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2014-04-17 16:20:42

PHILADELPHIA, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Warfighter support for religious observances has come a long way since the Gulf War, according to the Defense Logistics Agency's chaplain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130918/MM82677LOGO Army Col. Richard Quinn recalls driving hours into the Saudi Arabian desert in 1991 to acquire basic items for Jewish service members observing Passover. "It wasn't much, just matzo and gefilte fish, but they were happy to have it,"...

2014-04-17 12:23:28

DALLAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Food Colors Market By Type [Natural (Anthocyanin, Carotenoid, Caramel) & Synthetic (Blue, Green, Red, Yellow)], Application (Beverage, Bakery & Confectionery, Dairy & Frozen product, Meat product) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To 2019", defines and segments the food colors market with a glance of the global market size in terms of value ($million) and volume (KT). It also identifies the driving and...

2014-04-17 08:31:36

Using Ultrasonic Waves HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Funktional Beverages, Inc. has designed a can that turns its Purple soda line from liquid into a gas cloud that you can inhlale. The flavors of the all Purple sodas are sucked through a straw and fill the mouth with the flavor and the nose with aroma of the drink. The drink is available in Grape, Cola, Berry, Lemon-Lime and Green Apple. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75755) The soda clouds...

2014-04-17 08:30:02

Cowboy Charcoal products now available at Target and The Home Depot across Canada STOCKTON, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cowboy Charcoal, maker of top selling natural hardwood lump charcoal, chips and chunks, announced today the availability of its premium products at Target and The Home Depot Stores across Canada. Effective immediately, Cowboy Charcoal's 4kg bag of hardwood lump charcoal is available for $8.99 (MSRP). Its 180cu bags of Hickory, Mesquite or Apple Wood Chips...

2014-04-17 08:25:43

URBANSPOON BREAKS DOWN THE SURPRISING ORIGINS OF FAMOUS FOODS SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While it's clear where some of our favorite dishes originated (let's be honest, no one asks where spaghetti came from), today's menus are chock full of new twists on old dishes and surprising inventions that have people waiting in lines for hours. But where do these fascinating foodie items, as well as some American classics, actually come from? Think Hamburgers started in Germany, or...

2014-04-16 23:06:41

This report focuses on the global poultry feed market. The research categorizes the global poultry feed market based on the geography, type, and additives. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/poultry-feed-market-147838333.html) (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The report "Poultry Feed Market by Type (Layers, Broilers, And Turkeys), by Additives, (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, And Feed Acidifiers) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts...

2014-04-16 16:32:21

NASHVILLE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. ("ULNA") today announced the launch of Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), a new venture of ULNA's parent, Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV). CIFI will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived from sweet potatoes. CIFI expects to invest...

2014-04-16 16:32:17

RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), the leading global leaf tobacco supplier, announced today that it has entered the fruit and vegetable food ingredients market through its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived...

2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

2014-04-16 12:32:25

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTZ Certified is launching a three-year initiative in Turkey aimed at bringing sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part. UTZ members such as Migros/Delica AG, Natra and REWE Group are actively collaborating in this...


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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