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Domino's charges pizza-lover £180,000 for a large margherita

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Coca Cola Life has a third less sugar and fewer calories than normal Coke

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... and it's all in the hardness of the water

Biscoff Spread is made by Belgian company Lotus Bakeries

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Move over, men of the wine world, and make way for the sommelière

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Fruit that has been damaged by bad weather will go on sale rather than be destroyed

Ugly fruit gets a makeover as store cuts waste

Waitrose sells produce disfigured by bad weather, and that’s good for farmers and customers alike 

A recommendation would be to switch to wholegrain bread, especially for those who eat a lot of bread

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