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The Best Festive Fruit

Christmas is a time to treat yourself and indulge in delicious food and drink. There are so many different tastes around at Christmas and some of our favourite flavours come from those tasty festive fruits.

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06 December 2017

Food And Mood

The food we eat can really affect our mood and well-being. Eating healthily can do a lot to improve our mood. It is important to have a healthy and well-balanced diet to get the best nutrients we can.

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18 October 2017

Sumo Citrus

This exclusive new citrus variety was developed in Japan and is known as "the most prized fruit in Japan". This variety of orange has been developed over 30 years in Japan, and it combines the easy-peel Japanese satsuma with the big and juicy oranges from California. 

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16 October 2017

Top Banana

Bananas are a great fruit and can be very versatile. They are perfect for boosting energy levels and are often eaten after exercise or as a snack. However, sometimes bananas are left in the fruit bowl a little too long and become slightly brown. When bananas turn brown they may not taste as good, but don't throw them away as they can be used in so many delicious recipes. 

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16 October 2017

Kiwi Berries

Kiwi Berries are a small, emerald green bite-sized fruit, often described as a mini kiwifruit. They taste similar to a regular kiwi, but are generally slightly sweeter with small black seeds inside.

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11 September 2017

BBC Countryfile Live 2017

BBC Countryfile Live covers up to a hundred acres of land and plays host to hundreds of activities and stands in the grounds of Blenheim Palace.

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11 August 2017

Rainier Cherries - From a Garden in Kensington

The United States Rainier Cherry Season is now under way in the UK, with the beautiful large, premium yellow fruit now available in store at M&S.

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08 August 2017

Summer Fruit Bowl

Summer is a wonderful season when the days are long and the sun is shining. It is a time of year when lots of sweet juicy fruit is perfectly ripe and in season.

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06 July 2017

This Morning Live

A few weeks ago we ventured to the NEC in Birmingham to promote fresh Sapphire raspberries and Premium blueberries, at This Morning Live.

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01 June 2017

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Mother’s Day is a celebration to honour all of our wonderful mums. It is a day full of love and kindness. Whether you see your mum every day, or only once a year, a Mother’s love is always with you.

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23 March 2017

Innovations in Morocco

We have a new secret! This may look like a strawberry, but it is the next generation that will reduce the need for pesticides, as it is resistant to many diseases! Growers love it and it has a delicious taste. The only sad thing about this strawberry is that it does not yet have a name. Can anyone think of one?

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08 March 2017

M&S Visit our Farms in Morocco

The M&S team is out visiting our growers in Morocco, to look at blueberries with supplier Berry World, which is always their first produce trip of the year. The first day of the visit was to one of the best blueberry growers in the world, which is a farm called Africa Blue. Africa Blue grows the Costa variety of blueberry, which has an amazing flavour and grows really large! 

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06 March 2017

Valentine's Day Meal for Two

It’s that time of year again where flower sales sky rocket and everything in the shops turns pink and fuzzy, Valentine’s Day! We all know roses are red and violets are blue, but did you know that plum puddings are the ones for you? Bet you didn’t! We’ve put together a fool-proof meal plan for any love birds looking for a fruit-filled dinner.

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14 February 2017

Fare Healthy

Fare Healthy is a fantastic gathering of all things healthy and happy. From the 4th until the 5th of February, The Old Truman Brewery was full of enthusiastic visitors ready to ‘EAT, MOVE and THINK’. 

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13 February 2017

The Bubblegum Plum

We just love Flavorking plums at this time of year, they are the perfect snack to help you out of your New Year slump! Flavorking plums are a unique natural hybrid fruit, a combination of red plums and apricots. They have a very unique bubblegum flavour, which makes them extra special.

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06 February 2017

Why We Love M&S Bananas

We all love M&S food, but it would be easy to assume that M&S bananas are no different to bananas that could be purchased elsewhere. We have been finding out how wrong this assumption is.

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30 January 2017

Wind Down and Relax

Stretching before bed is a great way to help you to wind down and relax your muscles. By relieving the tension in your muscles, will enable you to have a more restful sleep. We suggest these four simple stretches which are really easy to do before you go to bed. 

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23 January 2017

Veganuary

Don’t be frightened at the thought of going vegan for a month, there are so many yummy things you can still eat! Get a head start to your Veganuary with our top super easy vegan recipes!

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16 January 2017

Walking into a Healthy Lifestyle

Walking is an easy and free way to get active and become healthier. It is ideal for all ages and fitness levels. NHS choices says, “regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers”. Therefore, it is really important to walk whenever you can. 

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09 January 2017

A Stocking Full of Oranges

Christmas Eve is full of joy and excitement as everyone is getting ready for Christmas Day. For some it is a last minute panic, trying to find the last few items and for others it is time to pop open the bubbly and begin early celebrations. 

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22 December 2016