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Nestle chocolate
2015-02-19 14:28:37

For many of us, trying to do without chocolate would be like trying to do without breathing. But soon, we'll feel a little less guilty about consumption thanks to Nestlé USA pledging to remove artificial colors and flavors them from their chocolate candies by the end of 2015.

2015-02-19 12:28:04

The Lempert Report Innovation Series Highlights Newly Developed Milk Nanny SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-19 12:26:31

World's Largest Pizza Company Offers Free Pizza for a Year To Select Fans Who Get "All Dressed Up with Pizza To Go"; Exclusive Online Offer For Free Flavor Sticks with Purchase of a Pizza Available

2015-02-19 12:26:22

Action Movie-Themed Ad Set to Make Television Debut During 2015 Academy Awards on ABC HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb.

2015-02-19 08:41:22

App integration simplifies mobile payment and expense reporting for the #1 most commonly expensed restaurant chain and #1 business meeting destination. BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb.

2015-02-18 23:08:36

rouGe celebrates its third appearance at the Academy Awards offering maple tree adoptions and its ultra-premium gourmet maple products to Oscar nominees. Montreal,

2015-02-18 23:04:49

Luminate Nutrition, LLC launches new ZIG Portable Protein Shake with revolutionary packaging to help active, on-the-go consumers drink protein shakes while away from home. Boston,

2015-02-18 08:34:06

- Move follows positive commercial evaluations last season. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-18 08:32:20

Full Product Suite Provides Families with Wide Range of Infant Feeding Solutions SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb.


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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  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.