Food & Drink

The Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB) and the German Wine Institute (DWI) recently announced  “Clink Different,” a launch of the first ever joint promotion of their wines in the United States (U.S.). The promotion project is part of “Enjoy, It’s From Europe,” an overall promotion policy adopted in 2016 by the European Commission, in part to
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This week, Senate Bill 57, sponsored by Republican legislators Brian Hill and Stephen A. Huffman, was introduced in the Ohio Senate. The bill aims to legalize hemp cultivation and processing in Ohio as well as legalize the sale of hemp-derived products like CBD oil. The state-level legislation follows on the heels of December’s signing of the 2018
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(This post was originally published on Jan 30, 2018 and updated on February 22, 2019) Fried foods can be pretty darn delicious. But they’re often dripping with fatty grease, which is both a little gross and a potential health hazard, if consumed in excess. That’s where air fryers come in, as a way to “fry” food without
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Kinder World Last Monday, London-based think-tank Chatham House published a report containing a series of considerations on the future of plant-based and lab-grown meat in the European Union. In a nutshell, the report urges EU policymakers to sustain European meat alternatives initiatives with public investments and a clear, proactive regulatory framework. Chatham House’s researchers point
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Some brands are reportedly using emojis to speak to Gen Z consumers. (Photo credit: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)Getty Move over, millennials—Gen Z may soon replace you as the new demographic buzzword. In the latest example of this group’s increased importance to marketers, 2018 U.S. foodservice delivery orders by Gen Z totaled 552 million, just a million shy of
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According to the FAO, between 2005 and 2017, the proportion of undernourished persons in the Caribbean region declined from 23.3% to 16.5%. Given this success in meeting global hunger targets and based on projections for lower food prices and rising incomes, the United States Department of Agriculture has predicted that food security in the Caribbean
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Standing-only fast-casual dining at Ikinari SteakKuni’s Corporation The Japan-based steak restaurant chain Ikinari Steak has closed its seven of the 11 restaurants in New York. The closure followed its quick expansion since its arrival in New York in February 2017. Pepper Food Service, the operator of Ikinari
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Photo Credit: GettyGetty Wine lovers know the tempting power of a cheese plate—it’s the nexus of one of the world’s great pairings. Look to the Mediterranean for fresh wine and dairy partners that go beyond cheese. Santa Margherita Ligure is a pastel-shaded village in the Italian Riviera, a momentary train ride from the Cinque Terre.
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Have a craving for coffee? You’re not the only one. Nestlé wants us to know it’s a lot more than chocolate. In addition to Nespresso and Nescafe, the company this month announced it’s rolling out 24 Starbucks products. Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider talked about the company’s “unique nutrition, health and wellness strategy” and announced “strategic
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People tasting white wine during a masterclass.Getty The British trade in German, Portuguese and French wines spans almost three-quarters of a millennium and has been either the source of or the beneficiary of such important things like viticultural demarcation rules, allowed grape varieties, and so on. The rules have gone a long way toward establishing what to expect from
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Food tastes are changing.Getty In 1950, the average home kitchen held 10 spices, seasonings and extracts. Today that number is over 40. 83% of Americans say they are eating more at home and going to restaurants less. The perimeter area of major supermarkets, where the fresh products are sold, is growing at twice the rate
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Havana Club premium rum expressionsPhoto, courtesy Havana Club For American tourists visiting Cuba, bringing home an authentic bottle of Cuban rum has become a rite of passage. Current US customs rules limit returning Americans to two liters of alcoholic spirits. Cuban rum bottles are filled to 700 ml, so the two-liter limit covers just slightly
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Sales of water can help PepsiCo, the nation’s second largest soft drink maker, appeal to consumers looking for healthier options.Getty PepsiCo’s new CEO said Friday he wants to accelerate growth in the company’s long-challenged beverages business, with some of that growth coming beyond sodas. Before the market opened PepsiCo, home to both the signature Pepsi
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Tofurky has remained family owned for nearly four decades.Photo: Tofurky Plant-based startups have become stars in recent years, winning investors and getting acquired by bigger food companies that are catching on to the growing consumer demand for alternatives to traditional meat. In contrast, family owned Tofurky has remained independent since 1980, when unemployed naturalist Seth
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