Latest Molasses Stories

2009-05-14 13:00:00

On Thursday, Coa-Cola Co. announced that it has developed a new bottle that is partly made from sugar cane and molasses, in an attempt to be more environmentally friendly in the packaging process. The new bottle will be tested with they company's Dasani bottled water in North America, along with other carbonated brands later this year.  The test will expand next year to the vitaminwater brand.Coke said that 30 percent of the new "plantbottle" will be derived from sugar cane and molasses,...

2009-02-27 13:05:00

BELLE GLADE, Fla., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the impacts from the lingering water shortage and January freeze event, the 2008-09 Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida harvest produced respectable results setting several records in the processing facility including most sugarcane ground per crop day and lowest fuel oil usage during the harvest season. The 118-day 2008-09 harvest commenced on October 27, 2008 with liquidation completed on February 23, 2009. The 47 grower-members of...

2008-02-08 16:15:01

I agree with nutritionists that breakfast is the most important meal, and my idea of the perfect breakfast is an ultra-sweet frappucchino and a brownie, a brownie with chocolate frosting, that is. Like most people, I have a sugar Jones, and thank goodness a workshop on glycoscience organized recently by the European Science Foundation has underscored the vital role of complex sugars in biological systems. The researchers were, of course, talking about the science of sugars in things...

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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'