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Typhoo joins Britain’s ‘big six’ in fight against modern slavery

Efforts to tackle slave-like conditions in the tea industry got a boost on Friday (12 April) when Typhoo became the final major British tea brand pledging...

At $40,000 a bottle, Tokaj winemaker aims to revive royal heritage

A Hungarian winemaker in the Tokaj region known for its golden dessert wine is selling a vintage for $40,000 a bottle, hoping to revive...

Wine-loving France follows British lead on storing best wines

IN WINE-LOVING France, owners of fine bottles have ironically adopted a practice started in neighbouring Britain that helps ensure the old French adage, "life...

Greenpeace calls for Nestle to act over single-use plastics

Environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday (11 April) accused Nestle of not doing enough to reduce single-use plastics polluting landfills and oceans. Jennifer Morgan, executive director at...

Burger King pulls NZ chopsticks ad after outcry in China

Burger King pulled a promotional video in New Zealand showing customers trying to eat burgers with chopsticks after it sparked an outcry in China...

UK convenience stores slam proposed in-store junk food promo restrictions

Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has termed the UK government proposal to restrict the in-store promotions of junk food or high fat, salt, sugar (HFSS) products...

Canada gives nod to farm for genetically-modified salmon

Canada's first commercial farm for genetically-modified salmon received environmental approval last week, the final hurdle in a decades-long push to bring the fast-growing fish...

India’s Marico forays into organic space with ‘Coco Soul’ range

Marico Limited, one of India’s leading FMCG majors, has launched a range of vegan gourmet products under the brand name ‘Coco Soul’. The range, which...

Major study debunks health benefits of moderate drinking

Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect...

INAUGURAL ASIAN RESTAURANT AND TAKEAWAY AWARDS LAUNCHES NATIONAL NOMINATIONS

A host of MPs, celebrities and key members of the Asian restaurant and catering fraternity were on hand to launch the inaugural Asian Restaurant...