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The origins of McDonald's told in the movie 'The Founder'

‘The Founder’ charts salesman Roy Croc’s story as he helps turn two brother’s fast food eatery into to what we know today – McDonald’s one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the…

‘The Founder’ charts salesman Roy Croc’s story as he helps turn two brother’s fast food eatery into to what we know today – McDonald’s one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the…

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Report slams EU response to food waste

A report published by the European Court of Auditors calls EU action on foodwaste "fragmented", "sporadic" and "lacking"

A report published by the European Court of Auditors calls EU action on foodwaste "fragmented", "sporadic" and "lacking"

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"Great service, but we don't tip black people"

Support has poured in for a black waitress who said she was the victim of a racist note from a customer.

Support has poured in for a black waitress who said she was the victim of a racist note from a customer.

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Japan: Sushi restaurant purchases bluefin tuna for over $614,000

A popular sushi restaurant in Tokyo, Sushizanmai, purchased a 212 kilogram bluefin tuna for 72 million yen (614,016 USD) at Japan’s iconic Tsukiji fish market during its first auction of the year on T

A popular sushi restaurant in Tokyo, Sushizanmai, purchased a 212 kilogram bluefin tuna for 72 million yen (614,016 USD) at Japan’s iconic Tsukiji fish market during its first auction of the year on T

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McDonald's in the Vatican - why the cardinals are seeing red

McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.

McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.

Culture

Tourists flock to Lyon for a gourmet getaway

Lyon, a city that is 2,000 years old, attracts about six million visitors a year, 30 percent of whom are foreigners who travel here notably for the local…

Lyon, a city that is 2,000 years old, attracts about six million visitors a year, 30 percent of whom are foreigners who travel here notably for the local…

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Big Mac inventor dies, aged 98

Michael James Delligatti, the inventor of the Big Mac, has died at the age of 98.

Michael James Delligatti, the inventor of the Big Mac, has died at the age of 98.

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Food and insults fly across the Brexit table

Attitudes are hardening ahead of eventual negotiations to take the UK out of the EU, while the pre-talks void is being filled with mud-slinging - and satire.

Attitudes are hardening ahead of eventual negotiations to take the UK out of the EU, while the pre-talks void is being filled with mud-slinging - and satire.

Business

Dubai vies to be halal hub

The growth of halal food and lifestyle products is a focus of the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai, presents huge business opportunity.

The growth of halal food and lifestyle products is a focus of the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai, presents huge business opportunity.

Culture

Coffee, cocoa and fair trade in Peru

In this episode of Peru Life we travel to the mountains where coffee and cocoa abound.

In this episode of Peru Life we travel to the mountains where coffee and cocoa abound.

Science_technology

The future of food technology

In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.

In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.

Culture

Peruvian pleasures of the table

From the highest altitudes to the depths of the Pacific, Peru is rich in wild and untamed tastes unfamiliar to most palates. But now internationally-renowned chefs are putting Peru's cuisine on the ma

From the highest altitudes to the depths of the Pacific, Peru is rich in wild and untamed tastes unfamiliar to most palates. But now internationally-renowned chefs are putting Peru's cuisine on the ma

Culture

Traveller's diary: from gastronomy's capital to coffee fields

My first approach to Lima was via its cuisine. The textures, colours and tastes of Peruvian cuisine were my first experience of this country that

My first approach to Lima was via its cuisine. The textures, colours and tastes of Peruvian cuisine were my first experience of this country that

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Pope Francis offers pizza lunch to 1,500 homeless people

Some 1,500 homeless people from across Italy were brought into Rome to be given seats of honour at Mother Teresa’s canonisation Mass, before being treated to a pizza…

Some 1,500 homeless people from across Italy were brought into Rome to be given seats of honour at Mother Teresa’s canonisation Mass, before being treated to a pizza…

Europe

Germany unveils civil defence plan

The German government on Wednesday unveiled its first civil defence plan since the end of the Cold War, which include advice to stockpile key supplies in the event of a terror…

The German government on Wednesday unveiled its first civil defence plan since the end of the Cold War, which include advice to stockpile key supplies in the event of a terror…

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Low milk prices plague French dairy industry

French food giant Lactalis said it would renegotiate milk prices with French farmers after 400 of them protested outside the company’s headquarters in Laval this…

French food giant Lactalis said it would renegotiate milk prices with French farmers after 400 of them protested outside the company’s headquarters in Laval this…

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Orange is the new black - pot noodles are the new tobacco

Instant ramen pot noodles are replacing tobacco as currency among prisoners in the United States according to study which blames reduced spending on prison food.

Instant ramen pot noodles are replacing tobacco as currency among prisoners in the United States according to study which blames reduced spending on prison food.

Business

ChemChina Syngenta takeover moves closer with US government approval

ChemChina's takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta has moved a step closer with approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US

ChemChina's takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta has moved a step closer with approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US