This week there have been loads of great food news stories, (for us the most exciting story of the week was the news that our lovely client Boston Tea Party would be banning disposable cups.) from hard hitting articles on plastic waste to news about wine here are the five top articles that caught our eye.

Daily Mail

Over 40 of Britain’s biggest supermarket, food and drink brands pledge to eliminate throwaway plastic within just 7 years.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5657931/Major-supermarkets-announce-single-use-plastic-ban.html

Telegraph

The Telegraph business pages report on the demerger of Costa Coffee & Whitbread. They target the split by 2020.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/04/25/whitbread-spin-costa-coffee-within-two-years/

Independent

Poor weather conditions in the EU have led to a sudden decrease in wine production!

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/wine-global-output-falls-60-year-low-europe-bad-weather-oiv-figures-eu-a8319971.html

Mirror

Britainโ€™s topsy-turvy weather could led to ‘shortage of broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower’.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/britains-topsy-turvy-weather-could-12420000

Good Housekeeping

The masters of flatpack IKEA are branching out into the afternoon tea market.

http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.uk/food/food-news/ikea-afternoon-tea