Martin Isark has tasted the best Cashew nuts in the world… and they come packed in a baked bean-like tin!

Lidl, the cheap as chips ‘no frills’ supermarket does not score well if you are looking for Waitrose or Sainsbury’s-type standard of fitting or presentation on your trolley trundle, but their  Alesto roasted & salted cashew nuts packed in a ‘baked bean’-like tin  is a product that’s worth making a special detour for. They mayContinue reading “Martin Isark has tasted the best Cashew nuts in the world… and they come packed in a baked bean-like tin!”

Labelling going nut crazy

Nut labelling on pre-packed food products until recently fell under the straight forward headings of contains and may contain. But such is the panic surrounding shoppers’ allergy to nuts.  Retailers are now starting to use the ‘nut crazy’ or ‘belt & braces’ approach to their labelling.  Reading the labels of the supermarket’s own branded products,Continue reading “Labelling going nut crazy”

Avoiding the Fourteen Food Allergens

It’s not until you have or you’re shopping for someone with food intolerance that you realise the importance of a product’s ingredient label. The unrestricted pleasure of taking a product off the shelf – and putting it in the trolley has now gone.  Your shopping trolley rules have changed big time!  Forget those sexy threeContinue reading “Avoiding the Fourteen Food Allergens”