From Nestle launching a pink KitKat to the ultra-processed truth of 10 bestselling foods, read all about this week in food news here.

The guardian

UK consumers will next week be the first in Europe able to buy Nestle’s new KitKat, made with ruby chocolate from specially selected cocoa beans. This naturally coloured cocoa has been in development for a decade.


The rise of tonic? Once, Schweppes was the only sensible option for your evening G&T, but we are now in the middle of a bubble boom!

The guardian

The ultra-processed truth about 10 of our bestselling foods. From Cherry Bakewell’s to Fray Bentos pies, do we really understand the cocktail of ingredients in our favourite brands?

The times

Street food is now worth an estimated £600 million a year. Chan Hong Men, aka Hawker Chan was an uncelebrated Malaysian street vendor selling chicken in Singapore. He was then awarded a Michelin star for the Hong Kong-style soy chicken and rice that he turned out at £2 a plate.

Evening Standard

6 ways to reduce food waste at home from A Modern Way to Cook’s Anna Jones.