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America has a major food waste problem

Nearly 40 percent of all Food Produced Uneaten and Wasted in US America has a major food waste problem

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The National Resource Defense Council estimates that about 40% of all food in the United States goes uneaten; that's about 20 pounds of food wasted per person each ...

Earth Day: 13 things everyone can do in 2013

Earth Day 2013 Earth Day: 13 things everyone can do in 2013

Chicago, Ill. — On April 22nd, the world will celebrate Earth Day.

Best places to eat in US busiest airports

Airport Eats Best places to eat in US busiest airports

Whenever someone starts talking about the "good ol' days" of air travel, remind them about eating at old school airports.

New Year's eats from around the world

Celebrating New Year New Year's eats from around the world

Americans who celebrate on New Year's Eve with a bottle of champagne, party hats and a kiss at midnight have an important lesson to learn from the rest of the world (and certain regions of this ...

Eating healthy on the road

Five ways to make sure you eat right while flying this holiday season Eating healthy on the road

Your stress level could be measured on the Richter Scale. It's the week before Christmas, so there are a zillion people at the airport. Your flight has been delayed. The kids are crying.

Top five diet trends for 2013

Diet and lifestyle trends that will make news in 2013 Top five diet trends for 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - There's no shortage of New Year's resolutions to eat healthier and lose weight, but what does that really mean for consumers and food companies in 2013?

American diners going gourmet

Coolest new diners in US American diners going gourmet

At chef Patrick Acuña's diner, patrons sit elbow-to-elbow on stools along the bright-red Formica bar.

Five tips for summer picnic food

perfect picnic for summer 2012 Five tips for summer picnic food

LONDON, England - Picnics are a great way to enjoy lazy summer afternoons in the sunshine and can be a cost effective family day out.

Food etiquette tips that may come in handy when abroad

When In Rome... Food etiquette tips that may come in handy when abroad

You have good manners, right? After all, you (usually) keep your elbows off the table and say "Please pass the salt," right? But when you head abroad, things get a little more complicated.

International carriers woo passengers with special meals

Special In-flights Meals International carriers woo passengers with special meals

MUMBAI, India - The British Airways flight to London used to be the least preferred by Jain passengers because of the absence of Jain food on board.

TAM launches new menus and wine list for 2012

TAM Airlines TAM launches new menus and wine list for 2012

São Paulo, Brazil - TAM Airlines has launched a new menu for its international flights in 2012.

Ukraine becomes world's largest sunflower oil exporter

Global Food Trade Ukraine becomes world's largest sunflower oil exporter

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukraine has become the number one sunflower oil producer and exporter in the world, reports Erste Bank.

Economic sanctions worsening hunger in Madagascar, UN expert warns

Expert warns about dire situation in Madagascar Economic sanctions worsening hunger in Madagascar, UN expert warns

An independent United Nations expert said today it is time to reconsider the economic sanctions imposed on Madagascar following the 2009 political crisis, warning that they are aggravating an ...

Meal for Difficult Situations A Hit With Chinese Tourists Food holdover from Taiwan's military past popular with Chinese tourists

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A Taiwanese dish that is a holdover from the country's military past has been proving unexpectedly popular among Chinese tourists, a local tourist attraction official said Friday. ...

UN: World food prices to remain high into next year

Global Food Prices Set To Remain High UN: World food prices to remain high into next year

Citing dwindling stocks and only small production increases for the majority of crops, a new United Nations report released today says world food prices are likely to remain high for the rest of ...

A Malay culinary favorite makes polemics in Malaysia

FOOD A Malay culinary favorite makes polemics in Malaysia

Luc Citrinot, eTN

BANGKOK (eTN) - This could have been a very funny story in Malaysia if the polemics developing around a national Malay dish did not exude hints of racism.

UN: Over 1 billion tons of food lost or wasted every year

Global Food Waste UN: Over 1 billion tons of food lost or wasted every year

About a third of all the food produced for human consumption each year – or roughly 1.3 billion tons – is lost or wasted, according to a new study commissioned by the United Nations Food and ...

Report Card: Taleb Rifai on being the UNWTO secretary general

eTn Executive Talk Report Card: Taleb Rifai on being the UNWTO secretary general

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

ETN: You’ve been in office for almost two years, how is it going?

UN: Overall cost of food remained steady in April

Global Food Costs UN: Overall cost of food remained steady in April

Despite a sharp increase in international grain prices, the overall cost of food remained steady in April after falling in March, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) ...

Global food prices rise to new highs

UN Food Price Index Global food prices rise to new highs

Food prices around the world surged to a new historic peak in January, for the seventh consecutive month, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today, adding that the ...

Navarra Gastronomic Week In NYC Kingdom of Navarra visits New York City

NEW YORK - Prepare your palate for Piquillo red peppers and rosado wine! For eight days, February 20 through 27, The Kingdom of Navarra, Spain will visit New York City for a gastronomic ...

Colombia touts Latin America as part of solution for UN goals

Colombia on Food Crisis and Climate Change Colombia touts Latin America as part of solution for UN goals

Nelson Alcantara

(eTN) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week in New York at the UN General Assembly promoted the vital role that the resources of Latin America can play in achieving many of the global ...

Survey: Tourists love Japanese sushi above any other national dish

Tourism To Japan Survey: Tourists love Japanese sushi above any other national dish

TOKYO — Foreign tourists visiting Japan enjoy sushi above any other national dish, according to a survey by the Japan National Tourism Organisation.

Half of food and beverage execs expect to cut jobs or make no changes

Half See Slight Improvement Half of food and beverage execs expect to cut jobs or make no changes

NEW YORK, NY - When it comes to specific hiring plans, 23 percent of senior food and beverage executives thought they would cut headcount this year and 26 percent expected no change.

Singapore Airlines cooking comes to everyone's kitchen

Cooking Singapore Airlines cooking comes to everyone's kitchen

Luc Citrinot, eTN

SINGAPORE (eTN) - Last week, Singapore Airlines (SIA) launched its newest product, a cookbook called "Above and Beyond: A Collection of Recipes from the Singapore Airlines International Culinary ...

Curry to go? Thai Airways sees a market for airline food at home

Thai Airways Curry to go? Thai Airways sees a market for airline food at home

Alex Alper

BANGKOK - Fans of Thai Airways food can soon enjoy the airline's curries on the ground.

Fliers vent about airlines with worst food and rude cabin crew

American Customer Satisfaction Index Fliers vent about airlines with worst food and rude cabin crew

Passenger satisfaction with domestic airlines continues to improve, according to one survey released Tuesday.

TourCrafters unveils luxury food and wine tour of Tuscany

Time To Splurge On A Vacation TourCrafters unveils luxury food and wine tour of Tuscany

eTN Staff Writer

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - After squeezing every penny for the past couple of years, it may be time to splurge on a luxurious summer vacation.

Airlines could earn up to extra $35 million by offering quality in-flight meals for sale

More Airlines To Offer Better Quality Meals Airlines could earn up to extra $35 million by offering quality in-flight meals for sale

Timi Gustafson R.D.

Your choices for the evening are "grilled sirloin steak with a classic béarnaise sauce or grilled chicken breast with a mandarin orange sauce," followed by what is seductively described as an ...

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