The Week That Was: FMCG & Retail – 24/05/19

24th May 2019

McDonald’s could be joining vegan revolution as bosses consider selling meat-free Big Macs and Quarter pounders.

McDonald’s boss Steve Easterbrook said he is considering bringing in a plant-based burger to help appeal to new customers at a time when its competitors are cashing in on the dietary trend.

Lewis Capaldi dedicates new song to Greggs while working a shift at the food chain

The Scottish singer/songwriter was seen working in one of Middlesborough’s Greggs outlets while he was in the area performing at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend.

Heavily processed food like ready meals and ice-cream linked to early death

The amount of ultra-processed food in the diet rose 10 percentage points, for example from 10% to 20%, the risk of the diseases rose 12%. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, does not prove that ultra-processed foods cause disease.

Knitted food: Woollen treats go on display in Brighton

Kate Jenkins has knitted and crocheted hundreds of items of woollen food creations. The artist, from Brighton, has displayed her work around the world.Her latest bakery selection has just been exhibited in Barcelona.

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