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New Plant Species Discovered In The Heart Of Texas

New Plant Species Discovered In The Heart Of Texas

University of Utah Wrongly ID’d since ’74, Only Three Specimens Known Collectors found the first two specimens of the prickly plant in 1974 and 1990 in west Texas. Then, for two decades, the 14-inch-tall plant was identified wrongly as...

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2014-07-10 08:33:13

This new product will provide restaurant-quality cuts of beef at home - and at a fraction of the price. SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dry-aging steaks is a relatively simple process that has been used in fine restaurants for many years. It creates superbly tender and flavorful steaks by letting naturally-occurring enzymes slowly tenderize the meat in a controlled refrigerated environment. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/125869 Photo -...

2014-07-10 08:28:55

Results Show Sunkist® Lemons Allow for 75 Percent Reduction in Sodium without Sacrificing Taste SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunkist Growers today released the findings of their S'alternative(®) research conducted by Master Chef Karl Guggenmos, WACS, AAC and Chef Michael Makuch from Johnson & Wales University revealing that the use of Sunkist(®) lemons may allow for significant salt reduction in recipes while boosting flavor. The research concluded that lemons...

2014-07-10 08:25:48

MONTREAL, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian cheese lovers can rejoice as Dairy Farmers of Canada is hosting one of Canada's most exciting and unique events again. The Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival will be held on August 16(th) from 12 noon to 4 p.m. in Whistler, British Columbia. In its seventh year, the festival features cheese rolling races, costume contests and other fun activities for the whole family. An 11-pound wheel of Courtenay Cheddar cheese, produced by British Columbia...

2014-07-10 08:24:11

DUBAI, UAE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cine Favela Director Armando Fonseca Brings "Guerreira" by Rising Brazilian Trio Pearls Negras to Life and Captures Spirit of Favelas in Exhuberant Accompanying Short Film #FUTBOLNOW - Pepsi(R) today premiered the latest short film off the Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game [http://www.pepsi.com/thegame ] album in partnership with Cine Favela, a Brazilian cultural non-profit...

2014-07-10 08:20:57

Potential regulatory changes could limit corn and soybean output and cost Ontario's economy OTTAWA, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Restricting the use of neonicotinoids -- an insecticide commonly used by crop farmers -- could reduce revenues from corn and soybean production by more than $630 million per year in Ontario. The province's gross domestic product would be cut by nearly $440 million if neonicotinoids were not available for use, according to a Conference Board of Canada report issued...

2014-07-10 04:21:19

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing consumer demand and proposed government legislation for lower levels of sodium, sugar and fat in food and drink, Food ingredients, the world's leading organiser of business networking and professional development events for the F&B industry, has put together a technical conference series focusing on the latest developments around sodium, sugar and fat reformulation. Following Nestle's pledge to further...

2014-07-09 23:12:16

Summertime means cooking on the grill, but watch out for gluten in the rubs, marinades, and sauces used on grilled meats says gluten-free cooking expert Carol Fenster. She offers tips for choosing safe versions—plus her boldly flavorful recipe for Pork Tenderloin in Citrus-Chipotle Marinade. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Experienced grillers know the secret to flavorful grilling comes from rubs, marinades, and sauces, but store-bought and restaurant versions may contain gluten (a protein in...

2014-07-09 23:05:22

North America Dairy Alternative market is segmented and studied on the basis of ingredients and regions. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-dairy-alternative-7897785006.html (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The global dairy alternative beverage market is projected to reach a value of $14 billion by 2018. The market for plant-based dairy alternative beverage grows with the increasing demand for healthy products and support from the government and health associations. The...

2014-07-09 23:05:17

North America Starter Cultures market can be segmented by Types, Applications, Companies and MacroIndicators. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-starter-cultures-1091342166.html (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The North American starter culture market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9%, from 2013 to 2018. This region holds the second major share in the global starter culture market. This market, by application, is divided mainly into alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. In...

2014-07-09 23:00:19

Corbin Relies On Carbohydrates, Proteins and Hydration for Running Performance Missoula, MT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 “Montana Made” triathlete and Ironman Champion Linsey Corbin has partnered with KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat for optimum running nutrition. KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat, an organic, heirloom grain is an emerging super food for athletes. More so than most other grains, KAMUT® wheat contains a high percentage of lipids, which are healthy fats. It is also rich in...


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

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...

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

Chameleon Plant, Houttuynia cordata
2014-02-14 10:34:28

Houttuynia cordata is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Lizard Tail, Chameleon Plant, Heartleaf, Fishwort and Bishop’s Weed. H. cordata is only one of two species in its genus and it belongs to the Saururaceae family. The species is indigenous to Japan, Korea, southern China and southwest Asia. Often the plant grows in moist, soils and may even be submerged in water. It prefers partial to full sunlight. Houttuynia cordata plants commonly grow...

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