Thursday, 21. November 2019

food & drink

Secret footage of violations of animal welfare in German agriculture

On a global scale, it’s often considered that Germany (and the European Union) promote better and stricter animal welfare regulations and agricultural policies than other parts of ...

Oktoberfest this year? 3 reasons WHY and WHY NOT

The time is here! Oktoberfest is right around the corner and beer-loving, dirndl/lederhosen wearing revelers are getting ready to wet their whistle at the world’s largest beer fest...

What’s the deal with hops? A short summary of a vital beer ingre...

Can you imagine what life would be like in Germany without beer? No Oktoberfest, grills would definitely not be the same and what about that Beer Purity Law? Out the window! L...

SuperMeat says: Save the environment, eat our lab grown chicken

Have you ever heard someone say, “Meat is not good for the environment”? Well, it’s true, at least in the quantities that we consume meat in and the way that it is produced. ...

German Pinot Noir: A comparable alternative to Burgundy?

Did you know Germany is the world’s third largest producer of Pinot Noir? Known auf Deutsch as spätburgunder, these savory and silky reds are making their mark as a serious alterna...

What to expect at a German grill party

Summer season in Germany means grill parties, grill parties and more grill parties! If you’ve never had the chance to experience a real German grill, you may be surprised that ...

Lidl to sell GM-free milk

German low-cost supermarket Lidl is the first chain to get an official “GM-free” certification for its own-brand milk. The consumer dilemma  On average, German consumers spen...

ReGen Village will produce own power and food

Construction begins this summer on a sustainable development project in the Netherlands aptly named “ReGen Villages”. https://www.instagram.com/p/BForC5tu80S/?taken-by=effektarchi...
Beer Purity Law

What’s the future of the Beer Purity Law?

Did you know that beer was not considered a beverage, but rather a central food group in Bavaria’s younger days? In fact, it was so important that the Bavarian government created...

Germans eat too much meat… what does that mean?

According to recent research, the average German eats 87 kilograms of meat and animal products per year-10% more than the EU average and roughly 40% more than the world average. ...

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