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Polar beer at the world's northernmost brewery

"To make something of our own, that was the idea and beer was something as a coal miner we drank a lot of." Robert Johansen's passion project, a brewery deep in the Arctic circle.

"To make something of our own, that was the idea and beer was something as a coal miner we drank a lot of." Robert Johansen's passion project, a brewery deep in the Arctic circle.

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The fastest mochi makers in Japan

The Japanese city of Nara is a popular tourist attraction where mochi rice products are made.

The Japanese city of Nara is a popular tourist attraction where mochi rice products are made.

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Washing machine in India launched with "curry" function

A company has unveiled a washing machine specifically catered to the Indian market. It has a curry stain washing function

A company has unveiled a washing machine specifically catered to the Indian market. It has a curry stain washing function

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Wild Czech boars go nuclear eating mushrooms

Boars in the Czech Republic are radioactive. They're eating radioactive mushrooms and its contaminating the local delicacy meat

Boars in the Czech Republic are radioactive. They're eating radioactive mushrooms and its contaminating the local delicacy meat

Science_technology

Swedish Supermarket chain ICA tattoos its fruit and veg

Swedish supermarket giant ICA is trialling laser marking its sweet potatoes and avocados in search of an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic stickers or…

Swedish supermarket giant ICA is trialling laser marking its sweet potatoes and avocados in search of an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic stickers or…

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Famine rears its head in South Sudan

Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.

Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.

Business

Unilever shares drop on Kraft withdrawal

Shares in Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever fell after US rival Kraft Heinz Co abruptly abandoned its surprise takeover proposal.

Shares in Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever fell after US rival Kraft Heinz Co abruptly abandoned its surprise takeover proposal.

Business

Kraft drops Unilever bid

US food giant Kraft has dropped its plan to buy the UK-based Unilever.

US food giant Kraft has dropped its plan to buy the UK-based Unilever.

Business

Unilever says Kraft Heinz is biting off more than it can chew

Household goods firm Unilever firmly rejects a surprise takeover bid from US food company Kraft Heinz saying it has no financial or strategic merit.

Household goods firm Unilever firmly rejects a surprise takeover bid from US food company Kraft Heinz saying it has no financial or strategic merit.

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Unilever rejects US Kraft Heinz merger deal

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever said it has rejected a €134 billion merger offer from US food group Kraft Heinz

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever said it has rejected a €134 billion merger offer from US food group Kraft Heinz

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US wins gold at Bocuse d'or: watch in 360°

The United States has won the prestigious Bocuse d’or cookery competition, considered by many as the Olympics of the food world.

The United States has won the prestigious Bocuse d’or cookery competition, considered by many as the Olympics of the food world.

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Team USA takes gold at 'Chef Olympics' in France

Like a professional athlete winner Mathew Peters, trained five days a week, up to twelve hours a day for the gastronomic battle.

Like a professional athlete winner Mathew Peters, trained five days a week, up to twelve hours a day for the gastronomic battle.

Culture

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.

Nocomment

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.