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2014-07-11 23:04:06

Strong consumer demand for organic produce has driven the industry's growth over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Organic Crop Farming industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Organic Crop Farming in Australia has benefited from organic food being launched into the limelight over the past decade. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Brooke Tonkin,...

2014-07-01 12:30:20

OTA sees pact creating jobs, opportunity for U.S. organic sector WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today welcomed a new organic equivalency arrangement between the United States and Korea, saying it reopens a critically important Asian market for U.S. organic processed food products, and will create jobs and opportunity for the American organic food and farming sector. "We extend our thanks and congratulations to the officials...

2014-06-30 23:20:13

Essential Oxygen has partnered with National Sales Solutions (NSS), to provide marketing and sales services to ready their line of natural and organic oral care products for a national launch. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 National Sales Solutions, (NSS), a leading provider of sales and marketing management for consumer packaged goods companies, announced that they have partnered with Essential Oxygen to launch a new national brand of natural and organic oral care. Essential...

2014-06-28 23:03:03

Big ole Bird is the first of its kind in the growing poultry industry. As a registered material approved for use in Certified Organic Food Production, Big ole Bird will provide tremendous advantages for growers by providing polyelectrolytes, probiotics and essential vitamins and nutrients. Athens, GA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Southland Organics, a manufacturer of environmentally friendly products for agriculture and animal health, recently announced that its popular poultry probiotic...

2014-06-28 16:34:34

TUM Does organic farming foster biodiversity? The answer is yes, however, the number of habitats on the land plays an important role alongside the type and intensity of farming practices. These are the findings of an international study that looked at ten regions in Europe and two in Africa. The results has been published in Nature Communications. The study shows that even organic farms have to actively support biodiversity by, for example, conserving different habitats on their holdings....

2014-06-28 14:01:25

TUM Traffic light labels can give a false sense of security The labeling of product attributes using a traffic light system influences consumers in their purchasing decisions. A study by scientists from Munich and France reveals for the first time that this applies not only to food, but also to financial products – but not always in the way intended by the proponents of the system. Test subjects paid less attention to the uncertainty associated with the return on an investment when a...

2014-06-26 23:02:39

Made In Nature today announced the appointment of two new key additions to their management team. BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Made In Nature today announced the appointment of two new key additions to their management team. “With the rapid growth and diversification of our product portfolio, we are thrilled to have Brian Ross and Dan Heiges join us as we continue to introduce innovative, new products to the North American marketplace,” said Doug Brent, CEO of Made In Nature....

2014-06-26 16:26:01

Health motivation still top reason to go organic; parents also want to steer clear of GMO WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the thoughts that race through the mind of a mom or dad as they do the weekly grocery shopping and decide whether to put an organic or non-organic item in the shopping cart, the desire to stay away from foods that have been genetically modified has never been greater. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122137 Avoiding GMOs...

2014-06-24 08:39:21

Brand Launches #ShowUsYourOrganic Promotion to Reward Consumers for Their Organic Choices CHICO, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Santa Cruz Organic® invites families to celebrate how they live organic by entering the brand's #ShowUsYourOrganic promotion. From June 18 to August 13, consumers are asked to take a photo depicting how they're making their lifestyle more organic and post it to the brand's website, Facebook page, Twitter account or Iconosquare. Each week, a...

2014-06-18 23:01:47

First Protein Shakes Made From Real Organic Milk! Whether Yoga Mama, Marathon-Obsessed or Olympic Errand-Runner, Active Adults Can Now Choose Organic Valley Organic Balance™ and Organic Fuel™ to Pack a Protein Punch La Farge, WI (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today launched the first-ever organic milk protein shakes. Made from real organic milk, Organic Valley Organic Balance™ and Organic...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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