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How our glittering oceans became plastic soup

Our oceans are blighted with plastic waste. Globally, we're creating over 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, as it is a cheap and adaptable form of packaging.

Impress your BBQ guests this summer

Want to do something a little bit different this barbecue season? Take a look at these recipes below – put together by Flogas Gaslight (who supply BBQ gas bottles) – and you’ll be sure to wow your guests:

Get on board with the rise of gin distilleries

In the past few years, the popularity of gin has soared, and the beverage has become a fashionable choice for drinkers old and young.

How the world of tea is changing

There are few things in the world more ‘British’ than drinking tea. Tea-drinking has gotten us through some very difficult times: hard day at work? Cup of tea.

Inspired waste solutions

We are already creating approximately 2.12 billion tonnes of waste around the world every single year, and this figure is set to increase to 4 billion tonnes in 2100.

How are British supermarkets tackling the epidemic food waste problem?

Every day there is a story in the news about waste — from food waste to plastics — which has lead Theresa May to pledge to eliminate plastic by 2042.

How much waste is produced in the UK?

Businesses need to understand the importance of waste management — regardless of their industry. Sometimes, it is something that eager entrepreneurs don’t consider when they’re setting up their own businesses.

Cost-effective tips that can help you open your own Café

Do you have a dream of being able to open your own café but don’t feel you’ve got the finances to make that dream a reality?

Marco Pierre White introduces new menu for Bardolino

Marco Pierre White introduces new menu for Bardolino

Marco Pierre White has launched a new main menu at Bardolino, his pizzeria, bellini and espresso bar at theclubandspa in the grounds of Cadbury House.

Overview of the UK’s organic farming

Despite its rapid growth, organic farming only occupies one per cent of cropland across the globe. With so much available land, it raises the question of would it be beneficial to take the necessary steps to become an organic farmer?

Curry Diet

People looking to detox and maybe shed a few pounds in January following the excesses of the festive season, are being advised not to leave curry off their diet in the New Year, by an award-winning Kent restaurateur.

Don't be a damson in distress this winter

Don't be a damson in distress this winter

Craft distiller Durham Distillery has launched its brand new winter liqueur, Damson, Blackberry and Ginger, further boosting its range of bespoke gin, liqueurs and vodka.

Voice of curry industry welcomes 'takeaway tax'

Voice of curry industry welcomes 'takeaway tax'

Yawar Khan, the Chairman of the Asian Catering Federation (ACF), which represent the interests of 35,000 restaurants and takeaways in the UK, has given a guarded welcome to Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s proposal to introduce a levy on single use plastic packaging.

Chocolate versus cheese choice grates on Brits

Chocolate versus cheese choice grates on Brits

It’s a question that has the potential to be as divisive as Leave vs Remain, Tory vs Labour, or Strictly vs X-Factor. If Brits had to choose between cheese and chocolate, which would they pick?

New UK eating trends: how the national food industry has transformed

The UK food sector is enduring a revolution. From organic nutrition to homegrown produce, recently published marketing reports have shown a massive change in what we buy and how we eat — but why?