Category Archives: Agricultural products

Global growth of the cider market and its implications in agriculture

Apple cider is one of the oldest natural beverages produced by humans, and even the “father” of medicine, Hippocrates, considered it a true antibiotic. With a low alcohol content (between 3 – 8%), cider is obtained by fermenting fruits, especially apples. With a refreshing taste reminiscent of sparkling wine, cider has many benefits for the… Read More »

Gum Arabic – a steady investment opportunity for African farmers

If you ever paid attention to the ingredients list on food products, you most likely noticed that gum Arabic is a very common ingredient. But what is this gum and where does it come from? Well, gum Arabic is a “hot commodity” for African farmers because it has various uses, not just in the food… Read More »

Biodiesel – definition and benefits

The fuel that is used for cars, machinery and other types of work equipment is one of the biggest factors for environmental pollution. Therefore, the need to use alternative sources of fuel is obvious. Right now, the best option seems to be biodiesel. What is biodiesel? Biodiesel is a liquid biofuel that successfully replaces petro-diesel,… Read More »

Meatless products’ names about to change in Germany?

The dairy and meat production industry is currently in alert in Germany. There are many voices that support restricting the name and commercialization of products containing plant-based meat substitutes. To support climate and sustainability, but also to support consumers demand and to realize further profits, more and more manufacturers in these industries are using plant… Read More »