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2011-10-28 14:00:00

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) announced the winners of its exclusive Expert Panel tastings held October 15th at PMA Fresh Summit in Atlanta. Among the three varieties tested by the experts, Dulcinea Farmsâ PureHeart ® mini seedless watermelon came out on top. Among the three varieties of grape tomatoes tasted, Red Diamond Farmsâ (a division of Tomato Thyme Corporation) grape tomatoes were deemed the tastiest. Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2011...

2011-10-10 07:00:00

Hongar Farms and Benissimo gourmet flavor-infused oils and vinegars can now be purchased online through the company's Alice.com powered storefront Tucker, Georgia (PRWEB) October 10, 2011 Hongar Farms Gourmet Foods (http://www.hongarfarms.com), a Tucker, GA-based specialty foods company, today announces the availability of our Hongar Farms and Benissimo gourmet flavor infused oils and vinegars through Alice.com, a retail platform that enables leading manufacturers to sell direct to their...

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2011-08-10 10:10:00

When are our adult food preferences formed? According to new research they are ingrained in us very early in the womb. New research by the Monell Chemical Senses Center finds that mothers can influence a baby's palate and food memories before it is born by introducing foods to her unborn child. In the womb, the baby is surrounded and nourished on the amniotic fluid, which is filled with the flavors of what the mom has eaten. "Things like vanilla, carrot, garlic, anise, mint -- these are some...

2011-08-03 12:18:39

Protein inside taste cells turn off bitter taste New findings may lend insight into why some people are especially sensitive to bitter tastes. Scientists from the Monell Center and Givaudan Flavors have identified a protein inside of taste cells that acts to shorten bitter taste signals. They further report that mice lacking the gene for this taste terminator protein are more sensitive to bitter taste and also find it more aversive, possibly because they experience the taste for a longer...

2011-06-22 00:00:34

Vaporizer users have more variety of flavors through e-liquids. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 A revolution has been taking place in recent years as producers around the world provide more options for those who prefer to vaporize or "vape" as users are calling it. As this trend is growing, there are more flavor options than ever for those who vape using e-liquids. All personal vaporizer users should be able to find a flavor to meet their flavor profile. From traditional flavors to...

2011-06-02 12:01:00

CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products, announces the launch of a new natural flavor modifier under the trade name NSF-02. The technology for the new product is patented and proprietary to PureCircle Limited. NSF-02 is designed specifically to work well in combination with PureCircle's high purity stevia sweeteners, Reb A and SG-95, and sugar or high fructose corn syrup, enhancing flavor,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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