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2010-12-07 14:05:44

University of Missouri researchers study traits that make Norton grapes resistant to debilitating mildew In a few years, a sip of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Pinot Noir may include a taste of the "Show-Me" State. The state grape of Missouri "“ the Norton variety grown at many vineyards around the state "“ is resistant to powdery mildew, a fungal pathogen that affects winemaking grapes around the world. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are working to identify...

2010-11-10 00:00:42

Vinomis Laboratories today announced the nationwide expansion of its reseller program for Vindure 900, the leading Resveratrol-based anti-aging supplement. The new program is designed for doctors, specialty retailers, along withfitness, nutrition and health practitioners. Sewickley, PA (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 Vinomis Laboratories today announced the nationwide expansion of its reseller program for Vindure 900, the leading Resveratrol-based anti-aging supplement. After an extended pilot...

2010-11-08 12:30:00

WESTFIELD, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1,150 grape growers delivered this year's Concord and Niagara juice-grape crop to Welch's receiving plants in New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Washington State. Welch's is the co-op's wholly owned marketing arm producing and selling the Welch's products consumers have been enjoying since 1869. Says Richard Erdle, director Member Relations, "This year's crop yielded only 78 percent of the co-op's average crop size, due in large...

2010-11-03 15:37:00

Studies Highlight Concord Grape Juice as Beneficial to Heart Health and Possibly More CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50% of Americans list heart health as their number one health concern.(1) According to recent scientific papers published in Nutrition Reviews(2) and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition(3), consumers can take steps to support heart health by incorporating grape-based products into their diets. Specifically, these studies reveal that...

2010-10-18 13:22:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Today, purveyors of one of the country's fastest growing juice brands and leader in the superfood beverage category, announced today the launch of a new line of superfruit juices. This nutrient-rich line of juices, developed in partnership with Walgreens, is the first-to-market non-refrigerated juice with significant levels of superfruits and added essential vitamins making it the most nutrient-dense fruit juice at drug stores nationwide....

2010-10-18 10:30:00

CONCORD, Mass. and NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's, the world's leading marketer of Concord and Niagara grape-based products, today announced it has named Porter Novelli its public relations agency of record. Welch's cited Porter Novelli's experience and proven results working on a broad variety of food, nutrition and agricultural brands. "We selected Porter Novelli because of their keen understanding of not only our consumer, but also their ability to work with consumer...

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2010-10-13 22:12:51

When you think about "wine country," Illinois may not be the first state that comes to mind. But it's actually big business on the prairie. There are 90 wineries licensed in Illinois and 1,500 acres of wine grapes. One acre of wine grapes can bring as much as $8,000 in sales, though more commonly it's $3,000 to $5,000. The largest wineries in Illinois produce 90,000 gallons per year, while many produce 3,000 to 10,000 per year."In many cases, growing wine grapes is supplementary to the...

2010-10-13 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- pTeroPure(TM), an ingredients division of ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC) specializing in high purity resveratrol and pterostilbene for use in the dietary supplement and functional food markets, announced today that Ingredients Brand Manager Jeremy Bartos, Ph.D., will present as part of the VendorWorks series at SupplySide West 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Bartos will discuss pterostilbene, a natural derivative of resveratrol found...

2010-09-15 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- pTeroPure(TM), an ingredients division of ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC) specializing in high purity resveratrol and pterostilbene for use in the dietary supplement and functional food markets, announced today that it will participate in a webinar entitled "The Science of Pterostilbene: The Next Generation Resveratrol," as part of a webinar series run by the industry trade magazine, Functional Ingredients. The webinar is...

2010-09-07 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC), a natural products chemistry company which provides novel and innovative ingredients to the dietary supplement, food, beverage and cosmetic markets, has initiated a clinical study at The University of Mississippi for pTeroPure(TM) pterostilbene (tero-STILL-bean). The next generation, novel ingredient, is based on the grant of an exclusive worldwide license to all patent rights of...


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