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2008-09-11 00:00:00

As organic and wholefood supermarket Fresh and Wild closes its doors in Bristol for the last time this weekend, right in the middle of the Soil Association's organic fortnight, it seems an appropriate time to ask if the writing is on the wall for the organic food industry.

2008-09-07 03:00:17

By Grier, Sonya A Kumanyika, Shiriki K Targeted marketing of high-calorie foods and beverages to ethnic minority populations, relative to more healthful foods, may contribute to ethnic disparities in obesity and other diet-related chronic conditions.

2008-09-03 15:00:32

By SHARON KILEY MACK; OF THE NEWS STAFF MACHIAS - Sarah Gabrielson unpacks the brown paper bag and the "oohs" and "aahs" begin. "Look at the color on those eggplants," she says, grabbing for a fresh bean and eating it raw.

2008-09-03 00:00:18

By Graeme Demianyk The founder of the country's leading organic vegbox business has blamed "short-term, attention-grabbing" measures by supermarkets for a slowdown in the sector.

2008-08-24 00:00:27

By Richard Robbins A Pittsburgh foundation and a Greensburg nonprofit that specializes in job creation want to make sure fresh, locally grown tomatoes go into your grocery bag.

2008-08-19 18:00:32

By Sally Williams RISING food prices and a drive to become greener could spell the end for the "weekly shop", experts warned last night. In future, families will stop stockpiling large quantities of food and instead buy small amounts of the products they need - to ensure nothing is thrown away.

2008-08-19 06:00:46

By Zoran Radosavljevic Damir Rosipal, a farmer in central Croatia, is proud of his organic tomatoes and says they taste infinitely better than the perfect-looking produce from the European Union.

2008-08-18 03:00:18

By Jacklet, Ben THIRTY YEARS AGO, Brian Rohter and his colleagues in the organic food business were widely considered a fringe group. "Now you can buy organic food everywhere," says Rohter, CEO of privately held, Portland-based New Seasons Market.

2008-08-18 00:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d29d59/indonesia_food_and) has announced the addition of the "Indonesia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-12 09:01:14

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4bfdb/russia_food_and_dr) has announced the addition of the "Russia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.


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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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