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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....

2010-02-05 15:04:00

SPARTA, Mich., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Riveridge Produce Marketing is pleased to announce the availability of the Red Prince apple. This unique variety is available in select retail outlets until May. The Royally Crisp, Red Prince apple, is sure to delight apple lovers. The variety provides a rich, full flavor with mildly sweet taste excellent for fresh eating, salads and baking. Its attractive, deep-red exterior reveals an extreme crunch with a juicy, cream-colored flesh. The Red Prince...

2010-01-06 13:14:00

SPARTA, Mich., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Riveridge Produce Marketing announces the release of the Ambrosia, specialty apple variety, to local markets throughout the Midwest. Ambrosia was discovered in the late 1980's in British Colombia, Canada and has quickly become a favorite among apple lovers. The variety developed as a chance seedling in a Red and Golden Delicious orchard with the grower noticing quickly that the variety was superior. Its bi-colored bright pink and yellow exterior...

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2009-11-04 10:35:38

Study confirms diversity of apple trees endures in American Southwest The apple trees of yesteryear are slowly disappearing. Many apple varieties common in the United States a century ago can no longer be found in today's orchards and nurseries. But some historic apple trees still survive in abandoned farmsteads and historic orchards throughout the U.S. Now, scientists interested in conserving these horticultural treasures have set out to identify and catalogue them, working to discover if...

2009-10-02 08:00:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Along with cooler temperatures and changing colors, this time of year brings a bounty of hearty and healthy fall foods. Apples are a perennial favorite, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is making it easy to enjoy this year's harvest with Apple Fest. During the month of October, customers will find savings on apples and apple products as well as recipes and Paula Deen products in 2,000 Walmart stores nationwide. In addition,...

2009-07-09 09:00:00

BEIJING, July 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com (http://www.himfr.com/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, predicts that fruit vinegar beverages will be sharing a considerable portion in the lucrative soft drinks market. Fruit vinegar beverages have become a new growth point in the beverage market. China's fruit vinegar beverages have shocking market potential, that over the next few years, fruit vinegar beverages in...

2009-07-09 07:00:00

AZUSA, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the company's ongoing commitment to quality and sustainability in everything it does, Naked(R) Juice announced that it has become the first nationally-distributed brand to transition to a 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic or PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottle. The Naked reNEWabottle(TM) embodies Naked Juice's commitment to creating a more earth conscious juice. Naked Juice expects to have its entire product line transitioned to...

2009-04-24 13:55:19

A Swedish man will spend the next four months in jail for shooting snot from his nose onto a store clerk, a court ruled Friday. A court in the Swedish city of Borgholm sentenced the unidentified 32-year-old man to jail for showering a liquor store cashier with the contents of his nose after a sales problem, The Local said. The September 2008 incident began when the man brought six bottles of cider to the cashier then found he couldn't pay for them. When the female cashier, whose identity was...

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2009-04-24 11:32:47

Conservationists are warning that traditional fruit orchards are vanishing from England's landscape, causing serious consequences for wildlife, BBC News reported. Some 60 percent have disappeared since the 1950s, putting local varieties of apples, cherries, pears, plums and damsons under threat, according to surveys from the National Trust. The Trust is now investing half a million dollars in a drive to reverse the decline of the orchards, which provide important habitats for species such as...

2009-04-20 13:00:00

Beall Proposes Fee on Liquor, Wine, Beer Industry to mitigate alcohol-related impacts SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assembly Bill 1019 -- a proposal to impose a fee on the beer, wine, and liquor industries to mitigate the billions in costs to Californians for alcohol-related problems -- advances to its first hearing this legislative session on Tuesday before the California State Assembly Health Committee. Revenue from the fee would be used to establish a program to...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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