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PepsiCo goes Beyond Meat in new partnership

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat are creating a joint venture to develop snacks and drinks made from plant-based proteins. The companies didn’t reveal what kinds of products they will make Tu...

US official lauds Taiwan’s public health prowess, vibrant food scene

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American diplomat posted in Kaohsiung has shared his insights into U.S.-Taiwan relations and commented on Taiwan’s disease prevention success as the world continu...

Amazon Singapore Ushers in the Year of the Ox with Bountiful Deals on Amazon.sg and Amazon Fresh

Amazon Singapore is collaborating with local enterprises such as Shermay's Singapore Fine Food, Bee Cheng Hiang, The Golden Duck and more, to bring customers more local favorites to get into the fe...

On Day One, Biden to undo Trump policies on climate, virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s policy legacy, signing a series of executive actions that reverse his predecess...

Largest Japanese discount chain opens first location in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest Japanese discount chain Don Quijote has opened its first store in Taiwan and will sell products that are less commonly found on Taiwanese supermarket shelves. ...

'It was so frenetic:' HBO Max follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooking a meal for a big group is always stressful. So just imagine cooking for over 1,000 guests. Now make those guests white-hot celebrities like Brad Pitt. That's...

Outcry over COVID-19 food parcels for UK children prompts U-turn

Mizz, a single mother from Stoke-on-Trent, said her heart sank when she opened the food package from the British government. "We were gobsmacked," Mizz, who didn't want to give her fu...

EU food agency approves mealworms as human food

Mealworms got approval for EU plates Wednesday from the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), based in Italy's city of Parma — better known for its tasty pasta, tomatoes, ham and cheese. Act...

More than 70% of Taiwanese travel to seek out local delicacies: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a survey conducted by international hotel booking site Agoda, more than 70 percent of Taiwanese travel in order to seek out and enjoy local delicacies. Ago...

Bread Garden Unveils Chinese New Year Goodies Collection 2021 with Launch of New Website

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 7 January 2021 - Bread Garden has unveiled its collection of CNY goodies for 2021, featuring both classic tastes and new flavour innovations, together with the launch of i...

No free food sampling at Taipei Lunar New Year Market amid COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei is considering scrapping one of the most popular traditions of the capital’s Lunar New Year celebrations — free food sampling at the Dihua Street market...

Japanese discount chain Don Quijote coming to Taiwan on Jan. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular Japanese discount chain Don Quijote is going to open its first branch in Taiwan on Jan. 19. The chain's first store in Taiwan will travel under the Don Don ...

Jefferies, Exxon rise; Exact Sciences, WW International fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Jefferies Financial Group Inc., up 10 cents to $24.92. The investment banking and capita...

Photo of the Day: 'Communist Bandit Pastries' spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last week, a Chinese American netizen shared a photo of an eatery in southwestern Taiwan called "Communist Bandit Pastries" (共匪餅). When asked by Taiwan News w...

LaFleur says Harrison might make his Packers debut on Sunday

Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur says there’s a possibility newly acquired defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison could play in the team’s regular-season finale Sunday at Chicago. ...