Underutilized crops championed at local University

Horticulture researchers at the Crop Science Department, University of Zimbabwe are creating a buzz about traditional tuber crops. After tasting some of the products...

If you love meat and value your health read on…

My doubts about Zimbabwean love for meat all but disappeared earlier this year when the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a division...

The food and seed festival highlights

“It was the best one yet!” that was the overwhelming consensus from stall holders and visitors to the 2015 food and seed festival held...

Interview with SME Business Woman of the Year: Nyarai Kurebgaseka

Tell us about yourself – your background, where you’re from and how you came to be who you are today in relation to promoting...

Crocodile burgers steal the show at Expo Milan 2015

Expo Milan 2015 is an annual Global Exhibition that runs for six months (from May to October 2015) providing a platform for the exchange...

Countdown to the 2015 Food and Seed Festival

It is less than a month to go until the major food event of the year. Yes that right folks the Traditional and organic...

Wild food collectors counter climate change

Activities such as bee-keeping and harvesting mushrooms and wild fruits are becoming an increasingly important contribution to food security and incomes for poor rural...

Experts say traditional diet is better for you

FOR the past 7 years, Faresi Nyamadzawo, 68, of Harare has jabbed herself with a shot of insulin twice everyday, or more than 5,100...

Tsenza makes Rusape tick

To a wayfarer, vendors selling tsenza (Livingstone potato, Plectranthus esculentus) in the small farming town of Rusape are just like any other vendors. But tsenza...

Amaranth grain proves popular in gluten-free diets

The plant is already well known in Zimbabwe amongst traditional food fans. Locally called Mowa, Bonongwe or Imbuya, depending on where you are in...