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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...

2008-08-05 15:00:22

By BASHAM, Laura The last of the country's 1.8 million cartons of apple exports to the United States this season are heading out under the watchful eye of US Department of Agriculture inspector Mark Stull. Mr Stull has been in Nelson since April checking the exports do not have any diseases or pests hitchhiking a ride to Philadelphia or Los Angeles. Doing the inspections here means the apples get a quicker trip through the US border. Asure Quality field manager Jeff Fahey said, "It...

2008-08-04 09:00:43

It's rare that a new refrigerator makes news. Most changes come in style_such as the French door refrigerator or the fridge in a drawer. But this innovation really is news. Want your food to last longer as prices escalate? This refrigerator will do it, but it's going to cost you big bucks. Sub-Zero, the darling of the high-end kitchen, has introduced a series of refrigerators that combine built-in good looks with an antimicrobial filtration system that promises to keep food fresher...

2008-08-02 00:00:11

Fancy a mean Mexican grilled chicken and chorizo burger or a Teriyaki beef stir fry? You and your partner can have one dish free if you belong to the Hug Club. Join the Giraffe's club at www.giraffe.net to get your voucher that gives you two for the price of one at the Giraffe Restaurant in Princesshay, or any one of the other restaurants in the chain. The menu may vary but the deal doesn't. Plus, there are a whole load of competitions, deals and offers at the Giraffe that they might...

2008-07-29 18:00:30

By JIM SUTTON Reasonably intelligent people have been trying to follow the saga of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council's quest to protect offshore bottom-fish species for quite a while - with little or no luck. It's like a regulatory chameleon, changing colors against backdrops of "new" scientific data. But it's always looking to swallow the recreational bottom-fishing fly as it crawls forward. The SAFMC met in Orlando in June to OK sweeping changes to their rules. The whole...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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