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2012-08-16 23:00:12

SunTropics Calamansi Lime juice is the crowning glory to any summer recipe. Enjoy this Philippine kitchen staple as a refreshing juice drink, cocktail mixer, delicious desert or marinade ingredient. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 Beverage distributor SunTropics says Calamansi Lime juice is the summer´s newest ingredient for concocting delicious poolside drinks and adding crisp, flavor to grilled favorites. Bursting with the authentic and fresh flavor of the Philippine lime,...

2012-08-13 10:24:03

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight youth soccer players from across the country have been selected as the 2012 Summer Citrus Soccer Star award winners (www.summercitrus.com). The youth are from diverse backgrounds and different parts of the country, yet all share a love of soccer, a spirit of leadership and determination on and off the soccer field, and have demonstrated commitment to their teams, families and communities. The award was established by the South Africa Western...

2012-08-13 02:24:21

LONDON, August 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With around 200 bands of different genres playing over three days, Florida Music Festival saw 25,000 music fans come together earlier this year. Set in various outdoor and indoor venues across downtown Orlando, the Festival uncovered some fantastic musical talent. And with a three day pass costing a mere $25, the event was great value for money! Florida Music Festival 2013 is sure to be another fantastic event, so make sure it's on...

2012-06-28 02:22:44

DAVIS, Calif., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leading global provider of natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, announced today that a new dry formulation of Grandevo(TM) has been registered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This registration follows EPA approval of the formulation on May 1, 2012. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/SF31203LOGO) "Grandevo is...

2012-06-12 02:24:30

BALTIMORE, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- True Lemon®, whose 100 percent natural products offer a truly healthy alternative to sugar-laden artificial flavoring for beverages, is celebrating people who keep it true with the "Who's Your Trudy?" Facebook sweepstakes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/NY23026 ) The sweepstakes was launched in conjunction with the debut of the company's national advertising campaign, which introduces Trudy, True Lemon's brand ambassador....

2012-06-08 10:22:38

PHILADELPHIA, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- South African summer citrus growers of the Western Cape Citrus Producers Forum (WCCPF) have established the Summer Citrus Soccer Star Award. It honors eight youth soccer players from across the United States. The WCCPF is a longtime supporter of US Youth Soccer. Winners will be selected for their display of courage, imagination, commitment, unbeatable determination and success in adverse situations both on and off the playing field....

2012-06-02 23:01:17

The Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing industry in Australia has struggled to cope with adverse weather conditions over the past five years. Industry revenue has grown marginally over the past five years due to the devastating consequences of the millennium drought, tropical cyclones and record flooding across Australia's eastern states. Fortunately, the industry's diverse product range, Australia's strategic geographic position and counter-seasonal advantage were able to prevent the...

2012-04-25 02:33:00

BARTOW, Fla., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented this week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2012 suggests grapefruit may be a healthful choice for women striving to meet recommended intakes of fruit and key nutrients, and, when included as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle, may help reduce some risk factors associated with chronic diseases.(1) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120425/CG93142) As part of the study, researchers analyzed data from the 2003-2008...

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2012-03-13 11:20:30

The distinctive color of Blood Oranges comes from pigments known as anthocyanins which provide a variety of health benefits such as lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke, along with its distinctive coloring properties, reports Nick Collins, Science Correspondent for the Telegraph. The pigmentation, however, only develops in certain climates where the fruit is exposed to a brief period of cold weather, meaning the oranges can only be commercially grown in a particular part of Italy...

2012-03-12 20:23:33

New research could make it easier to grow health-promoting blood oranges For the red pigmentation to develop, blood oranges normally require a period of cold as they ripen. The only place to reliably grow them on a commercial scale is in the Sicilian area of Italy around Mount Etna. Here, the combination of sun and cold/sunny days and warm nights provides ideal growing conditions. Scientists have identified the gene responsible for blood orange pigmentation, naming it Ruby, and have...