Avocado is becoming the new mandarin for farmers of upper Kheng in Zhemgang, Bhutan with some of its growers already earning a decent income from its sale.
Aiming to promote awareness of healthy diets among children, restrictions on junk food advertising and marketing ploys such as toys will come into effect on Jan. 1, according to Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) on Thursday.
In a country renowned for forgery, winemaker Jose Hernandez worries mainland China's burgeoning viniculture industry will suffer from blatant copying of Bordeaux's output.
Welhite Naro proudly proffers his fried spiders and grilled crickets along with a somewhat less exotic dish of millet and squash -- a small sample of the disappearing delicacies of India's remote northeast.
The Taiwanese champion of an international cooking contest yesterday said his team is gearing up preparation to represent Taiwan in the upcoming grand finale of the "United Tastes of America -- Asian Chef Challenge contest" to be held next year in Japan.
North Korea scored a major victory in the kimchi wars Monday when the U.N. all but elevated its pickled vegetables to the same lofty status as its southern neighbor's spicy capitalist cabbage.
It has an earthy taste with hints of grass and mushroom: snail caviar is a growing trend in Europe, the delicate white eggs sprinkled on everything from canapes to beef dishes and beetroot.
The Alentejo produces about 45 percent of all wines consumed in the Portugese market in terms of both volume and value. Yet only 6 percent of the population lives on this vast, mostly flat plain.
Some New York shopkeepers worry that a boom in artisanal meat could be on the skids over heightened cancer fears, but well-heeled customers say they have no intention of ditching bacon.
In an industrial zone among the hills of Galilee in northern Israel, a ponytailed sociologist with an intolerance for gluten explained what he was up to: beer made with chickpeas and dates.