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Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

13 December 2021

Food waste and loss: consumer behaviour is key to address disparities

Food waste has long been a social outrage unleashing collective consciences over the great divide between the North and the Global South in accessing nutritious food. […]
10 December 2021

Healthy eating trends in 2021: what the FOOD barometers show us

Each year, the FOOD programme, an initiative coordinated by Edenred which works to make “the healthy choice the easy choice” for both workers and restaurants, carries […]
7 December 2021

Finland just welcomed its first zero waste restaurant and it looks mighty good

With the current climate crisis and the knowledge we have about the impact of what we consume on our planet, more and more people are trying […]
1 December 2021

Santarém celebrates Portugal’s National Gastronomy Festival 40th anniversary

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Santarém’s award-winning Gastronomy Festival is a landmark event in the Portuguese gourmet calendar. Every autumn, restaurants from all over the […]
25 November 2021

5 top tips to cut your food waste

The excessive and shocking amounts of food discarded each day across the globe, especially in richer countries, continues to be a very real problem, causing social, […]
24 November 2021

10 most addictive foods according to science

Certain foods are irresistible for almost any human being: It’s difficult to stop eating them, even when we’re full. But not all foods are equally addictive, […]
23 November 2021

Thanksgiving Day: What’s on the menu?

Thursday is Thanksgiving Day. This annual national holiday celebrates the blessings of the past year. The holiday is celebrated across the United States on the fourth […]
22 November 2021

Braga hosts the best 2021 European young chef competition

1. European Young Chef Award The Portuguese city of Braga will welcome some of the most promising young chefs in Europe for a food competition, between […]
12 November 2021

‘World’s Best’ cheese for 2021 has been announced

In the framework of the 33rd edition of World Cheese Awards 2021, the grand prize for best cheese in the world has been given to Olavidia, […]
10 November 2021

Mars chocolate bar announces plan to make chocolate bars carbon neutral by 2023

The scale of global intervention must be bolder and faster. Climate change is already impacting the planet and people’s lives.  Grant F. Reid, Mars Chief Executive […]
5 November 2021

When did the love affair between the Portuguese and cod start?

Cod, or Bacalhau, is largely associated with the Portuguese cuisine. In particular, dry-salted cod is one of the most celebrated ingredients, playing a leading role in […]
28 October 2021

Top 10 cheapest and most expensive cities for eating out in Europe

A new study conducted by Maxima Kitchen Equipment reveals the cheapest and most expensive places to dine out in Europe. Using data on the cost of […]
27 October 2021

Where to eat the best shrimp croquettes in Flanders

When talking about Belgium’s gastronomy, we often limit ourselves to fries, chocolate and beer. Waffles are mentioned every now and then, yet that’s is. It’s like […]
19 October 2021

Japan Fair Festival is arriving to Brussels

A festival dedicated to Japanese culture will take place in Brussels from November 6th to 7th 2021 at Tour & Taxis. Anyone who loves sushi, Japanese […]
15 October 2021

What is the world’s hardest cheese?

There are over 2,000 varieties of cheese around the globe that garnishes various dishes and is a delicacy of its own. Among these varieties, the yak […]
15 October 2021

The best vegetarian restaurants in Brussels

There are many excellent restaurants in Brussels – the capital of Europe has a bustling restaurant scene with cuisines from all over the world. The choice […]
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