Misting vegetables is practiced by 80% of US grocery stores but by only 1% of retailers outside the US. So why do they mist in the US?
Another excellent article in the Guardian yesterday: “The study of 19 European countries is published this month in a special issue of the journal Public Health Nutrition. It shows that UK families buy more ultra-processed food than any others in Europe, amounting to 50.7% of the diet. Germany comes second, on 46.2% and then Ireland on 45.9%. “
Peter Mayle passed away on January 18, 2018, at the age of 78. The effect that he has triggered with his book “A Year in Provence” (1989) is remarkable.
Reminiscing about the sad state of bread in the US, the Boulangerie Frederic Boyer in Sarrians near Avignon came to my mind just the other day. What a stark contrast to what industrialization of the food supply has done to creativity, health and the general well being.