had to re-evaluate the price we charged for our products due to our oatmeal prices rising 50%, our beef dripping by 75% an muntok white pepper, which soared by an incredible 350%.

Further news arose this week of the effects it’s having on food production as a whole.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Does the price of food leave a bad taste in your mouth?

Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurement.Marcel Boulestin
Ensuring your products trade at a competitive price is essential for any company, not least those in the food and drinks sector.
But if you were in the fortunate position of dominating the market would you resist the temptation of greed?
News broke today that authorities in Canada have charged food giants Nestle and Mars along with a network of independent wholesale distributors for fixing the price of chocolates.