Food and drink

Topoloveni plum jam maker earns 775,000 euros for product promotion in UAE, Vietnam

Sonimpex Topoloveni, the producer of Topoloveni plum magiun, an original plum jam recipe, has obtained European funds worth 775,000 euros to promote the product in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam, but it will also participate in trade fairs and exhibitions in Japan, America and Brazil, the company announced on Thursday.

Food Truck Anniversary | Athens | February 17

Food Truck celebrates its five-year anniversary along with head chef Giorgos Glinos' 46th birthday at Str.Eaters restaurant in Karitsi Square. Food by collaborators will be served on an all-you-can-eat basis. Free drinks and food will be offered by Food Truck's latest project, Food Truck Levant, with flavors inspired by Middle East and Mediterranean cuisine. The celebrations start at 7 p.m.

Some 9.6 mln tons of cow milk collected in 2019

Turkey collected 9.56 million tons of cow's milk in 2019, the country's statistical authority revealed on Feb. 12.

The 2019 figure slipped 4.7 percent compared to the previous year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said in a statement.

The country produced 1.5 million tons of drinking milk last year, indicating a 7.3 percent annual drop.

Today is the World Pulses Day: See the Production of Pulses in the EU Prepared by Eurostat

Pulses have been a staple food in diets across the globe for millennia. They include field peas, broad and field beans, sweet lupins, chickpeas and lentils. They are an important source of protein and other nutrients, which can supplement meat and dairy products.

Thousands of breads left in nature in superstition believed to prevent natural disasters

Some tradesmen in the eastern province of Erzurum left 2,001 loaves of bread for wild animals in the mountainous area where the shrine of Pir Ali Baba, a religious scholar, is located in what they believe would ward off events such as earthquakes, avalanches and plane crashes that have happened in Turkey in recent days.

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