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German bin-divers get connected to wage war on food waste

        JUST PAST midnight behind a Berlin supermarket, two youngsters with torches strapped to their woollen hats sift through rubbish bins for food that is...

In France, kebabs get wrapped up in identity politics

IN A COUNTRY whose national identity is so closely connected to its cuisine, France  has seized on a growing appetite for kebabs as proof...

McDonald’s to open first vegetarian outlet

US FAST-FOOD giant McDonald’s, famed for its beef-based Big Mac burgers, on Tuesday (September 4) said it will open its first vegetarian-only restaurant anywhere...

Dutch saltwater potatoes offer hope for world’s hungry

A SMALL field on an island off the Netherlands' northern coast promises one answer to the problem of how to feed the world's ever-growing...

New York street food goes gourmet

CARROT buns, lemon macaroons, golden veal cutlets and tamarind ice carts trade working-class fare for delicacies. Websites, online social networks and especially micro-blogging website Twitter...

Asia’s largest wine fair kicks off in Hong Kong

ASIA’S largest wine fair kicked off in Hong Kong today, attracting nearly 1,000 wine producers from around the world as the southern Chinese city...

India orders safety checks on Nestle’s Maggi noodles

  INDIA'S food minister on Wednesday (June 3) ordered safety checks on Nestle India's Maggi instant noodles after regional food inspectors said the test batches...

Warburtons introduce Baked Naan Chips

THE UK’s biggest baker and second largest grocery brand has introduced a new range of Indian-flavoured Baked Naan Chips.   Indian chef Monisha Baradwaj helped launch...

Alarm over junk food in the US

PUBLIC health experts around the world have raised the alarm about exploding rates of obesity - particularly among children - and many are promoting...

Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup

EUROPEAN scientists say they have found further evidence that how you serve food and drink matters hugely in the perception of taste.   Researchers at the...