Groceries

With agriculture booming across much of the post-Communist space, local brands have developed to deliver more diversity to local consumers. This is true for both food products and supermarket brands, some of which can be said to be the greatest economic success stories of the post-Communist age.

Browse local food and supermarket brands in: Moscow; St. Petersburg; Irkutsk; Vladivostok; Bishkek; Kyiv; and Warsaw.

A Vegan Guide to Bishkek

The first thing to know about Kyrgyz food culture is that it is heavily meat based, due to its nomadic history. It is not impossible to maintain veganism while in Bishkek, but it is difficult, as even vegetarianism is not common here. People assume that it’s purely for diet reasons, rather than ethical or environmental, […]

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