Friday, 6. December 2019

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Beer Purity Law

7 German beer culture facts

Germans are famous for their love of beer. Summer barbeques, winter weddings – you name it. But did you know there is also a particular culture associated with drinking beer in Ger...

A beer pipeline? Yes, it’s true – At Germany’s Wacken festival

The world’s largest metal music festival is headed to northern Germany again this year – but there will be something a little different about it this year… A beer pipeline?! ...

The best thing since sliced bread: three reasons to LOVE Abendbrot

Ever stare at the fridge wondering what to make for dinner? Enter Abendbrot. For native Germans, there’s nothing out of the ordinary with slathering a piece of dense bread with a l...

Hamburg is officially an organic city!

Shifting our industrialized food system to a more sustainable version of itself is a hot topic right now. All over the globe, research, development, money and time is put towards f...

German Environmental Protection agency says hold the beef!

Germany’s environmental protection agency – the Umweltbundesamt – has announced that they will serve no meat or fish at any future state events. Barbara Hendricks, minister of the ...

5 Different German Foods You May Not Find Too Appetizing…

Yes, Germany may be the land of the wurst, but there are plenty of other dishes that may not seem so appetizing at first glance. Here’s a list of some of the strangest German foods...

German agriculture minister says “no” to labeling meat-free veggie pro...

Being a vegetarian in German is much easier than many other places in the world. There are veggie-friendly restaurants, whole shelves in the super market devoted to meat-free foods...

Intensive Agriculture Poses Risk to Indigenous German Species

The adverse consequences of intensive farming are often swept under the rug. The giant agro-companies that have a huge interest in keeping these dirty secrets, well, a secret, are...

5 places to visit in Germany this autumn (besides Oktoberfest)

The promise of rowdy parties, elaborate costumes and endless brews at Oktoberfest isn’t the only reason to visit Germany during autumn. In fact, this time of year is one of the nic...

Bayer-Monsanto merger: a marriage made in hell?

The Bayer-Monsanto merger has formally been announced last week. If made official, it will create one of the world’s largest agro-chemical companies. Since that time, officials, ac...

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