From the cacao bean to the chocolate bar by Rahel Künzle, Shana Nieth The chocolate production in Switzerland In the course of the 16th century, chocolate came from America to Europe. In the 17th century the chocolate production in Switzerland began. … Continue reading The chocolate consumption
Hello everyone, For our project befter (before & after the experience) we chose the topic chicken consumption. We had a lot of questions about this theme, like how much chicken meat does our society consume daily? How do the chickens … Continue reading Chicken consumption
Hi there, Here is our Befter project. Our project begins with two steps. The first step is what we would like to know about it and … Continue reading What are the standards for Swiss organic meat? Are those better than in the EU?
First thoughts For our Projectino Befter, we would like to know more about, what happened with the food that has expired, who decides the best before date. Until now we know: You can eat it safely after their best-before dates … Continue reading Best before, not deadly from
The story to our scenario In the city of Zurich something unbelievable happens on a Friday morning. Suddenly the earth starts to tremble (beben). The houses begin to shake and the people run helplessly and screaming around the street hoping … Continue reading Could we nourish the citizens of Zurich with food waste?
Introduction The conditions that sadly still exist in developing and emerging countries in the 21st century are repulsive. There are to this day plenty of workers that receive despite their hard work a salary that just isn’t fair. That made … Continue reading Buy Fair, Be Fair – Fair trade
Introduction Hi everyone, We began a project with a school class from Izmir, Turkey. A new challenge for all of us. Food is food and everyone … Continue reading Sustainable Food
Interview Organic Food Project Hello, my name is Dogukan, from the Izmir team. My group mates and I did an interview with the school’s literature teacher who is responsible for all the work about the sustainable and organic food. Also … Continue reading Izmir Sustainable Food Project
What is “overfishing”? Overfishing means fishing redundantly (im Überfluss). When overfishing occurs, significant population of fish will diminish and will completely disappear. Overfising doesn’t just affect fish, fishers and people who love eating fish but it damages the whole ecosystem. … Continue reading The Overfishing Challenge
Introduction Nowadays palm oil is one of the most popular oils that we people love to consume. Not only is it very harmful for us, it is also destroying our environment rapidly. It is known that palm oil is grown … Continue reading Palm Oil
The reason why we have chosen this topic is because our team loves Zweifel Chips and we had a fair amount of questions about that company. Swiss made? Loads of Swiss consumers like to check the origin of goods in … Continue reading The Story of Chips
We have chosen “Elmer citro glass bottles”, because we wanted to take a thing, which we use everyday. Honestly, we both don’t drink citro everyday, but I am sure that there are people who drink Elmer citro or Elmer mineral … Continue reading The life cycle of a Swiss glass bottle
With this article, we want to show you, how cheese, especially for fondue, is produced in a local dairy. Also, we wanted to know where the milk is coming from, how their cows are treated and if there are some … Continue reading Cheese for “Fondue” from a local dairy
We, Kim and Cécile, decided to do our work about the waste management at festivals like the Openair Frauenfeld or the Royal Arena. We have both visited these two festival more than once and we thought it would be interesting … Continue reading Festival Waste Management
The Beef Cycle We picked beef as our life cycle project, because we want to show how beef is produced and we also want raise awareness (Bewusstsein) about human beef consumption habits. We have become accustomed (gewohnt) to buying beef … Continue reading The Beef Cycle
Bread is a staple food in our culture. The majority eats it nearly every day. But how much do we know about our beloved bread? Where does it comes from? And especially where does it go, if not eaten? Can … Continue reading The life cycle of bread
Q15: How much energy do I consume per day and how can I calculate it? Team: Daily Energy, Larissa and Meret Maeva We chose this question because we found it really interesting to see how much energy a normal person … Continue reading Q15 – How much energy do I consume per day and how can I calculate it?
A small guide for living without electricity
Experiences of Ylenia Vikor in a non-developing country
After I graduated from school I took the decision to go abroad. I was never keen on rich countries Continue reading “Q59 – Living without electricity”
Introduction In our project we want to find out the differences between organic products and regular products. Our main questions are: how much energy does the production of organic products and regular products require? What’s the difference between organic products … Continue reading Q67 – How much energy is embedded in agricultural products?
In times, when society is faced with climate change, long-distance heating offers a chance to reduce all sources of pollutants and CO2 emissions. Due to … Continue reading Q68 – Long-Distance Heating