Costa continues its support of the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal

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Costa is once again proudly supporting the Good Friday Appeal Children’s Day Out.

A volunteer support team of staff members from the Costa Mushroom Category will be helping kids to harvest mushrooms and talking to them about the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, such as mushrooms.

All money raised goes directly to the Good Friday appeal.

Get behind our staff at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre (Jeff’s Shed), 2 Clarendon Street, South Whart.

Picking commences at 1pm sharp!

CSIRO Report warns Australian diets lacking in fruit and vegetables

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Australia’s largest ever fruit and vegetable survey conducted by the CSIRO has found that four out of five Australian adults are not eating enough fruit and vegetables in order to meet the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

 Key survey findings:

  •           The CSIRO surveyed 145,000 adults and found only 24 per cent of women and 15 per cent of men were eating the recommended two fruits and five vegetables a day.
  •           Men, younger adults, obese and unemployed people were identified as being most in need of increasing their fruit and vegetable intake.
  •           Retirees, especially those over the age of 71, were found to eat better than younger generations.

A link to the full report can be found at –

You can alsotake the free CSIRO Healthy Diet Score at