All over the world people and cultures have alcoholic drinks made from local materials. While the Caribbean made local Spirits from Sugarcane; Mexicans from blue agave, Eastern Europeans from cereal grains or potatoes, etc., West Africans made their Spirits from palm wine or sap. However, while others regions have developed their local Spirits, built large… Read More Tambour Original Sodabi: the World Class Local Spirit Made from Palm Wine
Africans have been making and drinking beer before the first European set his foot on African soil but the Europeans were first to commercially produce beer in Africa. Throughout history, Human have consumed beer and made them from local cereal grains. Asian brewed their beer from rice and the native Americans from corn and Africans… Read More How Global Brewers are Cashing in on Sorghum and Cassava Beer in Africa
Stanford Muyila, a 32-year-old Malawian has been awarded the Young Scientist Award in Japan during the Japan-China-Korea Grassland Conference for successfully creating a low-cost method for increasing the nutritional value of agricultural waste meant to be used as animal feed. Usually, the process of producing animal feed from agricultural wastes requires the residues to undergo… Read More Malawi’s Stanford Muyila Wins Young Scientist Award in Japan for his Agricultural Innovation
Before humans evolved from hunters and nut-pickers to farmers, we have always stored food and drinks for different reasons. Regardless of the varying reasons for storage, we generally want them to be fit for our consumption. Over time, preserving farm produce has always been a challenge to human beings. We live among billions of organisms,… Read More Do You Know When, Why and How Food Spoils?
The most extensively cultivated cereals are wheat, barley, oat, rye, rice, maize, sorghum and different kinds of millet. Sorghum and Tef are the only cereal that exclusively originated from Africa. Barley (Ethiopian barley according Ehret), Rice and millet are of both African and Asian origin. Maize is native to the Americas. all others cereals originated… Read More The Five Super Cereals No One Told You About
The Court Judgement Recently a court in Nigeria ruled that high levels of benzoic acid and additives in Coca-Cola’s soft drinks could pose a health risk to consumers when mixed with ascorbic acid, commonly known as vitamin C. The ruling was the result of a nine-year-long court battle initiated by Nigerian businessman Fijabi Adebo. Mr… Read More Nigerian authority saying life of a Nigerian doesn’t matter as much as that of a European