BERN, SWITZERLAND – Farmers who are trying to save the at-risk bee population in Switzerland received encouraging news Tuesday. The upper house of parliament Tuesday backed a motion by the lower house to develop a coordinated approach to help the bees, based on scientific evidence. The motion does not includes an outright ban on pesticides […]
Archives for September 2013
ProSpecieRara’s fall market
A "unique, traditional or rare foods market" sponsored by a Swiss promoter of "slow foods" and organic produce.
UK’s Waitrose starts exports to Manor
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Some 120 Waitrose supermarket products will be available at Manor in Switzerland, starting with the Geneva store, as of this week, the UK company announced Monday 26 September. It has been exporting its products since 1996 and now sells to 47 countries, but it is keen to expand in Europe. Sales outside […]
Visit, tasting session: 100 years celebration (Semaine du goût)
Confiserie Monnier in Fribourg is one of the country’s fine old chocolate makers and the welcome mat is out for the 100th anniversary celebration
Bénichon in Fribourg
Once a parish festival, then the harvest celebration and now a popular 3-day fête centred around local products – gourmand meals, festivities, dancing.