Counting the Cost

How social media influences food trends

What is the effect of social media on global food trends and should producers restaurants factor in its importance?

Religion

India state to give life sentences for cow slaughter

Hindu activists have long accused the Muslim-dominated meat industry of covering up the slaughter of cows.

India state to give life sentences for cow slaughter

Latin America

Brazil police raid meatpacking plants in bribery probe

Global companies as well as small rivals face crackdown as inquiry finds proof inspectors and politicians were bribed.

Police raid meatpacking plants in bribery probe

Opinion

Doner kebab and integration: A story worth telling

Let us swim around the melting pot, enjoying the mix.

Ibrahim Dogus

by Ibrahim Dogus

Ibrahim Dogus

China

Q&A: Fuchsia Dunlop on the politics of Chinese food

The writer and expert on China's gastronomy discusses her scepticism about applying Western standards to Chinese food.

Q&A: Fuchsia Dunlop on the politics of Chinese food

Street Food

A taste of migration: Penang's multi-culinary heritage

We explore the island state off the coast of Malaysia through its unique food, history and people.

Street Food

From famine to feast: Street food Beijing

Torn between tradition and modernity, China's customs of an ancient past compete with the convenience age of the new.

Street Food

Lima: Peru's food revolution

As Peru struggles to define its modern self, are the country's culinary traditions the key to a better future?

Street Food

Street food Palermo: A melting pot in the Mediterranean

We discover how Sicily's multicultural past has shaped the island's unique cuisine and traditional street food culture.

Food

Venezuela military controls food as nation goes hungry

With much of the country on the verge of starvation, food trafficking has become one of the biggest businesses.

 Venezuela military controls food as nation goes hungry

REWIND

Street Food Jerusalem

Travel back to 2008 with Street Food as they sample the vibrant and varied food culture in conflict-ridden Jerusalem.

TechKnow

Cracking the peanut allergy

TechKnow investigates what's fuelling the spike in food-related allergies and whether science can cook up a cure.

Special series

Circle of Poison

A look at the powerful pesticide industry, its effect on the developing world and how small farmers are fighting back.

Interactive

Bangladesh's genetically modified eggplants

Can genetically modified crops improve the lives of the poorest farmers?

Bangladesh's genetically modified eggplants

Street Food

Snacking through the Big Apple: Food carts in NYC

We explore the cultural diversity exemplified throughout the vibrant street food scene in New York City.