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The 21 criminals jailed for horrendous knife crimes in Bristol so far in 2018 Philip Warren, prosecuting, said police forced their way into Williams' room in May last year and found weighing scales , a crossbow, airgun, BB gun and two knives. They also found quantities of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine with a street value of [...]
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10 best vegan cheeses Tesco was the second major UK supermarket to release its own range of vegan cheese earlier this year. We first tried the soft cheese in a bagel with avocado and it did not disappoint. It was everything we were hoping for: creamy, cheesy-tasting and rich. [...]
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Locked up in May: North Staffordshire criminals jailed in May 2018 Prosecutor Andrew Wallace said: "On the coffee table in the living room was a dealer kit - a large quantity of drugs, scales, bags. Everything ready for The 36-year-old's victim was resting in the living room when he ransacked the kitchen cupboards [...]
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8 best natural nut butters A few years ago, you'd have been hard pressed to find more than two jars of peanut butter on your supermarket shelf – one crunchy and one smooth. But the world we live in today is very different. The nut butter market has exploded, with everything from [...]
A cannabis addict has been jailed after he sold drugs out of his camper van to pay for his own habit. Matthew Ryan was caught by police who were called to reports of anti social behaviour at the van in Torquay and found him and three friends smoking inside. Police found scales and snap bags in the camper van and Ryan told them he was making about £60 a week selling cannabis to fund his own eight gram a day habit. The previous suspended sentence was imposed after police stopped Ryan in a Nissan car near the Tesco store in Teignmouth Road, Torquay, in March for having no insurance or MOT and found 111. 25 grams of cannabis worth £1,112. 50. Messages on his...
But you’ve almost certainly never heard of Martyn Lee - even though you’ve almost certainly eaten his food. Lee is Tesco’s head chef for product development. He’s just one of many former restaurant chefs, with experience ranging from chains to the legendary Fat Duck, that are now developing own-label ranges instead. The discounters are famous for carrying a limited range of brands, which places more focus on their own-label ranges. At Aldi, 94% of the 1,500 SKUs carried in an average store are own label. Though there are test kitchens in its Atherstone HQ, Aldi doesn’t have a development team or head chef per se. Instead, it says the buying teams responsible for each category identify a gap in the range, then find the leading brand for that...
Susan Krueger, founder of Agricultural and Nutritional Research in Royston, examines the challenges facing the agri-food sector as information technology poses a threat to everyone involved in farming and food processing – and creates a big opportunity for agri-tech in Cambridge.Technology designed to provide transparency and authenticate transactions in the financial sector may be about to revolutionise the agri-food industry. Blockchains could improve our diet, encourage sustainable land...
November is Food Month in The Irish Times. You will find food-related content in all of our sections, plus reader events, competitions and lots of exclusive content at irishtimes.com/foodSomething strange happened over the summer in a restaurant in Galway. It made chef Jess Murphy and her kitchen crew wonder if they were listed in some under-the-radar guidebook. Every evening, roughly five of their customers in Kai Restaurant were vegans. Luckily, half of the 22 kitchen staff at...
When the average tenure of a FTSE-100 chief executive is five and a half years, to notch up more than a decade in the same role is some going, particularly when you've already been at the helm of another blue-chip company.That is the accomplishment of Richard Cousins, who today presented his final set of results as chief executive of Compass, the world's largest contract catering company, prior to his departure next March.It is an achievement made all the more impressive when the sheer size...
Michael Pooler December 7, 2017 Experimental featureListen to this articlePlay audio for this articlePause00:0000:00Experimental featureorGive us your feedbackThank you for your feedback.What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional)Send FeedbackFrom uncovered fruit spoiling in the sun to excess purchases that go forgotten in our refrigerators, food waste is a serious global problem.About one-third of the...