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2009-04-02 08:15:00

51.2 Million Pounds of Avocados to be Consumed During the Festivities IRVINE, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinco de Mayo creates the ideal opportunity to enjoy delicious Latin-inspired foods. Just in time for this year's celebrations, premium California avocados will be available in the market to supply revelers with the avocados essential for their party menus. It is estimated that 51.2 million pounds of avocados will be consumed during this year's fiestas, making Cinco de Mayo one of...

2009-01-05 14:38:53

California avocado farmers expect the 2009 crop to be the smallest since a freeze decimated 1990's fruit, a growers' association said. We've had some really big blows, said Wayne Brydon, field service manager of the California Avocado Commission, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday. San Diego County wildfires in 2007, water restrictions that took effect in 2008 and an early heat wave last spring have combined to drop the crop estimate to 210 million pounds, close to the 1990 yield of...

2008-10-06 18:00:22

The seventh annual Soul Food Festival will begin with a parade at noon today on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Green Cove Springs. Opening ceremony is at 1 p.m. at Vera Francis Hall Park. There will be more than 40 food, arts, crafts and informational vendors, as well as children's activities, men's softball tournament, sweet potato pie contest and live entertainment. Rap artists and R&B performers are expected. For more information, contact Kevin Spencer at 626-2247 or Felecia...

2008-09-15 18:00:18

By JIM SUTTON The coming week will be one of big meetings, big issues and potentially big trouble for anglers from North Carolina down to the Florida Keys. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will discuss some important issues when it meets Wednesday through Friday in Jacksonville. And the South Atlantic Fisheries Council will meet Monday through Friday in Charleston, S.C. In the case of the FWC, even though the gathering is here, it's still 24 hours of meetings....

2008-09-05 09:00:25

Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq:CVGW), a global leader in avocado marketing and an expanding provider of other fresh perishable produce items, today reported higher revenues for its fiscal 2008 third quarter and the year to date. While maintaining solid profitability, the company's net income for the three- and nine-month periods declined, principally due to the higher cost of Mexican-grown avocados, which adversely impacted margins in both fresh and processed-product operations. For the...

2008-09-04 03:00:13

THE Marine Conservation Society has updated its list of fish to avoid because of overfishing. They include haddock from the Faroes and West of Scotland fisheries, albacore tuna caught by longline and trawling in the south Atlantic and the Mediterranean, and Dover sole that has been beam-trawled from the North Sea or trawled from the Irish Sea. The fish to eat include pollack, dab, gurnard and Alaskan or organically farmed Atlantic salmon. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by...

2008-09-02 03:00:17

By Connors, Claire It was a friend's health scare that prompted Amber Valletta to become an environmental advocate. BY CLAIRE CONNORS The Santa Monica Seafood market is bustling with customers and fishmongers. The store cases are filled with everything from gorgeous fillets of wild salmon and Maine lobsters to fresh crabs and shrimp)-about 40 different varieties of fish and shellfish in all. Amber Valletta is in her element. "This is where I buy all my fish," she says, checking out the...

2008-08-24 09:00:22

Virginia's deep-water bottom-fishing scene seems to get increasingly interesting every year. The fishery already has produced world records for blackbelly rosefish, snowy grouper and tilefish. But it also produces pretty strange fish, some of which anglers struggle to identify. Trips in the past few weeks have produced such a fish. And two catches are under consideration as world records. The species is a Darwin's Slimehead. It looks like a giant goldfish and is sometimes referred to as...

2008-08-18 15:00:29

Campaign: SPAM Cook of the Year Client: Hormel Foods PR team: Golley Slater Timescale: February - April 2008 Budget: pounds 34,000 In February 2008, Golley Slater launched a search for the UK's SPAM Cook of the Year 2008. Objectives - To raise awareness of SPAM's growing product range among a younger audience - To increase sales of SPAM across the UK - To increase traffic to the SPAM UK website and fan club - To build relationships with Hormel Foods in Austin, Minnesota....

2008-08-06 15:00:39

By Chris Bagley, North County Times, Escondido, Calif. Aug. 6--A winter freeze, October wildfires and the specter of tougher regulations on livestock did little to stunt San Diego County's agriculture industry in 2007, and may have even helped some growers, according to an annual report published Tuesday. Growers and ranchers took in a record $1.53 billion last year, the county Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures reported. That number was up 5 percent from 2006, just...


Latest Hawaiian cuisine Reference Libraries

Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacares
2013-01-12 07:32:33

The yellowfin tuna is found in deep off-shore water distributed worldwide in both tropical and subtropical oceans, ranging to depths of 330 ft. The yellowfin can dive to 3,500 feet or more, but generally school in depths 246 feet or less. Although the yellow fin is a deep water fish it will occasionally come to shallower water to feed when water conditions are suitable and food is abundant. Being one of the larger species of tuna the yellowfin can weigh over 400 lbs. and reach a length of...

Albacore, Thunnus alalunga
2012-04-02 15:56:46

The Albacore, (Thunnus alalunga), also known as the Albacore Tuna, Albicore, Longfin, Albies, Pigfish, Tombo ahi, Binnaga, Pacific Albacore, German Bonito, Longfin Tuna, Longfin Tunny, and just Tuna, is a species of fish in the Scombridae family. It is the only species of tuna they is marketed as “white meat tuna” in the United States. It is found in open waters of all tropical and temperate oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. The adult Albacore measure up to 4.5 feet in length and...

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2007-04-05 00:16:31

The Mahi-mahi, Coryphaena hippurus, also known as Dolphin-fish, Dolphin, and Dorado are surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. They are one of only two members of the Coryphaenidae family, the other being the Pompano dolphin-fish. The name "mahi-mahi" ("strong-strong" in Hawaiian), particularly on restaurant menus, has been adopted in recent years to avoid confusing these fish with dolphins, which are mammals. They are also commonly...

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2005-06-02 12:09:48

The Marlin (also known as the spearfish) is a large game fish with an elongated body, a spearlike snout, and a long rigid dorsal fin, which extends forwards to form a crest. Measuring up to 2.5 m long, marlins are fast swimmers. They occur in all seas and hunt small fish. The larger species include the blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) which grows to 14.6 feet (4.6 m) long and around 992 pounds (450 kg). They are popular sporting fishes in certain tropical areas and are also commercially...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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