Food & Drink

Some of the crops are available to taste and buy during a tour at Square Roots Urban Growers in New York. Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images As automation and data collection processes become more common, they are affecting more areas of the food industry. Urban indoor farming technology is also changing. Tobias
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Barbados’ Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, has projected that the island’s sizable food import bill can be significantly cut by reducing the imports of primary agricultural goods by 25-30% between 2019-2020 with an additional 10% each year thereafter, under the government’s flagship farm development programme, The Farmers Empowerment and Enfranchisement Drive (FEED).
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Restocking rivers in tropical and subtropical Africa with a large endangered freshwater prawn not only provides locals with a protein-rich food source, but it also breaks the deadly life cycle of schistosomiasis Fishing for the African river prawn, Macrobrachium vollenhovenii, in Senegal.(Credit: bioGraphic.) bioGraphic The African river prawn, Macrobrachium vollenhovenii, is a large commercially important
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Despite divisive contemporary politics, American interest in and appreciation of Mexican culture is reaching new heights. Just last month Brooklyn Museum opened Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, the largest retrospective of the iconic artist in the United States, and director Alfonso Cuaron made cinema history
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Tyson Foods Inc. has issued a recall. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News BLOOMBERG NEWS Would you like some metal with your chicken? Your answer to this question would probably be no, unless you were thinking of Metallica. That’s why two consumers complained to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) when they found pieces of metal
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Imagine that your trash bin sent you a report each week with everything you threw out, how much it was worth, and its environmental footprint. Released today, the Winnow Vision smart can does just that for food wasted by the hospitality industry, which they estimate amounts to $100 billion annually. The Winnow Vision smart bin
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Under The Tent At Auction Napa Valley Bob McClenahan for NVV Auction Napa Valley, an annual event whose usual roster of celebrities includes international wine consultants, cult winemakers, and uber-wealthy attendees, has upped the star power this year with a double header: Pop star Katy Perry and TV chef Ayesha Curry. Perry, whose hits include
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The Georgia Aquarium and Atlanta Brewing Company are gearing up to release their new Whale Shark IPA. Georgia Aquarium With spring now in bloom and brew enthusiasts finding themselves drawn to warm-weather friendly IPAs, the Georgia Aquarium has appropriately announced their latest collaboration with Atlanta Brewing Company: Whale Shark IPA. Whale Shark IPA serves as
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When The Glenlivet decided to unveil the third-ever expression of its highly-exclusive, limited-edition 50-year-old Winchester Collection, one of the world’s finest single malt Scotch whiskeys, it decided to call on London-based, Scottish-Welsh designer Bethan Gray –  the first time in its history that it has commissioned a designer to imagine both its bottle and display case,
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