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2014-07-03 23:09:04

Dallas/Fort Worth Area Chocolate Lovers are invited to a special Chocolate Evening of Celebration on July 9, 2014. This is a fun filled event where guests can learn how to pair chocolate and wines, and learn how to have their own Chocolate Business. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Camille Lehmann, Dove Chocolate Discoveries™ Independent Chocolatier and special guest, Laurie Stuer, National Sales Director from the corporate office of Dove Chocolate Discoveries ™ are hosting a...

2014-07-03 23:04:34

Earth Source Organics’ flagship chocolates are now available in the Whole Foods locations of Florida with the help of KeHE Distributors, LLC. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Organic food manufacturing company Earth Source Organics (ESO) now offers their products in Whole Foods stores stretching from coast to coast with their recent acceptance into the Florida region. KeHE Distributors, one of the largest specialty food distributors in the nation, will be helping ESO to take their...

2014-07-03 23:02:23

Weaver Nut Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new line of Ju Ju candies from Allan Candy Company that rivals the competition. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Weaver Nut Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new line of Ju Ju candies from Allan Candy Company that rivals the competition. Due to the Mondelez shortage of bulk Swedish Fish and Sour Patch products during the recent 2013 selling seasons, and with the forecasted shortages again for the upcoming 2014...

2014-07-03 12:25:07

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Sugar Substitutes Market by Type (HFS, HIS & LIS), by Sub-Type (Stevia, Sorbitol, Tagatose, Aspartame, Saccharine, Sucralose, Xylitol & Others) & by Application (Healthcare & Personal Care, Beverage, & Food) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the global Sugar Substitutes Market with analysis of current demand and forecasted consumption in terms of volume and revenue. It also...

Seniors May Be Able To Take Longer Walks After Eating Chocolate
2014-07-03 12:34:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As if you needed another reason to eat chocolate – a new study has found that the dessert staple can help older individuals with circulatory problems in their legs take longer walks than normal. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the pilot study found that people over 60 with peripheral artery disease (PAD) could walk longer and farther two hours after eating dark chocolate. The study team said this positive...

2014-07-03 10:55:44

Society for Experimental Biology Scientists have identified a new mutant plant that accumulates excessive amounts of starch, which could help to boost crop yields and increase the productivity of plants grown for biofuels. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology looked for excessive starch accumulators in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana that had been mutated using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. In one of the mutant plants, the starch granules were...

2014-07-03 08:24:30

New recipes infuse local flavour into meals by adding fresh berries and Real Cream TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Fresh local berries are out in abundance this season, which means berry-inspired recipes are ripe for the picking. Summer is the perfect time to try the magical culinary combination of fresh berries and Real Cream made from 100% Canadian milk in meals. To capture the flavour of summer, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC), BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers...

2014-07-03 08:22:43

Kobayashi, Patrick Bertoletti & Four Other Record-Setting Eaters in World's First Bunless Dog Competition NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 230 FIFTH, Manhattan's largest rooftop bar, will make history and redefine the hot dog category in competitive eating on July 4(th) at 1 p.m. by serving up the world's first official contest to determine the number of dogs without buns the competitors can consume in 10 minutes. Traditionally, hot dog eating competitions challenge...

2014-07-02 23:13:18

The Center for Health Affairs' June 2014 Policy Snapshot – More Than an Empty Plate: The Link Between Hunger and Health – examines food insecurity and the negative consequences it has on health. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Most often, an assessment of the American diet leads to the conclusion that the problem is excess: too much sugar, too much fat, too much snacking and overly large portion sizes. But it’s not just excess that can lead to health problems. Food...

2014-07-02 23:08:41

KFC and Sbarro among the lowest-scoring chains overall, Chick-fil-A earns high marks; Plus, the best & worst chains for value, healthy options, most delectable fare. YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The burgers that made McDonald’s famous have been deemed the worst-tasting of all the major U.S burger chains by Consumer Reports’ readers. And when it comes to the most satisfying fast-food dining experience, biggest isn’t always best ― KFC and Sbarro earned some of the lowest...


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

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...

Chameleon Plant, Houttuynia cordata
2014-02-14 10:34:28

Houttuynia cordata is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Lizard Tail, Chameleon Plant, Heartleaf, Fishwort and Bishop’s Weed. H. cordata is only one of two species in its genus and it belongs to the Saururaceae family. The species is indigenous to Japan, Korea, southern China and southwest Asia. Often the plant grows in moist, soils and may even be submerged in water. It prefers partial to full sunlight. Houttuynia cordata plants commonly grow...

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