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Did you know the Queen owns a Macca’s?

That iconic McDonald’s sign didn’t always look like this … IF YOU’RE a regular at McDonald’s, you probably think you know a lot about the restaurant chain. But from the secret franchise owner to the history of the golden arches, these little-known facts could come as a bit of a …

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Arnott’s ‘disgraceful’ cost increase

BBQ shapes snack packs will now cost consumers more. ARNOTT’S has reduced the size of some of their biscuit varieties, with shoppers now getting less bite for their buck when purchasing some Tiny Teddy and Shapes snack packs. Multipacks of BBQ and Pizza Shapes have gone from having 10 snack …

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How Australia is saving Macca’s

This McDonalds advertisement is at the centre of an ABS complaint. Posh burgers are the reason behind Macca’s new found success. AFP PHOTO / Paul J. RICHARDS INNOVATIONS fast food giant McDonald’s road tested in Australia have proved so popular they’re being cited as one of the key reasons behind …

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No longer ‘tacky’ … cask wine is back

‘The wine inside is actually nice’. Mr Miyagi has added $55 cask wine to its menu. Picture: Supplied A MELBOURNE ‘it’ restaurant has gone full millennial … selling $55 cask wine. Chapel St eatery Mr Mijagi has launched premium-grade booze sold in “goon boxes”. Mr Miyagi co-owner Kristian Klein said …

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The Healthy Star Rating is tricking you

Supermarket products with a high Health Star Rating, but most contain high levels of sugar per serving. Picture: Nathan Edwards NEW analysis has found seven out of 10 packaged foods sold on Australian supermarket shelves contain added sugar, all of which isn’t clearly declared on the front of packaging. Soft …

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Best supermarket bread brands revealed

Which wholemeal bread is best nutritionally and taste? IT’S THE pantry staple more than 8.9 million Australian’s purchase at least once a week. From sourdough, multigrain and wholemeal — we spend almost $90 million on bread alone each year. According to Roy Morgan Research, most Australians are buying their bread …

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Our favourite biscuits are now ice cream

Just when you thought Iced VOVO as a biscuit was more than enough … this happened. FIRST, they meddled with the taste of Shapes. Then, Arnott’s decided to do a Tim Tam’s collaboration with gelato powerhouse, Messina. But could their latest experiment be their best mashup yet? Peter’s Ice Cream …

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‘I think we are being tricked’

Today the Gold Coast joins the ranks of over 70 cities in more than 25 countries celebrating the first inaugural Diner en Blanc, the most exclusive pop-up picnic in the world. The Curious Labyrinth event in Bondi Junction left punters fuming. FOR many years pop-up events have encouraged many to …

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People go crazy over 22-year-old Kit Kat

Emma was donated a box of old goods for the shop and was stunned to find a Kitkat, 22 years past its sell-by date. A SHOP owner who found a 22-year-old KitKat bar discovered it has less sugar than today’s version — despite being bigger. Emma Duncan found the ageing …

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Seven healthy one pot wonders for winter

This dish smells, looks and tastes amazing. Tonight is the night you should make this Moroccan chicken bake. It’s vibrant, full of Moroccan spices, Sicilian olives and topped with the a dollop of Greek yoghurt. All the things that make you feel like you’re eating something exotic. The hardest part …

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