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2014-08-18 23:08:40

GMO-free, water-soluble sweetener designed for beverages & water-based applications... dissolves into process immediately. PORTLAND, OREGON (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 In the ongoing drive to reduce the use of sugars and artificial sweeteners in food and beverage products, natural sweeteners continue to gain in popularity and consumer acceptance. While stevia, which is made from the leaves of a plant, is a pleasant-tasting choice, it is not easy to drop into beverages and other...

2014-08-13 23:00:33

Savory Ingredients Market report estimates the market size, based on ingredient types and applications, in the key markets, namely North America, Europe, APAC, and Rest of the World (RoW). (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 According to market research report "Savory Ingredients Market by Ingredients (Yeast Extracts, HVP, HAP, MSG, Nucleotides and Others), by Application (Food Industry, Pet Food and Others) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets,...

2014-08-05 08:35:08

Company Initially Targeting Medical Cannabis Market for Fourth Quarter Launch NEW YORK, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp., (OTCQB: BRDT) through its Israeli subsidiary BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of iBreedIT(R), a leading Intelligent Decision Support System (IDSS) for plant breeders and researchers, is pleased to announce the completion of the iBreedIT(R) English interface for the US market....

rosemary for diabetes
2014-07-25 03:00:30

American Chemical Society The popular culinary herbs oregano and rosemary are packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show they could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report. In their new study published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they found that how the herbs are grown makes a difference, and they also identified which compounds contribute the most to this promising trait. Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia and...

2014-07-24 23:13:34

New leadership brings unique experience and successful track records GILBERT, AZ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Wisdom Natural Brands®, the parent company of two highly respected global consumer brands: SweetLeaf Stevia® Sweetener and Wisdom of the Ancients® herbal teas, is pleased to announce key executives responsible for implementing innovative, high growth strategies. Carol May, President of Wisdom Natural Brands, announced the expansion of the executive leadership team today....

2014-07-12 23:00:50

Savory Spice Shop, the leader in fresh ground herbs and spices and handcrafted seasonings, is choosing to immediately change the name of its long tenured ‘Kaffir Lime Leaves’ to ‘Makrut Lime Leaves’. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As Savory Spice Shop consistently strives to educate its customers about herbs and spices, in the interactive environments of their shops sometimes it is their customers that educate them. People from different backgrounds, cultures and even different...

2014-07-02 08:27:44

New Line from Global Leader in Professional Skincare Repairs Signs of Aging for a complete De-Aging Solution! DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the quest for the ultimate anti-aging solution, plant stem cells are the leaders in skincare innovation, results, and benefits. Pevonia®, a worldwide leader in professional spa skincare, introduces advancements in plant stem cell technology with the new Stem Cells Phyto-Elite(TM) collection. A breakthrough in phyto-biology with...

2014-06-23 23:11:02

Healthy Vitamins, an online health food store, is very excited to welcome the J'Lore Family of Organic Rooibos Herbal Teas to their store. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 In 2006, Jestacia Jones was asked to speak at a conference in St. Lucia, W.I., hosted by her friend and former CNN anchor, Andria Hall. It was during Jestacia’s time at the conference that she became inspired and realized that Biblical Herbs and Aromatherapies were her passion. Since that time, Ms. Jones has developed a...

2014-06-10 23:16:53

Study published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention validates Hollandia Produce's third-party research and their recent Superfood certification while educating consumers so they make informed choices about foods that can positively impact their overall health. Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Hollandia Produce, L.P., a leading greenhouse grower and shipper of hydroponic lettuce and leafy greens, announced its Grower Pete's organic watercress is now a category leader...

2014-06-05 10:34:08

American Chemical Society Essential oils have boomed in popularity as more people seek out alternatives to replace their synthetic cleaning products, anti-mosquito sprays and medicines. Now scientists are tapping them as candidates to preserve food in a more consumer-friendly way. A study from ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reports the development of new edible films containing oils from clove and oregano that preserve bread longer than commercial additives. Nilda de...


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Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

Laurel, Laurus novocanariensis
2014-02-14 14:59:58

Laurus novocanariensis is a large shrub or tree that belongs to the Lauraceae family. The genus includes 3 species each containing several overlapping characteristics. L. novocanariensis can grow up to 66 feet high. It has aromatic, dark green glossy and leathery leaves, which have small glands in the armpit of the spine. The shrub or tree has lateral veins. It bears small white flowers that are about .4 inches in diameter.  The flowers are born in pairs beside a leaf. The fruit it...

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2009-03-27 17:54:25

The annual herb, Borage, better known as Starflower, originated in Syria, but has been naturalized throughout the Mediterranean region, in addition to Asia Minor, Europe, North Africa and South America. The plant grows to heights of about 2 to 3 feet with bristly stems and leaves. The leaves themselves are alternately arranged and simple, and measure between 2 and 6 inches long. Five narrow, triangular-pointed petals make up the individual flowers. However, many of these flowers bloom...

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