Sunday, December 27, 2015

Farm and Food Photos December 28, 2015

A Mexican craftsman makes a figure out of radishes during the celebration of the 'Night of the Radishes' at the Ocototlan de Morelos community in Oaxaca State, Mexico on December 23, 2015. The Night of the Radishes is an annual carving event that has its origins in the colonial period when radishes were introduced by the Spanish. Farmers began carving radishes into figures as a way to attract customers attention during the Christmas market. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA CASTELLANOS / Getty Images
Mast Brothers chocolate sits for sale in a store on December 21, 2015 in New York City. The chocolate company has recently been accused of using industrial chocolate in their chocolate bars when the company was first started, contradicting their bean-to-bar claims. Photo credit: Andrew Burton / Getty Images
A volunteer collects food from shelves to fill a client's voucher request at the Trussell Trust Food Bank on December 21, 2015 in Liverpool, England. The Trussell Trust has seen a rise in foodbank use in the period April to September 2015 with problems with the social security safety net being the biggest reason people are referred for emergency food. The Big Lottery Fund has contributed £748,423 to the Trust as it prepares for what is likely to be record levels of demand this Christmas. Photo credit: Richard Stonehouse / Getty Images
A stall sells Christmas sweets at the Advent Market in the city centre on December 22, 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia. Zagreb was voted last week European Christmas Market of the year and one of the top Christmas destinations in Europe. Photo credit: Marco Secchi / Getty Images.
A worker applies oil onto bamboo skewered pigs being roasted over hot coals in Manila on December 23, 2015. 'Lechon', or roasted pig, has always been regular fare at Philippine festivities, especially during Christmas and New Year celebrations. The Philippine Christmas season runs from December until the second week of January. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / Getty Images
A campaigner for the Hong Kong Vegetarian Society lies on a mock plate as a meat dish on a pavement in Hong Kong on December 23, 2015. The campaigners staged the event to urge consumers to leave meat off the menu on the occasion of the festive season. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez / Getty Images
A customer counts out Turkish Lira coins as she pays for fresh olives on a stall at Eminonu bazaar in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2015. Turkey needs to boost infrastructure investment to kick-start a new era of rapid growth in the Middle East's largest economy, said one of the two chief economic advisers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo credit: Kerem Uzel / Bloomberg via Getty Images
Relief organization 'Helping Hands' distributes food, shoes and cleaning materials to refugees at Calais camp in Calais, France on December 23, 2015. Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images
A worker prepares food at a refugee accomodation hosted in the former Tempelhof airport in Berlin on December 26, 2015. Photo credit: AFP / TOBIAS SCHWARZ / Getty Images.
People carry a dead pig in a coffin on December 24, 2015 during a farmer demonstration to protest against taxation policy in front of the Ukrainian parliament where the 2016 state budget is under discussion. Photo credit: AFP / ANATOLII STEPANOV / Getty Images
A Lebanese shepherd walks with his flock near the southern Lebanese town of Marjayoun, close to the Lebanon-Israel border on December 21, 2015. Photo credit: AFP / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT / Getty Images
A company logo sits on a sign in a flower bed outside Syngenta AG's headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Syngenta Chairman Michel Demare said his company is in 'advanced, formal and intense negotiations' with competitors about a possible combination, as the global agrochemicals industry consolidates and the merger of DuPont. Co. and Dow Chemical Co. adds pressure on others to review their standalone strategy. Photo credit: Michele Limina / Bloomberg via Getty Images
A butcher holds up cuts of meat to be sold during the annual Christmas Eve auction at Smithfield Market in central London on December 24, 2015. Photo Credit: LEON NEAL / Getty Images
Indian shoppers gather to purchase Christmas cakes for sale at a bakery in Siliguri on December 24, 2015. Despite Christians forming a little over 2 percent of the billion plus population in India, with Hindus comprising the majority, Christmas is celebrated with much fanfare and zeal throughout the country. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / Diptendu DUTTA / Getty Images
Rie Ferman (L) and Risa Rios Ferman show the Christmas cakes the have purchased for their familly on December 24, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Some of the popular ways to spend the Japanese Christmas Eve are, spending the evening with their romantic partner, eating cakes with their family, and eating KFC for dinner. According to KFC, in 2014, approx. 43.6 million USD, nearly 4.7% of annual sales were made on December 23,24, and 25. Photo Credit: Taro Karibe / Getty Images

Fresh sashimi is prepared at the Sydney Fish Market on December 24, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. The Sydney Fish Markets experience its busiest trade over the Christmas week including the 36 hour marathon from 5am on the 23rd December until 5pm Christmas Eve. Photo Credit: Cameron Spencer / Getty Images
Kashmiri road side venders sell pudding and snacks outside the shrine during a ceremony marking the birthday anniversary of Prophet Mohammad, Mawlid al Nabi, at the Hazartabal shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian controlled Kashmir, on December 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images
Customers take photos of the two robots cooking noodles in a restaurant on December 24, 2015 in Shanghai, China. Two robots made and cooked a bowl of noodles within 90 seconds in a restaurant in Shanghai. Photo Credit: ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images
Workers throw watermelons to one onother to arrange them into a pyramid shape at a market in Manila on December 27, 2015. Filipinos believe that displaying 12 different round-shaped fruits - one representing each month of the year - at home before New Year's Day welcomes prosperity. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / Getty Images