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2014-09-17 08:36:39

Newer Eateries Rule the List; Winning Restaurants Span 29 States with California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Restaurants Making the Strongest Showing and the Cities of Portland and Philadelphia Boasting the Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of our country's progressive food and dining culture, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014...

2014-09-17 08:27:21

Largest Database of Product Ratings Now Accessible to Consumers Via Mobile NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HowGood, an independent research organization and the best source of information on the food we eat, today announced it has closed a $2 million round of funding, along with the launch of a new mobile app available for users of both iPhone and Android. Over the past seven years, HowGood has developed the world's largest database of sustainable food ratings and has developed an...

2014-09-17 08:24:30

Premium Experiential Marketplace Offers Exclusive Experiences Packaged for Adventure-Seekers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IfOnly, a premium experiential marketplace that offers exclusive experiences to customers who are passionate about food, wine, music, sports, entertainment, travel, and beyond, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Adventure category. This new category offers a variety of one-of-a-kind experiences curated for the ultimate thrill-seeker. In...

2014-09-17 08:23:15

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announces that the Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) facility in Norco, LA, the Company's joint venture with Valero Energy Corporation, commenced the start-up process on September 15, 2014, following a fire incident on August 3, 2014. The quicker than expected turn-around should bring DGD back into full production by next week. As previously announced, the name-plate capacity will be increased to 11,000...

2014-09-17 04:22:14

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan 2014 Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress will take place at Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai on 30 October. At that time, more than 300 business leaders and senior executives from Internet, food and aviation industries will participate in the event and join the in-depth discussion of current hot topics--aviation, food and network security with the delegates. On this congress, Mr. Aroop Zutshi, Frost & Sullivan Global...

2014-09-16 23:08:45

This market study covers various food packaging technologies and equipment, in terms of their value, between 2012 and 2019, with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) projection from 2014 to 2019. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/food-packaging-technology-equipment-market-171847215.html) (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In the market research report "Food Packaging Technology & Equipment Market by Technology (Controlled, Active, Advanced, Intelligent, Aseptic), by...

2014-09-16 23:08:08

Market Size - $2.66 billion in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 11.6%, Market Trends – Growing consumer awareness towards essential ingredients in diet - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/prebiotics-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Global Prebiotics Market is expected to reach USD 5.75 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Positive outlook on dairy...

2014-09-16 16:26:31

Partnership Will Provide More Than 300,000 Meals Over Three Years in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that establishes Food Lion Feeds as the Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets. The two organizations tipped off the partnership this afternoon at Highland Renaissance Academy in Charlotte, N.C., by distributing...

2014-09-16 16:26:07

AVON LAKE, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural foods advocate Phiner Dike-Jelden has a remedy for the nation's obesity epidemic that doesn't involve radical "dieting," pharmaceuticals or surgery. Her new book, "Phiner Cuisine: Fat Be Gone," reveals how proper nutrition can provide good health, beauty and wellness, both physically and spiritually. The book contains tried-and-true advice on how to fuel the body in a sustainable way while finding more joy in the experience of...

2014-09-15 23:08:01

The report provides both qualitative and quantitative analyses of the egg processing and equipment market, the competitive landscape, and the preferred development strategies of key players. it also includes the market sizes in terms of both, value ($million) and volume (KT). (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/egg-processing-equipment-market-124810046.html) (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The report "Egg Processing & Equipment Market by Type (Dried, Liquid, and Frozen...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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