What’s New in November: Fall Festivals, Reformation Day, Recipes, Products

Thanksgiving FoodFood Gratitude

As the October draws to a close, it’s time to show gratitude for our daily food: Harvest Celebration (Erntedankfest), Halloween, St. Martin’s Day and Thanksgiving are quintessential reminders of the importance of agriculture and cooking in our daily life.  Pumpkins and candies, lanterns and bonfires, turkeys and geese, and, of course, cakes and pies provide nourishment for the soul, celebrate friendships and strengthen family bonds. Explore the roots of the November holidays, our fall recipe collections, and essential ingredients to whet your appetite…more

Reformation Day Celebrationwernigerode-castle-saxony-anhalt

What else to do on Hallow’s Eve? Celebrate the beginning of a year-long anniversary party dedicated to Martin Luther and his Reformation Day. We provide a brief summary of the historical events, highlight the culinary side of Saxony-Anhalt (where Luther resided all his life) and introduce three regional culinary specialties from Saxony-Anhalt – Luther Cake, Luther Cookies, and Luther Bread – created in recent years as a culinary homage to this historical figure. … more

New products available in North America, June 2016 New Foods for This Year

Each year, about 700 new food and beverage products hit the shelves of North American supermarkets and many more are introduced in specialty food stores. Discover the newest German delicacies we discovered at recent industry trade sold in stores or online the US and Canada. We update this section at least once a year… more »

Food Industry Faces Paradigm Shiftfda_building

This year will be remembered as a watershed for food producers, importers and retailers in the United States. A wave of new federal and state rules published over the past 10 months will impact food companies for years to come. New Nutrition Label, Food Safety Modernization, National GMO Labeling, What’s All Natural?, Prop 65, Waste Reduction …. consumer become ever more concerned, lawmakers and regulators have responded. We’ve compiled a list of the FDA’s most important recent final rules (Last Update: August 2016)… more »

The Taste Of Germany
The Taste Of GermanyOctober 12th, 2016 at 3:28am

"Schwaebisch Schwaetza" (speak the Swabia dialect) is close to impossible for most Germans. But the language barrier does not prevent...