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2014-11-22 23:00:19

Silicon Valley etailer Pooki’s Mahi tests food service packaging for its sweetener product line.

2014-11-21 23:08:10

Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Cassandra McGurk, recently launched Soul Stew Gift Baskets, an online business offering gluten-free, paleo, and vegan products for those who need or choose

2014-11-21 23:06:25

A public comment period on new proposed rules for the Food Safety Modernization Act ends December 15th, 2014, and the FDA has already revised proposed rules twice after pushback from owners of

2014-11-21 23:02:04

ZipList Announces Shutdown in December 2014; Whisk.com Steps in to Fill Void San Francisco, CA and Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 Following

2014-11-21 16:23:11

Iconic California Winery Celebrates 20-year Partnership with Taste of the NFL MODESTO, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-21 12:27:21

In Part 2 of the Innovative Ag series, FutureFood 2050 showcases the growing role of Big Data in agriculture, ancient farming systems that still reap rewards today, small-scale ecosystems, and more.

2014-11-21 12:24:42

Smithfield to donate up to one million servings of protein to local food banks SMITHFIELD, Va., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As families across the U.S.


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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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.