Convenience Foods

I’ll keep this short – but I would recommend this article in ‘The Grocer’ by food journalist, Joanna Blythman ‘Reformulation does not solve the problem of processed convenience foods.’ She is absolutely spot on – reducing a few select ingredients in what might be called ‘confected’ food, is useless. We need people to cook. And… Read more

Conservatives are certainly no longer friends of business

‘Tory Fibs’ may see this as a moral choice – but it is actually rather simpler than that…. I certainly liked this question from Ian Blackford to Johnson at PMQ’s yesterday, stating that other nations (he could have pointed out, but didn’t, that all the comparitor nations were in the Eurozone and so had much… Read more

A spoonful of sugar substitute….

This article in the New York Times suggests some of the problems that sugar substitutes may provoke. It is an interesting read but the concluding commentary is the crux of the issue: Dr. Robert Lustig, an obesity expert and professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco, said that artificial sweeteners confuse the body:… Read more