Thursday 23 February 2017
Food colouring Food colouring
Category: Bia Sasta Posted on 16 Feb 2017 by Wendy Good
Scientists and researchers are trying forever to find out how consumers choose and buy products and how to influence (or manipulate) that behaviour. This type of research has led to different lighting in supermarkets to make beef appear deeper in red, fruit and vegetables more plump and colourful. Manipulation covers the music you hear, the smell you experience and the way products are placed on the shelves. According to research, listening to...read more...
When is Irish not Irish?
Category: Bia Sasta Posted on 09 Feb 2017
Every Saturday, I am hosting The Food Affair on Cork City Community Radio 100.5fm. Last week, I introduced the Food Panel to the show and was joined by Pierce Lowney from The River Lee Hotel and Claire Gaillard. I was delighted to have these two passionate food lovers on the first-ever panel on The Food Affair and we let the public decide what subject we should cover. It was a close call between Food Education and Food Label Fraud. Food education won...read more...
Running a food business is always challenging
Category: Bia Sasta Posted on 02 Feb 2017 by Wendy Good
It is Monday morning, the weather is utterly miserable and I am nibbling away on my toast while staring at my computer and reading all the emails that came in over the weekend. There is Christine, of LaSpoon, who is selling her professional baking equipment (check out LaSpoon – Christine Girault for details) and Saorla of Dovinia Chocolate is selling her chocolate-making business and equipment. Now there are two shocks I could have done without...read more...
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