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2014-03-08 23:00:52

Newcomer to the Natural Snack Category Embraces Philosophy of Bringing Goodness Full Circle With High-Quality Products Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 KARMA™, a new company that is passionate about healthy living and is committed to bringing great tasting, high quality, and natural nut products to the world, has just introduced a trio of new cashew products, including their signature Wrapped Cashews™ as well as Roasted Cashews and Raw Jumbo Cashews. The company’s Wrapped Cashew...

2012-03-15 23:24:51

Adults and children in a recent study could correctly identify, on average, fewer than half of an assortment of the peanuts and tree nuts that are among the most common food allergens in the United States. Parents of children with peanut and tree-nut allergies did no better at identifying the samples in the survey than did parents of children without this food allergy. And only half of participants with a peanut or tree-nut allergy correctly identified all forms of the nuts to which they...

2011-03-28 09:00:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Planters is announcing the inaugural Naturally Remarkable Planters Awards to celebrate American peanut farmers who are implementing sustainable practices and making positive social changes in their local communities. "The Naturally Remarkable Planters Awards is our way of celebrating and supporting America's farmers who are making innovative and impactful changes in how peanuts are grown," said Steve Dumas, senior associate brand...

2011-03-23 05:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Planters, America's leading snack nut brand, opens the first Planters Grove, a peanut-shaped urban park in New Orleans' historic Central City. Designed to provide a natural, inspirational place for the community to enjoy, the Planters Grove was brought to life by Planters partner The Corps Network, the national member organization for Service and Conservation Corps, with its local member Corps, Limitless Vistas, Inc. and the Louisiana...

2011-02-23 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Planters, America's leading snack nut brand, kicks off its 2011 "Naturally Remarkable" campaign today at a sustainability showcase hosted by Global Green, a leading environmental organization. The brand unveils plans in 2011 to transform unused land into natural, green spaces - called Planters Groves - in four U.S. cities. Also debuting at Global Green is a new biodiesel Planters Nutmobile, which will tour the country and appear at each...

2009-02-18 23:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced two significant partnerships and $48 million in grants to help hundreds of thousands of small cocoa and cashew farmers in sub-Saharan Africa significantly increase their incomes so they can lift themselves out of hunger and poverty. The two grants -- $23 million to the World Cocoa Foundation and $25 million to the German development organization Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit...

2008-09-04 18:00:22

Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND), a leading branded food company specializing in processing, marketing and distributing culinary nuts and snack products, announced today that Emerald Cocoa Roast Almonds and Sea Salt & Pepper Cashews, the two newest product offerings from its Emerald snack line, are now available in food retailers nationwide. Emerald Cocoa Roast Almonds feature a unique combination of dry roasted almonds with a proprietary baked-in flavor of dark chocolate, without the...

2008-08-11 03:00:43

By Ruth, Joao-Pierre S Companies mull a wide range of alternatives ENERGY NEWARK - Remembering to turn off the lights is not enough to slow the drain of rising energy costs on profits. Manufacturers in particular face higher utility bills and increasingly expensive raw materials. With rates climbing for elec- tricity, natural gas and other fossil fuels, small and midsize business- es are struggling to contain costs, and some are coming up with novel solutions. At Newark-based...

2008-07-30 21:00:29

By Kim Mikus It's tough to go into Nuts 2 You in Buffalo Grove and only buy one item. "Some people say the store is dangerous," jokes manager Valentina Maksimenko, who runs the day-to-day operations at the shop, 771 S. Buffalo Grove Road at Dundee Road. The Buffalo Grove shop is filled with all types of nuts and dried fruits sold in bulk. All the nuts are domestic, coming from Texas, Arizona and California. Another area of the store is devoted to Russian chocolate and other sweets. The...

2005-10-09 19:19:21

REDLAND, Fla. -- To the untrained eye, the thousands of trees and plants at the Fruit and Spice Park look simply like lush greenery. But don't be fooled. The dark bushes sprouting little red beans are African "miracle fruit," which block the tongue's ability to taste sour and make fresh limes taste sweet as sugar. The tall Sapodilla tree bleeds white goo that was the source of the first chewing gum. And the papaya plant produces a milky sap that was once popular as meat tenderizer and now...


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