Short but sweet today, in more than one meaning of the word: Look at this awesome video of cocoa farmers tasting the final product of their beans for the first time. Many of them had no clue what the beans they make their living with are actually used for. Optional: Let’s take a second to … Continue reading Watch: Cocoa Farmers Taste Chocolate For The First Time
Relying on the internet as your main source of information is great for the wealth of knowledge at your fingertips, but can in some cases lead you astray. Let’s play a game, right? I will present two news items related to fast food giant McDonald’s, both with quotes and links, that came to my attention … Continue reading McDonald's News – One True, One False.
Do you know how much waste you produce? Would you want to know? Artist Gregg Segal’s impressive project ‘Seven Days of Waste’ impressively hold a mirror to our consumerist society and make you reflect. Truth be told, I try to minimize my waste and was fortunate in Sweden with an comprehensive recycling system in front … Continue reading An Eye-Opener on Waste and an Ear-Opener on Marketing Strategies
¡Hola, amig@s! Anybody grilling now at the height of summer? Then the first article might be interesting for you. In fact, all of today’s haul is extremely interesting – there doesn’t seem to be any lag in food news due to summer/vacation time! This is what I was reading today: Mark Bittman (or rather, his … Continue reading Burgers, Cafeterias and Food Waste!
I was hoping to be able to write some substantial pieces from here in Granada, but time seems to be flying away from me and I am trying to maximize my Spanish skills by working on it as much as possible, so I guess it will be another couple of weeks of short soundbites – … Continue reading Almond Milk – Yay or Nay?
Summer times = happy times! Also in your book? Let’s see what we are reading on the terrace with an iced coffee in hand: What is Organic? You might be surprised. This is a depressing reminder that labels are not the be-all and end-all of things, as the ASPCA highlights that American consumers assume organic … Continue reading What I am Reading
Hi again! After a couple of weeks of travelling with rather poor internet access, I’m back in a semi-routine, albeit in Spain (hola!) which will hopefully allow me to contribute more again over the summer. The upside was that during the trip, I had the chance to review and reflect on a truly extraordinary book … Continue reading Review: Dan Barber's "The Third Plate"