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2014-09-10 23:07:09

The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has given Salba® Chia a positive novel food opinion for its chia seeds. Following a rigorous review of data, Salba Chia seeds have been assessed to be equivalent to chia seeds already approved for market in the European Union, and granted the same status. DENVER, Colo. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has given Salba® Chia a positive novel food opinion for its chia seeds. Following a...

2014-09-10 23:05:02

C4 Extreme, the flagship pre-workout supplement from sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, is now available in Berry Bomb—the first ‘exclusive’ C4 Extreme flavor to hit shelves of select independent retailers throughout the U.S. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The wait is over for supplement fans eager to get their hands on C4 Extreme Berry Bomb. The new flavor of Cellucor’s pre-workout is now available through select independent retailers in the U.S. Cellucor has a...

2014-09-10 20:23:00

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Yogurt Market - North America Scenario, Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2114372/Yogurt-Market---North-America-Scenario-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019.html Yogurt is produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. It is consumed as an important part of daily diet due to its...

2014-09-10 12:28:08

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inocucor Technologies, Inc., the Montreal-based ag biotech company that develops biological products and processes for agriculture, today announced it has signed its first commercial strategic partnership with Axter Agroscience inc. of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec. Inocucor President and CEO Donald R. Marvin announced the collaboration with Axter, one of Canada's leading providers of foliar feeding crop solutions, at the Ag Innovation Showcase in...

2014-09-10 08:33:31

The Global Leader in Non-Dormant Alfalfa and the Leading Argentine Ag-Biotech Join Forces to Enter a Fully Integrated Alfalfa Seed Joint Venture with R&D and Marketing Capabilities FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), a leading U.S.-based alfalfa seed producer, and Bioceres S.A., a leading agricultural biotechnology company owned by one of the largest groups of farmers in Latin America, today announced they will create a Joint...

2014-09-10 08:30:39

RAP(TM) Protein Gummies provide lighter alternative to protein bars, shakes CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 60 percent of Americans(1) are looking to increase their protein intake, however, many don't enjoy the taste of traditional bars or shakes. Now, adults have a fun and convenient new way to get the protein they are seeking - launching today nationwide, RAP(TM) Protein Gummies are the first protein gummy snack to hit the market....

2014-09-10 08:28:28

Giada De Laurentiis opens her first restaurant at the Cromwell in Las Vegas NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LAS VEGAS (June 2014) - Italian food lovers can rejoice: Emmy-Award winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis has opened her first-ever restaurant, GIADA inside The Cromwell. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144783 This charming Las Vegas restaurant welcomes diners with warm colors, comfortable furniture and natural lighting thanks to the...

2014-09-10 08:26:42

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American food retailers seeking to scare up increased sales of candy products during autumn are likely in for a sweet surprise. Last year, sales of seasonal Halloween chocolate candy reached $217 million, up 12%. Such growth outperformed purchases of similar seasonal chocolate products during Christmas and was on par with percentage gains experienced for Valentine's Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630...

2014-09-10 00:21:04

BACARDI rum pushes music festival boundaries to create epic music adventure CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three superstar artists, three genres, three action-packed nights; one untameable experience. BACARDI® rum today unleashes BACARDI Triangle, an event that will see 1,862 invited guests and competition winners take on one of the world's most mysterious forces of nature in a three-day, music travel adventure, Halloween weekend - October 30 to November 2,...

2014-09-09 23:15:17

Over the last year West Sound Academy middle school students have been learning the ins and outs of business ownership with the intention of conducting the first Lemon-Aid Day event in the North Kitsap region on September 21, 2014. Poulsbo, Washington (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 West Sound Academy (WSA), an Independent International Baccalaureate World School, located in Poulsbo, Washington and students at the middle school have been preparing for several months for Lemon-Aid Day by...


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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