In the United States, it's pretty easy to find Mexican mangoes on store shelves. But many say they're nowhere near as good as Pakistani mangoes. Now there's an effort to increase Pakistani mango imports to the United States, but there have been snags.
As Mitt Romney moves forward in the political campaign, it's been an opportunity for Americans to learn about the Mormon church. In a recent article in The New York Times, some Mormons wondered whether the Romneys would have a food storage supply in the White House, in keeping with a practice encouraged by the church.
A new report from Harvard University suggests that eating any red meat, even one serving, can increase your risk of dying. The research found that even a single serving increase your percentage risk by 13 percent — with processed meat, like bacon or hot dogs — increasing that risk 20 percent.
The movement for restaurants to feature more ingredients grown a virtual stone's throw from the kitchen is gaining in popularity. It has culinary schools teaching new skills and chefs learning new ways of planning menus and sourcing ingredients.
New research out of the United Kingdom has found that sound can have a striking impact on how people taste food they're eating. Depending on the music playing, people can view the same food entirely differently, in terms of whether it's sweet or bitter.
In Argentina, try to find a Big Mac on a McDonald's menu and you'll have to look hard. Order one, though, and it'll be among the cheapest items on the menu. That's because, economists say, the government is probably fixing the price in a bid to make inflation seem lower.
Nitrogen fertilizers have been crucial to feeding the increasing number of mouths on earth, but the pollution they leave behind has real consequences that have costs of their own.
In Hungary, people are wild over soda water. They mix it with wine to make fröccs sometimes, but they most often use it to wash down some of the nation's flavorful, rich foods.
Growing asparagus has taken many in Peru from poverty to profitability. No, they're not rich, but lives have gotten much better. But there's a big downside. The country's agricultural heartland is going dry, as its aquifer runs low.
Newt Gingrich has taken to calling President Barack Obama "the food stamp president." But in terms of his rhetoric, some of the statements aren't quite accurate, a social welfare professor said.