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2014-04-22 12:32:57

Setting Record Straight on Unique Plant's Healthy Oil CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canola oil is widely regarded as heart-healthy and versatile by health professionals and chefs, but some consumers may not understand why - or know what canola is in the first place. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76820 "Canola is often confused with rapeseed, but the two crops and their oils are distinctly different both compositionally and nutritionally," explains...

2014-04-22 12:23:12

Releases Video Series to Raise Awareness About Sustainable Seafood Practices CINCINNATI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) invites customers to celebrate Earth Day by looking to the sea - and to the future of seafood - through a video series designed to inform customers about the company's work to source sustainable seafood. "We know that our customers value our commitment to sourcing sustainable seafood," said Suzanne Lindsay-Walker, Kroger's director of...

2014-04-22 08:33:52

The World's Largest Potato On Wheels Will Travel Close to 19,000 Miles and Visit 26 States in Five Months with a Fresh New Look and an Important Heart-Health Message for Women BOISE, Idaho, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The head-turning, jaw-dropping Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on the road for its third consecutive cross-country tour with a new message for women: Take care of your heart! The five-month long, 2014 Big Idaho® Potato Truck Tour kicked off in Boise, Idaho with waves,...

2014-04-22 08:29:30

IRVINE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Whey Coco Is now available at Fresh and Easy Neighbourhood Markets nationwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77012) Kroger: Mid-Atlantic ( NYC, NEW JERSEY, DELAWARE, WASHINGTON DC) and Amazon.com. Check out what bevnet, industry leading magazine had to say about us "Whey Coco is a powdered coconut water based-protein drink (15g protein per serving). The product combines whey protein isolate, freeze-dried...

2014-04-22 08:26:32

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT and RIBTW) (the "Company" or "RBT"), a global leader in the production and marketing of value added products derived from rice bran, today provided further information for its shareholder and investor update call on April 23, 2014 at 4:15 pm EDT. The call will be hosted by W. John Short - Chief Executive Officer & President of RiceBran Technologies. Also joining the call from...

2014-04-22 08:25:37

National Group Salutes Country's Only Large Restaurant Group to be "Certified Green Restaurants®" SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Earth Day, Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants have earned a "Certified Green Restaurants(®)" designation from the Green Restaurant Association, making them the country's largest restaurant chain to receive the environmental honor for all locations. The certification, the second time the fresh soup and salad specialists have...

2014-04-22 08:24:48

Multiple efforts lead to improved sustainability in communities COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Castle is best known for serving its famous Sliders at more than 400 restaurants, but what many don't know is that this 94-year-old national icon also is passionate about sustainability. The efforts of the family-owned business to become "greener" started in the 1960s with founder Billy Ingram, when White Castle put in place year-round processes to drive continuous...

2014-04-21 23:06:17

This report analyzes the specialty food ingredients market by type, application, and geography. The specialty food ingredients types included in this report are food colors, acidulants, food & beverage enzymes, specialty starches, food emulsifiers, sugar substitutes, food preservatives, hydrocolloids, food flavors - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/speciality-food-ingredients-market-252775011.html. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The report "Specialty Food Ingredients...

2014-04-21 23:03:00

New research report “Consumer Trends Analysis: Understanding Consumer Trends and Drivers of Behavior in the French Dairy Food Market” drawn up by Canadean is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the dairy food market in France is poised for healthy growth at a 3% CAGR in the next five years. London, UK (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The dairy food market in France is poised for healthy growth at a 3% CAGR in the next five years. The puddings & desserts as well as...

2014-04-21 23:02:25

In a report issued today, Corporate Campaign, Inc. (CCI) charges that, "The case of Coca-Cola, is a prime example of how the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement has been co-opted by the very corporations whose harmful policies and practices the movement is trying to monitor and reform.” The report, an open letter to the Calvert Group and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), makes public CCI's response to their designation of Coca-Cola as...


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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