Editor's Pick: March 2022

Every month, we look at the hottest items that have crossed our desks at Chatting Food HQ.

These are the latest food and drink products we think you should be trying this month.


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Heinz launches The ‘Ridiculously Late, Ridiculously Good’ seven-strong range


Heinz has finally extended its tomato expertise by launching a range of high-quality, ready to use tomato-based Heinz Pasta Sauces.


The ridiculously late range is ideal for vegetarian diets, with most (six out of seven) suitable for vegan and vegetarian diets – the exception being Tomato, Grana Padano & Mascarpone. The range includes innovative, exploratory flavours, as well as some classic flavours, which all come in 350g glass jars:

  • Tomato & Lentil Ragu (vegan)

  • Mediterranean Veggies & Chunky Tomatoes (vegan)

  • Tomato, Mushroom & Bell Pepper (vegan)

  • Tomato Sauce for Bolognese (vegan)

  • Sundried Cherry Tomato & Basil (vegan)

  • Tomato & Chilli (vegan)

  • Tomato, Grana Padano & Mascarpone (not suitable for vegans or vegetarians)

Made in Italy, with natural ingredients and no added sugar, the range delivers 1 of your 5 a day and uses the same great tasting, quality tomatoes that fans have come to expect from Heinz.


The range is available now in ASDA and Ocado, with an RRP of £2.50


Sustainable and Stylish from SHO



Whether you’re aiming to help save the planet, or simply want some sleek and hard-wearing storage solutions that will keep your picnic food in tip-top condition, then SHO has the answer.


Available in 18 different colours, from pretty pastels to popping bold brights, SHO’s Food Flasks are the most stylish and useful picnic accessory this summer. Whether you want to keep food hot, or cold, the Food Flask will ensure your chosen eats are served up in style.


Stylish, hard wearing and perfectly portable for eating on the go, SHO’s Food Flasks can be taken to the office, on the train, or packed into a picnic hamper, with no need to lug around a hefty cool bag! With two size options to choose from 530ml and 800ml, you can select a flask that is big enough for either one or two. Each flask also comes with a stainless steel spork.


Choose your favourite colour at www.shoreusable.com, 530ml, RRP £24.99, 800ml, £29.99.


There is a Buzz from Two Bees Honey


Two Bees is a range of pure honey from all corners of the globe. The Two Bees honey experts go to the ends of the earth (quite literally) to track down top-notch local farmers and beekeepers and work with them to deliver delicious, varied, 100% pure single-source, luscious, natural honey.

The range includes:

· Mexican Yucatan Pure Honey

· Mexican Orange Blossom Pure Honey

· Western Australian Pure Honey

· Eastern Australian Pure Honey

· Zambian Lowlands Pure Honey

· Zambian Mountain Pure Honey

Two Bees Honey, RRP £5.99 for 250g, is available from twobees.buzz

A 6 pack assortment box is also available from twobees.buzz and amazon.co.uk, RRP £35.94


Tracklements Bring Out Something Very Special



Whether you are looking to spruce up a curry or elevate your favourite cheese, grab a jar of Tracklement's Special Edition Soured Plum & Black Pepper Chutney.


Arriving at Chatting Food HQ on a Monday morning, this had moved straight into the position of one of our favourite chutneys every by the afternoon, the perfect blend of fruit and pepper punch.


This powerhouse of a chutney has a truly multi-layered flavour profile which finishes with ginger and garlic. Purchase today, thank us later.


Buy from Tracklement's for £3.75

 

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Chatting Food Contributor: Ellen Pope

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