How the Ukraine war is lurching the globe toward a new food crisis

Since the Russian assault began, countries from Hungary to Indonesia have moved to bar the door to exports, corralling grains and cooking oils to feed their own and risking a round of trade protectionism that could deepen global supply and price woes.

Around the world, food prices were already rising fast amid supply chain disruptions and pandemic-era inflation. But some prices — especially wheat, a basic source of sustenance in many countries — have shot through the roof because of the Ukraine crisis, upending calculations of the world’s available food supply and leading to the rationing

Read More

iD Fresh Food working on multi-pronged US strategy to become a global brand



a person posing for the camera: Exclusive | iD Fresh Food working on multi-pronged US strategy to become a global brand


© Swathi Moorthy
Exclusive | iD Fresh Food working on multi-pronged US strategy to become a global brand

Last year in September, Bengaluru-based iD Fresh Food India Pvt. Ltd, known for its ready-to-cook offerings, was accused by a social media post of using animal extracts in its products. The company filed a police complaint against the “misleading and false information” with the cybercrime division of the Bengaluru police, and soon, the social media campaign against the brand fizzled out. Founder of the company, P.C. Musthafa, in an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, says this was just one of the many battles

Read More

Full list of fast-food chains that accept food stamps including McDonald’s

FOOD stamp claimants who aren’t able to cook meals for themselves may be eligible to use benefits at fast-food chains.

More than 41.5million Americans get help from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) every month.

SNAP clients can now buy food at participating fast-food chains in select states

1

SNAP clients can now buy food at participating fast-food chains in select states

The program, once known as food stamps, has a restaurant meals program, which allows participating restaurants to accept the electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cards.

SNAP provides benefits to eligible low-income individuals and families.

The benefits are paid on a specific day each month, depending on your state.

The money is

Read More

Ken Morris, Cooking for Comfort: Dinner in Paris | Food Columnists

I recently visited Paris and enjoyed a classic Parisian dinner, even during a pandemic.

Yes, it was only traveling in my kitchen but an avalanche of memories and cooking was triggered by the recent purchase of “World Food: Paris” by James Oseland, with Jenna Leigh Evans.

This is the second book of the World Food series published by 10 Speed Press and it’s just as rewarding as the first one written by Mr. Oseland about the dining pleasures of Mexico City.

Read More