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2013-08-29 23:25:30

Hydration with Motivation: Zola adds Coconut Water with Espresso to growing line of products. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Zola®, maker of the fastest growing Coconut Water and Açaí Juices in the United States¹, has expanded its product line to include Zola Coconut Water with Espresso. This newest innovation offers a combination of naturally hydrating Coconut Water revved up with real Espresso. Zola’s new Coconut Water with Espresso is smooth,...

2013-08-12 23:18:33

Nerium International™ recently named Krupp Kommunications (K2), a full-service public relations firm, as its public relations agency of record. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Nerium International™, a relationship marketing company led by Founder and CEO Jeff Olson, recently named Krupp Kommunications (K2), a full-service public relations firm, as its public relations agency of record. In this role, K2 will provide brand management, communications strategy, and media outreach to...

2013-08-08 23:22:42

The southwest Florida resort was given the honor in part due to the hotel’s dedication to their employees and guests. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa was just named one of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For, appearing tenth on the list of large companies with 250 employees or more. “We have a great understanding that happy employees build successful results and are critical to the operation. Employee satisfaction is a top...

2013-07-12 16:21:50

WILMINGTON, N.C., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After 20 years serving the Wilmington area and a beautiful and much-deserved renovation to celebrate the milestone, K38 celebrates its official 20(th) Anniversary this Saturday, July 13. The popular midtown restaurant on Oleander Drive was closed for four months for extensive renovations, which were unveiled this May. Though everything received a complete facelift from walls, flooring and windows to a new kitchen infrastructure, the...

2013-07-04 23:16:55

Herbal Papaya showcased its full line of products at the Nature’s Marketplace Spring Trade Show hosted by Wegmans in Rochester, New York, on May 23, 2013. Wegmans will carry Herbal Papaya’s full line of non-GMO, papaya-based products beginning in the Fall of 2013. Wylie, TX (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 Herbal Papaya showcased its full line of Non-GMO Papaya-based teas, supplements, and drinks at the Nature’s Marketplace Spring Trade Show hosted by Wegmans in Rochester, New York, on May 23,...

2013-07-04 23:00:08

emerginC reveals brighter glowing skin with the launch of its new Scientific Organics Ginger-Lime Sugar Scrub. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 As the Southern hemisphere starts to slowly shed the first signs of the Winter blues, emerginC has come to the rescue with the launch of its new Ginger-Lime Sugar Scrub guaranteed to offer relief to dry, rough skin and uneven tone and texture . With blend of sugar, coconut oil and sweet almond oil, the Ginger-Lime Sugar Scrub works at...

2013-07-01 23:19:02

Dallas-based Nerium International received the Community Impact Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America on June 25, 2013. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 On June 25, 2013, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Impact Award was presented to Nerium International. This award is given to the donor whose energy and generosity has greatly impacted the community of the mentoring organization. “Nerium’s support and creativity are transforming how we carry out the service to our youth...

2013-06-21 23:19:03

Coconut Grove homeowners who shop at their local Home Depot are reacting positively to the retail sales display placed there in December by Venetian Builders, Inc., the president of the Miami-based firm said today. Chris Noe said Coconut Grove sales are double, and the pace of residential sales throughout South Florida is 150 percent above last year’s levels, due in large part to retail sales leads. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 A Venetian Builders, Inc., sales display in the Coconut...

2013-06-20 23:24:16

New survey designed to establish benchmarks for multiple chapter organizations. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 As a follow-up to its Small Membership Insight Survey, membership software company Wild Apricot is conducting a supplemental survey to help identify and share needs that are unique to both the central offices and chapters or affiliates of large organizations. “Through this Multi-Chapter Benchmarking Survey we hope to identify key strengths, pains and bottlenecks...

2013-06-19 16:27:26

Health Foods Company Looks to Raise $30,000 for African Superfruit Baobab Drink Mix DENVER, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bumbleroot Foods, a Denver based healthy snack company, has launched an online crowdfunding campaign though indiegogo.com with a goal to raise $30,000 to fund the production of their first product line, a powdered drink mix containing the African superfruit Baobab. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130619/CG34862) Just as the Amazon superfruit...


Latest Biota Reference Libraries

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

Austrian Pine, Pinus nigra
2014-02-26 10:11:45

Austrian pine (Pinus nigra), also known as the European Black Pine, grows in southern Mediterranean Europe from Spain to the Crimea, in Asia Minor and on Corsica/Cyprus. This pine can also be found in North Africa in the high mountains. The Austrian pine grows from sea level up to 6,600 feet and is most prevalent at the 820 – 5,200 foot level. This tree is considered to be an invasive species in New Zealand. The Austrian pine is an evergreen growing 66-180 feet tall growing as much as...

Bosnian pine, Pinus heldreichii
2014-02-21 15:23:20

Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) can be found in the mountains of Bosnia, Albania, northern Greece, and in southern Italy. The Bosnian pine is native to the Balkan Mountains. The Bosnian pine is a hard pine and grows in altitudes of 3,000-8,200 feet. This tree grows to heights of 82-115 feet with a trunk that measures 6 feet 7 inches in diameter. The needles grow in bundles of two and measure 1.8-3.9 inches long. The cones are dark blue-purple in spring and ripen to brown 16-18 months later,...

Pukatea, Laurelia novae-zelandiae
2014-02-14 11:13:02

Laurelia novae-zelandiae is a evergreen tree species. The plant may also be referred to as Pukatea. The species comes from the Atherospermataceae family. L. novae-zelandiae can be found growing naturally only in the forests of New Zealand. Laurelia novae-zelandiae plants typically grow up to 131 feet tall. The species is found commonly growing in swamp or shallow soiled areas and a specialized root structure, known as pneumatophores, assists with respiration in the waterlogged, muddy...

Helicopter tree, Gyrocarpus americanus
2014-02-14 10:09:47

Gyrocarpus americanus is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Helicopter Tree, the Propeller Tree, the Whirly Whirly Tree, the Stinkwood or the Shitwood. G. americanus belongs to the Hernandiaceae family. This species has eight subspecies currently recognized. Gyrocarpus americanus plants grow up to 39 feet tall and it is fairly slender in diameter. The tree’s bark is grey in color and has a smooth texture. The plant produces ovate, lobed leaves...

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