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World must transform food production or face unrest, scientists warn

The world must diversify its food production and consumption, or face damaging supply disruptions that could lead to suffering and social unrest, scientists warned...

French champagne makers ready with stockpiles to face Brexit disruption

Whatever hardships a 'no-deal' Brexit might inflict on Britain a champagne drought will not be one of them, according to French producers. Makers of the...

Germany celebrates 70 years of saucy currywurst sausage

Germans celebrated on Wednesday 70 years of the currywurst, a Berlin speciality of sliced sausage smothered in curry powder and ketchup, as they celebrated...

Science writer warns of future food wars

The world must act now to avoid conflict over food, land and water spreading from hot spots such as Syria to power centres like...

Red wine could be good for digestive system

Time to raise a glass to better gut health? Scientists at King's College London have found that red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of...

Heat-stricken French wine harvests sound climate alarm

If you want to know more about global warming, look to your favourite Beaujolais. Data on grape harvests in the famed French wine region...

Japan’s tea industry pins hopes on global matcha craze

From matcha ice cream to cake and chocolate, producers of traditional Japanese green tea are capitalising on growing global interest in its flavour -...

Ukraine brand makes sunglasses that smell coffee

Ukraine's innovative OCHIS eyewear brand is getting customers to literally smell the coffee - by making sunglasses out of coffee waste. Driven by an ambition...

Fake meat firm mounts challenge to US legal restrictions

A US firm that sells turkey-flavored tofu has taken legal action against a law that prohibits use of the word "meat" to describe its...

France deploys Michelin-starred chefs to win over G7 leaders

World leaders converging on the seaside Basque resort of Biarritz for a summit this weekend are sharply divided on a range of issues but...