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2014-04-24 23:03:44

New research report “The Global Market for Malt Beverages” drawn up by Canadean is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 There exist two major types of malt beverages – dark ‘nourishing’ malt drinks popular in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, and also clear, usually flavoured, malt beverages found in the Middle East and North Africa. Dark malts appeal mainly to non-beer drinkers like children and women, while clear malts tend to compete...

2013-12-10 23:19:31

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Japan Beer Market Insights 2013. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Product Synopsis A detailed market research report on the Japan beer industry. Researched and published by Canadean. Introduction and Landscape Why was the report written? This report comprises of high level market research data on the Japan beer industry, published by Canadean. The report covers total market (on- and off-premise) and includes valuable insight and...

2012-12-13 12:19:16

As one of the top 10 barley producers in the world, Canada faces a problem of adapting to the 'new normal' of a warmer, drier climate. The 2012 growing season was considered an average year on the Canadian Prairies, "but we still had a summer water deficit, and it is that type of condition we are trying to work with," said Scott Chang, a professor of soil science in the University of Alberta's Department of Renewable Resources in Edmonton, Canada. Chang teamed with fellow crop scientist...

Did Sumerians Really Produce Beer?
2012-01-18 05:57:08

Even though there is evidence of Ancient Sumerians having the ingredients to make beer - barley, malt and emmer (a type of wheat) - there is no textual evidence of the processes used to make the mysterious brew. Peter Damerow (1939-2011), a historian of science and cuneiform writing from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, examined the beer brewing technologies of the Sumerians in a scholarly paper, casting doubt on the myth that what they brewed was even beer....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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