UK restaurant lets customers know carbon footprint of their meals

The menu at The Canteen in southwest England doesn’t just let diners know how much a dish costs. They can also check its carbon footprint. The carrot and beetroot pakoras with yogurt sauce are responsible for just 16 grams of carbon dioxide emissions. The aubergines with a miso and harissa sauce with tabbouleh and Zaatar […]

EU Court Rules ‘Feta is Greek’ in Denmark Cheese Violation

The European Union’s highest court reiterated this month that feta cheese was Greek after it found that Denmark was violating EU law by allowing its dairies to export white cheese as feta. Denmark has allowed local companies to export white cheese products labelled as feta for decades. The decision was a win for Greece, which […]

The results of the LIFE FOSTER project to prevent food waste

  Tuesday 05 July 2022 10.00-13.00 UNISG University of Gastronomic Sciences – Campus Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, 9, 12042 Pollenzo CN THE CONTEXT In recent years, food waste has become one of the environmental and social emergencies with a worldwide impact. If we look at the latest available data (2019) provided by the United Nations […]

As inflation runs riot, European retailers seek price ‘shields’

As shoppers pay more for anything from coffee to ketchup, some retailers have started to cut or cap the price of hundreds of products as they compete for customers and set themselves up to do battle in negotiations with major packaged food makers. Eurostat said on Friday that eurozone inflation for food, alcohol and tobacco […]
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Vegetable Oils send Food Prices up in January: UN Agency

World food prices rebounded in January and remained near 10-year highs, led by a jump in the vegetable oils index, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index, which tracks the most globally traded food commodities, averaged 135.7 points last month against an upwardly revised 134.1 […]
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Naan Bar nominated as on of the Best Indian Restaurants in Malta

Naan Bar nominated as Best Restaurant in Malta According to a recent announcement, Valletta’s only upscale Indian restaurant Naan Bar has been nominated as “Best restaurant in Malta 2021” by the World Culinary Awards. The awards that take place every year has included Naan Bar in its list of nominees based on the quality of […]
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Business Taxation for the 21st Century | Bureau Brussels Report

The European Commission issued a Communication on the EU business tax framework for the 21st century. This welcomes the renewed momentum of OECD negotiations on Pillars 1 and 2 and particularly the United States’ constructive approach. It also considers that greater public transparency is needed on corporate income taxation, and will be putting forward a […]
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Why are doughnuts called doughnuts and how to make them

Who knew that Homer Simpson’s favorite snack has been around for at least two centuries? There’s even a day celebrating the doughy fried goodness on June 4. Let’s take a look at the origins of this simple snack that has stood the test of time and maybe even try to rustle up a batch of […]
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