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2014-08-03 23:01:10

Pre-book New Mexico’s famous green chiles and partner with Frieda’s for a roasting event today. Los Alamitos, CA (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 You’ve got the #HatchFever, and the only cure is more Hatch Chiles from New Mexico. Hatch Chiles from New Mexico are back in season from August through September. Frieda’s Inc. has guaranteed volume and good supply, and the expertise to assist retailers in a Hatch Chile roasting program. “We have worked with many of our retail partners on their...

2013-11-19 16:33:41

Virus-resistant hybrid features high yields, disease-resistant attributes The Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Texas A&M University recently announced the release of 'CaroTex-312', a new high-yielding, orange-fruited, Habanero type, F1 hybrid pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq.). According to Kevin M. Crosby from Texas A&M University's Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, open-pollinated...

2012-04-03 05:31:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Many people are wary of hot peppers but scientists have discovered that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. 1 cause of death in the developed world. The study focused on capsaicin and its fiery-hot relatives, a piquant family of substances termed "capsaicinoids." The stuff that gives cayennes, jalapenos, habaneros and other chili peppers their heat, capsaicin already has an established role in medicine in...

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2008-11-05 09:46:45

By themselves or as an ingredient in a variety of foods, including salsa, America's top-selling condiment, peppers have found a warm spot in the hearts and stomachs of U.S. consumers. But while U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show consumption of fresh peppers at an all-time high, only a fraction of these are grown domestically. Currently more than 70 percent of all fresh peppers consumed in the U.S. are imported from Mexico, and another 18 percent are imported from Canada, according to...


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