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2015-05-15 12:27:25

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of snacks, crackers are fast becoming the next big thing for snackers and the final frontier for food marketers, according to market

2015-05-15 12:27:21

Chart-Topping Artist Houser Surprised Woods Family with Free Groceries for One Year LISLE, Ill., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked

2015-05-15 12:27:08

FARGO, N.D., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunButter, the leading peanut free alternative to peanut butter, introduces a new School Safe, Peanut Free Recipe Book.

2015-05-14 23:10:42

The Insurance Information Institute reports that since 2014, the number of dog bite claims has increased six percent, up to a total of 17,359 claims Phoenix,

2015-05-14 23:04:08

Study not only confirms results from first human study but also shows even stronger effect of a KAMUT® khorasan wheat based diet in blood markers of patients suffering from ACS, especially

2015-05-14 23:03:59

Wondermade Brands™ is launching Doc’s Drinks™ and Doc’s Gummies™ into national retail while also providing healthy work environment for employees including free preschool for employees'

2015-05-14 12:34:25

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods announced today the formation of a joint venture, with equal ownership, to construct a new pork processing facility

2015-05-14 12:30:31

OTTAWA, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - As you head out to the grill, it's important to remember that eating undercooked meat, or foods that have come into contact with raw or undercooked meat, can cause food

2015-05-13 20:24:05

Delicious recipes deliver sweet healthy goodness MISSION, Kan., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Widely recognized as portable and tasty, grapes are an easy way to enjoy an extra

2015-05-13 12:27:40

Dick's Sporting Goods, REI and PGA TOUR Superstores Among Stores Nationwide To Carry Product Delivering Twice the Energy, Twice as Fast PHOENIX, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The GLUKOS


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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