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Heinz Beans – Valentines Day Ketchup & Chocolate Truffles

This Valentines Day, Fortnum & Mason have partnered with Heinz to create a crazy new product. Mixing tomato sauce and chocolate, they have certainly done the unexpected!

The boxes can be bought online and are priced at £19.95 from the 30th of January

Made completely by hand, these 9 truffles come in limited edition heart-shaped packaging to add a classy touch. The box includes milk, white and dark flavoured truffles containing chocolate mixed in with Heinz tomato sauce. This is the strange treat that we never knew we needed!

The idea behind these truffles is that chocolates and ketchup are two of the UK’s most loved food. Therefore, the companies decided to combine them both to create the tastiest product possible.

Heinz have stated that: the tangy tomato flavour from the ketchup bursts through the silky creamy rich ganache with a sweet finish.

The perfect gift for the Heinz tomato sauce lover in your life!

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McDonald’s New Deal: 2 free hot drinks after buying 5

A change in 2020 means that McDonald’s are now allowing customers to collect stickers for hot drinks on their mobile app. Also, only five stickers are required to claim this deal, opposed to six which was the old deal.

McDonalds drinks

However, you can still collect the tokens from the physical cups which will gain you an extra hot drink. This will save you between £1.78 and £3.56 which is a great offer!

This is available for all hot drinks on the McCafe menu at a regular size. Clever customers have been taking advantage of this deal and are saving money on their coffees everyday.

In addition to this, McDonald’s have also released vegan products such as the veggie dippers which are a permanent addition to the menu. This is a real benefit to the company as these are very popular amongst healthy eaters and specific diets.

Let us know if you use the McDonald’s free drinks trick!

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Costa’s Newest Release – A pink hot chocolate

Costa has rewarded us with a new addition to the January 2020 menu. A ruby hot chocolate that is perfect for Instagram has been launched and customers are loving it.

Costa Pink Hot Chocolate

The drink is made from ruby cocoa beans, which are the ingredient that make it naturally bright pink in colour. It also has a fruity taste, which just adds to the uniqueness of the hot chocolate.

In addition to this beautiful drink that is priced at £3.35, Costa have also added three more hot beverages to their menu all Coconut flavoured;

  • Latte – £2.55
  • Flat White – £2.70
  • Hot Chocolate – £3.35

Although these drinks are also popular, customers seem to have taken to the pink drink the most. This is likely due to it being so aesthetically pleasing to share online to social media – giving Costa more publicity.

We think this hot chocolate is a dream for posting online and can’t wait to see more of it!

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Glasgow’s most Instagrammable coffee shops

The way to catch-up with family and friends in our busy lives is always to ‘grab a quick coffee.’ The trend to capture anything that looks aesthetically pleasing has become easier with Glasgow’s beautiful coffee shops. These aren’t just photos of your standard morning coffee, the following cafes provide Instagram-worthy treats to share with your followers.

Instagram Coffee Shop
Instagram Cafe in Glasgow

Okashi, Gray Street – This Cafe in Finnieston makes for the best posts with their unique treats. Alongside your standard coffee, they also provide homemade vegan cakes, sandwiches and soups. They are known for their signature unicorn latte – which is a dream for making flawless Instagram posts.

Rawnchy, Maryhill Road – The idea is: “to provide healthy, all natural and uncooked tasty treats to be enjoyed guilt-free and without detriment to your body.” This means that while being brilliant content for social media, food is fresh and actually good for you!

Locker 1012, Argyle Street – This coffee shop attracts Instagram-lovers with their treats topped with edible flowers and its pink interior. Locker 1012 now has a full open sandwich menu and protein superbowl salads – all which are photogenic and perfect for social media.

Market Coffee, Cathcart Road – The couple John and Kate Spiers have opened a flawless Southside cafe. This shop provides vegan and gluten-free cakes with delicious hot drinks that customers love to upload.

Space, Dumbarton Road – This coffee shop has a stunning online presence on their Instagram. They sell tea, coffee and sweet treats – in addition to this, the cafe is dog friendly!

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New York’s Bandit opens a ‘mobile-only’ coffee shop

There is a new way to purchase your morning coffee in New York at The Bandit Coffee shop. This is a cafe where customers will not be served by an employee, instead they will download an app and place their order on their phone.

New York mobile-only coffee shop

The main idea of Bandits’ coffee shop is to make it the most convenient experience for their customers. People can order via their app, be notified when it will be ready and where to pick it up. This can take the stress out of rapidly trying to place an order at the till. These busy customers are now able to purchase with more ease.

This concept can be hard to grasp by people who are passing by the shop and don’t completely understand it. However, Bandit have multiple employees on the floor who are happy to assist anyone who may be confused.

Another benefit to this unique coffee shop is that the prices are kept lower than usual. Instead of the drinks being as high as $7 or $8 in competitor businesses such as Starbucks – many of Bandits drinks can be around $2.

Bandit are also experimenting with a $20 subscription deal that allows the customer to get an unlimited amount of $1 drinks for a month.

This new shop is bound to be a success, Bandit is extremely likely to fulfill many New Yorkers’ coffee needs!

How long will the UK customers have to wait until this genius mobile-only coffee shop idea is launched over here?

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