Life is a death sentence

In our occasional forays into the world of food and drink there are two interesting ripostes to some peer reviewed health reports. A Lancet analysis revealed that if rising life expectancy means years in good health, then health expenditure is expected to increase by only 0.7% of GDP by 2060. Unfortunately it is entirely understandable… Read more

Food is Healthcare ..

Mentioning the Pioppi Diet to a couple in passing the other day, ‘Well’, they said, pretty much in unison, ‘you know what they say…’ As I didn’t, I thought I’d share the reply: “Food is basically Healthcare, Medicine is certainly not Healthcare, Medicine is Sickcare.” Now we all know  – and if we don’t, there… Read more

Retail own label plus

Following rather downbeat suggestions (including mine) on retail performance in the UK I fear that when the investigation by the French Autorité de la Concurrence, the equivalent of the UK Competition and Markets Authority,  is undertaken and when also  the FT reports (frequent paywall): “The investigation is not a big surprise — it seems like… Read more