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2014-12-17 23:03:15

Report Outlines the Changing Landscape of the Foodservice Distribution Channel Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Industry-leading credit consulting

2014-12-17 23:00:39

Mellow Mushroom Aiken serves up handcrafted, gourmet pizzas and craft beers in an old-fashioned brick building decked out with some funky art. Aiken, South Carolina

2014-12-17 16:24:04

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.

2014-12-17 12:23:02

BURNABY, Canada, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising Consumption of Processed and Packaged Food Coupled With Increasing Inclination Towards all Natural Ingredients

2014-12-17 08:26:55

Zaycon Foods Now Offering for Sale Food Products from Iconic brand Chicken Soup for the Soul Brand Including Soups, Broths, BBQ Sauces, Soup Toppers, Pasta Sauces, Gravies and Meal Builders

2014-12-17 08:26:27

Girl Scouts will make their CES debut by showcasing and selling cookies through new web-based and mobile platforms. NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-16 23:02:23

USDA-GIPSA (Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration) has approved Charm Sciences’ ROSA DONQ2 Quantitative Test for the detection of 0.5 to 5 ppm DON (vomitoxin) in feed and

2014-12-16 16:24:13

First-ever "Map of Great Places to Eat" designed as shortcut to Michelin-recommended dining in New York, San Francisco and Chicago NEW YORK, Dec.


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

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...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.