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2014-07-25 12:23:54

Amos Lee and O.A.R. to headline; Lakewood Brewing Company to craft exclusive ale DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today the celebrity chef and music line-up for Cultivate Dallas-Ft. Worth, which is making its southern debut on Saturday, October 18 in nearby Irving, Texas at Lake Carolyn. The one-day festival includes cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a special Chipotle...

2014-07-25 08:24:20

Nation's Largest Barbecue Brand Invites Guests to Speak the Language of Barbecue DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain, launched its first multimedia brand advertising campaign with the new company tagline, "We Speak Barbecue." The new campaign effectively uses both music and visuals to leverage the craftsmanship and heritage associated with the brand. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2014-07-24 23:13:34

New leadership brings unique experience and successful track records GILBERT, AZ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Wisdom Natural Brands®, the parent company of two highly respected global consumer brands: SweetLeaf Stevia® Sweetener and Wisdom of the Ancients® herbal teas, is pleased to announce key executives responsible for implementing innovative, high growth strategies. Carol May, President of Wisdom Natural Brands, announced the expansion of the executive leadership team today....

2014-07-24 23:10:26

Cardamom Crème Brûlée Tea Celebrates "The Hundred-Foot Journey" Novato, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is excited to unveil a new CARDAMOM CRÈME BRÛLÉE TEA to celebrate “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” a new major motion picture produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Juliet Blake. A hundred-foot journey begins in the moment when you bravely drop what is familiar and cross over into a new realm...

2014-07-24 23:10:16

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sugar Alcohols markets. Global market for Sugar Alcohols is forecast to reach 5.5 billion pounds (lbs) by 2020, driven by increasing demand for low-calorie sweeteners among the growing base of diabetic & obese population, and strong consumption in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics end-use sectors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The market for sugar alcohols, commonly known as food...

2014-07-24 23:07:00

New market research reports title ”Global Commercial Seeds Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 ” has been added to GrandViewReseach.com report database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Global market for commercial seeds is expected to reach USD 72.09 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing population coupled...

2014-07-24 23:03:49

Feed Palatability Enhancers and Modifiers Market is forecast at $3172.6 Million in 2019, Asia Pacific leading the market with 34% share in 2013. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-palatability-enhancers-modifiers-market-132155945.html (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The report, “Feed Palatability Enhancers & Modifiers Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Pets, Aquaculture, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019”,...

2014-07-24 23:02:51

Formerly Salsa Labs’ annual users conference, this year, FUSE 2014 invites all nonprofits to participate in the 2-day marketing, networking and learning event. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Salsa Labs, Inc. (Salsa), creator of the all-in-one online engagement platform is hosting its annual marketing conference for nonprofits, FUSE 2014, August 6-7, at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale. Previously a Salsa users conference, this year, the company has opened its...

2014-07-24 23:00:39

New report by RTI International summarizes research on the current scope of food insecurity and hunger in America. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International. Under Section 743 of the Consolidated Appropriations...

2014-07-24 16:29:02

SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food banks in Washington and Oregon received 91,675 lbs. pounds of donated food (including $16,250 cash donations equivalent to 65,000 lbs.*) from the 2nd Annual NW Farmers Fighting Hunger Cash/Food Drive during June dairy month. This year the two states generated a total of 91,675 pounds of food (food+cash equivalent), compared to last year's combined total of 58,052 lbs. of food (food+cash equivalent) - an increase of 33,623 lbs. The...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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