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Nemo's Garden is just off Italy's Mediterranean coast. Basil, lettuce, beans, and strawberries are grown in special glass containers - around eight meters underwater.
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Spray paint is the bane of the existence of many city residents. In the Italian city of Verona, a local graffiti artist has begun transforming offensive tags into civic-minded street art. With a culinary flair, professional muralist Pier Paolo Spinazzé turns swastikas into strawberries, Celtic crosses into cupcakes and neofascist slogans into giant sausages.
Just off Italy's Mediterranean coast, they're growing produce in special glass containers. It's called "Nemo's Garden", and they grow basil, lettuce, beans, and strawberries there.
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Winegrower Daniel Kuhnle turns his sweet Riesling wine from Remstal into little pearls and packs them in cans. They can garnish fish, cheese and even strawberry smoothies.
Millions of Dutch eggs contaminated with insecticide have made it into the German market. From eggs to horsemeat, strawberries to sprouts, DW takes a look at recent food scandals that have affected the country.
Life is more than just vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. At least for ice cream specialist Pietro Simari who specializes in creating new flavors in his shop in Cologne, Germany.
They represent their region and local agriculture. From the wine and beer sectors to strawberries and sausage, Germany crowns a large collection of unusual queens.
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Thousands of undocumented seasonal laborers work in Greece, among them many from Bangladesh. On the Peloponnese, they work for starvation wages harvesting strawberries and potatoes, often under conditions akin to modern-day slavery.
At Mertens fruit farm in Willach the strawberries are pampered to improve their appearance and flavor. Bees are brought in specially to pollinate the plants. Plus the fruit is protected by a cellophane tent, where the temperature is monitored around the clock.
Everyone has bought them on occasion: strawberries that have almost no taste. Scientists want to restore the original flavor of the fruit. Biologist Magda-Viola Hanke is trying to do that by cross-breeding.
In the town of Röthlein near Schweinfurt, Werner Reisbeck tends to his son-in-law's strawberry fields. During the harvest, the 77-year-old is on the fields at the crack of dawn, and later the pensioner sells the fruit at nearby markets.
In Italy, a country burdened by economic troubles, it appears Italians aren't so eager to get their hands dirty. More and more, migrants from northern Africa and eastern Europe are taking care of the physical labor on Italian fields.
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