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8 Top Food & Beverage Made In Italy That Export Globally

The growth of the Italian food and beverage sector is mainly due to Italian food exports, for which the USA is one of the main markets, according to Ivano Vacondio, President of Italian F&B industries association Federalimentare.1

Despite ongoing restrictions and delays due to COVID-19, Italian exports continue to supply Americans and consumers around the globe with high-quality Italian ingredients, processed food, and alcohol. Italian food & beverage exports reached a value of 17329.9 million euros in the first half of 2020, a growth of 2.6% compared to the first half of 2019.2 In this article, we’re going

International Food

Extreme climate events increase risk of global food insecurity and adaptation needs

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    Handmer, J. et al. in Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation, (eds Field, C. B. et al.) 231–290 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012).

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    Tao, F. & Zhang, Z. Climate change, high-temperature stress, rice productivity, and water use in eastern China: a new superensemble-based probabilistic projection. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol. 52, 531–551 (2013).

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    Challinor, A. J., Simelton, E. S., Fraser, E. D. G., Hemming, D. & Collins, M. Increased crop failure due to climate change: assessing adaptation options using models and socio-economic data for wheat in

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    IFPRI: Food and Beverage Companies Largest Culprits in Environmental Damage

    Gilbert Ekugbe

    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has stated that of the $75 billion in estimated annual environmental damage due to plastics, food and beverage companies are the largest culprits, responsible for 23 per cent of the cost.

    IFPRI in a statement on its website added that the global food system also has a plastic problem, maintaining that macro and micro-plastic pollution is contaminating aquatic and agricultural ecosystems threatening food security.

    According to IFPRI, plastics are entering food chains, threatening both animal and human health. The report stated that to curb these problems, policies that limit a particularly

    Japanese Food

    Kenzi Hibachi Express to open in Pekin with Japanese food

    Kenzi Hibachi Express is coming to Pekin at least partially as a result of a Google search on the part of the restaurant’s co-owners.

    When Ikomang Kembaryasa and his wife, Niwayan K.S. Utari, decided to relocate from Rockford and open a Japanese restaurant, they were searching for a community where they could break new ground. They chose Pekin because it was a community where they could be the first to offer Japanese cuisine.

    “I was searching for places that don’t have a lot of Asian food,” said Kembaryasa. “When Pekin came up, we saw they don’t have any Japanese restaurants

    Japanese Food

    Nisei looks to usher in a new era of Japanese fine dining in S.F. Here’s a first look inside

    San Francisco’s Japanese fine dining scene is entering a new era with next week’s arrival of Restaurant Nisei.

    Opening Aug. 18 in the former La Folie space at 2316 Polk St., Restaurant Nisei will see chef David Yoshimura present modern Japanese dishes across 12 courses for $157. Formerly the chef de cuisine at San Francisco’s Michelin-starred Californios, Yoshimura is applying an American tasting menu format to traditional Japanese flavors. He’s also avoiding sushi, which currently dominates high-end Japanese restaurant experiences in the city.

    Next door is Bar Iris, a cocktail lounge decked out with midcentury modern furniture and an emphasis

    Japanese Food

    Adam Liaw’s unauthorised guide to Japanese home cooking

    Has the Tokyo Olympics had you dreaming of sporting excellence and a Japanese holiday, only to have you come crashing back to the reality that you’re unlikely to win gold in the pool, or even travel interstate, let alone overseas, any time in the foreseeable future?

    Even a night out at a Japanese restaurant can run anywhere from hard to get, to downright illegal, depending on what state you live in.

    Your best bet, my friends, is to bring Japanese cuisine into your own kitchen.

    Let me start by saying that I didn’t grow up eating Japanese food.

    I probably

    Japanese Food

    How to steal your senpai’s technique with Japanese chef Chase Kojima | The Cook Up with Adam Liaw | TV

    — The Cook Up with Adam Liaw airs weeknights on SBS Food at 7.00pm. Chase Kojima’s Japanese episode airs Tuesday, 10 August. Each episode will be made available after broadcast on SBS On Demand. — 

     

    The New York Times’ Malcolm Gladwell wrote that it takes 10,000 hours to learn and master a skill. Nothing yet has been widely said about stealing a skill, but in Chase Kojima’s case and in all sense of the word, he stole his technique from his legendary sushi chef father and mentor.

    “You cannot expect people to teach you. You need to steal the skill