MOSCOW: ‘ Russia Plans to Ban Fruit Imports from Ukraine ‘

#AceFoodNews – MOSCOW – September 19 – Russia may ban imports of fruits from Ukraine by late September, Russia’s agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said Friday RIA Novisti reported.  

' Russia may ban imports of fruits from Ukraine by late September. '

‘ Russia may ban imports of fruits from Ukraine by late September. ‘

Alexei Alekseyenko, an aide to Rosselkhoznadzorchief, said pests were discovered in Ukrainian-grown fruits. Russian customs services have also detected attempts to import banned Moldovan fruits under the guise of Ukrainian products.

“So, we may soon impose restrictions on imports of fruits from Ukraine,” he said. “We may make the decision to impose the restrictions by the end of the month.”

On September 5, Russia’s consumer watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, decided to ban the import of Ukrainian candy and confectionaries.

Earlier in August, Moscow suspended imports of Ukrainian alcoholic beverages to Russia, citing violations of consumer rights. The ban concerns alcohol produced by three companies: Obolon, SUN InBev Ukraine and Global Spirits.

In mid-July, Russia imposed a complete ban on dairy product imports from Ukraine, citing violations of Russian veterinary and sanitary requirements.

Ukrainian authorities responded restricting the import of a number of Russian products, such as confectionery products and pork.




` Europe and the Introduction of the New Frozen Dunkaccino Fudgaccino and Mocha Crunch Donut Range '

#AceGuestNews – CANTON – MASSACHUSETTS – May 04 /PRNewswire/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, one of the world’s leading coffee and baked good chains, is celebrating the Dunkaccino at participating restaurants across Europe with the introduction of the new Frozen Dunkaccino Fudgaccino and Mocha Crunch Donut.

With the addition of the Frozen Dunkaccino Fudgaccino, guests can now enjoy the delicious flavour of Dunkin’ Donuts’ signature Dunkaccino both hot and frozen. The Mocha Crunch Donut also gives guests the chance to enjoy Dunkaccino-inspired flavours in a new bakery offering, available a limited time.

The signature Hot Dunkaccino features the brand’s smooth espresso derived from high-quality coffee beans, steamed milk and rich chocolate flavour, topped with a mocha drizzle. The beverage can be enjoyed on its own, or with the added indulgence of sweet whipped cream.

The Frozen Dunkaccino Fudgaccino combines the rich flavours of espresso and hot fudge, blended well with ice and topped with whipped cream and a chocolate drizzle to create the perfect drink for cooling off. The Mocha Crunch Donut is a round yeast shell donut with white frosting and chocolate covered crunchies sprinkled across the top. Guests can now indulge in their favorite Hot or Frozen Dunkaccino creation and pair it with a delectable Mocha Crunch Donut.

“We’re so excited to be celebrating our delicious Dunkaccino lineup at our restaurants across Europe this spring,” said Jeff Miller, Executive Chef and Vice President of Culinary Innovation at Dunkin’ Brands. “Now, guests can choose from our signature Hot Dunkaccino, Frozen Dunkaccino Fudgaccino and Mocha Crunch Donut as the weather begins to warm up for the spring. We hope our guests enjoy these sweet treats, in addition to our wide range of other delicious menu items, including beverages, sandwiches and baked goods.”

The Hot Dunkaccino, Frozen Dunkaccino Fudgaccino and Mocha Crunch Donut are available at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout the United Kingdom, Germany, Bulgaria and Russia, as well as participating Dunkin’ Coffee locations in Spain. In addition to the new Dunkaccino beverages and donut, guests can enjoy Dunkin’ Donuts’ wide range of high-quality hot and iced beverages, donuts, muffins and sandwiches, all served fast and in friendly environments.

Dunkin’ Donuts currently has more than 120 restaurants across Europe, in countries such as Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Russia, and the United Kingdom.

About Dunkin’ Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favourite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavoured coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for eight years running.

The company has nearly 11,000 restaurants in 33 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies.

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` Activists Protest about the Food we Eat and is Fed to our children by Fast Food Outlets like Mac Donald's '

#AceFoodNews- MOSCOW – April 12 – When l saw this article l just had to post the fact that several Russian regions held protest actions against American fast food on Friday.

The protesters called for closing McDonald’s fast food restaurants In Russia and refrain from opening the new ones.

Anti-fast food pickets were set up in Vladimir, Krasnodar, Petrozavodsk and other cities across Russia.

MP proposes banning McDonald’s from Russia

“Any gastroenterologist would tell you that fast food is poisoning. It is necessary to close all McDonald’s restaurants in Russia so that our children do not get poisoned with fountain drinks and pickled cucumbers,” Valery Puzanov, a participant in the action in Vladimir, 200 kilometres to the east of Moscow, told ITAR-TASS.

US fast food company Burger King to open restaurants in Crimea

To demonstrate his hatred of the fast food, Puzanov went to a local McDonald’s restaurant, bought a children’s lunch, poured it out on a wax cloth and trampled it down with his feet.

“You have left Crimea – Get Out of Bryansk!”, “Down with American Fast Food!”, “Go Home!”, that was what anti-McDonald’s activists in Bryansk, a city located 379 kilometers southwest of Moscow, said as they demonstrated outside the local shopping mall.

In Ivanovo, a regional Duma deputy, Roman Yefremov, announced a contest for the best public action against McDonald’s.

He wants to call public attention to healthy food.

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UK Environment and Food Secretary Owen Paterson today…

UK Environment and Food Secretary Owen Paterson today took part in the official opening of ‘World Food Moscow’.He was flying the flag at the largest international food and drink exhibition in Russia with over 1000 exhibitors from 64 countries worldwide. UK food and drink exports to Russia have increased by over 220 per cent since 2000 and are now worth more than £120 million, but with huge potential to do more.

He began the first day of his three-day trade mission to Russia by chairing a meeting with UK companies working in the Russian environmental sector. He heard how UK expertise in sustainability and natural resources is being embraced in Russia, and how business opportunities are being seized.