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2015-04-27 23:01:56

The New York Inventor Exchange approves the Lettuce Entertain Them for licensing and trading intellectual property rights. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 27,

2015-04-27 23:00:48

Science on Tap, a new type of craft beer festival with a science twist, will be held at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, May 9 from 2 - 6 pm. Richmond,

2015-04-27 12:29:42

MISSION, Kan., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Though it may be weeks or even months before you can enjoy the bounty of a flourishing garden, you can get a jump on your craving

2015-04-26 23:01:26

Westminster High School student chefs win the Orange County Cooking Up Change competition and are heading to Washington, D.C.

2015-04-26 23:00:45

trū Shrimp™ Systems, a Brand of Ralco, Signs Agreement for Global Rights to Technology that Will Revolutionize Shrimp Production Balaton, MN (PRWEB) April

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2015-04-26 15:09:39

Study shows placing emoticons by nutritious items and giving prizes increases purchase of fat-free milk, fruits, and vegetables.

2015-04-25 23:00:36

The pea protein market is a fragmented market with leading companies driving the market growth by opting for strategic partnerships and innovative programs.

2015-04-24 12:28:09

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House and Senate Committees this week approved bills that will help to strengthen investments and promote future agriculture development

2015-04-24 12:26:41

Garrett Popcorn Shops® to Donate 10 Percent of all In-Shop and Online Tin Sales to the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago CHICAGO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Give a gift with meaning this

2015-04-24 12:24:43

Global Asset Manager To Host Exclusive Client Events Across the Country With Leaders Who Bring Firm's Investment Philosophy to Life NEW YORK, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OppenheimerFunds


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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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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