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2010-03-10 11:28:00

CALGARY, Alberta, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Viterra Inc. (TSX: VT, ASX: VTA) and Dakota Growers Pasta Company, Inc. are pleased to announce today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which a subsidiary of Viterra will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Dakota Growers, a leading producer and marketer of dry pasta products in North America. The all-cash transaction, structured as a tender offer followed by a merger of a Viterra subsidiary and Dakota Growers,...

2008-10-22 12:00:35

PARKER, Colo., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of World Pasta Day on Saturday, October 25th, the Wheat Foods Council explores pasta's global influence with World of Pastabilities. Beginning in October, people can get a "taste" of pasta in a variety of ethnic cuisines via educational information and authentic recipes for Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, North African and Russian pasta dishes at http://www.wheatfoods.org/ . "World of Pastabilities challenges people to think outside of...

2008-09-29 21:00:31

By Ed Blonz Supplements not the basis for good nutrition By Ed Blonz, Ph.D. DEAR DR. BLONZ: I have a long workday and often don't leave the office until it's time for dinner. I am not questioning the importance of eating grains, fruits and vegetables, but I have neither the time nor the knowledge to cook. During the week, I usually end up eating out, doing takeout or buying single-serving entrees to make at home. My diet is not what I would consider to be marginal, but it is certainly...

2008-08-23 09:00:37

By SHELLEY SHELTON Pasta prices have risen steadily over the last year, affecting consumer pocketbooks but helping Arizona agriculture. And those prices aren't likely to come down much, though they may finally be leveling off. The main ingredient in most pasta is durum wheat, a major crop in Arizona. In fact, for the first time since the 1970s, we have more wheat acreage than cotton in our state, said Julie Murphree, a spokeswoman for the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation. "This little...

2008-08-12 03:00:39

By Underdahl, J L Mergoum, M; Schatz, B; Ransom, J K ABSTRACT Over the last 40 years, grain yield of hard red spring wheat (HRSW) (Triticum aestivum L.) has increased dramatically in North Dakota and neighboring regions. This yield increase has caused some concern that recent higher yielding cultivars might be released at the expense of quality performance. A two-year study was initiated in 2004 to examine the changes in quality performance of HRSW cultivars released by North Dakota State...

Word of the Day
  • 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).