The plant-based protein sources market increased by 28 percent last year, which is more than PLN 600 million (EUR 139.9 million), wrote a Polish daily newspaper devoted to business and economic issues on Tuesday.
Titled ‘Stołówka dla fifnych owadów’ (Canteen For Insects), the project will see 35 ‘insect hotels’ debut across the city with confirmed locations including the gardens of 12 primary schools and 18 kindergartens.
Entitled ‘Let’s Meet at the Kitchen Table’, the vibrantly illustrated English and Polish cookbook is a collection of 16 recipes contributed by 11 migrants of various nationalities, permanently living in the city of Wrocław.
The fridge, part of the city’s ‘Wrocław doesn’t waste’ campaign, will be a place of food exchanges for local residents where they can leave surplus food.
Despite the hardships faced by restaurants and cafes because of lockdown, the altruistic businesses donated 10 percent of their earnings to help feed underprivileged children in Poland and the developing world.
Exports of Polish agricultural and food products rose by 7 percent year on year in 2020, according to a state-owned agricultural agency.
Revenue from agri-food exports hit a record high in 2020 of EUR 34 billion, EUR 2 billion more than a year earlier, the agriculture minister has said.
Around nine million tonnes of food are wasted in Poland every year while, at the same time, there are some 1.6 million people living in extreme poverty, the Federation of Polish Food Banks has reported.
Designed to look like a page of advertisements in a newspaper, with individual boxes advertising different food places around the capital, the mural from Good Looking Studio takes up the whole side of a building.
By combining mouth-watering recipes with stunning imagery and the fascinating inside stories behind local cooking, award-winning author and Warsaw academic Magdalena Tomaszewska-Bolałek is hoping her e-book ‘The Polish Table’ will act as a ‘food diplomat’ in promoting Polish cooking abroad.