Sunday, June 5, 2016

Global Food and Agriculture Photos June 5, 2016


Pub giant Greene King launches hot dog and burger flavoured ice cream to mark the start of summer long Burger & Hot Dog Festival on June 2, 2016 in London, England. The limited edition flavours will be testing the public's taste buds in city centre locations across London, Cambridge, Oxford, Liverpool and Manchester to see just how adventurous our culinary appetites have become. Pub giant Greene King, which is behind the social experiment, believes savoury ice creams could be the next big food revolution at mainstream restaurants and could be seen alongside the humble cheese board on pub menus up and down the country. Photo credit: Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images / Greene King.

Freshly harvested Daiei brand watermelons are seen at the shipment belt of Senka Jo fruits shorting center on June 3, 2016 in Hokuei, Tottori, Japan. It is the first day of watermelon shipment of the year today in the Hokuei area, and they will be distributed nationwide. Photo credit: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty Images.

A Pakistani worker loads an onion sack onto a truck at the main vegetable and fruit market in Karachi on June 2, 2016. Pakistan's economy during fiscal year 2016 recorded a growth of 4.71 percent which is the highest growth achieved since 2008-09. The economy could not achieve the targeted growth rate 5.5 percent due to lower growth of agriculture sector (-0.19) percent mainly due to decrease in production of cotton, rice and maize. Photo credit: AFP / RIZWAN Tabassum / Getty Images.

A Sri Lankan fruit vendor selling king coconuts pushes his bicycle through traffic in Colombo on June 4, 2016. The IMF on Saturday released the first tranche of a $1.5 billion bailout for Sri Lanka, which is reeling after a government spending spree and facing a balance of payments crisis. Photo credit: LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP / Getty Images.

A man displays rose petals collected at dawn in the Rose Valley, near the village of Kanchevo on June 1, 2016. The Rose Valley is home to Bulgaria's centuries-old rose oil industry, providing a vital ingredient for the global perfumes industry, now under EU protection. Bulgaria is one of the world's two biggest producers of Damask rose oil, an indispensable ingredient in high-end perfume production. Photo credit: NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP / Getty Images.

An ivorian shepherd watches his cows on June 4, 2016 in the bush near Bouake, central Ivory coast. According to specialists gathered in Abidjan, trade of cattle increased by nearly 20% in West Africa and represents an important source of income, ensuring food security for millions of people. Photo credit: AFP / ISSOUF Sanogo / Getty Images.

Vendors sell fruits at a market in Hanoi on June 3, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / HOANG Dinh Nam / Getty Images.

An Indian grains merchant looks through accounts at the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) Yard in Bangalore on June 1, 2016. India's top statistician admitted June 1 the country's economic data are 'imperfect' but defended GDP figures against accusations they vastly overstate the performance of the supposedly booming economy. The South Asian nation unveiled another set of world-beating figures on Tuesday, showing GDP (gross domestic product) grew nearly eight percent in the most recent quarter, much faster than any other major economy. Photo credit: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP / Getty Images.

Italian winemaker Luigi Cataldi Madona is pictured on May 31, 2016 in the vineyard of the Cataldi Madonna winery in Ofena, near L'Aquila. Photo credit: ANDREAS SOLARO / AFP / Getty Images.

The logo of German chemicals giant Bayer stands over the company's factory and site of its corporate headquarters on June 2, 2016 in Leverkusen, Germany. Bayer is seeking to acquire U.S. company Monsanto and according to recent media reports is ready to raise its cash offering after an initial rejection by Monsanto. Photo credit: Volker Hartmann / Getty Images.

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