Meat with a mission
Lifestyle / Politics & Economy

Meat with a mission

In the past decades hills and grasslands had made way for concrete walls, metal cages and endless halls stuffed with animals eating compound feedingstuffs. The reality of meat production is far off the idyllic scenery that advertisements and manager would like us to believe. But in Germany, farmer Bernd Schulz stands against the common standards and produces “meat with a mission.” (Photo credit: meinekleinefarm.org) Continue reading

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Products with footprints
Politics & Economy

Products with footprints

Our products might soon become greener. The European Union is working on a programme to assess and benchmark the environmental performance of consumer goods: The Product Environmental Footprint. The 3-years testing period will start this month. Continue reading

Good Coffee comes from Good People?!
Politics & Economy

Good Coffee comes from Good People?!

Germany is one of the leading coffee exporting countries in the world, without having a single coffee bush. Countries like Germany buy raw coffee beans from developing countries and make profit out of processing and re-exporting the brown commodity. Why do producing countries not maximize their gain by processing the coffee locally? A story about the journey of a coffee bean. Continue reading