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Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Tengrinews.kz
All countries need to join efforts to ensure food security: Nazarbayev

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has stressed the importance of all countries joining their efforts to ensure global food security.

All countries need to join efforts to ensure food security: Nazarbayev
Putin extends Western food ban for one year
Putin extends Western food ban for one year

Russian President Vladimir Putin extended a ban against most Western food imports for a year, saying the longer-than-expected measure would ensure the country's security.

Putin extends Western food ban for one year
Italian Nutella maker to buy British rival Thorntons
Italian Nutella maker to buy British rival Thorntons

The board of British chocolate maker Thorntons said it had agreed a takeover deal by Italian rival Ferrero that values the firm at about £111.9 million.

Italian Nutella maker to buy British rival Thorntons
Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival
Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival

Campaigners protesting China's annual dog meat festival were forcibly dispersed by unidentified men as they attempted to rally outside a government office.

Protesters muzzled at Chinese dog meat festival
Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev. ©RIA Novosti
Russia to prolong embargo if EU extends sanctions: minister

Moscow will extend its embargo on European Union agricultural products but is unlikely to go further if the EU extends sanctions as expected.

Russia to prolong embargo if EU extends sanctions: minister
Oksana Vodneva, Antonio Bautista, Kane Moore, Anibal Lorden. ©Tengrinews
Hard Rock Cafe comes forward in Almaty; will Astana be next?

Hard Rock Cafe has finally fling its doors open in Almaty this weekend.

Hard Rock Cafe comes forward in Almaty; will Astana be next?
Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court
Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court

Nestle said it is challenging a ban imposed by India on its hugely popular Maggi instant noodles brand after tests showed they contained excessive levels of lead.

Nestle challenges noodles ban in Indian court
Nestle pulls Maggi noodles after India safety scare
Nestle pulls Maggi noodles after India safety scare

Nestle said it was withdrawing its Maggi instant noodles from sale in India after a scare over excess lead content.

Nestle pulls Maggi noodles after India safety scare
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Food in Kazakhstan is very delicious: EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti

According to EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti, food in Kazakhstan is very delicious and the best wheat in the world grows in this Central Asian country.

Food in Kazakhstan is very delicious: EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti
Russia to ban fish imports from Latvia, Estonia
Russia to ban fish imports from Latvia, Estonia

Russia is to ban fish imports from the Baltic states of Latvia and Estonia, its food safety watchdog said Friday, citing violations.

Russia to ban fish imports from Latvia, Estonia
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Kazakhstan should become food supplier: McKinsey's Dobbs

Director of the McKinsey Global Institute says that Kazakhstan needs to develop food supply chains.

Kazakhstan should become food supplier: McKinsey's Dobbs
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Kazakhstan opens national pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

Kazakhstani delegation presented a pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 on May 1st.

Kazakhstan opens national pavilion at Milan Expo 2015
McDonald's faces 'cockroach burger' claim in New Zealand
McDonald's faces 'cockroach burger' claim in New Zealand

Fast food giant McDonald's said it was aware of a New Zealand woman's allegation she found a half-eaten cockroach in a hamburger bought at one of its South Island restaurants.

McDonald's faces 'cockroach burger' claim in New Zealand
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Kazakh cuisine presented in American TV show

A famous American TV presenter, chef and co-founder of Bizarre Food TV show Andrew Zimmern has visited Kazakhstan and shared his impression of Kazakh national dishes.

Kazakh cuisine presented in American TV show
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'I eat fast food every day,' say 13% of Kazakhstani children

The Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development has decided to take one of the biggest social problems - obesity among children - in Kazakhstan under a strict control.

'I eat fast food every day,' say 13% of Kazakhstani children
Traditional Nepal cheese is a hit overseas -- as dog snack
Traditional Nepal cheese is a hit overseas -- as dog snack

A chewy cheese made by generations of yak herders in Nepal has become an unexpected hit overseas.

Traditional Nepal cheese is a hit overseas -- as dog snack
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Sweet tooth Golovkin on his training, son and love of ping pong for FightHub TV

Gennady Golovkin has talked about his training at the Big Bear, his son and Ping-Pong in an interview with FightHub TV.

Sweet tooth Golovkin on his training, son and love of ping pong for FightHub TV
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Physics of food shows secrets of popcorn

To a couple of French investigators, popcorn is a biomechanical enigma waiting to be explained.

Physics of food shows secrets of popcorn
Burger chain Shake Shack sizzles in Wall Street debut
Burger chain Shake Shack sizzles in Wall Street debut

Shake Shack, a hamburger chain that prides itself on fresh ingredients and good service, soared in its first day of trade on Wall Street.

Burger chain Shake Shack sizzles in Wall Street debut
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McDonald's CEO pays price for growing woes

Fast-food giant McDonald's replaced president and chief executive Donald Thompson, after the company turned in another poor quarter of sales and earnings last week.

McDonald's CEO pays price for growing woes