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2014-09-09 23:07:25

The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school, according to a poll released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the American Heart Association (AHA). Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students...

2014-09-09 23:05:44

This report analyzes the cocoa & chocolate market by geography, type, and application. Geographically, the report is segmented into Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and Rest of the World. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cocoa-chocolate-market-226179290.html) (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The report "Cocoa & Chocolate Market by Application (Confectionery, Food & Beverage, Cosmetics, & Pharmaceuticals), Cocoa Type (Cocoa Butter, Powder, & Liquor)...

2014-09-09 23:01:31

Todd English, world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur and television personality, joins Macy’s Passport Glamorama Fashion Rocks® event in Los Angeles on September 9th, 2014, as celebrity guest chef. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Todd English, world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur and television personality, joins Macy’s Passport Glamorama Fashion Rocks® event in Los Angeles on September 9th, 2014, as celebrity guest chef. As...

2014-09-09 20:23:33

Golden West Food Group, Inc. Teams up with Skinnygirl® Entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel to Launch Full Line of Fresh, Low-Calorie, Skinnygirl(TM) Hummus, Dips and Salsas LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Teva Foods Inc., a subsidiary of Golden West Food Group, has launched a new line of better-for-you Skinnygirl fresh food products. Skinnygirl, best known for delicious low-calorie cocktails, has recently expanded its portfolio to include non-alcoholic beverages, snacks,...

2014-09-09 20:21:42

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Lecithin & Phospholipids Market by Source (Soy, Sunflower, Egg, and Others), by Application (Food, Nutrition & Supplements, Cosmetics, Feed, Pharmaceuticals, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to...

2014-09-09 12:29:03

Five Prominent D.C.-area Journalists to Judge 6th Annual Capitol Hill Contest; New Interactive Public Voting will Determine Winners WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Animal Health Institute (AHI) announced the five judges for this year's Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill contest. The 2014 judges are a mix of new and veteran judges and consist of a diverse group of popular D.C.-area journalists (in alphabetical order): -- Angie Goff -- News Channel 4 Washington -- Dr. Katy...

2014-09-09 12:28:44

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2014-09-09 12:28:13

Featuring the First Ever Truly Savory Nutrition Bars, Mediterra® Is Now On Store Shelves NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than three months after its launch, award-winning Mediterra(®) (www.MediterraNutrition.com), the first company to introduce truly savory-flavored nutrition bars that contain healthful ingredients such as sundried tomatoes, olives and basil, is now available in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (www.NaturalGrocers.com), a natural and organic specialty...

2014-09-09 08:40:33

Company Bolsters Board with Seasoned Financial Executive BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rally (NYSE: RALY), a leading global provider of enterprise-class software and services to drive agility, today announced that Yancey Spruill has been appointed to its board of directors. Spruill will serve on the board's audit, nominating and corporate governance committees. The appointment increases the number of Rally directors to six. Spruill was previously the Executive Vice...

2014-09-09 08:40:09

New Online Birthday Hub Provides How-To Cake and Party Planning Support MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to U.S. census data, there are more birthdays in the U.S. during September than any other time of the year. Many parents are feeling challenged this time of year by all the work that goes into hosting a memorable party for their kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143477 That's why, for the first time in her history, the 94-year-old Betty...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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