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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.

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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.

2012-03-12 20:23:33

For the red pigmentation to develop, blood oranges normally require a period of cold as they ripen.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.