With Winter hitting South Africa in a hard way, restaurant chain Mugg & Bean is introducing a range of ‘smokey flavour’ items to their menu. The new menu items include Chipotle Rump, Koren Rump, and Honey & Ginger Wings. “The new additions will see use of smoked paprika, chipotle and other smoky sauces,” says Marketing Executive for Mugg & Bean, Lee-Ann Cullingworth, in a press release to Next Window Plz. “Our new-product development team is constantly adapting our menu to the latest trends while ensuring our food is always generous, made-from-scratch and authentic,” she goes on to say. These means will include side-salads to complimentRead More →

Fast-food chain, Romans Pizza, has tweeted asking if customers want gluten-free pizzas. This will allow the chain to cater to a wider-range of consumers. Gluten-free products have seen a boom over the last few years, whether consumers have a gluten allergy, Celiac disease, or are simply adopting the lifestyle. Romans offers a two-for-one pricing system for their pizzas where customers pay for the most expensive one. Their pepperoni and seafood are my favourites, but it’s not often possible to get them, due to my fiance having a gluten allergy. If the chain starts selling gluten-free bases (even for an additional price), then everyone wins. WantRead More →

New Diet Pepsi is officially a flop and the soft drink company is going back to the contentious and scary-sounding aspartame to sweeten up its beverages. It will be selling the good ol’ Diet Pepsi again alongside the new in US stores from September. The new drink, introduced in April 2015, substituted aspartame – said to cause wide-ranging health effects from headaches to Alzheimer’s – with sucralose, a noncaloric sugar derivative. The problem? Sucralose apparently didn’t taste as great. PepsiCo spent a reported two years researching their decline in Diet Pepsi sales before making the switch, discovering through a range of surveys that American consumers were droppingRead More →