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2014-09-11 23:01:30

6SensorLabs, Inc., a food transparency start-up, closed $4M in seed funding to deliver a groundbreaking solution for the millions of Americans with food allergies; Upfront Ventures led the funding round with significant contributions from SoftTech VC, Lemnos Labs, Mitch Kapor, SK Ventures, and Xandex Investments. The team plans to launch their first product in 2015, a portable and easy-to-use gluten sensor for consumers to increase their confidence when eating out. San Francisco, CA...

2014-09-11 23:00:20

Lactic Acid Market & Polylactic Acid Market report provides qualitative analyses of the leading players in both the markets. It also enumerates the development strategies preferred by the leading market players. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polylacticacid-387.html) (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The report "Lactic Acid Market by Application (Biodegradable Polymer, Food & Beverage, Personal Care & Pharmaceutical) & Polylactic Acid Market by Application...

2014-09-11 16:26:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hispanics have taken to using supplements in greater numbers over the last five years, and comprise the fastest growing ethnic population for vitamin and mineral use, according to Nutritional Supplements in the U.S., 6th Edition, a recent report by market research publisher Packaged Facts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 The report can be found at:...

2014-09-11 16:25:36

LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Egg Processing & Equipment Market by Type (Dried, Liquid, and Frozen Egg Product), by Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Dairy Product, Ready-to-Eat, Soups & Sauces, and Others), and Equipment, by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to...

2014-09-11 16:24:03

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills' $820 million acquisition of specialty food maker Annie's on September 8 underscores the growing profitability and popularity of natural and organic food products. The move allows Annie's to leverage General Mills resources to strengthen its position among leading natural and organic manufacturers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 "Looking ahead, the acquisition will ideally translate into Annie's...

2014-09-11 08:29:54

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Egg Processing & Equipment (Dried, Liquid, and Frozen Egg Product) Market - Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The increasing demand for processed egg products calls for high-quality egg processing equipment. The increasing technological advancements in the egg processing equipment industry are driving their...

2014-09-11 08:28:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to an all-natural bodybuilding champion trying to add some natural flavor to his boring oatmeal while getting into the best shape of his life, the foodservice industry is about to get a shot in the arm, one sprinkle at a time. Waldman Naturals, Inc. today announced the launch of Kickers® powdered food enhancer, an all-natural fruit-based, gluten-free, product designed to "Sprinkle a little goodness®" onto a variety of foods. "Truth be...

2014-09-10 23:13:50

Canadian brand, Alligga, cracks the formula for Omega-3 rich cooking oil. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 BG Health Group has announced the arrival of its Alligga Flaxseed Cooking Oil to the United States, bringing a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids to your kitchen. People have conformed over the years to not cooking with flax oil due to its low smoke point. After years of research, the impossible is not only possible but also extremely healthy. “It’s all natural,...

2014-09-10 23:07:50

Global Nano-enabled Food and Beverage Packaging Market 2014-2018 is a new market research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Global Nano-enabled Food and Beverage Packaging Market 2014-2018 report says one of the key emerging trends in this market is the increased focus on the development of bionanocomposite-based products. Such products incorporate a biodegradable and eco-friendly polymer component. Analysts forecast the Global...

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...


Latest food Reference Libraries

Silvery Lutang, Trachypithecus cristatus
2014-04-11 10:45:42

The silvery lutang (Trachypithecus cristatus), also known as the silvery langur or the silvered leaf monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found Sumatra, Borneo, and Peninsular Malaysia. It prefers to reside in mangrove, riverine, and coastal forests. This species holds two recognized subspecies known as Trachypithecus cristatus selangorensis and Trachypithecus cristatus cristatus. The silvery lutang varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Kodiak Bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
2013-06-07 13:18:33

The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

Mediterranean feather star, Antedon mediterranea
2013-05-18 06:26:42

The Mediterranean feather star is a filter feeder that obtains food by straining suspended matter and food particles from water. The star has a stalk that has up to forty tendrils, (threadlike organs) which help the star cling to hard surfaces. The “body” of the star is called a calyx and is shaped like a small cup. This calyx is surrounded by feathery pinnules bearing arms. These arms are quite unique in the fact that they can regenerate if one should get broken off; these arms extend to...

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