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China says Coca-Cola drinks deliberately poisoned

LOCAL authorities in northeast China say that drinks made by US giant Coca-Cola that left one child dead and three others ill last week...

Humble snack goes gourmet in Spain’s tapas revolution

LONG taken for granted as a mere bar snack, Spain's humble tapas has graduated from the neighbourhood cafe to the realm of haute cuisine. Inspired...

White rice linked to higher diabetes risk

A US-BASED study yesterday linked eating white rice to higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and backed long-held claims that brown rice is...

Feeling blue? Green tea may help, study shows

ELDERLY people who drink several cups of green tea a day are less likely to suffer from depression, probably due to a “feel good”...

Gelato University’ turns Italian ice cream global

AS SHE scoops out some mouth-watering ice cream during training at Italy’s “Gelato University”, Holy Randrianasolo dreams of setting up the first gelato parlour...

London enjoying cocktail revival of classic drinks

LONDONERS are getting serious about cocktails.Drinkers in the British capital are seeking out small specialty cocktail bars with sophisticated interiors which serve short, strong...

German growers push into craft beer market with new hops

    IN A microbrewery in a trendy Berlin neighbourhood, Thorsten Schoppe, one of a wave of beer-makers using new German ingredients to create non-traditional brews,...

Nutty, buttery, crisp caviar

WHEN Yigal Ben Tzvi began working on the fish farms of his kibbutz two decades ago, he never imagined that one day each fish...

Australians protest with ‘vindaloo against violence’

POLITICIANS, police and thousands of ordinary Australians sat down at Indian restaurants across the nation today for “Vindaloo Against Violence”, a mass dining protest...

UK’s organic food sales may revive

SALES of organic foods and beverages in Britain are beginning to stabilise, after falling in a weak economy, and could revive this autumn as...