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Cranberries: The Bitter Berry That’s Better For You

Let’s talk about Cranberries, that humble tart little berry that hails from North America and is as equally associated with Christmas as turkeys. Images of farmers wading waist-deep in water to harvest cranberries has led to a widespread belief that cranberries grow in water filled bogs.…
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Consume The Wisdom Of Sage

Who knew that Sage was such a versatile herb! Commonly used in the traditional British Christmas dinner as a key ingredient for stuffing, and to enhance savoury dishes and buttery sauces, sage also likes to be of use in a number of other ways. As far…
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How The Turkey Landed On Your Christmas Table

Roasted turkey is the main meat of many a Christmas table up and down the country, but it wasn’t always the case. Turkeys originate from Central & North America, and before the 15th century, they were found nowhere else. It wasn’t until Christopher Columbus (of the…
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World Food Day at Riverside Foods

What is World Food Day World Food Day has been an internationally celebrated day since 1979. Over the last 40+ years, 150 countries have taken part in raising awareness of starvation and poor diets experienced all around the world. Every year a different theme is highlighted…
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Raising Awareness of Coeliac Disease

According to Coeliac UK, 1 in 10 of us have coeliac disease, but did you know that only 36% have been diagnosed? This is a real cause for concern because if a person is not aware of their illness, they won’t have the knowledge or resources…
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Riverside Foods Helps Support Diabetes UK

We support Diabetes UK through a series of donations as diabetes now affects more than 5 million people in the UK, and as a foodservice supplier in the UK we believe that we should support the health of our community. Diabetes UK has invested more than…
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