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2013-08-21 23:30:06

Much better suited for therapy, or for sitting for long periods of time, this latex-free and peel- and tear-resistant material features built-in antimicrobial protection. Unlike a traditional plastic skin, this smooth, outer skin is soft to the touch, while the inner portion is molded and squeezable foam. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has recently joined into a distribution partnership with...

2013-08-20 23:04:15

Cool Frootz patented technology and Froozer product line produce delicious proprietary frozen products made entirely of pure IQF fruit and/or vegetables and other edible flora that has the mouth feel and texture of soft serve ice cream, creating a perfect nutritional delivery system for young and old. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Boca Raton based Cool Frootz™, LLC with its patented TMU technology and Froozer™ brand line of products is ready to enter the market with healthy...

2013-08-13 23:04:32

Brothers International Food Corporation, a leading provider of freeze-dried fruit snacks, launches a new line of freeze-dried fruits and vegetables designed for easy food storage and convenience. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps have been a popular healthy snack among children and adults for several years. They are available in eleven fruit varieties with the choice of various Disney packaging for the little ones. Each snack-sized pouch is packaged...

Cotton Candy Now Comes In Unique Package: A Green Grape
2013-08-05 09:34:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As healthcare experts continue to urge Americans to eat healthier, it only makes sense to produce a food that gives consumers the best of both worlds: junk food in a healthy package. That's what one food producer is trying to do. David Cain, a Kern County, California fruit grower, has grown a new grape variety sure to win the stomachs of grocery shoppers around the country. Among the more than dozen varieties of grapes Cain...

2013-07-18 23:20:36

Despite many false claims that fruit can “make you fat,” nutritionists continue to defend the nutritional quality of this diverse food group. Thomas Hoey comments on the ongoing misguided reputation that continues to impact the produce industry. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 While the “green movement” and other fresh food trends have gained the attention of many Americans in recent years, produce industry maven Thomas Hoey notes that many continue to hold a negative...

2013-07-17 23:03:41

A recent study helps provide additional evidence as to why it is important for individuals to maintain a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables—they may prevent early death. Fruit industry professional Thomas Hoey Jr. discusses this important find. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 As the owner of Long Island Banana Corp., Thomas Hoey Jr. is committed to encouraging individuals to consumer more produce—not just to boost business, but to help promote health as well. While the health...

Latest Fruit Reference Libraries

Hardy kiwi, Actinidia arguta
2014-01-04 14:34:30

Actinidia arguta is a very hardy, perennial vine species. The plant produces a small fruit that gives the species its common names: Hardy kiwifruit, Kiwi berry, Arctic kiwi, Baby kiwi, Desert kiwi, Grape kiwi, Northern kiwi and Cocktail kiwi. A. arguta is a member of the Actinidiaceae family. The plant can be found growing in Japan, Korea, Northern China and Russian Siberia. A. arguta fruits are edible and don’t require peeling. Its fruit is typically the size of a berry or grape and it...

Davidsonia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:26:44

Davidsonia is a scientific journal published by the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. It specializes in the botanical natural history of the pacific northwest and horticultural and plant conservation issues. The print edition of Davidsonia existed from 1970 to 1981. It was revived in 2002 as an online journal. The journal provides full open-access to content on its website www.davidsonia.org . The journal is named after British Columbia botanical pioneer John Davidson. It...

2005-06-23 11:53:34

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant in the family Asteraceae. The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 meters tall and the large flower head can reach up to 30cm in diameter. The sunflower is notable for turning to face the Sun, a behavior known as heliotropism. History Sunflowers are native to the Americas, and were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Inca subjects venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god, and gold images of the...

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Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.