International Food

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    President Biden Appoints UAPB Chancellor as Chair of Board for International Food and Agricultural Development

    Chair Appointment Marks a Historic First for Board Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander President Joe Biden has announced his intent to appoint new members of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD), including Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander as Chair. BIFAD is a seven-member, presidentially appointed advisory committee to USAID to ensure it brings the assets of U.S. universities to bear on development challenges in agriculture and food security and supports their representation in USAID programming. Dr. Alexander’s appointment as BIFAD Chair marks the first time the board is chaired by a leader of an 1890 public land grant university,  

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    BYU researchers breed hybrid quinoa to combat global food insecurity

    Quinoa, that nutty sweet seed we curiously refer to as a grain, has shot up the food chain from obscure California-hipster dish to an American culinary mainstay. Its popularity has now reached the level that the people who decide such things have officially ascribed a national day in January to institutionalize its consumption, which, unlike other arbitrary consumer days (looking at you, Slurpee Day), might actually be a good thing, considering the seed’s impressive profile of nutrition, with B vitamins, fiber, minerals and protein. Add to that its quick cook time and immense versatility. There’s a team of researchers at  

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    Sweegen Praises New Framework on Stevia Technology By International Food Safety Authority

    Sets Global Example on Standards for Countries Greater access to new generation steviol glycosides looks promising after new framework adopted by Codex, an international food safety authority. Sweegen’s steviol glycosides are made by clean bioconversion. Sweegen’s steviol glycosides are made by clean bioconversion. Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sweegen’s health and wellness commitment through global sugar reduction solutions became stronger after Codex Alimentarius (Codex), the international food standard safety authority, recently adopted the specifications for all four stevia technologies, including Sweegen’s bioconversion. “The new Codex framework is timely as the benefits of steviol glycosides, the  

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    President Biden Announces Key Appointments to Boards and Commissions

    WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announces his intent to appoint the following individuals to serve in key roles: Laurence B. Alexander, Chair, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Pamela K. Anderson, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Marie Boyd, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Rattan Lal, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool-Tasie, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Henri G. Moore, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Kathy Spahn, Member, Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Starlet “Star” Jones Lugo, Chair & Commissioner,  

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    International Food in Zagreb: Fuego Fresh Latin Food

    January 14, 2022 – Open less than two months, Fuego Fresh Latin Food is the Croatian capital’s latest international food offer. TCN visited to check out their authentic South American and Caribbean Latin cuisine. Slightly hidden at the foot of a residential building on the edge of Lower Town, immediately behind Zagreb Holding, the capital’s latest international food offer is definitely worth finding. Fuego Fresh Latin Food serves rustic and affordable dishes of Mexico, Venezuela and Cuba. Think homemade tortilla chips, corn, salads, spices, lime juice, salsa and chilli sauce. Its authentic menu is the creation of American-Croatian Richard Gruica,  

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    International Food Information Council forecasts food trends for 2022

    Nostalgia, sustainability and e-commerce all should continue to thrive in 2022, according to a forecast of food trends from the International Food Information Council. Food insecurity and exotic flavors will be topics of note, and terms like kokumi, “reducetarian” and COP26 could be heard often as well, according to the Washington-based IFIC. Consumers’ desire for wellness will have them seeking whole grains and fiber, and they will explore immune health as well. Many Americans are seeking ways to manage stress, which will have them looking for products with micronutrients like B vitamins and magnesium or macronutrients like whole grains and  

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    How to Eat Around the World in Wichita: An International Food Guide

    Wichita is deeply rooted with many unique cultures. Through the years, the city has been a cultural hub that fused traditions and flavors. The diversity has made international dining in Wichita a popular part of our local food scene. Nearly 400 restaurants, food trucks and other food vendors in the area account for the eclectic international offerings we are fortunate to have. The beauty of it is, they all have their own style, recipes, fusions and takes on dishes that create opportunities for us to try something we may have never had before. Whether you consider them “authentic” or close  

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