France and Italy are food and beverage superpowers

by Rashmee

Posted on September 15, 2020


There’s no question that Europe’s food and beverage superpowers are France and Italy. Half of the products on the 100-strong list of unique European products that China agreed to protect  (on Monday, September 14) come from France and Italy. The list has 200 products altogether – equal numbers from China and the European Union (EU). … Continue reading “France and Italy are food and beverage superpowers”

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The cheesy trademark battle over halloumi

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2020 / The Focus


What does cheese say when it looks in the mirror? Halloumi. The cheesy joke may be due for an update now that a London court is faced with a battle over its trademark. The salty unripened cheese is one of the biggest exports from Cyprus and the UK is Nicosia’s largest market for it. Unsurprisingly, … Continue reading “The cheesy trademark battle over halloumi”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK