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 →