The Shopper

A merry Christmas to you

TODAY is a very special day for Christians around the world. Today is when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. They will remember, and rejoice with the story of the little baby who was born in a manger in Bethlehem. It is a story that has been retold many times. It is as familiar...

Business on a remote island

BULA Batiki is a product name that represents a sustainable community, committed to providing for its people and its future generation. Bula Batiki represents the possibility that remote islands can be completely sustainable with a thriving communities. It is a brand that wishes to continue to grow so future generations of Batiki children would be...

Drinking water makes skin glow

Bridget Middenway-Blumel tells her children: “We are like that beautiful rose plant — if you water your plant, it will blossom into beautiful bright flowers but if you don’t, your rose plant will wither, dry and eventually die.” Like our body, she adds if you drink a lot of water daily, you would notice the...

Say cheese

An Australian favourite since 1926, Kraft cheddar cheese has been the first choice for generations of Fijians as well. While the Kraft cheddar story began in the 1920s when food entrepreneur Fred Walker began developing ways to pasteurise cheese, making it possible for the first time to store cheese indefinitely, little did he know that...

Easy to start outboard engine

TO make every moment on the water count, you need more than an engine behind you. You need a company. Once that makes owning an engine so rewarding and trouble-free there’s nothing to worry about. Except planning your next adventure. Mercury engines — easy to start, durable, fuel economical — powering more than the boat....

Quench your thirst with a fruity drink

TANG fruit flavoured drinks which have been around since 1959 continues to be the favourite drink of choice for billions of customers across the globe. Originally formulated by General Foods Corporation food scientist William A. Mitchell, the Tang brand is owned by Mondelz International and marketed in powdered form internationally. Packed with essential vitamins, Tang...

Grab it while it’s cheap

IF you want to make a nice, simple, straightforward recipe for chicken liver, you might want to first check out the ongoing Crest chicken liver specials at any supermarket near you! With limited time only, now is your chance to grab yourself 1kg Crest chicken liver for the price of 800g only. That’s right, now...

Rain harvesting system saves your money and health

CARPENTERS Hardware located at Argo Street Walu Bay is a major supplier of building and industrial materials. They provide building materials such as general hardware, plumbing, floor and wall tiles, steel, timber, paints, domestic and industrial electrical products. Last week, Wainibuka Secondary School water committee member Filimone Soqeta purchased a rain harvesting system. He said,...

Tamarind chutney family recipe

JAI Wati learnt how to make tamarind chutney during a pooja at a temple. When she was about 18 years old, she remembered taking down notes of all the ingredients and methods to cook a perfect one. She said her mother, who was sickly then, taught her how to cook all kinds of chutneys except...

Cooking is a family affair

COOKING is a family affair for Bridget Middenway-Blümel and her family. Her mum who resides in Savusavu makes an amazing tinned meat stew with potatoes, her mother-in-law cooks up a storm of amazing Thai food, her husband makes mouth-watering crackling pork and her children love to cook special breakfasts on Sundays and bake. Mrs Blümel...

Realtor keeps it balanced

PRANEEL Dass has a weekly training routine. Daily, he goes for a run, does two to three cardio gym sessions per week and yoga once a week. This week, the director of Inglewood Realtors in Nadi takes the spotlight as our shopper of the week. Originally from Natokowaqa in Lautoka, Mr Dass said he prefers...

It keeps you feeling fresh all day

REXONA gives you the confidence to handle whatever challenges the day has on offer because you know your deodorant won’t let you down. During your everyday encounter with those unexpected moments when the adrenalin — a hormone produced by the body in different moods and temperaments — starts to pump and the sweat starts to...

Specials for Ramadan

RAMADAN is a holy month of fasting and prayer for our Muslim brothers and sisters around the world. Considering the importance and great significance of the holy month of Ramadan Courts is offering some fantastic specials and offerings on homeware, kitchen appliances, home furniture like dining, lounge, and the best range of carpets and rugs...

Tips about dehydration you should know

DID you know that dehydration occurs when the amount of water leaving the body is greater than the amount taken in? The body is very dynamic and always changing. We lose water routinely when we * breathe and humidified air leaves the body * sweat to cool the body * urinate or have a bowel...

How to shop for vegies and fruits

DID you know that different coloured fruits and vegetables contain different phytochemicals that have varying nutritional benefits? As we all know fruits and vegetables are the cornerstones of a healthful diet because they are healthy and good for us. When you buy produce, you want the most for your money right? The good thing about...

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