World Milk Day!

World Milk Day is a day set aside to celebrate the importance of milk  as a global food! It is celebrated every June 1. Milk  is the first food a child  gets immediately after birth and is perhaps the one food a person consumes throughout life. Please follow and like us:0

Biggest rice seedling factory in Africa!

Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade has expressed optimistm at the state’s economy saying that it would soon record a giant leap with the expected generation of over N70 billion yearly from the state’s Rice City project. He described the Cross Rivers Rice City, as the largest and first of its kind in Africa. Please follow…

Eat Chillies!

As anyone who has ever eaten a really hot chilli will testify, they can cause a lot of pain. Chillies come in many shapes, colours, sizes and strengths, but one thing they have in common is the burning sensation they cause in your mouth, eyes and any other part of your body into which their…

Man in hospital for eating pepper in world’s chilli contest!

A man who recently ate the world’s hottest chilli pepper in a chilli-eating contest has  ended up in hospital after experiencing “thunderclap” headaches. The 34-year-old man had eaten one Carolina Reaper chilli in the contest in New York State, USA. The “crushingly painful” headaches reportedly came on in the next few days. Please follow and like…

Rockmelon contamination in Australia!

Three Australians have reportedly died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has promoted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons. Listeria is a commonly found bacteria and for most people who consume foods that contain it, it  does not cause illness. But for  elderly people, pregnant women…

2018 kitchen tips!

Florence Okah-avae is a great foodie on the GOURMET GUIDE FOOD CHANNEL ON WHATSAPP, she shared the following kitchen yips with the house! This is however the edited version! Please follow and like us:0

African Farmers and Cultural Organisation to host Congress in October!

African Farmers and Cultural Organisation (AFCO), a nongovernmental,  nonprofit organisation has concluded plans to host its National Membership Congress as well as inaugurate the African Crops and Cultural Festival, scheduled to hold later in October 2018 in Lagos. AFCO President,  Chukwunwike Esiole gave the information in Lagos at a get-together for old and prospective members of…

Scramble for Nutella causes violent scenes at French supermarkets!

A discount on Nutella has reportedly led to violent scenes in a chain of French supermarkets, as shoppers jostled to grab a bargain on the sweet spread. According to the BBC, Intermarché supermarkets offered a 70% discount on Nutella, bringing the price down from €4.50 (£3.90) to €1.40. But police were calied when people began fighting…

Inflation in Nigeria!

Nigerian’s food inflation index reportedly defied expectations by reducing to 19.42 per cent in December from 20.31 per cent in November. This according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics report, occurred  at a time when Nigerians suffered bruising fuel crisis which usually leads to hike in food prices. Please follow and like us:0

Coconut oil and its health benefits!

Sales of coconut oil have increased all around the world! This is owing to celebrity endorsements and claims that drinking the stuff will cure everything from bad breath to digestive disorders. Please follow and like us:0