Friday food news roundup
Plastic bottles are increasingly used for packaging wines that are ment for quick consumption. Since 2006, the Australian wine giant Wolff Blass sells several of its cheaper wines in bottles made from recycled PET (polyethylene).
Splurge on a few ingredients; penny-pinch on others. Striking that balance makes it easy to be creative while feeding a family of four.
Let’s begin by agreeing for the moment that Twitter conversation is a blunt but decent stand-in for national sentiment on the issues of the day. With that premise as a backdrop, I took an informal look at how the Twitterati prioritize food waste by comparing the volume of tweets that used various keywords. I can summarize my research in three points:
It's the season of chocolate and flowers with Valentine's Day just around the corner and the Fair Trade blog has been doing it's part to shed some light on the injustices that continue to go on in both industries and offering ethical alternatives.The chocolate industry has been making lofty promises to fair up their practices, particularly around ending child labor in the industry.
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