Muslims and health nuts shake up German pork market

Muslims and Vegetarians Blamed for German Pork Problem

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The land of meat, meat and more meat has undergone a radical shift in recent years as the make up of Germany’s population has traded in their sausage for veggies, smoothies and anything else deemed humane and healthy. This change in eating habits has hit the livestock scene hard in the …

Sources: Bloomberg

Photo: yvonne lee harijanto on Unsplash

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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EDEKA FEEDitBAG

EDEKA Chooses Plastic as the New Eco-Friendly Bag Choice

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s largest grocery chain EDEKA has made headlines with the rollout of a new disposable plastic bag in its Frankfurt Scheck-In-Center location, but the reaction to the plastic, not paper, option is far from negative. In fact, the chain is receiving a high level of praise over the move. Why? These …

Sources: EDEKA, Creativepool

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Wacken Open Air festival Installs underground beer pipeline

Pipelines Replacing Beer Kegs at Wacken Open Air Festival

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Thousands of metalheads will flock to the Wacken Open Air festival on August 3-5, where 150 bands will take the stage and an abundance of metal music love also carries over into beer, so much so that festival organizers are installing a sophisticated beer pipeline to make sure the taps are always running. …

Sources: Wacken Open Air, DW

Photo: Wacken Open Air

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lnked - Vegan Trend

LINK’D: German Vegans Lead to Meatless Brats and Schnitzels

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

More and more Germans are saying goodbye to the meat-based products that their country is culturally known for, and instead moving to plant-based foods as the younger generation is largely adhering to a vegan lifestyle. So what becomes of the meaty brats, goulash and schnitzel? Vegan food blogger Carolyn Fortuna wrote …

Sources: Eat Drink Better

Photo: Tony Webster

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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McDonald's

Why German Franchisees Aren’t Lovin’ It at McDonald’s

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

McDonald’s is everywhere, with almost 37,000 locations in 120 countries, the fast food chain serves roughly 68 million customers a day. It may sound like a money pot for those franchise owners who amount to 80% of the restaurants, but for those investors in Germany, getting a piece of that apple pie …

Sources: Handelsblatt

Photo: Mike Mozart [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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HARIBO Gold Bears

HARIBO: Everyone’s Favorite Gummy Will Be ‘Made in America’

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

One of Germany’s most iconic brands is about to get the ‘Made in America’ seal, and it’s not a car — it’s HARIBO. The gummy candies that are a staple in any house with kids — or us well-behaved ‘adults’. I’m sure this is a piece of Germany even Trump would …

Sources: HARIBO Group

Photo: Niklas Bildhauer [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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ALI COLA Ad Shot

ALI COLA Takes on Racism with Skin Colored Cola

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Race is a hot button issue, both in America and Germany, so when ALI COLA, a German-based beverage company, wanted to do its part to celebrate equality, they tackled the issue in the most direct way imaginable — skin colored cola. ALI COLA is presenting their soda with a variety of 6 skin colors that …

Sources: ALI COLA via Ads of the World

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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cow

Germany Calls For End To Giving Vegan Foods Meat Names

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany may be known for their generous supply of succulent meats, but it is also a country that has seen a rapid rise in vegetarianism as estimates have ten-percent of the population placing themselves in that category. So it was only natural for food manufacturers to cater to this new clientele …

Sources: AP

Photo: Brigitte Mackscheidt [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Woman Enjoying Beer

Your German Beer Is No Longer Wholesome

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There are many terms you can use to describe the feeling and taste of a fresh German beer, but there is one word breweries can no longer use, and that is wholesome. Clemens Härle Brewery had been using the term “bekömmliche” (“Wholesome) to advertise their beer as a means to reflect …

Sources: DW

Photo: Seokhee Kim [Flickr], Clemens Härle Brewery

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Dycle Cycle

German Startup Dycle Turns Soiled Diapers into Fruit Trees

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Ayumi Matzusaka isn’t new to the biological recycling game — she has previously turned people’s urine into beer — but with her newly launched Berlin startup, Dycle, she is making her largest effort yet by asking parents to collect their children’s soiled diapers to recycle into growing food resources. While …

Sources: DycleVICE

Photo: Dycle

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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