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Starbucks Uses Bugs To Color Frappuccino
2012-03-28 06:45:34

A statement released by Starbucks to the Daily Mail yesterday revealed a shocking ingredient in their iconic Frappuccino beverages: ground-up bugs. Cochineal extract is a popular food additive created by crushing up bugs and is most often used to lend foods a red color. Starbucks admitted to using cochineal extract in their famous Strawberries and Cream Frappuccino. The extract is found in the strawberry puree used to create the beverage. Starbucks is claiming the extract helps bring...

2012-03-23 23:03:21

Sugar free glazes will not have the thickness or mouthfeel of those with dissolved sugars. Gums can replace the viscosity lost when sugar is removed. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 TIC Gums will demonstrate a sugar free glaze with a texture profile that closely matches that of a fully sugar sweetened version for the attendees at the Restaurant Chefs Association Annual Conference and Culinary Expo to sample on Friday March 23, 2012. TIC Gums will be in booth 214P inside the Henry B....

2012-02-17 14:00:00

A new brochure that describes the next generation of Xanthan, going a step beyond agglomeratation, is now available. White Marsh, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 The next generation of Xanthan and a step beyond agglomeration“¦ TIC Gums Introduces Brochure on FASTir® Xanthan EC TIC Gums is introducing a new brochure on its FASTir Xanthan EC product line. The new brochure is available for immediate download at http://web.ticgums.com/fastir-xanthan/. FASTir Xanthan EC is a high...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

Zion Health announces ClayBrite Natural Gum Healing Toothpaste available for sale at Noah's Natural Foods in Toronto, Ontario Canada. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Zion Health, a San Francisco-based company specializing in natural clay minerals cosmetic and hygienic products has announced ClayBrite toothpaste will now be available for purchase at Noah´s Natural Health Food Stores throughout Toronto, Ontario´s metropolitan area. The launch comes after numerous...

Image 1 - Waiter! There's A Fly In My Beer!
2011-11-18 04:34:10

UC Riverside entomologists explain why flies are attracted to beer and products of yeast fermentation Ever wondered why flies are attracted to beer? Entomologists at the University of California, Riverside have, and offer an explanation. They report that flies sense glycerol, a sweet-tasting compound that yeasts make during fermentation. "Insects use their taste system to glean important information about the quality and nutritive value of food sources," said Anupama Dahanukar, an...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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