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Wine and Christmas: Which wine fits to which Christmas dinner?
Interview with Jean-Claude Mas – Paul Mas Winery

Even if there are 2 weeks left until Christmas we have already started to ask ourselves about how to make that special...
11.12.2015 · Food and Drink

Alternative Cooling Systems in Supermarkets
Apples Stored Underground and not on Shelves?

The British supermarket chain Asda will soon be storing tons of thousands of apples in underground compartments near...
26.06.2014 · Food and Drink

Genetically Modified Bananas for Africa
Bill Gates Backs GMO Bananas to Fight Hunger

A group of volunteers in the U.S. is about to eat genetically modified bananas for six weeks, which will then be sent...
24.06.2014 · Food and Drink

Eggs in Ready-Made Products from the Supermarket
Which Type of Eggs are Used in Noodles, Cookies, etc.?

In supermarkets, trays of eggs are labelled according to their origin. In ready-made products, however, the origin of...
20.06.2014 · Food and Drink

How Green is Hong Kong?
Air Pollution vs Organic Products

One metropolis, yet two different worlds: Hong Kong’s western-orientated citizens pay attention to a healthy...
17.06.2014 · Travel

Apple: Truly Green or just Greenwashing?
The Green Apple without Blemish?

Green material components, free recycling, and less packaging: The Californian company Apple is promoting its green...
15.06.2014 · IT

Beech Wood – A New Building Material Discovered
Back to the Roots – Wood beats Concrete

Beech wood, as a building material for wind turbines, skyscrapers, and parking garages, is making a comeback. An old...
10.06.2014 · Construction

The Scent of Youth
The HCO Phenomenon

How a new cosmetic brand “Mirai” is embracing nature to deal with aging odor, a phenomenon everybody knows but...
08.06.2014 · Cosmetics/Wellness

Cocktail Trend “Garden Drinks”
From Cherry Cocktails to Vegetables in a Cocktail Glass

Adieu, Sex on the Beach and Caipirinha! Are you feeling adventurous and want to try a cocktail with an alternative...
07.06.2014 · Food and Drink

EU Commission plans to Tighten Organic Standards
Stricter Guidelines for Organic Farmers receive Criticism

At the end of March, the EU Commission decided to tighten the legal guidelines for organic farming. The goal is to gain...
05.06.2014 · Agriculture

Waste-free Supermarket Startup Original Unverpackt
Drop the Packaging, Consume Sexy

A supermarket without any waste produced from packaging: This vision could soon become a reality as Germany embarks on...
29.05.2014 · Food and Drink

World’s First Island with 100% Green Energy:
Spain’s El Hierro aims for Total Self-Sufficiency

The smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands is about to become famous within the renewable energy sector by becoming the...
27.05.2014 · Travel

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