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Pak Food products Exhibited at the world biggest food fair held in Paris

Pak Food products Exhibited at the world biggest food fair held in Paris

Paris, 22nd October 2018: The purpose-build Pakistan Pavilion at the Global International Food Products Exhibition (SIAL) held in Paris from October 21-25, 2018 attracted many buyers from around the world. Over forty five (45) renowned Pakistani companies exhibited a variety of food products including rice, pickles, dry fruits, beverages, spices and processed food. Buyers from many […]

Lahore welcomes International tourists with fun, food and fervor

Lahore welcomes International tourists with fun, food and fervor

(Webdesk) – Lahore- the historical and cultural trademark of the rich past of the Sub-Continent. It is also the most socially liberal, progressive and cosmopolitan city of the country. The famed walled city is also abode to many World Heritage Sites like Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens. From being a hub of an education to […]

Sindh Food Authority begins crackdown against substandard food in Karachi

Sindh Food Authority begins crackdown against substandard food in Karachi

KARACHI: The Sindh Food Authority, a year after the provincial assembly passed a law for provision of safe and hygienic food to the people, has finally become functional in Karachi. The Sindh Assembly, on March 8, 2017, had passed into law the Sindh Food Authority Act, 2017. Last month, the Sindh Food Authority was finally […]

Delegation of Food Fortification Program headed by Diane Northway, called on the Minister of State for Finance, Rana Muhammad Afzal

Delegation of Food Fortification Program headed by Diane Northway, called on the Minister of State for Finance, Rana Muhammad Afzal

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak,  15 February 2018 Islamabad, A 3-member delegation of the Food Fortification Program, Pakistan (FFP) headed by Diane Northway, team leader, called on the Minister of State for Finance, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan here Thursday. She was accompanied by  Dr. Tauseef Akhtar Janjua, Technical Director and Laila Rubab Jaskani, National Advocacy and Communications […]

Wheat Stock ranges between 4. to 1.6 million metric tons in country, Standing Committee

Wheat Stock ranges between 4. to 1.6 million metric tons in country, Standing Committee

Lahore (PR) the 09th January, 2018(Asghar Ali Mubarak) 41st meeting of the Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research was held today at 11:00 a.m. in Pakistan Agricultural Storage & Supplies Corporation (PASSCO) Head Office, Lahore under the Chairmanship of Malik Shakir Bashir Awan, MNA. The Committee was briefed about the step taken by the PASSCO and Department of […]

Pakistan Food Pavilion emerged as favorite at Food Festival held in Paris

Pakistan Food Pavilion emerged as favorite at Food Festival held in Paris

Paris 22nd Sept, 2017. A Pakistan food pavilion artistically decorated with the handicrafts, truck art and spices of Pakistan was the centre of attraction during the 2nd edition of the three day international Gastronomy Festival held in Paris from 22nd – 24th of this month. The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque attended […]

In threat to food security, Bangladesh moves to burn grain for fuel

In threat to food security, Bangladesh moves to burn grain for fuel

  DHAKA:  Bangladesh plans to begin turning some of the grain it produces into ethanol to make its fuel greener – but economists and experts warn the move could hurt food security in a country that is already a grain importer. Energy ministry officials said in a gazette notification early this year that the country […]

Celebrities reveal their ultimate diet secrets

Celebrities reveal their ultimate diet secrets

Celebrities reveal their ultimate diet secrets By Entertainment Desk PHOTO: INSTAGRAM Ever thought how celebrities manage to look uber divine on the red carpet, while doing groceries and going out for a casual lunch. Besides sleeping well and visiting the salon and spa regularly, there must be a thing or two about them eating healthy […]

Pakistanis prove their food flair, bag first place in international culinary contest

Pakistanis prove their food flair, bag first place in international culinary contest

Pakistanis surely cook the tastiest of foods and are arguably the best eaters as well. The country’s national culinary team recently proved its mettle in culinary arts, when it secured the first place in the 15th International Istanbul Gastronomy Festival, held during February 2-5, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. The event attracted groups of chefs from […]

Non-stick chemicals common in fast food packaging: study

Non-stick chemicals common in fast food packaging: study

MIAMI: Burgers, fries, tacos and pastries come wrapped in grease-proof paper and boxes that often contain non-stick chemicals that may be able to leach into food, US researchers said Wednesday. The study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters tested more than 400 samples from 27 fast food chains in the United States. Almost […]

Indian soldier who protested bad food gets plumber’s job

Indian soldier who protested bad food gets plumber’s job

NEW DELHI: As India ordered an inquiry into a complaint by a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper at the Line of Control (LoC) that he and his colleagues were served bad food, the soldier said on Tuesday he has been transferred to the headquarters as a plumber. Tej Bahadur Yadav posted videos alleging that troops […]

Authentic Pakistani Music Food charmed ASPAC members

Authentic Pakistani Music Food charmed ASPAC members

Paris 28th October, 2016. Pakistan food stall and Sufi music charmed the members of Asia Pacific Group of Permanent Delegations (ASPAC) to UNESCO, diplomats, French government officials and other visitors. Pakistan food stall artistically adorned with traditional handicrafts, offering of authentic Pakistan dishes and performance of live Sufi music was held in UNESCO Headquarter in […]