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2014-08-05 08:37:34

The Hatch Chile Store has acquired Biad Chili Products' fresh and roasted green chile business. HATCH, N.M., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Hatch Chile Store has acquired Biad Chili Products' fresh and roasted green chile business and will be opening a new retail location in Las Cruces, NM to service their customers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140804/133090 Former online customers of Biad Chili Products can now order through www.hatch-green-chile.com...

2014-07-11 23:02:06

The growing demand for agricultural products, with increasing population and decreasing land availability, is driving the global demand for bio-stimulants for turf & ornamentals and fruits & vegetables. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/reports/bio-stimulants-in-turf-and-ornamentals-8084979273.html (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Biostimulants are widely applied in turf and ornamentals. They enhance root growth in turf and ornamentals. These also help turf and ornamentals in absorption of...

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...

2014-05-14 23:01:11

Chef V Announces Expansion into New York City (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Chef V, the maker of the Organic Green Drink is pleased to announce her expansion into New York City. This summer, residents of New York City, and surrounding areas, can visit http://www.GreenDrinkDelivery.com, and have the organic green drink delivered to their doorsteps. Consumers living in the New York City 5 Boroughs, and Nassau County, will be serviced as a part of this expansion. All green drinks contain organic...

2014-05-09 19:42:30

MPG Flea beetles outwit their host plant’s mustard oil bomb and use it for their own purposes Almost all herbivorous insects are specialized to feed on specific host plants and have adapted to their chemical defenses. Flea beetles are important pests of cabbage and other cruciferous plants, such as mustard, horseradish and rapeseed. These plants use a sophisticated defense system, known as the mustard oil bomb, to get rid of their enemies : If plant tissues are wounded, glucosinolates...

2014-04-17 23:04:31

Tests Conducted by Leading Food Certifier SCS Global Services Confirm Antioxidant Levels Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Hollandia Produce, LPs’ Live Gourmet brand Living Upland Cress and Grower Pete’s Organic brand Living Watercress have been certified as Antioxidant-rich Superfoods based on a laboratory analysis of their antioxidants levels, especially lutein. Bags of Living Upland Cress and Living Watercress will now feature the Antioxidant Superfood certification label from...

2014-03-17 08:30:05

New Veggie Blends smoothies combine fruit and vegetables to please the body and fool the taste buds NEW ORLEANS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the premier smoothie and nutritional lifestyle center, announced today its new Veggie Blends, aimed to help guests get their greens in a delicious, convenient way. Using carrots and kale, Smoothie King's three new smoothies -- Berry Carrot Dream, Apple Kiwi Kale and Carrot Kale Dream -- are packed with good for...

2014-03-10 23:27:59

Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet so they can maintain good health. In celebration of March as National Nutrition Month, Carol Fenster, author of Gluten-Free 101: The Essential Beginner’s Guide to Easy Gluten-Free Cooking, offers tips for following a healthy diet while still avoiding gluten. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Eating nutritious food is important for people on a gluten-free diet so they can maintain good health. In celebration of March as National...

2014-02-26 23:32:37

Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa, designed by Ken Jones, is the latest program that covers over 50 quinoa recipes, and detailed instructions on how to prepare and cook over 50 quinoa dishes. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa is the latest cooking program that teaches people how to cook quinoa easily and quickly. This program covers 15 recipes...

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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

2009-04-28 21:04:39

The Plutella xylostella is often referred to as the Diamondback or Cabbage moth. This species is has a brief lifespan of only 14 days and is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has since dispersed across the world. This species is capable of reproducing quickly and can travel great distances. Diamondback are considered serious pests in warmer climates when the absence of a harsh winter prevents their eggs from being destroyed. The moths are resistant to...

2009-04-28 15:40:33

Brassica tournefortii is a species of mustard plant that is more commonly known as Asian, African and Sahara mustard. It is very similar to other mustard species blooming annually with long stems reaching just over 3 feet in length, but the flowers are a duller yellow. Indigenous to North Africa and the Middle East, this species was transported accidentally to the United States by humans. It grows abundantly in the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts and in hot valleys of southern California....

2009-04-28 15:37:54

Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit

2009-04-28 15:35:18

Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...

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