Anyone with allergies shopping the freefrom aisle will be aware of the rising costs not only for food but also drugs and treatment for those with allergies. The price of some staple free from foods have been going down as demand increases, which is good. However, some things have seemed to more than doubled in price, such as Pure dairy free spreads. They have gone up in … [Read more...]
Bird’s Custard powder invented because of egg allergy!
Today I thought I'd share a bit of food fact fun. Did you know that Bird's Custard, first invented way back in 1837 by Alfred Bird, came about because his wife could not eat the traditional custard which was made with eggs because she had an egg allergy? Useless fact number one, you never know when that might come up at the pub quiz. Over the years the company has been taken … [Read more...]
First ever Free From Food Festival, 25 – 27 November 2011
FIRST EVER FOOD FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO ‘FREE FROM’ PRODUCTS LAUNCHES AT SOUTHBANK CENTRE Date: Friday 25 – Sunday 27 November 2011 Time: 11am – 8pm daily (6pm on Sunday) Venue: Southbank Centre Square, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX How to find it: Southbank Centre Square, behind the Royal Festival Hall. The venue is five minutes walk from Waterloo & Embankment tube … [Read more...]