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food truck phenomenon
2014-08-19 04:48:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More than 4,000 food trucks service US cities with more than 100,000 residents, and according to the researchers behind a recent analysis of the vehicles, the quality of food they offer has increased significantly in recent years. Todd Schifeling, a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Michigan, and Daphne Demetry of Northwestern University took to Twitter to conduct a de facto census of up-scale food trucks in the...

2014-08-18 23:08:40

GMO-free, water-soluble sweetener designed for beverages & water-based applications... dissolves into process immediately. PORTLAND, OREGON (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 In the ongoing drive to reduce the use of sugars and artificial sweeteners in food and beverage products, natural sweeteners continue to gain in popularity and consumer acceptance. While stevia, which is made from the leaves of a plant, is a pleasant-tasting choice, it is not easy to drop into beverages and other...

2014-08-18 23:07:15

Mexican street food recipes and tips to help babies sleep have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Have a fun, delicious, and healthy dinner tonight with the family. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Mexican street food is fun, delicious, and healthy. Mexican street food recipes and tips to help babies sleep have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Prepare fun food together with the kids this week. Kids like finger food. Making amazing Mexican finger food is easy to do with the...

2014-08-18 23:01:42

“Hunger in America” Study Reveals the Current Face of Hunger Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 More than 530,700 people in the Washington metro region, 12 percent of the area’s population, turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families, according to a new study released today by the Capital Area Food Bank and Feeding America. Hunger in America 2014 is the largest and most comprehensive study of people seeking food assistance in the United...

2014-08-18 23:00:20

Vitruvian Natural Lab is a Leading Supplier of Natural Health Supplements Made in the USA Henderson, NV (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Vitruvian Natural Lab (TM), a company that is dedicated to manufacturing an impressive line of health supplements, recently announced the launch of two new products: Turmeric Curcumin Extract and White Mulberry Leaf Extract. The extracts, which are known for their numerous health benefits, are available for an introductory discount of 25 to 50 percent off its...

2014-08-18 16:30:17

Company launches Back-to-School Pinterest Sweepstakes encouraging fans to share creative, time-saving ideas that make it easy to eat well WILLMAR, Minn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --This year, Jennie-O is on a mission to help families make the back-to-school transition as nutritious and delicious as possible with a variety of new tips and recipes perfect for any eating occasion. With a seemingly endless selection of great products and convenient, nutritious recipes available for breakfast,...

2014-08-18 16:27:43

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As though the hormonal changes weren't enough, there may be something else meddling with your teen's mood and sleep cycle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Many kids, high-school age and younger, are juggling nearly as many responsibilities as adults -- and now, they're caffeinating like adults, too. As many families are finding out, the use of coffee, soda, or energy drinks can lead to painful consequences. Valerie's...

2014-08-18 16:20:26

-- Maryland-based Eatery Uses Premium Beef, Locally Sourced Ingredients to Create "Ultimate Burger Experience" -- BALTIMORE, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers at the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) can now enjoy the ultimate burger experience at Kraze Burger, a Maryland original that uses locally sourced and premium ingredients. Kraze Burger, which selected the AIRMALL at BWI Marshall for its first airport location, offers...

2014-08-18 12:31:40

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new KitchenAid® Pour Over Coffee Brewer, engineered with input from baristas and other industry experts to automatically simulate the manual, pour over method of brewing coffee, has earned the Home Brewer certification from the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/136995 "We set out to build a coffee maker that far exceeds the average drip model with the ability to...

2014-08-18 12:29:17

DENVER, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for back-to-school, the United States Potato Board (USPB) and The Kids Cook Monday have announced a partnership designed to educate families about delicious and nutritious potato recipes that they can enjoy cooking and eating together at home, even on a busy weeknight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/136861 The Kids Cook Monday (TKCM) is a part of The Monday Campaigns, a non-profit public health initiative associated...


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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