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2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

2014-03-26 16:24:06

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8f36ft/annually_updated) has announced the addition of the "Annually Updated Market Data: Producer of Cassava Starch in China" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8f36ft/annually_updated ] subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This market data is presented as an online dataset that has been verified...

2014-02-04 23:32:03

CMT’s inaugural Cassava World Africa opens in Lusaka, Zambia on 20-21 March 2014 to showcase the transformation of cassava from a staple food to a commercial crop used in production of flour, beer, feed, starch and as source for bioenergy. Lusaka, Zambia (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 His Excellency Honorable Robert K.K. Sichinga, MP & Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Zambia will inaugurate Cassava World Africa conference that will unveil opportunities and challenges in...

2013-12-17 23:00:58

CMT’s strategic 3rd Starch World in Jakarta on 17-19 February, 2014 brings together indigenous starch players as well as prominent stakeholders from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and others to outline the roadmap of the starch industry – bio-plastics from starch, cassava starch and sweeteners. Jakarta, Indonesia (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Centre for Management Technology (CMT) will host its industry premier event 3rd Starch World on 17-19 February, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 1.5 day...

2013-10-11 23:04:48

Modified Starch Market report estimates the market size of the global modified starch market, both in terms of volume and value; also discusses market drivers, restraints and opportunities, raw material, and product price trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/modified-starch-market-511.html (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 According to a new market research report, “Modified Starch Market by Raw Materials, Applications & Geography - Global Market Estimates up to 2017,”...

2013-06-29 23:04:01

This report analyses the Modified starch market by raw material, applications, and geography. By geography, the report is segmented into Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and Rest of the World. (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 According to a new market research report, “Modified Starch Market by Raw Materials, Applications & Geography - Global Forecasts to 2017”, published by MarketsandMarkets modified starch market will grow from estimated $12.76 billion in 2012. This value is expected...

2012-12-18 05:01:31

Burgeoning demand for starch based products for a spectrum of consumer and industrial applications renews global attention on Asian starch markets and trade. Global starch and derivative business, today, is facing a tough time due to complexities in developing newer starches aside from sustainable agronomical practice and pest control strategies complementing short supply and market development challenges. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 [2nd Starch World 2013 summit,...

2012-04-12 13:07:18

Key crop for tapioca, animal feed and biofuels faces pest risks, according to new research discussed at Climate Smart Agriculture conference in Bangkok Severe outbreaks of new, invasive pests triggered by rising temperatures could threaten Southeast Asia's multi-billion dollar cassava industry, as well as the livelihoods of the hundreds of thousands of small farmers that rely on the crop for income, according to research from the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)....

Image 1 - Ancient Mayan Road Buried By Volcanic Ash 1,400 Years Ago
2011-10-06 10:07:46

[ Watch the Video ] A University of Colorado Boulder-led team excavating a Maya village in El Salvador buried by a volcanic eruption 1,400 years ago has unexpectedly hit an ancient white road that appears to lead to and from the town, which was frozen in time by a blanket of ash. The road, known as a "sacbe," is roughly 6 feet across and is made from white volcanic ash from a previous eruption that was packed down and shored up along its edges by residents living there in roughly A.D....

2011-06-22 00:00:34

Forms Alliance To Benefit Hometown Community San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 CrispRoot, jumping into its new hometown's community life, announces today it is partnering with Parent Connection to serve families in San Diego and the surrounding vicinity through collaborative efforts, event sponsorships, and donations of its CrispRoot cassava chips. In addition to sponsoring the Parent Connection's May 1 Spring Fantasy Luncheon held at Rancho Bernardo Inn,...


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