Food & Drink (183)
The world’s most expensive doggy bag
In Germany, nearly 11 tons of food is thrown away every year. A restaurant in Hamburg has decided to tackle this problem in their very own way by putting a sign on tables informing visitors that they will pay a fine for their unfinished meal (€1 per 50 grams).
Why it matters
In times where a considerable proportion of the global population suffers from hunger or malnutrition, is this is a good way of reminding people of their actions? Is imposing a fine enough to make us more conscious of our disposable and wasteful ways?
Bio Outdoor is a reusable bottle made of organic plastic and, if placed under composting conditions, biodegrades within six months. Produced by Berg Outdoor, the 500 ml bottle won the gold medal in the ‘High Ecological and Sustainable Value’ category at the OutDoor Industry Awards.
Craft beers are the new must have in Spain’s trendier bars. It not only shows that you consume high quality beer but also demonstrates your knowledge of the product.
Although microbreweries have overall low market shares, they are slowly grabbing a slice of the market that usually belonged to bigger beer brands. They also distinguish themselves from usual beer brands with their high quality design and aesthetics.