This canned bacon has a 10-year shelf life

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 27 March 2014

Bacon lovers, you’re in for a 9-ounce treat! Tactical bacon is what you’ll need in your pantry if bacon supplies ever run out (you know, like when the zombie apocalypse begins). This canned goodness is made by CMMG and boasts a 10-year shelf life. Every can has 54 slices of full cooked, ‘ready to eat’ […]

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Rejoice! There’s a 5K marathon for bacon lovers

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Monday 3 March 2014

No, you haven’t died and gone to Heaven. There really is a 5K event for bacon lovers! It’s called the Bacon Chase and unbelievably, you get to wear a bacon-scented bib to run the course, with the actual course offering unlimited bacon bits for you to gobble up until you finish the race. At the […]

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Incredible art made from bacon

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Tuesday 28 January 2014

Haha, this is hilarious. We all know about latte art, but what about bacon art? We have nothing but respect for these everyday works of art created by bacon lovers. Proceed with caution though: if the one of the bacon baby doesn’t get you, the one of Justin Bieber’s likeness made out of minced meat […]

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Daily bacon keeps 105-year-old woman going strong

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Saturday 11 May 2013

This 105-year-old Texan woman really knows how to throw a party! For her 105th birthday, she organized a three-day event with over 200 guests. And not only does she still party, she also loves mowing her lawn and dancing. What’s the secret to this great-grandmother’s good health? Bacon. Despite the negative health-effects typically associated with […]

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Oh no, what next! It’s bacon-flavoured condoms

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Products on Wednesday 17 April 2013

Has the twenty-first century designers’ obsession with making everything bacon gone too far? I specifically mean J&D’s latest creation: bacon condoms … seriously? Bacon dresses and sunscreen have surprised the world. But what else will they baconise next?

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Now you can buy a monthly subscription to… bacon

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 10 April 2013

What, a bacon subscription? Yes, if you’re a member of The Pig’s Heirloom Bacon Club, you will find a different artisan bacon — cured and smoked in teeny-weeny batches by producers who care about the taste more than quantity — at your doorstep every month. This is proof that you can now subscribe to anything […]

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Bacon scarf comes with a fried egg brooch

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Tuesday 12 February 2013

In case you haven’t noticed the trend as of late, bacon is so hot right now. Sizzling hot. And what better way to show your allegiance to the greasy breakfast dish than to wear it as a statement piece? Thanks to Irena Rudman, wearing your breakfast as a cozy scarf is now a fashionable option. […]

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Bacon Flavoured Jello: a step too far?

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Friday 28 December 2012

It all started with the bacon scarf; a realistic strand of seemingly edible product. This was followed by bacon shaving cream with an accompanying bacon lip balm for the ladies. Now the once bright world of bacon appreciation has turned into a dark and seedy world where the bacon obsessed will do almost anything to add a little touch of their favourite pork product to everything in sight.

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Bacon shaving cream for lads, lip balm for ladies

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 21 December 2012

No, no, we’re not done rocking the bacon bandwagon yet. Just for the lads who want to shave in top bloke fashion, bacon shaving cream actually exists. It sounds like a joke (the official marketing spew goes ‘It is best used after a hot shower or before an important date with someone you may want […]

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Bacon scarf will grease you with warmth

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Wednesday 28 November 2012

You’d have thought the human race would have been done with our obsession with bacon by now. Apparently not. Swiss artist Natalie Luder has a limited edition run of some very realistic digitally-printed 100% silk slabs of bacon scarves with the tantalizing name of Fou Lard. At just 160 Swiss francs, it’s a steal considering it’s bacon you will never run out of.

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Bacon Strips Adhesive Bandages

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Products on Thursday 24 February 2011

Bacon, bacon, everywhere bacon. Following on from the trend to incorporate swine into every food and drink product imaginable, comes this, Bacon Strips Adhesive Bandages: ‘wiggly-cut, adhesive bandages that look like strips of bacon’. Good. Now go cover up that nick.

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