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2014-07-09 08:24:06

- Famed Professional Quarterback and Philanthropist Wife Team Up with So Delicious® Dairy Free to Raise Funds for Their Foundation - EUGENE, Ore., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feast on a frozen dessert this summer and raise money for charity - it's so deliciously easy. So Delicious® Dairy Free, makers of an extensive line of coconut, almond and cashew milk products including beverages, frozen desserts, cultured products, coffee creamers and the world's only dairy-free, gluten-free...

2014-07-08 23:09:06

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Whey Protein Ingredients markets. Global market for Whey Protein Ingredients is projected to cross 1.8 billion pounds by 2020, driven by increasing focus on health maintenance and the ensuing rise in demand for whey protein supplements. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Proteins are considered vital for human beings, given their significance in promoting wellness and health. Among protein...

2014-07-08 16:26:53

LONGUEUIL, QC, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Agropur Cooperative is pleased to announce that it has concluded a strategic partnership agreement with Sobeys that includes the purchase of the dairy processing activities as well as long term supply agreements. The value of the transaction totalling $356 million includes: -- The purchase of four plants: two located in Edmonton (AB) (milk - ice cream), one in Winnipeg (MB) (milk) and one in Burnaby (BC) (milk); -- The licensing of the...

2014-07-08 08:33:26

New Plant to Help Meet Growing Global Demand for Baby Food CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it has been awarded a contract worth more than $28 million to help Biocom Ltd. establish the Nesvizh Baby Food Factory in The Republic of Belarus. Biocom expects the new baby food factory to be export-oriented with sufficient capacity to process 500 tons of milk per day. The baby food factory is expected to produce liquid baby...

2014-07-03 08:24:30

New recipes infuse local flavour into meals by adding fresh berries and Real Cream TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Fresh local berries are out in abundance this season, which means berry-inspired recipes are ripe for the picking. Summer is the perfect time to try the magical culinary combination of fresh berries and Real Cream made from 100% Canadian milk in meals. To capture the flavour of summer, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC), BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers...

2014-07-02 23:09:52

International baby products manufacturer hires Kelowna digital agency to roll out communications campaign to parents across Canada and USA. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 From its early beginnings in the 1990s as an avant garde manufacturer of baby bottles, the Adiri brand has always walked to its own beat. Now, the company is entering the online marketplace in a big way and is keenly aware of the challenge to remain true to its roots. In an ultra-competitive consumer...

2014-07-01 23:13:48

Aeroflow Breastpumps and other industry experts to host a Twitter Chat on July 8, 2014. The session will answer questions about the Affordable Care Act, breast pump coverage by insurance, and the process for expecting moms. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Aeroflow Breastpumps will be hosting a Twitter Chat to help educate expecting mothers about the Affordable Care Act and breast pump coverage through insurance plans. This Q&A session is aimed to address the concerns and questions...

2014-07-01 23:04:13

Fairhaven Health’s Milkies Milk-Saver received the prestigious Baby Maternity Preferred Choice Award, the Milkies Freeze received the Creative Child and Baby Maternity Top Choice of the Year Awards, and the Milkies Nipple Nurture Balm received the Baby Maternity Seal of Excellence Award. These awards honor the best products for babies and mom in 2014, as judged by moms, moms-to-be, and child educators. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The annual Baby Maternity and Creative...

2014-06-30 20:23:14

CARLINVILLE, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During June Dairy Month, Prairie Farms Poured It On in a big way by giving back to the communities where their farm families and employees live and work. The company donated over 10,000 gallons of milk to local Feeding America food banks to help families in need and gave away hundreds of amazing dairy-packed prize packages that gave winners a chance to give back to their favorite Our Caps, Your Cause charities. Today, Prairie Farms...

2014-06-30 08:31:32

Ashut Engineers of Kenya and SNV Ethiopia to manufacture and sell milk containers invented to help improve livelihoods for millions of smallholder farmers BELLEVUE, Wash., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Good today began the commercialization of an invention to help smallholder dairy farmers maximize the quality and quantity of milk they are able to sell. The invention--a container designed specifically for milk collection and transportation--will be manufactured in Africa and...


Latest Milk Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

East Friesian Sheep
2014-09-26 10:01:06

The East Friesian sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from East Frisia in Germany. Traditionally, this breed was kept in small groups by households to be used for the production of milk and today the breed does not do well in large numbers. It has a pink nose and pale hooves, but its best known physical feature is the tail, which is thin and hairless like a rat’s tail. The head is polled, meaning it does not grow horns, and its wool can be white or dark brown in color. The...

Blaarkop Cattle
2014-07-12 09:45:02

The Blaarkop is a breed of dairy cattle that is bred in the Groningen region of the Netherlands. It has been referenced as early as the 1300s and from the 1800s the breed was found in the Utrecht and Leiden regions also. The breed is sturdy and muscular with a horned head and strong legs. The body color is either solid red or black with a white head and tail tip. Around the eyes is a blotch the same color as the main body. In the population there is a ratio of 60 percent red colored and 40...

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2010-09-29 17:09:53

Pasteurization, used to slow microbial growth in food, is a process of heating food or liquid to a specific temperature for a definite length of time and then cooling immediately. Louis Pasteur was the creator of the process and completed his first test with Claude Bernard in April 20, 1864. The process was conceived as a way to prevent wine and beer from souring. Mostly, commercial-scale sterilization of food is uncommon due to its poor affects on taste and quality of product. Most dairy...

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2006-12-12 11:20:15

The Water Buffalo is a very large ungulate (hoofed) and a member of the bovine subfamily. The Arni or Wild Buffalo survives in the wild in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam and Thailand. The domestic Buffalo are very widespread in Asia, South America, North Africa and Europe. They are feral in northern Australia. Wild-living populations also exist in much of South-east Asia but their origins are uncertain. They may be descendants of wild Water Buffalo, formerly domesticated...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.