Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press

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Editor 22nd October 2013

Tesco says almost 30,000 tonnes of food 'wasted'

Supermarket giant Tesco has revealed it generated almost 30,000 tonnes of food waste in the first six months of 2013.  Of that total, 21% was made up of fruit and vegetables and 41% of bakery items.

Read more from BBC News  

A chocoholic's dream restaurant: Britain's first gourmet chocolate eatery opens in London

If you're ever tempted to eat dessert first, Rabot 1745 is the place for you.  With chocolate slathered over everything from root vegetables to red mullet, its menu looks set to keep slimmers awake at night. Read more from Mail Online  

Why You Shouldn't Believe 'Best Before' Dates On Food, And What You Can Still Eat

Hilary Benn, the former environment minister, said people should ignore "best before" labels and decide for themselves if food is still good. Benn said in 2009 that "best before" dates served little useful purpose and could be cheerfully ignored - they just mean when the food is at its freshest. Read more from Huffington Post  

The ultimate iron chef: When 3-D printers invade the kitchen

Printing food seems more like an idea based in Star Trek rather than in the average home. But recent advances in 3D printing (known formally as additive manufacturing) are driving the concept closer to reality. With everything from printed metal airplane wings to replacement organs on the horizon, could printed food be next? And how will we feel when it's served at the table? Read more from Phys.org

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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 22nd October 2013

Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press