From coconut crepes to makhana lassi, give your Navratri meal an exotic makeover

From coconut crepes to makhana lassi, give your Navratri meal an exotic makeover

Navratri 2022 is here and with everyone in the festive mood after two years, the celebrations are getting bigger and better! While fasting is a big part of Navratri, there is also an emphasis on food – simple, grain-free satvik Specials that are must-haves this season. However, fasting does not have to mean boring food. … Read more

Swale Food Bank is making emergency packs available to NHS workers amid a cost of living crisis

Swale Food Bank is making emergency packs available to NHS workers amid a cost of living crisis

NHS workers collect food parcels from a food bank in Kent amid the cost of living crisis. Ambulance drivers and nurses use Swale Foodbank’s charitable services, it turns out. Nurses and ambulance drivers have turned to Swale Foodbank amid the cost of living crisis. picture in stock This comes alongside a report released by Kent … Read more

WFP steps up support for millions ‘can’t wait’ for food aid amid drought in Horn of Africa |

WFP steps up support for millions 'can't wait' for food aid amid drought in Horn of Africa |

The region has been hit by a historic drought caused by four consecutive rains. The crisis has left some behind 22 million people Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are struggling to find enough food and numbers are expected to increase. 🆘#Horn of Africa drought🆘 2️⃣2️⃣ million: The number of people expected to face extreme hunger due … Read more

The other reason why food prices are rising

The other reason why food prices are rising

The United Nations worst-case scenario calculation assumes that global food prices will increase by a further 8.5% by 2027. More expensive fertilizers are contributing to these higher costs, with some fertilizers up 300% since September 2020, according to the American Farm Bureau. “Last year [fertilizer] was about $270 a ton and is now over $1,400 … Read more

Spain warns heatwave threatens olive oil production | food and beverage industry

Fierce heat waves and a lack of rain in Spain threaten to reduce olive oil production from the world’s largest exporter, the country’s agriculture minister has warned. “If there is no temperature relief or rain in the coming weeks, this year’s olive harvest could be significantly lower than previous years,” Luis Planas told Bloomberg News. … Read more