From the rise in demand of carbs through to avoiding ‘avocado hand’ here are the stories that have got us talking this week.

The times

The Times’ Callum Jones reports on Just Eat nearing the FTSE 100 with the takeaway delivery group’s shares rising 14p to 795p this week

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/past-six-days/2017-12-07/business/appetite-for-just-eat-shows-no-sign-of-slowing-down-v3tk2shgq

Also in the Times, Tony Turnball declares carbohydrates are officially back on the menu

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/times2/give-up-carbs-are-you-out-of-your-mind-qp69sqjh0

Telegraph

Today in the Telegraph is the news that M&S launch stoneless avocados which could prevent ‘avocado hand’…

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/07/ms-launch-stoneless-avocados-says-could-prevent-avocado-hand/

ES

…perhaps a year too late as the Standard reports that avo-toast is dead with Frankie McCoy’s round up of 2018’s biggest food trends

https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/esmagazine/avotoast-is-dead-these-are-2018s-biggest-food-trends-a3710706.html

metro

And finally, with us looking to the weekend is this fantastic deal at Asda. £8 for a bottle of their award winning champagne, cheers to that!

http://metro.co.uk/2017/12/08/asda-is-selling-a-bottle-of-its-award-winning-champagne-for-8-this-weekend-7141101/