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Africa

‘Tragic combination’: Millions go hungry amid Brazil COVID crisis | Coronavirus pandemic News

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Ana Maria Nogueira adds one bacon-flavoured seasoning cube to the pot of rice simmering on the…

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Middle East

Rewriting stories of migration – Asma Khan and Hassan Akkad

Refugee filmmaker Hassan Akkad and restaurateur Asma Khan discuss their separate paths for combatting social injustice. Credit

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Africa

World food prices continue to soar, hitting nearly 7-year high | Food News

The Food and Agriculture Organization’s food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products,…

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Europe

Omit Mediterranean products from EU-wide food labelling plan, says MEP

Some Southern European products should be left out of plans by the European Commission to introduce a mandatory food labelling…

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Latin America

World Bank urges Lebanon to ‘help itself so we can help it’ | Food News

Lebanon’s annual inflation rate reached a record high and food prices soared by around 400 percent in December, highlighting the dramatic…

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Features

How the colonisation of India influenced global food | Arts and Culture News

“Lunch is ready,” I called out to my husband and daughter, setting the serving dish down on the dining table.…

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UK News

Saver who ‘never pays full price’ bought £220k house at 23 and haggled £15k off wedding

A super-saver who ‘never pays full price for anything’ bought a £220,000 house at 23, haggled £15,000 off the cost…

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UK News

When will pubs and restaurants open? All the dates and rules you need to know

All hospitality, including pubs and restaurants, have been closed since England’s latest national lockdown began in early January 2020. Currently,…

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Features

The anti-hunger advocate and her great-grandmother’s lodge | Food News

In the early- to mid-1980s, Ethiopia was gripped by a historic and devastating famine that would eventually kill more than…

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Europe

Nigeria: Inflation hits four-year peak as food prices soar | Coronavirus pandemic News

Inflation in Nigeria reached 17.33 percent driven by the COVID pandemic, a drop in oil revenue and a weakened currency.…

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Europe

The ‘red prawn war’: How trauma gripped a Sicilian fishing town | Conflict News

Every morning at the crack of dawn, fishmongers gather at the historical fish market of Mazara del Vallo, a town…

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Asia

In Myanmar, rising food and fuel prices endanger the poor: UN | Business and Economy News

Price hikes of up to 35 percent in food and fuel since the coup make it harder for the poor…

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Features

The 97-year-old Sikh grandmother feeding London’s homeless | Food News

In her narrow, sun-lit London kitchen, 97-year-old Nisharat Kaur Matharu is following her life’s motto: As long as your hands…

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Asia

This is how much food gets wasted, and what you can do about it | Climate Change News

Almost one billion tons of food were wasted in 2019, most of it coming from homes, contributing to rising global…

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Latin America

About 17 percent of food production globally wasted: UN | Food News

Wasted food in 2019 was roughly equal to 23 million fully loaded 40-tonne trucks, according to United Nations research. An…

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Latin America

‘Buttergate’: Why isn’t butter softening in Canada? | Agriculture News

Montreal, Canada – Is something wrong with the butter? That is the question some Canadians have been asking over the…

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Asia

LVMH buys 50% of rapperJay-Z’s champagne brand Armand de Brignac | Arts and Culture News

Armand de Brignac sold more than half a million bottles in 2019, prices of which run $300 and up. LVMH’s…

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Latin America

China’s ‘No 1 document’: Beijing steps up focus on food security | Agriculture News

China points to ‘instability of the external situation’ in latest rural policy blueprint, urges boost in domestic seed supplies. China…

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Europe

Indoor farming gains ground amid pandemic, climate challenges | Agriculture News

Investors used to brush off Amin Jadavji’s pitch to buy Elevate Farms’ vertical growing technology and produce stacks of leafy…

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news

McDonald’s ties part of executives’ bonuses to diversity push | Food News

The fast-food giant’s diversity track record is mixed. McDonald’s has won praise for championing Black business ownership, but some Black…

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Europe

Dining woes: Canada’s restaurants suffer worst year on record | Coronavirus pandemic News

Food trucks, bars and taverns were hit the hardest by lockdowns and restrictions, with sales dropping 48 percent. Canadian restaurants…

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