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2014-11-21 08:22:50

Is Frankenstein Chocolate Our Future? NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-20 23:08:53

From meals to snacks, veggies to bevvies, the outlook for the 2015 looks cold and colorful, fungus-filled and crawling with crickets Lake Forest, California

2014-11-20 23:03:45

FMC Corporation’s Health and Nutrition division introduces its lineup of new alginate-based sausage casing solutions for use in all key types of coextrusion sausage-making equipment.

2014-11-20 23:03:41

Patients can now enjoy Starbucks coffee, tea and chai tea lattes when they visit. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 Dr.

2014-11-20 23:00:53

On November 14, Great American Appetizers, Inc. announced the recall of 662 cases of HyVee Mozzarella Cheese Sticks because they may contain undeclared soy flour, yellow #5 and yellow #6.

2014-11-20 16:26:36

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The winter of 2014 - 2015 has arrived early this year.

2014-11-20 16:24:58

Superstar Chefs Transform Kitchen Disasters into Skilled Cooks in Series Return on Sunday, January 4th at 9pm ET/PT NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-20 16:24:16

Initiative to Include Free-to-Download Celebrity Healthy Eating Recipe Guide, PSAs for First Lady's Let's Move! and Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign During EAT: The Story of Food, Premiering

2014-11-20 16:22:52

-- Sorghum plantings increase, led by biopower market demand THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov.


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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