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2014-09-25 20:20:33

The Queen Mary's General Manager and other dignitaries will recognize the ship's eight decades of public life by making an important announcement about a future ship initiative and sharing a remarkable replica cake with all who attend. LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Queen Mary celebrates her 80th Anniversary with a 600-pound replica cake sculpted to such detail that it shows the rivets on her hull. Created by celebrity baker and master pastry chef Jose...

2014-09-25 16:29:11

Number One Rated iPad POS Will Streamline Operations at 700+ Smoothie King Locations in Multimillion-Dollar Global Rollout SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Revel Systems, the leading iPad Point of Sale (POS) platform, will roll out the largest deployment of iPad POS systems to date in Smoothie King Franchises Inc. stores across the world this fall. In keeping with its innovative business style, the New Orleans-based smoothie franchise chose Revel's top-rated iPad POS...

2014-09-25 16:27:49

WINNIPEG, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Did you know you can get a free unofficial grain grade this harvest? You still have time to register for the Canadian Grain Commission's Harvest Sample Program for 2014. In fact, because of this year's late harvest, you may sign up until October 31, 2014. If you are already registered, please send us your sample as soon as you can. The Harvest Sample Program is voluntary and free to participate in. Participating producers get important...

2014-09-25 16:24:04

Chobani to fuel generations of Team USA athletes as official yogurt provider COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Olympic Committee and Chobani, the No.1-selling Greek Yogurt brand in America, today announced a long-term partnership through 2020. Through this extension, Chobani will serve as the official yogurt provider to Team USA for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang,...

2014-09-25 12:26:10

As established food truck Korilla BBQ makes its last preparations in opening its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in the East Village, it is now finalizing its improved menu and getting ready to unveil an illustrated indoor mural by East Village resident artist Terry Galmitz. NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Korilla BBQ has made a bold statement announcing its arrival in the East Village with its tiger-striped mural, and with its official opening scheduled for early...

2014-09-25 08:31:40

Direct Connection to Payment Processor Enhances Security, Lowers Card Processing Costs ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading managed network and cloud solutions provider for multi-location businesses, today announced that Wichita-based LDF Food Group, Inc., a Midwest Wendy's franchisee operating more than 40 restaurants in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, selected a secure, private EarthLink network to support their expected growth and...

2014-09-25 08:28:04

Salicylic Acid Peel 20% Gel Serum contains only natural ingredients and no major food allergens MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading health-conscious developer of cosmetics products, Aveya Beauty (http://aveyabeauty.com) has continued to be proactive in educating consumers about what its products do and do not contain. The company's Salicylic Acid Peel 20% Gel Serum, for instance, is free of all major food allergens, including peanuts. Discover more about this gentle,...

2014-09-25 08:25:45

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sport Beans(®)Energizing Jelly Beans(®) adds two new flavors to their line-up: Juicy Pear and Green Apple. The additions expand the flavor offering of the world's first sports performance jelly beans designed for the endurance athlete. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/148019 The refreshing Juicy Pear and Green Apple are made with real fruit juices and purees and colors derived from natural sources and are gluten...

2014-09-25 08:25:15

New Citrus Zinger Sport Provides Hydration On-the-Move AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying hydrated is a crucial part of any exercise routine, but when it comes to guzzling down sugary sports drinks, there is a better option. Introducing the Citrus Zinger Sport - the latest product by Zing Anything designed especially for work-outs. The eco-friendly, reusable bottle has a built-in juicer and a hands-free, flip-up straw. Users can mix up their own infused water...

2014-09-25 08:24:38

Pop-Out Characters Inspire Creativity and Imaginative Play; Kix Continues Legacy of "Kid Tested, Mother Approved(TM)" MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents of small children know the early morning routine can be a bit monotonous and sometimes stressful. But what if your kids could start their day as an undersea explorer or take a hike in the forest while chatting with a friendly raccoon, all while enjoying a wholesome breakfast? Actress, author and mom Soleil Moon Frye...


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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