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2011-06-07 15:10:38

Internationally recognized health researchers presented their views at the 30th World Nut & Dried Fruit Congress on 21 May 2011, recommending that food policy makers consider dried fruits equivalent to fresh fruits in dietary recommendations around the world. The presentations recognize that traditional dried fruits such as dried apricots, dried apples, dates, dried figs, raisins and sultanas, and prunes should be included side by side with fresh fruit recommendations by policy makers...

2011-05-31 11:57:00

DENVER, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BAZI International, Inc. (OTCBB: BAZI) is pleased to provide a link to a recently recorded interview and article by BevNET founder, John Craven, of Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Debbie Wildrick, on bevnet.com. The article notes, "In her 30-plus years in the beverage industry, Debbie Wildrick has gained a strong reputation as a savvy sales and marketing executive for 7-Eleven and Tropicana as well as for several entrepreneurial...

2011-05-03 10:03:00

KINGSBURG, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun-Maid, the largest producer and processor of the "World's Favorite Raisin" and other premium dried fruit, today announced a new promotion in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) in support of the studio's upcoming film Kung Fu Panda 2, which premiers May 26th in theaters nationwide. Beginning this month, Sun-Maid raisin six-packs, as well as 24 oz. Sun-Maid raisin canisters, will feature on-pack QR (Quick...

2011-04-16 00:00:29

New D'Lightful, D'Licious D'Noir Prunes From Sunsweet Now Available Nationwide Yuba City, Calif. (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 After nearly 100 years of working hand-in-hand with nature, Sunsweet introduces a true plum masterpiece "“ D'Noir Prunes. This fresh, juicy and delicious prune has prune lovers (and previous non-prune lovers) calling it the best-tasting prune ever. So if you think a prune is a prune, try D'Noir to taste the difference! From the crop of plums grown in their...

2011-03-24 02:00:00

RAISIN CITY, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- March 24th is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day and in celebration NESTLE® RAISINETS® took over the small town of Raisin City, California renaming it: "RAISINETS City" for the day! Costumed RAISINETS characters rolled into town and word quickly spread. Raisin City's 167 residents poured into the town square where they were treated to delicious RAISINETS, as well as a fun-filled day of...

2011-02-01 06:45:00

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BAZI International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BAZI) announced today that investors holding approximately $2.3 million of the Company's Senior Secured Convertible Promissory Notes elected to convert their Notes into 15.8 million of the Company's common stock, resulting in the elimination of substantially all of the Company's indebtedness. In addition, the Company privately placed 3.3 million shares of its common stock, resulting in net proceeds of...

2011-01-18 07:35:00

FISHERS, Ind., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows that more than 50 percent of New Year's Resolutions, most of which have to do with diet or nutrition, don't last beyond January. Two leading nutritionists aim to reverse that trend by encouraging people to focus on one realistic and attainable resolution: eat more fruit. According to Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh, licensed nutritionists, registered dietitians, and co-founders of C&J Nutrition, fruit is an essential part...

2010-12-16 13:40:58

A University of Granada professor specialist in Nutrition explained that the species Lycium Barbarum "“currently imported from China"“ comes from the Mediterranean regions and grows in other mild regions of the world. Also, he stated that "Goji berries will not have any positive effect on people that do not follow a balanced diet". While the consumption of Goji berries has risen dramatically over the last months, their properties have not been scientifically proven yet by any...

2010-11-07 00:15:00

The new Brothers-All-Natural website was designed using real-time input from their Facebook fans. This new website allows for easier online shopping. All-Natural 100% Freeze-Dried Fruit provides an extremely convenient way to get the recommended daily five servings of fruit. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Families looking for a healthy and delicious fruit snack that is free of preservatives and free of any added sugars should run right out or go online to...

2010-09-08 17:50:00

FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- School is back in session and the California Raisin Marketing Board, along with authors Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD and Liz Weiss, MS, RD - also known as The Meal Makeover Moms - are offering tips to help parents across the country send unhealthy meals and snacks packing! To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/calraisins/46028/ (Photo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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