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2011-10-21 11:00:00

O.N.E. Coconut Water today announced it is donating $10,000 to nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation to help alleviate poverty worldwide. The companyâs contribution will help fund the Foundationâs mission to provide poor entrepreneurs in developing countries with a chance to lift themselves out of poverty through micro-credit. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 O.N.E. Coconut Water today announced it is donating $10,000 to nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation to...

2011-08-02 00:00:30

New Book Release; A Tropical Island Paradise where a rattan hammock calls your name and a rum and coke in your hands a pretty girl by your side. Put on your sandals and come with me on my adventure through Sogod Bay to a jungle Island Paradise from being a Palm Beach Florida Taxi Driver to being a Coconut Farmer on a Island in the southern Philippines, a husband, a father, and a member of a community and patriarch of a large family in the jungle. http://www.MyHomeintheJungle.com Palm Beach,...

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2011-06-27 09:25:00

Written in coconut DNA are two origins of cultivation, several ancient trade routes, and the history of the colonization of the Americas By Diana Lutz, Washington University in St. Louis The coconut (the fruit of the palm Cocos nucifera) is the Swiss Army knife of the plant kingdom; in one neat package it provides a high-calorie food, potable water, fiber that can be spun into rope, and a hard shell that can be turned into charcoal. What's more, until it is needed for some other purpose it...

2011-06-27 07:15:00

SMYRNA, Ga., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of lifelong gardeners has created the Grow Pillow (http://www.growpillow.com), a first-of-its kind compact growing kit that is 100% organic. The lightweight kit eliminates the need for heavy - and often expensive - planters. This unique growing system is perfect for small spaces like decks, patios and urban gardens. What makes the Grow Pillow so appealing is that it introduces new growing methods most hobbyist gardeners have not yet...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

New offerings include Earth Balance® Organic Coconut Spread and MindfulMayoâ“ž¢ Dressing and Sandwich Spread Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Earth Balance®, a line of deliciously all-natural buttery spreads, shortenings, nut butters and soymilk introduces its new Organic Coconut Spread and MindfulMayoâ“ž¢ Dressing and Sandwich Spread nationwide. The Organic Coconut Spread will be available exclusively at Whole Foods Market....

2011-05-17 17:01:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Warmer days are ahead and so is the craving for a thirst-busting beverage. Soda might be the first thing that comes to mind, but, sodas deplete the body of calcium, and contains enough sugar to reduce immune response for several hours.(1) This summer, experience a new kind of beverage with PRE Probiotic Enhancer Tropical Coconut Water (www.preusa.com) and promote optimal digestive health and immunity with a delicious and refreshing tropical...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water is continuing its tradition of supporting athletes through a new charitable partnership with the esteemed Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), an organization dedicated to providing opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water is a favorite of athletes worldwide for...

2011-04-29 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnancy Awareness Month® (PAM), is proud to announce PAM's annual "Motherhood Begins Now" event, to launch a month-long national campaign of education and social connection for women across the country. O.N.E.(TM) Coconut Water, a leading producer of all-natural healthy Coconut Water-based beverages, is the official title sponsor. This fourth annual, free family event will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Writer's...


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2009-03-27 18:01:18

The Asian Palmyra Palm, Borassus flabellifer, is a plant in the Borassus genus. Other names for the tree are the toddy palm, sugar palm, and Cambodian palm. It is a vigorous tree, living 100 years or more. It is held aloft at 98 feet high on a large, sturdy trunk that resembles a coconut, and is ringed with leaf scars. The leaves create a canopy of several dozen fronds spreading across 10 feet. Growth of these trees is slow in the beginning, but speeds up as it begins to mature. It is...

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2009-03-27 17:56:59

The African Fan Palm, Borassus aethiopium is an African palm of the Borassus genus. It has a numerous list of English terms for the plant including African palmyra palm, deleb palm, ron palm, toddy palm, black rhun palm, ronier palm (French term), and others. Its African names are even more numerous. The tree offers many practical uses such as edible fruit, fiber from leaves, and termite-proof wood for construction. At least two varieties of this species exist, bagamojensis and...

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Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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