MUNICH, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (REUTERS) – The 184th annual edition of Oktoberfest started on Saturday (September 16), with a horse-and-carriage parade, carnival rides, oompah bands and beer-swigging revelry – as tradition dictates, of course. Continue reading
A traditional staple meal made from maize or sorghum and consumed widely across Africa in different forms, Pap is being sold in Nigeria in a labelled, convenient pack with a guarantee that it is hygienically prepared and fit for export. Entrepreneur Ijeoma Ndukwe has big plans to take this simple porridge to Nigeria’s huge Diaspora population with an insatiable taste for home, and while it is not too different from what people have consumed for generations, Ndukwe says her business plan offers a more ‘complete package’.
As harvest time begins in France, wineries are worried about their output as extreme and unpredictable weather becomes the new “normal.” Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
SHANGHAI, CHINA (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – Chocolate maker Barry Callebaut on Tuesday (September 5) unveiled what it calls the ‘fourth type’ of chocolate, after milk, dark and white — ruby. Continue reading
Oliver Struempfel broke his own world record carrying over 29 beer jugs for 40 metres and then set them down without spilling more than 10 percent of the beer. Continue reading
MUNICH, GERMANY (AUGUST 22, 2017) (REUTERS – The Oktoberfest is known for hearty food, pretty girls in even prettier dirndls (traditional dress), men in Lederhosen and of course beer. And the beer must be served in the ‘Mass”, the traditional Oktoberfest mug. Continue reading
ARMENA, ALBERTA, CANADA (AUGUST 16, 2017) (CBC) – Alberta resident, Mary Grams, found her long-lost ring on a carrot growing in her vegetable patch. Grams lost her diamond engagement ring in 2004 while pulling weeds on her family farm in Armena, Alberta, CBC reported. Continue reading
Amazon is developing new technologies to make ready-to-eat meals that are more nutritious than processed foods and have a longer shelf life. Havovi Cooper reports. Continue reading
The Sagrantino Italian International Balloon Challenge Cup is underway in Umbria, Italy, drawing dozens of balloonists from around the world for what organizers say is the “most relaxed event” of the year. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Los Angeles store Little Damage is taking dessert to the dark side with a gothic-inspired charcoal ice cream served in an inky-black waffle cone, and it’s taking social media by storm.