Where is rum and sugar from? What are there connections to Africa? This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa. In addition to finding out where rum comes from the reader will find out about how European wealth on a massive scale was generated from the work of enslaved Africans in the Caribbean for generations which has created an imbalance in power right up to today based on the business of international trade.
Not many consumers who drink coffee know about the history of their money drink and it connection to Africa. If you ask a person today about coffee the first thing that may come into their mind is Italian espresso or latte with a french croissant. Not many people know that the coffee bean has a history beyond Europe and the Americas.
This September sees the not-for-profit supermarket project on the road again in south London to recruit more new members.
The Afrikan Food Hall will be holding an open membership day in Brixton where people can sign up to the new African and Caribbean fresh food store where they will save up to 30 per cent on their shopping when the store opens. Come to our free open membership day for the Afrikan food hall on Sat September 26 Brixton Library in London. Events start at 2 pm ends 7 pm.
Come to our free open membership days for the Afrikan food hall on Sat April 11 Clapham Library, Sun April 12 Brixton Library and Sat April 18 Streatham Library in London. All events start at 2 pm to 7 pm.
Food Basket For The Community
The plan is to sell the most popular food bought by members of the Afrikan Food Hall. Afrikan Food Hall membership is just £1. If you are serious about being part of the change needed in our community then these days have been set up for YOU.
We are finally opening up the membership of the Afrikan Food Hall project to the public on Saturday 6th December 2014. 1pm Start.
Why Is The Afrikan Food Hall Needed?
African and African-Caribbean people suffer disproportionately from many diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, bowel cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, Lupus, and many other lifestyle diseases.
Get ready for the biggest African and Caribbean food tasting festival!
Some of London’s best African and Caribbean chefs and cooks are coming together to take part in the first annual African and Caribbean food tasting event this summer. The free festival will play host to over 14 national cuisines from around Africa and the Caribbean including Jamaica, Nigeria, Ghana and Barbados.