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2014-07-10 20:23:15

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. and MILAN, Italy, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and Fineldo S.p.A. announce that they have entered into a binding agreement for the sale of Fineldo's stake in Indesit Company S.p.A. (BIT: IND). Whirlpool also entered into binding share purchase agreements with members of the Merloni family for their Indesit shares. Under these agreements, Whirlpool would acquire shares representing a total of 66.8 percent of the voting stock of Indesit....

2014-07-09 08:24:18

NAPLES, Italy, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Italy Takes Home 'Small' Souvenir of the World Cup - Christ the Redeemer - the famous monument that overlooks Rio de Janeiro from Corcovado hill - will suddenly appear in Piazza Dante in Naples today, 'downloaded' via Fastweb. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/696511 ) The idea, designed by M&C Saatchi Milan in collaboration with Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro, will...

2014-06-23 12:21:15

Seattle-area dealership has shown strong numbers from the start KIRKLAND, Wash., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Fiat vehicles hit the American market following the Chrysler merger a few years back, there's no denying that the reaction from the public was mixed at best. The hesitation was understandable, as a large number of consumers are resistant to change. They are loyal to the brands they have always been loyal to, and that isn't going to change easily. Photo -...

2014-06-10 08:21:30

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Alfa Romeo dealer network established in U.S. and Canada -- Initial pool of 86 dealers drawn from existing FIAT and Maserati brand dealers -- Additional Alfa Romeo franchises to be awarded later this year An initial group of 86 dealers have been awarded Alfa Romeo franchises in the United States and Canada. In the U.S., 82 Alfa Romeo dealers are located in 33 states, with California, Texas, and Florida having the...

2014-05-22 16:20:37

Company praised for sustainable seafood program and natural resource conservation SEATTLE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line was named the 2014 Marine Environmental Business of the Year by the Port of Seattle. Port commissioner Courtney Gregoire presented the award to Keith Taylor, senior vice president, fleet operations, at the Seattle Propeller Club's Maritime Festival Lunch held Tuesday, May 13, 2014, aboard Carnival Miracle, which was docked at Port of Seattle....

2014-05-21 16:22:25

North America will become lead market for Brembo by year-end 2014 PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brembo celebrated the grand opening of its expanded North American manufacturing operations in Homer, Michigan today. Brembo is a world leader and innovator of brake systems. The celebration renewed Brembo's commitment to North America. The investment, which will total more than $115 million dollars (EUR83 million euros) through the end of 2015, expands the facility that...

2014-02-27 08:26:52

PARMA, Italy, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barilla, the Italian food company, extends congratulations to Olympic Gold Medalist, Mikaela Shiffrin and all of this year's athletes for their achievements on the global stage. The first-time Olympic medalist received gold in women's slalom, making the 18-year-old the youngest US medalist in this category. "Winning a gold medal is a dream come true, and I could not have gotten to where I am today without the incredible support of my...

2014-02-10 23:23:30

Maserati, Jeep and Jaguar dealer websites experience increases in online shopping activity. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Dataium, the largest aggregator of automotive shopper behavior, released its Game Day Auto Ad Review, an analysis of online shopping activity on dealership websites before, during, and after the biggest American sporting event of the year. Popular brands from around the globe spent millions of dollars on commercial advertisements during the game, in hopes of...

2014-01-08 16:20:39

One lucky winning guest from each ship in the fleet has been invited to sail to compete in championship SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has announced the 15 winning guest finalists who will compete on the "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" Champions Cruise Jan. 12, 2014, aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Each winner will represent one of the 15 ships in the Holland America Line fleet and was selected as the winning guest with the highest overall score from the onboard...


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FNM Brasinca
2014-02-21 10:00:20

Fabrica Nacional de Motores (FNM) was a vehicle and engine manufacturer in Duque de Caxias, near Rio de Janeiro from 1942 to 1988. FNM was formed in 1942 as part of the Estado Novo agenda of President Getulio Dornelles Vargas to kick start the Brazilian industrial sector. Originally, FNM manufactured American Curtiss-Wright aircraft engines, ammunition, bicycles, spindles and refrigerators. After WWII, the government wanted to launch a vehicle manufacturing industry, so in 1949 it...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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