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2011-03-25 00:00:30

Fly Creek Cider Mill and Cooperstown Museums to celebrate opening April 1. Fly Creek, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Spring training might be underway in the south but in nearby Fly Creek the action is just getting started. The Fly Creek Cider Mill is busily preparing for its 155th season marked by history, traditions and tastes that visitors from miles around enjoy. Their historic, water-powered cider mill known for its original vintage equipment is also popular with New York's...

2011-02-24 00:00:47

Learning was made easy for the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard this year during the North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association's (NAFDMA) 26th Annual Conference and Tour held February 4 "“ 10 in Philadelphia and Baltimore. This year's theme of "still a whole lot more to learn" lived up to the expectations of over 600 direct farm marketers attending from across North America and Great Britain. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Learning was made easy for the Fly...

2011-02-04 13:36:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since deciding to spend their winters in Florida nearly two decades ago, Michigan Apple growers Leo and Pat Rasch have developed a healthy, balanced ritual to start the day. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/CL42831 ) "Every single morning for breakfast we have a Michigan apple and a Florida orange," said Pat. "We try not to show a preference for either fruit." But Leo, a fourth-generation apple grower whose family owns...

2010-12-07 15:21:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Thanksgiving behind us and seasonal festivities just around the corner, consumers are in the mood to celebrate. As a result, latest research from leading market consumer Mintel finds that restaurant chains are responding to consumer demand by spicing up their menus with fall and winter offerings. In 2009, food and beverage menu items featuring familiar fall ingredients and flavors, such as pumpkin, squash, apple, cinnamon, caramel and hazelnut...

2010-11-24 09:54:00

LIVINGSTON, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, President Obama pardoned the California-raised National Thanksgiving Turkey - Apple, and his alternate, Cider - in a traditional pre-Thanksgiving ceremony held in the White House Rose Garden. The national birds, raised by Livingston, Calif.-based, family-owned poultry company Foster Farms, were presented by Yubert Envia, National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman and Vice President of Turkey for Foster Farms. The National...

2010-11-12 00:00:46

An E. coli lawsuit was filed yesterday against Baugher's Orchard and Farm, the Westminster, Maryland farm that recalled its unpasteurized apple cider products after they were identified by Maryland public health authorities as the source of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak among at least 7 state residents. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Baltimore resident Nicholas Fickel, who is represented by Seattle-based Marler Clark, the nation's leading law firm representing victims of foodborne illness...

2010-11-11 12:09:00

VIENNA, Va., Nov. 11,( )2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, home entertaining expert Domenica Marchetti suggests a trend-worthy twist on the wine and cheese pairing party. The author of Big Night In says, "Embrace the season's bounty and involve the whole family: host an apple tasting!" To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/holiday-entertaining-twist-host-an-apple-tasting-107244518.html The holiday table...

2010-11-08 05:03:00

BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent research out of the University of Michigan Health System - a premier academic medical center - has found that adding more apples and apple products to your diet may be an easy way to lower your risk for developing heart disease. More than one in three U.S. adults has one or more types of cardiovascular disease (CVD) according to the American Heart Association. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Researchers...

2010-11-05 23:03:00

Cider may be related to outbreak of E. coli infections SILVER SPRING Md., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fast Facts Baugher's Apple Cider in half gallon and gallon containers, offered for sale in Maryland and Pennsylvania, is preliminarily linked with an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Consumers who have any of this cider should not drink it and should dispose of the cider in a manner that prevents people or animals, including wild animals, from consuming it. Most...

2010-07-12 13:32:47

Malolactic fermentation is a key part in the process of cider making, as it reduces acidity. Malic acid, a common component in fruit, undergoes a chemical transformation, turning into lactic acid. In the case of Basque natural cider (unlike with wine), after this process there is not normally any microbiological stabilisation treatment. This means that the lactic bacteria become the dominant microbiota. Some of these bacteria cause alterations that can affect the properties of the cider....