Demand Rises for Teff, Other ‘New’ Alternatives to Wheat

Demand Rises for Teff, Other ‘New’ Alternatives to Wheat By Tom Banse VOA News NAMPA, IDAHO— Wayne Carlson became a convert to Ethiopia’s staple grain while doing public health work in Africa... Read more »

Seven Passengers From Ethiopian Airlines Inaugural Flight Claim Asylum in Dublin

Five adults and two children Ethiopian Airlines passengers reportedly claim asylum at Dublin Airport in Ireland. The passengers were on Ethiopian Airlines inaugural flight starting the new route from Ethiopia to Dublin... Read more »
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As Americans Embrace Ethio­pian Food, Its Farmers Grow more Teff

It’s almost midnight, but Zelalem Injera, an Ethio­pian bread factory housed in a cavelike Northeast Washington warehouse, is wide awake. As its 30-foot-long injera machine hums, Ethio­pian American businessman Kassahun Maru, 61,... Read more »

Farmers in Kansas seek to expand test plots of Ethiopian grain into marketable fields of Teff

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – When black farmers in Kansas first began growing an Ethiopian cereal grain known as teff five years ago, they were intrigued by the crop’s connection to Africa. Now,... Read more »