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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...

‘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,...

Typhoo Tea releases suppliers list in anti-slavery effort

Tea brand Typhoo has published a list of over 250 tea gardens where it sources its tea from, giving a boost to the efforts to...

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...

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...

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...

Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote

Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in...

A third of EU food brands have same label, different content, report finds

Almost a third of branded food products sold in the European Union have the same or similar packaging, but different contents, according to a...

Pepsi withdraws Lays potato lawsuits against Indian farmers

PepsiCo has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's...

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...