2017 Oktoberfest beer price
Food & Drink

Oktoberfest Beer Price Freeze

Good news for fans of the Maß. The beer price is not expected to rise at this year’s Oktoberfest. For the first time in years the city of Munich wants to limit the beer price at the Oktoberfest. According to the plans of Munich Mayor Josef Schmid, who is responsible …

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Food & Drink

Mealworm Burger on the Menu in Germany

With millions more hungry mouths around the world, can eating creepy crawlies offer a solution? Meet the Mehlwurmburger. For over a century, Frankfurt’s Bergiusschule has taught middle school graduates to cook in some of Frankfurt’s leading hotels and restaurants. Students of the School of Quality Management and Food Technology at …

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Price Explosion for Salads and Vegetables in Germany

Whether at the Supermarkt in Wiesbaden or at the weekly market in Bad Nauheim, the prices for salads and vegetables in Germany has increased drastically recently. The cause lies in Southern Europe. According to Hessenschau.de, Adrian Horst who runs the Edeka market in Grünberg has had to explain to his …

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German ice wine
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German Ice Wine Harvest Lives Up To Its Name

German ice wine harvest marks end of the country’s wine-growing year. Despite the bitter cold, wine growers in south-west Germany were picking the last frozen grapes from the vine on Saturday to make the country’s traditional ice wine, or Eiswein as it is known there. A sweet dessert wine, this year’s …

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German beer
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German beer no longer bekömmlich

A German court has decided that a century-old brewery is not allowed to refer to its beer as “bekömmlich” or “wholesome” because the description implies it is healthy.  The judgment could set a precedent for the German beer industry. The court in Stuttgart ruled that the Clemens Härle brewery in the south-western German …

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German baker Axel Schmitt
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German baker plays music to give his bread extra flavour

A baker in Germany claims his bread tastes better because he plays music to his dough at deafening levels – and says he has the science to back it up. “There are two loves in my life,” declares German baker Axel Schmitt. “Music and baking. And so I wondered: What …

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