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july 2016

Learn how to make the most delicious lamb  skewers in 30 minutes


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the secret facts about sugar



one year from now youll have thrown away around 200kg of food packaging. this is equivalent to 1.9 million tonnes of packaging from every person in australia, and is enough to cover the melbourne cricket ground 9 times.

read more about food packaging  inside

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Most people view sugar as sweet, tasty and satisfying but did you know sugar is one of the most damaging substances that you can ingest a diet with to much sugar can over load and damage your liver, it causes matrabolic dysfunction (weight gain and abdominal obesity) it is also increases your uric acid levels which can cause heart or kidney disease.


 Fructose, galactose and glucose are all ingredients containing an imense amount of sugar. Fructose is a simple sugar found in natural ingredients such as fruits and vegetables, and is usually used as a sweetener added to other foods and vegetables. Galactose is a simple sugar found in dairy. while glucose is the main  source of energy in the body and only used by brain cells. although sugar is unhealthy everything in moderation is good for you!

SUGAR! A drug?

sugar is one of the most oldest ingredients and is starting to be recgnised as a drug today. Sugar has some effects on opiod pathways within the brain the same system manipulated by drugs like heroin and morphine, this is why highly processed, sugar-laden foods make people loose control over consumption. 

in less developed countries as much as 50% of food never reaches consumers


food packaging

did you know?

one year from now, youll have frown awayaround 200kg of packaging this is equivalent to 1.9 million tonnes of packaging from every person in australia, and is enough to cover the melbourne cricket pitch 9 times

food packaging is used to store and keep food safe and fresh when travelling. the types of materials used for food packaging is:

  • glass
  • metal(aluminium, foil)
  • paper
  • plastic
  • foamed (polypropylene)

most food packaging's can be harmful to our environment for example 28% of our ecological footprint comes from food packaging. we could improve these statistics by reducing the thicknes of each plastic rapper. thats why PAC trading is a company that makes sustainable food packaging for cafes and fast food takeway stores. food scraps are a good thing as most paper and soft cardboards break down into a compost for your garden. also many vegetables, fruits, coffee ground and foods made of flour are good foor composting while meat products and dairy products attract roddents.