From an 86% fall in UK plastic bag use, to anti-ageing gin, these are the top food news stories that have grabbed our attention in the last 7 days.


Supermarket plastic bag usage has fallen by 86%


A Scottish ice cream store has gone viral for creating mayonnaise-flavoured ice cream – and divided the public in the process.

Daily Mail

The beauty treatment you can DRINK: New pink gin infused with ‘anti-ageing’ collagen promises to give you youthful skin

Evening Standard

Ocado is releasing a mint chocolate chip cheese later this year

The guardian

‘Brexit created doubt’: Romanian workers turn backs on UK farms

Something’s brewing: behind the rise of women’s teas