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The last of the Sugar Mile

Tate and Lyle’s refinery stands out like a great metal weed at the river’s edge, and beside it Keiller’s Marmalade and Trebor Sharpe’s sweet manufacturer and all the other jam-makers and biscuit bakeries stretch along the wharves, turning the slub of marshy substrate at Silvertown into a sugar mile.

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The Political Economy of Sugar in the UK

The vast majority of sugar consumed in the UK is via processed foods and drinks. Information about which manufacturers are the biggest buyers of sugar is closely guarded, but insiders have reported that “ 1,693 more words

A cup or two

Today I bought a festive looking box of tea by pukka, three cinnamon. My husband and I do enjoy herbal teas and the tea brand pukka is usually provides a lovely cup. 186 more words

Barrington Court - more from BBC's Wolf Hall

Well, I had another grand day out thanks to the National Trust, this time to Barrington Hall, Somerset.

The house was found derelict and rescued by a Colonel Lyle (who’s family become part of Tate & Lyle), who was a collector of architectural salvage. 180 more words