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Food & Drink

Business Briefing— Global

Preface

A new Saturday market of small-scale farmers in Puerto Rico adds to the country's organic agricultural movement, a new pie shop in Lisbon taps into the growing trend for inexpensive fare over a traditional sit-down affair, and Mexican architect-turned parfumeur Carlos Huber discusses the scent industry.

Gardening, Innovation, Lisbon, London, New Zealand, Organic food, Puerto Rico, Recycling, San Francisco, Tokyo

Tide of progress

London

The riverside suburb of Greenwich has integrated services including energy management, transport and health services under the Living PlanIT initiative, testing top tech from Hitachi and Philips.

In the larder

Puerto Rico [ORGANIC FOOD]

Puerto Rico’s nascent organic agricultural movement is gaining momentum thanks to Old San Juan’s Mercado Agricola Natural. Founded in 2010 by food activist Laura Daen, the Saturday market now gathers some 20 small-scale farmers from across the island’s rugged mountains and Caribbean-front coastal…

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