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Eating the right stuff
It’s not often that an article from the social pages provides the story for feature focus, they are often very short. However, today’s story presents a different view of one of Thailand’s wealthiest men.
The man is Dhanin Chearavanont, chairman of the CP group of companies. He is best known for huge farms that supply chicken to restaurants in Thailand and abroad, land development and for owning the 7-eleven stores here. According to today’s story, however, he has some more down to earth interests as well. One of those is raising free-range chickens.
What does free-range mean?
As usual, the Internet is a good source of information. You do have to be careful about believing everything you read there, so as you read the following information, remember that it comes from the site of a company selling a product. However, it does suggest some of the things to think about when choosing what you put on your table – what the chickens eat, for example.
Free-range birds usually cost more than others. So, based on what you now know, what would you ask your local chicken vendor if you were thinking of buying free-range? Write three questions on a separate sheet of paper.
Down on the farm
What kind of farm is multimillionaire Dhanin Chearavanont running? As you read, find answers to these questions:
On the table
To fill out the description of free-range chicken, it seemed appropriate to see what a food critic would say about a dish prepared with it. The Bangkok Post’s top food critic is Ung-aang Talay. You’ll find a short excerpt of one of his restaurant reviews included below.
Here are three things to find out as you read:
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