Good Food Blog

10 Healthy Picnic Ideas

Picnic ideas are useful whatever the weather. It doesn't matter you’ve decided to spend an autumn afternoon in the park. Maybe you’re planning to soak up some late sun at the beach. Perhaps you’re off for a hike through the woods. Nothing makes a day more special than...

The Red Tractor scheme do you trust it?

Can we rely on The Red Tractor scheme and external checks or should we get to know local producers? The Red Tractor logo has become a familiar site on our supermarket shelves. But have you asked yourself what it actually stands for? There might be a few ideas but if...

Food waste and supermarkets

Until fairly recently, supermarkets and food waste went hand-in-hand. They were sending their entire food surplus into landfill with little consideration of the environmental and social implications. Now that’s changed but are they doing enough to manage food waste?

Sugar and cannabis – what a sandwich!

Sugar and Cannabis both “drugs” that do harm This morning I heard that cannabis could contribute 3.5 billion to the Exchequer if it was legalised and also save money on policing. Interesting, I thought. The critics said it would normalise cannabis amongst young people...

Energy Drinks – are they monstrous?

How many energy drinks do your children drink? Do you know? Does it matter? In a bid to cut consumption many supermarkets are banning the sale of energy drinks to the under 16s. By March 2018 Tesco will ask for proof of identity for example. Already, Aldi, Lidl, Asda,...