17 Mar 2022
From Thailand to Scandinavia to pick wild berries
In the summer months, from June to August, over 5,000 people, mostly poor farmers, travel from Thailand to Scandinavia to pick wild berries in the northern forests. The media have repeatedly reported on the vulnerability of Thai berry pickers when it comes to living and working conditions, as...
03 Feb 2021
VACCINE AND VACCINIUM: THE RED THREAD BETWEEN HEALTH AND NAT...
The Covid-19 vaccine is currently in the headlines: does this term have any relation to Vaccinium, a recurring term when we talk about certain berries?
The Treccani encyclopaedia gives the following definition:
26 Oct 2019
Berries and small fruits: is there a difference?
How can we define those small, fleshy, juicy, roundish, colourful, often edible, sweet or acidic fruits, without stone even though they may contain seeds?
There is no unambiguous terminology to define this category and several expressions are often...