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2014-03-03 12:27:28

Also Debuting for Spring... Chocolate Marshmallow Milk and Easter Egg Nog CARLINVILLE, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just in time for Spring, Prairie Farms Dairy today announced the availability of its exciting new line of Old Recipe Seasonal Favorites Milk in three thick and creamy flavors: Jelly Bean - a first in the category, Chocolate Marshmallow and Easter Egg Nog. Families are sure to begin a new tradition of celebrating Spring with Old Recipe Seasonal Favorites....

Choices Make Chimps Emotional
2013-05-30 09:48:02

[ Watch the Video: Bonobo Decision-Making ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the Stanford University Marshmallow Experiment, children are given a simple choice: Eat one marshmallow now or wait a few minutes and get two marshmallows. The results are chock full of cute kids agonizing over their decision to wait for two marshmallows. Some of them even pantomime eating the one marshmallow, and one even sniffs it just to get a flavor of the treat. Stanford...

2013-02-06 20:21:02

TREVOSE, Pa., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita's Italian Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice concept with over 625 outlets in 19 states, announced today a new Cream Ice flavor, Marshmallow Peanut Butter Cream Ice beginning February 6(th), 2013. Guests are encouraged to ask for a free sample! This new Marshmallow Peanut Butter Cream Ice has the flavor of a rich marshmallow swirled with creamy peanut butter and is a limited time offering. Rita's new Marshmallow Peanut Butter Cream Ice will...

2013-01-16 23:00:06

Hot chocolate 15k/5k series aims to raise $1 million dollars for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 The tradition of preferring offerings of love on St. Valentine's Day is well documented. Chocolate and roses top the list of gifts given on this special day, mainly because of chocolate´s aphrodisiac properties. Fitness enthusiasts in Dallas, Texas are getting a taste of the sweet stuff a little early this year. On Saturday, February 9th, over 10...

2012-12-10 12:29:16

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PeepsandCompany.com, the online store featuring candy and merchandise from Just Born's signature candy brands, PEEPS(®), HOT TAMALES(®), MIKE AND IKE(®) and GOLDENBERG'S(®) PEANUT CHEWS(®), is introducing a new lineup of supersized specialty, branded gift boxes. These gifts will make a big impression on friends and family members this holiday season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121210/PH26646) New supersized...

Classic 40-Year-Old Marshmallow Test Gets Revisited With New Study
2012-10-11 12:28:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breakthrough research in the 1960s that used marshmallows to assess a child´s ability to delay gratification has been revisited with a fresh, new updated study by researchers from the University of Rochester. In the landmark study from the 60s and 70s, researchers used either marshmallows or cookies to study the effects of child self-control. In those studies, if a child could hold off on the temptation to eat the yummy...

2011-10-03 07:25:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Louie Rotella IV, the star of his father Lou Rotella III's book, The Little King and His Marshmallow Kingdom, will be taking part in the Global Down Syndrome Foundation's Be Beautiful Be Yourself Jet Set Fashion Show on October 15, 2011. It is one of the largest and most successful fundraisers for Down Syndrome, which affects 1 in every 800 babies born each year. The event will honor award-winning actor John C. McGinley and accomplished musician...

Human Gelatin Could Be Used As Ingredient In Future Treats
2011-09-06 12:30:17

  Human-derived gelatin could be included as a main ingredient in future diets, reports Andrew Marszal from The Telegraph. According to a new study by scientists from the Beijing University of Chemical Technology, a new technique for making gelatin from human DNA is attracting "increasing interest from research and industrial circle." The researchers revealed that successful experiments had been carried out in which human genes were inserted into a strain of yeast to "grow"...

2010-12-15 07:25:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Geliko, the world leader in kosher beef gelatin production, is pleased to announce that all of its gelatin products are certified kosher pareve for Passover and year-round use by the Orthodox Union. "We are pleased to be able to certify a kosher gelatin with characteristics that comply with the OU's kosher standards as well as satisfy customers' unique product specifications. The exceptional properties of Geliko gelatin make it an ingredient which...

2009-09-27 16:27:13

Bostonians say there's nothing like their beloved Marshmallow Fluff, a sugary local confection celebrated during the weekend at the city's Union Square. Fans of the treat -- made of corn and sugar syrups, vanilla flavor and egg white "“ gathered Saturday in Boston to honor the local favorite at the annual What the Fluff? festival, The Boston Globe reported. The creamy white stuff was created in 1917 by Archibald Query and has been locally made ever since. Its manufacturer, Durkee-Mower...