The Amazing Powers Of Mangosteen

Most Malaysians know mangosteen as “The Queen of fruits”. But most may not know that mangosteens contain some of the most powerful antioxidants (Xanthones) that are good for health.

CETDEM’s Labour of Love

It is said you will truly know how to appreciate life when you get your hands dirty. Tan Siew Luang, the Organic Farming Project Coordinator for the Centre of Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (CETDEM), ca...

Slow Food

When Italian journalist, Carlo Petrini first conceptualised and introduced Slow Food in 1986, little did he guess it would one day become a global phenomenon. Slow Food, as its name suggests, is founded to protect food b...
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Best Fresh, Better Life

Do you love the vibrant colours and fresh scent of fresh fruits and vegetables at the supermarket? The myriad choices offer us the wide selection necessary for a varied diet, with different fruits and vegetables offering...


In Malaysia, three varieties of the papaya are widely grown; namely, Eksotika, Eksotika II and Foot Long.  Papaya was nicknamed “the fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus, the Spanish sailor who discovered Am...