In our Knowledge section, we want to pass on our know-how about the products in our shop. So you can be smart-assed to no end the next time you cook or bake together.
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Why do some jars make a popping sound when opened and others do not?
You bought a nut puree in a jar and wonder why there was no plopping sound when you first opened it? This is not because the product was already opened, but because of the type of sealing that KoRo uses for many products in jars.
Coke in the morning, beer after work in the evening: the dark side of gastronomy
Wollen wir nicht alle nach einem langen, harten Arbeitstag den Job für einen Moment vergessen? Uns entspannen, mit Freund:innen und Familie die Zeit genießen? Doch was, wenn die Arbeit den Großteil des Tages einnimmt und die Zeit, die außerhalb der Schicht bleibt kaum reicht, um genug Schlaf zu bekommen. Manchmal vergessen wir, dass die Arbeit einen größeren Einfluss auf das Leben und die täglichen Entscheidungen hat als wir denken.
KoRo goes Berlin weekly market, you too?
Why we as an online store have been offline for quite some time and how, where and when exactly you can find us, you will find out in this article.
The KoRo Office: A look behind the scenes
In the heart of Berlin is a pretty old building with three kitchens and a shower - and this is where KoRo? employees work. In this article, you can find out how our daily office routine works here and why our employees are in snack heaven.
KoRo's managing directors interviewed
Constantinos “Kosta” Calios is KoRo founder from the very beginning. After an initial flop with laundry detergent, his wife Michelle came up with the idea of nuts and dried fruit. Then came Piran Asci, who started as a working student and after a short time also became managing director. The newest face of the management is Florian Schwenkert, who was won over to the job by Piran's powers of persuasion. In the interview you can read why that was a good decision and what plans they have for the future of KoRo!
KoRo's bestsellers — our Top 3
Spoilt for choice - so many delicious products await you in our shop, where to begin? If you are asking yourself this question, this article is just right for you. Here you can read about our tips for finding your way through our wide range of products and which products we recommend to you.
What happens to expired food?
Saving food on a grand scale! We believe that the best-before date is a very stretching recommendation and rely on our senses at KoRo. This avoids food waste and makes our wallets happy. Our three ways for a sustainability hallelujah: 1. discounted B-goods, 2. best-before-date extensions in consultation with our producers and 3. one-time purchases of large quantities of almost expired, but qualitatively perfect food.
From Burkina Faso with Love – Our Organic Mango Strips
Brooks Mango from Burkina Faso are perhaps the best dried mango fruit in the world. Here you can learn how we select our products, what makes Brooks Mango so special and where it comes from.
Generation Rap: The Role of Nutrition in German Rap
"My kitty sweet and sticky like 'ne kiwi" raps LAYLA in her new song Creamy and Money Boy claimed "I lick her like an Oreo, like the cream in the middle of 'nem Oreo". It's getting juicy in Deutschrap - and we love it!
Food Porn: Is food good for sex toys?
Nicht erst seit "American Pie" gehören Lebensmittel und Sex irgendwie zusammen. Dildos in Form von Lebensmitteln, Auberginen-Emojis als anzügliche Anspielung, Food-Fetische wie Sploshing, Feeding und Figging – wieso verbinden wir Essen und Sex eigentlich so häufig?
Between sustainability and profit: How sustainable is KoRo really?
Menschen wollen nachhaltig und bewusst konsumieren. Firmen müssen sich den großen Umwelt- und Klimafragen stellen. Und die Politik schafft mal sinnvolle, mal gut gemeinte Anreize für nachhaltiges Handeln. Nachhaltigkeit ist das Buzzword der letzten Jahre – und das ist gut so. Aber es gibt ein Problem.
The protein-rich pseudocereal quinoa is not only delicious, but a nutrient bomb. We explain everything about the quinoa grain.
Interesting facts about the aromatic and popular seasoning herb you will learn here!
Food Trends 2020
And another year has passed - we take a look at a few food trends that await you in the coming year.
Hazelnuts - perfect for the Christmas season
Hazelnuts can be used in many ways in the kitchen. Especially at Christmas time they are an absolute must as an ingredient.