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2015-04-17 12:23:11

NASHVILLE, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville Sounds fans will find new favorites alongside plenty of traditional ballpark classics when First Tennessee Park opens today.

2015-04-17 08:24:46

For Five Consecutive Years, Ruth's Chris Ranks Top Brand with Consumers ORLANDO, Fla., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-17 00:20:37

BASEL, Switzerland, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Integrated sales up one percent at constant exchange rates -- Reported sales impacted by currency; full year earnings

2015-04-16 23:06:45

A lower-glycemic-index diet reduces sudden increases in blood sugar.

2015-04-16 23:03:33

GasWatch will launch an Indiegogo campaign for the newest model in its line of propane scales on April 22 Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 16, 2015

2015-04-16 23:03:00

The 7th Annual Fur Ball for the Almost Home Animal Shelter will be held April 25th at Fort Dodge Ford Toyota in Fort Dodge, IA.

2015-04-16 12:37:42

Urges Global Food Security Symposium to focus on four principles to improve access to food and enhance diets and health WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at the Chicago Council

2015-04-16 12:37:33

End-to-end visibility helps protect consumers from agriculture lacking integrity PALO ALTO, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frequentz Inc., a global leader and champion of end-to-end

2015-04-16 12:37:31

RIPON, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Almond Ace Packing Inc., a grower-owned almond processing and export company, was named one of the top two 'Quality Leaders' among almond

2015-04-16 12:32:42

LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Freeze Drying EquipmentFreeze drying is a process where a product is frozen initially and the water is sublimed from the frozen product.


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Orang Pendek
2014-02-15 11:08:00

The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...

Custurd Apple,  Annona squamosa
2014-02-15 09:31:56

Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

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Word of the Day
polyphagia
  • An excessive appetite for food.
  • The eating of many different types of food.
The word 'polyphagia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'many' and 'to feed on'.