By Michael Mui StarMetro Vancouver Thu., Oct. 4, 2018 VANCOUVER—The familiar odour of ammonia wafts through the air as fourth-generation farmer Derek Edwards swings open the wooden doors to one of his heated barns, greeted by 4,000 juvenile turkeys, several of which dash over to peck at his feet. The Edwards farm in Richmond is more than a century old, and Derek, 43, is the latest in a line of turkey farmers, with roots tracing back to the British Isles. Turkey is involved in nearly every aspect of his family’s lives. It’s their protein each day for their meals and it’s the family’s source of income. Even his twin daughters’ pets are turkeys: Blackie and Whitie, named after the black and white colours of their plumage. But there are fewer birds in the Edwards barn compared to five years ago. The industry as a whole is shrinking, with Canadians consuming fewer whole turkeys per year and nowhere more so than in … [Read more...] about Canadian turkey sales are plummeting. B.C.’s industry thinks it may have a solution.
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Owner of Berlin’s La Mano Verde and author of “Vegan: The Cookbook” – a comprehensive compendium of more than 450 vegan recipes – Jury hails from Toulouse in France. Now based in Los Angeles, he celebrates the positive benefits of pioneering plant-based, eco-conscious cuisine by bringing his creations to diners all over the world. On Saturday evening, he will serve five dishes based on his innovative raw and vegan recipes, many of which are also gluten free, teamed with organic and biodynamic wines from around the world, selected by the resort’s in-house wine guru. Proving that healthy lifestyles needn’t require giving anything up or forgoing flavour, his creative cuisine opens the door to new eating habits. He emphasises a balance of taste, texture and colour in his cuisine, and his menu promises vibrant flavours and striking visual artistry. The five-course dinner will start with Avocado, Coconut and Lime Gazpacho (raw). For this dish, … [Read more...] about Fine dining goes raw
Alongside that effort, the company says it will also keep up its growth pace in the domestic market as well as other export markets. Theppadungporn Coconut exports its products to 45 countries. Apisak Theppadungporn, managing director of Theppadungporn Coconut, said that the company’s brand is still not strong enough in Europe and its market share is not yet high. “Our sales in comparison to the market consumption are still not high, so there is the potential to grow and capture more market share in Europe,” said Apisak. He said that about 80 per cent of the company’s annual revenue is from exports. The European market alone contributes around 13-15 per cent of the export volumes. “In the next five years, we expect the contribution from the European market to be at between 15 per cent and 20 per cent. The figure is not that much different from today because we want to grow more in every other region,” said Apisak, adding that in 2022, … [Read more...] about Europe push for coconut milk
By Andrea Sachs The Washington Post Sat., May 12, 2018 You need to have a little faith to stand in the middle of the lobby at the Line hotel in Adams Morgan. High above is a chandelier made of organ pipes with very pointy tips. Before its life as a ceiling-grazing fixture, the instrument served Christian Scientists. You might want to think twice before taking the Line’s name in vain. The 220-room hotel honours the building’s former self as the First Church of Christ, Scientist — though it does take some liberties. You can take a seat in the former nave and order an “I’ve Done Some Dastardly Things” cocktail from the bar at Brothers and Sisters. Instead of hard pews, you can sink into velvety blue couches shaped like surprised eyebrows. And instead of hearing anything from the pulpit, you can hear the rousing words of the check-in staff. “I’m going to put you in a room with a view of the Washington Monument,” an … [Read more...] about Washington D.C.’s Line hotel, and former church, is the answer to your prayers
The domestic bottled coconut water market is a tough one, but producers can leverage their products abroad, where Thai provenance is becoming a buzz phrase denoting quality organic products, local players say. The coconut water production line at Family Garden Coco, the maker of Deli Harvest. In Thailand, local bottled coconut water producers face strong competition from streetside young coconut sellers, who offer a similar product for half the price. But abroad, Thai firms possess a privileged place in this rapidly growing market. International brands source their coconuts from Thailand, and Thai origin is slowly becoming synonymous for high-quality organic products, a prized asset for multinationals looking to move away from sugary drinks and into healthier alternatives, local producers have argued. Coconut water sellers have been a ubiquitous sight on Bangkok's sidewalks for decades, but large players like Coca-Cola say the market for packaged coconut water is still in its early … [Read more...] about Export possibilities for coconut water