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2014-04-08 23:22:58

The Nation’s Original Organic Juice Company Continues Its Commitment to Pure, Quality Taste Without Additives Clermont, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Uncle Matt’s Organic, the nation’s original organic juice company, believes that people have a right to know what’s in their food. Throughout their 15 year history, the company has maintained its steadfast commitment to producing the most wholesome, organic produce and juice possible. As part of its mission, Uncle Matt’s Organic has...

2014-03-04 23:28:54

Shane Michaels releases a review of Annmarie Gianni Skin Care’s Citrus Mint Facial Cleanser, an all-natural, organic product created for acne-prone skin. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Citrus Mint Facial Cleanser, a product of the Annmarie Gianni Skin Care line, designed for acne-prone and oily skin using all-natural, organic ingredients, has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “People with acne-prone or oily skin oftentimes struggle to...

2014-03-04 08:33:40

PASADENA, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been a tough season for California citrus. Freezing temperatures in December wiped out a quarter of California's mandarin, navel oranges and lemons, according to industry group California Citrus Mutual. Estimates indicate a $441 million loss for the $2 billion California citrus industry. Now, California is suffering from a drought that may impact next year's citrus crop. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/LA75737-a...

2014-03-03 16:28:56

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 2,884 acres of producing citrus groves and irrigated farmland in Florida's St. Lucie County and a state-of the-art citrus packinghouse in Indian River County will sell at auction Wednesday, April 16, with Murray Wise Associates managing the sale in cooperation with Crosby & Associates. The first grove - 1,944 acres - consists of land known as the Indian River South Grove in St. Lucie County. That property, located...

2014-02-03 12:32:31

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Searching for the perfect Valentine's Day Gift doesn't have to be an exercise in frustration. It's natural to feel stress about the perfect gift: what's the appropriate budget? Should you even give a gift at all? What gift will say too much, or too little? This might sound like obvious advice, but it never hurts to repeat: trying to hard is the biggest mistake you can make when selecting a romantic gift. Don't think about what you want to give, but...

2014-02-02 23:01:59

Airstream Innovations, Inc is now expanding installation of their unique Half-Acre and full One-Acre commercial tunnel greenhouses since being certified by the USDA to protect Citrus crops. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Airstream Innovations, Inc has announced that the USDA has certified their unique half-acre and full one-acre commercial tunnel greenhouses to protect citrus crops on commercial farms in Central and Southern California from Huanglongbing, one of the most...

2014-01-29 16:30:23

BARTOW, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today officials from the citrus industry praised Florida Governor Rick Scott for citrus research investments included in his "It's Your Money Tax Cut Budget." Governor Scott has recommended more than $12 million for the citrus industry. The critical funding will provide $4 million for short-term research projects to aid in citrus greening, $2 million for construction of a laboratory and two new greenhouses in Chiefland, and more than $6...

2014-01-14 08:22:36

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. ("Flotek" or the "Company') (NYSE: FTK) today announced preliminary revenue and gross margin results for Fourth Quarter, 2013 and discussed the current status of the Florida citrus market. While the Company is still completing final year-end accounting processes, Flotek believes that revenues for the three-months ended December 31, 2013 should exceed $100 million. Enterprise-wide gross margins should be approximately...

2014-01-07 08:33:03

Florida Department of Citrus and Food Network Star Aarti Sequeira join forces; help Americans explore taste adventures in their own kitchens with zesty grapefruit-infused recipes BARTOW, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with insights from a savvy celebrity chef, a home kitchen is the perfect place for a new taste adventure - especially for people seeking new culinary experiences as they approach retirement or adjust to a household without children....

Fruit Flies Pickier Than You Think
2013-12-05 19:17:53

Cell Press On your kitchen counter, it might seem as though fruit flies will show up for just about any type of fruit you leave around for them. But when given a choice about where to lay their eggs, those flies will go for citrus most of the time, new work shows. The basis for that seemingly complex food preference is surprisingly simple, according to a report in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 5. It boils down to a single odorant receptor found on a single class of...