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Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?
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Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?

Apr 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 73,156 Views 21 Comments

You can’t live off Easter eggs forever, you know.

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
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The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow

May 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 21,269 Views 34 Comments

The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins
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'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins

Apr 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 19,698 Views 55 Comments

Foreign supply chain anxiety could increase the need for the harvest season to run smoothly.

Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops
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Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops

Apr 20th 2020, 2:30 PM 110,145 Views 211 Comments

Keelings Fruit flew 189 workers from Bulgaria to Ireland last week to pick fruit.

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit
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At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

Jun 13th 2019, 9:37 AM 29,033 Views 13 Comments

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare
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Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

Nov 11th 2018, 9:33 AM 31,648 Views 13 Comments

The Australian government has raised the maximum sentence for fruit tampering to 15 years.

When was the last time you had an Irish apple? 95% of ones we eat are imported
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When was the last time you had an Irish apple? 95% of ones we eat are imported

Sep 16th 2017, 12:30 PM 9,563 Views 53 Comments

We have been conditioned to believe that there are just handfuls of apple varieties but, in fact, we have hundreds of native varieties in Ireland alone, writes Michael Kelly.

Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'
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Ten-a-day? 'How to sneak in more veg without feeling you're living on rabbit food'

Apr 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 511 Views 19 Comments

Any increase in the amount of veggies you’re eating will stand to you, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

Unhealthy eating is linked to 400,000 US deaths per year
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Unhealthy eating is linked to 400,000 US deaths per year

Mar 9th 2017, 9:12 PM 10,711 Views 21 Comments

The study found people are not eating enough fruit and veg.

You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says
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You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:07 PM 17,721 Views 53 Comments

The previous five-a-day still reduces risk, but the number to aim for is actually double that amount.

Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them
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Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Feb 6th 2016, 10:30 AM 38,124 Views 47 Comments

Humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favourite fruits and vegetables for millennia.

This fruit smells like rotting onions and tastes like pulled pork but could save millions from starvation From TheJournal.ie

This fruit smells like rotting onions and tastes like pulled pork but could save millions from starvation

Sep 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 51,420 Views 23 Comments

If you just eat 10 or 12 bulbs of this fruit, you don’t need food for another half a day.

9 essential fruit hacks you 100% need in your life
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# Fruity

9 essential fruit hacks you 100% need in your life

Aug 18th 2015, 6:14 PM 9,496 Views 8 Comments

Hint: you’ve been peeling oranges wrong your entire life.

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels
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San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

Aug 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 16,901 Views 39 Comments

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

6 summer fruit desserts to drool over
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6 summer fruit desserts to drool over

Jul 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 15,552 Views 5 Comments

We’ve got your all your fruit cravings covered.

Strawberries are not only delicious, they can maintain and boost your own gorgeousness
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Strawberries are not only delicious, they can maintain and boost your own gorgeousness

Jun 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 217 Views 22 Comments

While we eat them as sweet treats they don’t need to be guilty pleasures.

7 reasons why raisins are the devil's fruit
# Raisin Hell
# Raisin Hell

7 reasons why raisins are the devil's fruit

Apr 30th 2015, 10:36 AM 11,505 Views 8 Comments

BAN RAISINS.

Baby girl reacts hilariously to tasting pineapple for the first time
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# Yuck

Baby girl reacts hilariously to tasting pineapple for the first time

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:52 AM 4,573 Views 0 Comments

IT’S DISGUSTING. Give me more.

The Burning Question*: What colour should a banana be when you eat it?
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The Burning Question*: What colour should a banana be when you eat it?

Sep 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 24,081 Views 43 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Here's how to peel a pineapple like an absolute boss
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# Slice And Dice

Here's how to peel a pineapple like an absolute boss

Aug 27th 2014, 5:11 PM 3,597 Views 3 Comments

Struggle no more… Deliciousness in just 50 seconds.

Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time
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Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time

Jul 30th 2014, 9:35 PM 25,129 Views 53 Comments

That’s according to a major new study… So put the banana down.

16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner
# Weird Science
# Weird Science

16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner

May 5th 2014, 6:00 PM 44,014 Views 45 Comments

See corn as you never imagined you’d see it.

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?
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How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

Apr 28th 2014, 2:45 PM 19,834 Views 34 Comments

A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.

Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg
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# Not An April Fool

Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg

Apr 1st 2014, 10:18 AM 8,601 Views 34 Comments

A new study suggests that fruit and vegetables can help protect you from premature death.

Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys
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# Go Bananas

Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys

Jan 15th 2014, 5:41 PM 1,755 Views 1 Comment

Not even monkeys can’t avoid the dreaded diet.

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers
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# Whoops

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers

Jan 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 50,192 Views 38 Comments

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family
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# Oh...thanks

9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family

Dec 25th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,331 Views 2 Comments

At least one of these will make an appearance this year.

Carving a pumpkin this Halloween? You need to see this first

Carving a pumpkin this Halloween? You need to see this first

Oct 28th 2013, 8:39 AM 34,691 Views 14 Comments

Are your kids looking forward to carving the pumpkin? Here are some bright ideas for them.

Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste
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Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste

Oct 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 30,981 Views 33 Comments

Blemished apples? Misshapen carrots? Some European supermarkets are starting to sell slightly bandy fruit and veg for less than the cost of their better-looking brethren.

Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI
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Boil all imported frozen berries, they could contain hepatitis A - FSAI

Sep 9th 2013, 1:05 PM 20,658 Views 35 Comments

So far in Ireland, there have been 15 primary cases of hepatitis A linked to the consumption of the frozen fruit.

This banana art will blow your mind
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# B-A-N-A-N-A-S

This banana art will blow your mind

Aug 29th 2013, 9:26 AM 2,773 Views 6 Comments

Yes, banana art. No, that’s not a euphemism.

The burning question*: Do you like juice with 'bits' in it?
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# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you like juice with 'bits' in it?

Nov 12th 2012, 12:17 PM 5,948 Views 14 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Poll: Do you buy organic food?
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Poll: Do you buy organic food?

Sep 16th 2012, 11:29 AM 6,771 Views 81 Comments

Are you concious of what you put in your basket or trolley? And if you buy organic, why?

Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive
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Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:07 AM 6,014 Views 35 Comments

Fyffes says it’ll have to increase its sales prices as the cost of fruit and fuel goes up and while the euro weakens.

Weather causing problems for farmers
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Weather causing problems for farmers

Jul 5th 2012, 10:58 AM 7,302 Views 28 Comments

How has the recent bad weather been affecting farmers and crops – and what does this mean for the traditional summer fruit, the strawberry?

Pizza, lobster and socks from a vending machine. What else would you buy?
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# Open Thread

Pizza, lobster and socks from a vending machine. What else would you buy?

Jun 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,008 Views 23 Comments

You can buy fresh pizza from a vending machine in Dun Laoghaire, but what else would you like at your fingertips?

There's a new type of pear that's disguised as an apple, it's called a 'papple'
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# Fruitopia

There's a new type of pear that's disguised as an apple, it's called a 'papple'

May 18th 2012, 10:05 PM 15,483 Views 40 Comments

And no, we’re not making this up…

US study finds apples and celery most likely to carry pesticide residue
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US study finds apples and celery most likely to carry pesticide residue

Jun 14th 2011, 10:50 AM 470 Views 5 Comments

Apples and celery top the ‘dirty dozen’ list of pesticide-laden produce – but don’t worry there is good news too…

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China
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Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

May 17th 2011, 12:19 PM 1,834 Views 0 Comments

Watermelons may be exploding due to the use of chemicals, latest reports say.