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2014-04-08 12:36:36

EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, OREO launches a new Snack Hacks video series which embodies the trend of remixing that is currently driving food culture. By-the-book recipes have been replaced with simple, but inventive new ways to be creative with food, whether it's combining unexpected ingredients or dishes, or actually creating a new way to eat a classic. OREO is at the forefront of this movement, using remixing to drive innovation with the launch of Snack Hacks,...

2014-04-08 12:33:30

April is National Volunteer Month CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, today asked the nation to volunteer in the fight against hunger. The charity also thanked the thousands of volunteers who help the nation's food banks serve nearly six million Americans each week. April is National Volunteer Month. "Volunteers donate an enormous amount of time and energy to our network of food banks and the...

2014-04-08 12:33:27

Tighter Crop and Livestock Inventories Lift Market Sentiment DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-high animal protein and dairy prices, volatile grain and oilseed prices, and steady-to-lower cropland values reflect agricultural markets in transition, according to CoBank's new quarterly economic report. The U.S. grain markets continue to anticipate record crops in the coming year, leading to higher inventories and lower prices. While the large 2013-14 grain harvest pushed...

2014-04-08 12:27:37

As official yogurt sponsor, Stonyfield will provide fuel and fun for runners and spectators alike LONDONDERRY, N.H., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stonyfield, the country's leading organic yogurt, proudly celebrates its New England roots by announcing Team Stonyfield, its team of runners participating in the 118(th) Boston Marathon. The official yogurt of the Boston Marathon, Stonyfield handpicked a team of ten runners based on their love of delicious, organic yogurt as well as their...

2014-04-08 12:27:03

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Milk Fat and Oil Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts, and Market PlayersThe industry report Global Milk Fat and Oil Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, Forecasts, and Market Players offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for milk fats and oils in the world. This study includes historic market data from 2007 to...

2014-04-08 12:27:01

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Milk Fat and Oil Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and ForecastsThe industry report package Milk Fat and Oil Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for milk fats and oils in Americas. The package includes country...

2014-04-08 12:26:05

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Milk and Cream Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, Forecasts, and Market PlayersThe industry report package Global Milk and Cream Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, Forecasts, and Market Players offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for milk and cream in the world. Along with a global...

2014-04-08 12:22:14

Gotham Greens Builds World's First Commercial High Tech Greenhouse on Roof of Whole Foods Market BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A stunning glimpse into our green future is underway in Brooklyn where Gotham Greens has built and is now operating a 20,000 s.f. state-of-the-art, climate controlled farm on the roof of a local Whole Foods Market. The hydroponic greenhouse grows the highest quality vegetables all year round--including the dead of winter. A sophisticated...

2014-04-08 08:29:17

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer goods and services sector briefing with recent announcements and achievements: GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC: GRLT), Sysco's (NYSE: SYY), Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD). GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC Pink: GRLT) today announced that it has completed an agreement effective as of April 1, 2014 for the sale of GRILLiT master franchise rights in the State of...

2014-04-08 08:25:17

MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today reported net earnings of $319 million in the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended Feb. 28, down 28 percent from $445 million in the year-ago period. Nine-month earnings were $1.45 billion, down 21 percent from $1.83 billion a year ago. Third-quarter revenues were $32 billion, essentially even with the year-ago period; nine-month revenues totaled $98.7 billion. "External events affected our quarterly results, even as we saw...


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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