Tag Archives: Foods

27Jan/22

Study Heralds a New Transformative Solution for the Crop Destroying Fall Armyworm

Oxitec Ltd, the leading developer of biological solutions to control pests that transmit disease, destroy crops and harm livestock, today announced the publication of early results heralding a new, transformative crop protection solution for the sustainable management of one of the world’s most devastating crop pests.
The fall armyworm targets maize and is estimated to be responsible for more than US$10 billion in annual crop damage and losses around the world. Continue reading

28Dec/21

Top Cheese Trends to Watch for in 2022

From the viral TikTok feta pasta to declaring cheese the official love language, 2021 was a big year for cheese lovers, and if you still haven’t had enough – that is good news for you because 2022 is about to get even cheesier. With cheese consumption at record highs and the growth of Wisconsin specialty cheese outpacing the entire category, there is a lot to look forward to in the new year. Continue reading

05May/21

Dairy is Out. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is In. Wildgood Non-Dairy Ice Cream Launches Nationally

Wildgood, a plant-based ice cream and the first non-dairy frozen dessert made with extra virgin olive oil, can now be delivered directly to consumers’ doors. Starting today, the brand is offering nationwide shipping (with the exception of AK and HI) for orders placed on Wildgood.com. This expansion comes on the heels of a successful grocery store roll-out in select stores across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region earlier this spring. Continue reading

11Sep/17

Pap in a pack – Nigerian entrepreneur turns traditional meal into hot commodity

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’.
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05Sep/17

Barry Callebaut unveils ‘fourth flavour’ of chocolate: the Ruby

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

08Jul/17

Ice cream takes a trip to the dark side, with charcoal soft serve

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.
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29Mar/17

East meets west with China’s latest culinary offering – Bao-zza

What do you get when you fuse two of the globe’s most popular fast food items – China’s a baozi, a steamed bun usually filled with meat, and the pizza? The answer: Baozza.

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12Dec/16

Women from South Africa’s townships make profits promoting cookies

A group of women from disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa have found a way to support their families by baking and selling cookies through an initiative that employs women from townships and enables them learn new skills and earn a regular income.

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