London mayor takes aim at junk food ads

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The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, put forward a plan on Friday to ban ads for junk food across the entire public transportation system in the British capital in a bid to stop the ‘ticking time bomb’ which he considers to be child obesity. (Article in French)Read more →

Starbucks to open its first coffee shop in Italy

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Starbucks will open a coffee shop in Milan in September. It will be the American chain’s first shop in Italy, the homeland of espresso and where the company plans to enter the market with ‘humility’, CEO Howard Schultz announced on Monday. (Article in French)Read more →

Global food prices remain stable in April

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Food prices remained generally stable in April, as the continued rise in cereal and dairy prices was offset by a sharp drop in sugar prices, according to the FAO food index released on Thursday. (Article in French)Read more →