Latest Onions Stories

2014-05-06 16:28:33

Featuring digital coupon and national food blogger contest on Facebook VIDALIA, Ga., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vidalia onions are back in season and harvest officially kicked off on April 21(st), 2014. The original sweet onion will celebrate its retail debut with the new "V is for Vidalia" campaign that is going digital with increased social media efforts including a coupon and national food blogger contest on Facebook. First discovered in the 1930's, Vidalia onions are the...

2011-04-29 04:00:00

VIDALIA, Ga., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, Vidalia onion enthusiasts around the country will be able to explore the history of Georgia's beloved state vegetable and the growing region that has made it so famous. The grand opening of the Vidalia Onion Museum is right in time for thousands of tourists attending the annual Vidalia Onion Festival. Today's Museum grand opening event and ribbon-cutting ceremony have drawn an all-star team of chefs, each of whom is creating...

2009-09-08 09:30:18

Canadians are being warned not to consume Ocean Mist-brand green onions because they might be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the product's importer, The Grocery People of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, said the Fresh Picked Green Onions were sold Aug. 15-Sept. 3 in 5.5-ounce plastic bags bearing a best by sticker reading 95ONCP7G BEST BY 083109. The onions were distributed in Manitoba, and might have been sold in Ontario, Northwest Territories and...

2008-12-29 11:21:13

Growers in southeastern Georgia have the perfect combination of climate and soil to produce some of the world's best onions: the famous Vidalia sweet onions. Prized for their mild taste and sweetness, Vidalia onions are shipped throughout North America for use in recipes and relishes. Onion producers in the Vidalia region have traditionally used transplants to produce dry bulb onions. Transplants are grown on farms in high-density plantings, then pulled and transplanted to their final...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.