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The national holidays of Mexico are more than the ‘Cry of Independence’ on September 15 that commemorates its independence. There is also the oozing smell and flavor of pozole, the most popular dish of corn and pork on the tables this time of the year. Traditional Mexican cuisine, pozole is a broth with grains of...
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The tequila industry continues to break its own records and shows that it is one of the most solid in Mexico. This year will, once again, close with record numbers in both production and exports, said the Tequila Regulatory Council (CRT). In a statement, they noted that tequila production reaches its highest level in 23...
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When Mexican researcher Jesús Fuentes Rodríguez arrived in Eritrea, Africa; the authorities told him not to go out at night, not to walk alone and not to carry jewelry, cameras or credit cards. “They even gave me a guard that was very uncomfortable,” he recalls. The war between Ethiopia and Eritrea was over but armed people...
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Independence Day celebrations are a deeply rooted tradition in Mexico and the Riviera Nayarit is front and center when it comes to reveling. These Mexico Independence Day festivities are the perfect excuse to spend a few days in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure—especially since they fall on a weekend. Celebrations in the destination are very exciting and...
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The jury of the Mexico Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles “Following the Way of the Vine: El Bajío, Querétaro 2018”, awarded 112 wines and 27 spirits from Mexico. In a press release, the Ministry of Tourism (Sectur) reported that they were distinguished with Great Gold, Gold and Silver medals to beverages from 13 producing...
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With the participation of chefs totaling 14 Michelin stars and 18 Repsol Suns, the tenth edition of the Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica 2018 will take place from October 14 to 18, which this year has the motto “¡México, gracias por tanto!”. The event is framed as part of a series of celebrations: the centennial of Puerto Vallarta and...
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Mexico currently produces almost 164 thousand tons of peaches each year, which shows the high potential of the Mexican countryside and the people who work it. The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (Sagarpa) said that this fruit is currently grown in 26 states of the country, with Michoacán, Mexico, and Chihuahua...
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Amazon.com Inc will begin selling food and drinks online in Mexico, including snacks, sweets and wines, it said on Thursday, a move that could intensify its competition with Wal Mart de Mexico to claim shoppers in a nascent e-commerce market. Online shopping represents a fraction of total retail sales in Mexico but has grown swiftly,...
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In Mexico, 34% of the food that is produced is lost or wasted, that is, approximately 20.4 million tons each year, which results in great environmental, economic and social impacts, according to the study “Food Losses and Waste in Mexico”, prepared by the World Bank. Taking into account this situation and following up on the actions...
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The tenor breaks into song next to bunches of bananas strung high above ripe papaya. Wearing a red market apron, he approaches a woman wrapped in a purple shawl and serenades her for 90 seconds while clutching her hand and looking her in the eyes. Tears stream down the woman’s face. The opera performance Saturday...
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World Beer Day will be held on August 3, a worthy date to celebrate in Mexico for being the number one country in beer exports and the fourth producer internationally, exceeding the brewing powers of Germany. With friends, as a couple, or with the family, it is important to remember on this special date that...
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Avocado lovers, rejoice: this healthy fruit is no longer just a topping to your toast; it’s the star ingredient in a meal, the garnish to the ice-cold cocktail, the emollient that will make skin softer—when traveling to Velas Resorts in September. While the festival experience is slated for September, guests who come through Dec. 31...
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In less than a decade, worldwide sales of tequila have doubled, while sales of premium and ultra-premium brands have shot up by 292 percent and 706 percent, respectively. In recent years, you may have heard of tequila tastings and walked by a new mezcal bar – and wondered about the difference between the two. Or...
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Traditional carnitas, Mexico’s version of pulled pork, is fried in gallons of lard or oil. The results are tasty, but who wants to deal with all that hot fat? We wanted restaurant-style carnitas_tender chunks of lightly crisped, caramelized pork, subtly accented with oregano and citrus_without the hassle of frying. Our initial recipe for carnitas started...
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Since ancient times, chilis have been one of the most important elements of the human diet and its wide range of varieties has positioned it as an essential ingredient of Mexican cuisine. The dried chilies are basic to many dishes, but specialists from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM ) warned that due to...
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