Food & drink
Saeima committee pores over booze sale rule changes
Saeima committee pores over booze sale rule changes
The Social and Labor Affairs Committee of the Saeima has expressed support for legal changes that would ban the sale of alcoholic beverages on weekdays and Saturdays between the hours of 20:00 and 10:00. However, another proposal to prohibit retail alcohol sales on Sundays from 15:00 was not supported.
Meat prices in Latvia rose 4% in a year
Meat prices in Latvia rose 4% in a year
Meat lovers in Latvia were paying 4% more for their chops, burgers, wings and steaks in February 2024 than a year earlier, according to Eurostat data published April 5.
Latvian chickens promised a better future
Latvian chickens promised a better future
Most of us have bought a pack or two of eggs over the past few days. Observations show that the eggs you have bought this year are more likely to have come from happy chickens, Latvian Radio reports.
'Tis the season to be salty
'Tis the season to be salty
Where there is Easter, there are eggs, and where there are eggs there is salt, and where there is salt is the question of whether you're eating too much of the stuff.  
Exhibit shows over 100 years of candy wrappers in Latvia
Exhibit shows over 100 years of candy wrappers in Latvia
At least a thousand candy wrappers produced in Latvia – and not only – have been compiled in one collection. Its creator, Arnita Ķerubine, says this is history too, only from a different perspective. The collection is now in Daugavpils, LRT+ reported on March 20.
It's gouda brie a good day: Latvian cheese producers report success
It's gouda brie a good day: Latvian cheese producers report success
Last year, each resident in Latvia ate an average of 23 kilograms (kg) of cheese. The latest data from the association Cheese Club (Siera klubs) show that both cheese production and exports increased significantly last year. The industry predicts that positive trends will continue this year, Latvian Radio reported March 6.
Latvians are paying a lot more for their pizza
Latvians are paying a lot more for their pizza
A fresh slice of pizza-based data from Eurostat comes with an unpleasant side salad that reveals Latvians are paying a lot more for their pizzas than they did a year ago.
Daugavpils schools switch to buffet-style school meals
Daugavpils schools switch to buffet-style school meals
Most schools in Daugavpils, Latvia's second-largest city, introduced new meal arrangements for students following the Christmas holidays with a so-called "Swedish table" – essentially a buffet – replacing the previous system of set meals.
Lettuce try Latvian winter salad
Lettuce try Latvian winter salad
Only special greenhouses can grow vegetables in Latvian winters. So far, only tomatoes and cucumbers were grown in the Mārupe Greenhouses but on Wednesday, January 17, the company unveiled a lettuce greenhouse. The first greens had already been harvested, Latvian Television reported.

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