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Food

‘Nobel for food’ winner tells ailing world to eat more vegetables

With poor diet now topping smoking as a health hazard, the world must put good nutrition over empty calories, especially in emerging Asian economies,...

Overwhelmed Belgian monks enter internet age to sell prized beer

Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly...

Wine-loving France follows British lead on storing best wines

IN WINE-LOVING France, owners of fine bottles have ironically adopted a practice started in neighbouring Britain that helps ensure the old French adage, "life...

McDonald’s gets US lift from donuts, bacon as profit dips

Despite appealing to America's love affair with bacon and donuts, McDonald's reported a dip in first-quarter profits Tuesday. The fast-food giant scored a solid 4.5...

More city dwellers connect with their food via street markets

From Moscow to New York, street markets around the world are finding new fans as urban dwellers look for a deeper connection to their...

Beyond Meat sees sales more than doubling in 2019

Beyond Meat Inc, a maker of plant-based burgers and sausages, said it expects to more than double its revenue and report break-even EBITDA this...

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee

A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, for coffee, the...

Czech brewers put modern pubs on tap to court hipster crowd

For generations, Czechs have consumed world-beating volumes of beer in the smoky, wood-panelled rooms of their local pubs, all but indistinguishable from each other...

Asda all set for Eid celebrations

Supermarket Asda’s food offering – especially halal ranges – are popular during Eid festivities and many families enjoy browsing the selection of different meat...

UK’s Froneri acquires iconic NZ ice cream business Tip Top

UK-based Froneri has announced the acquisition of iconic New Zealand ice cream business Tip Top from global dairy co-operative Fonterra for NZ$380 million (£193...