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Ireland's farmers look to China



CHINA , FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST May 16, 2017


A view of the rural coastline of Donegal. Photo credit - Pixabay   Ireland's farmers are increasingly focusing their export attention towards China.   That's according to specialist publication AgriLand, who report t...

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Aleesha's Top Tipples



UK, FOOD May 16, 2017


(Photo: Aleesha Hansel)   A gin that claims to have anti-ageing properties has just been launched in the UK.   The aptly named CollaGin, has been distilled with America’s number one collagen brand and infused w...

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Why 'wonky veg' is here to stay, wherever you live



THAT'S ODD, FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST May 15, 2017


Mis-shapen fruit and vegetables like this poor tomato have traditionally been shunned by sellers - but not any longer. Photo credit - Pixabay   Supermarkets in the UK have been making a push to sell more 'wonky' fruit and v...

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We've TAPPED into a new water trend at BALANCE festival - birch!



LONDON LIFE, FOOD May 14, 2017


About a month ago, we told you about the latest trend in water - cactus - and now, we've got a new one for you. Say hello to TAPPED; the organic birch water from Finland!The natural sap is quite literally 'tapped' f...

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LISTEN: Gerry chats with Rebecca Adlington



FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST May 12, 2017


Cape and Gold medal! (Pic: Wikipedia) Less than one in ten children (8%) aged between 11 and 18 are getting their recommended five a day fruit and vegetable intake. Recent government research suggests that the current intake of d...

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