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Foodies News: News and information for Foodies by PVDN

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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Given the high temperatures that are registered throughout the country, the alternative to cool off, without a doubt, is a drink, with or without alcohol. Margaritas, sangria or even fresh coconut or strawberry waters with habanero pepper are some of the options that can be enjoyed and prepared at home to face the heat, according...
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world bee day
As a way to recognize the role bees play, and other pollinators that keep people and the Earth healthy, for the first time, World Bee Day will be celebrated tomorrow, May 20. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), this celebration will be an opportunity for governments, organizations, civil society...
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I recently had the pleasure of traveling to Mexico to learn how to make tequila. I always liked sipping on tequila, but now I am in love with it. Tequila is like wine, it is a simple process. It is made by hand and reflects both the terroir of the highlands or the valley soil...
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Mexico’s western state of Jalisco is the heartland of the tequila industry, where ‘jimadores,’ the farmers of the agave cactus from which the spirit is distilled, have worked the fields for generations. “I am so proud to be a jimador, we are the first in the chain of the tequila industry, without us there is...
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restaurant week
At a press conference held at the Tuna Blanca restaurant in Punta de Mita, it was reported that starting this year the event will last 10 more days with the objective that diners have a greater opportunity to taste the gastronomic variety of the establishments. It is worth highlighting the increasingly growing participation of the...
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Social Gastronomy
Social Gastronomy is a human centered solution to generate opportunity, dignity and inclusion through vocational training and education that is growing in Latin America. Latin America’s economy has grown enormously over the past two decades. However, unemployment in the region still hovers at 8 percent, double that of the United States. Youth joblessness is even...
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