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2014-09-18 23:06:14

Leading Banana Producer and Trusted Grocer Partner to Support Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Turbana is partnering with Sendik’s Food Market to donate a portion of proceeds to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Once again, Turbana is participating in Sendik’s promotion, “7 Days, 7 Ways to Save” with Turbana bananas and Fyffes pineapples. Every Wednesday throughout fall, Fyffes pineapples will be two for $4 and Turbana bananas will be...

2014-09-03 23:04:43

KEEN New York Wins $25,000 Partnership with Leading Banana Producer, Turbana Coral Gables, Florida (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 After a month of encouraging individuals to vote, share and voice their opinion in Turbana’s “Win 25K For Your Cause” Facebook contest, the leading banana producer has tallied the votes and is happy to announce that KEEN New York is the official winner of a $25,000 partnership. The interactive and fully integrated campaign gave Turbana’s community the power...

2014-07-19 23:00:10

Turbana Corporation, a leading importer of tropical produce in North America, including bananas, plantains, and pineapples is offering $25 K to the community organization that receives the most "tally" from the public in Facebook campaign. Coral Gables, Fla. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Giving Back Without Holding Back: Turbana Puts Power in Consumers’ Hands with a Chance to Nominate a Community Cause to Win $25K Produce Company Taps Into Community Opinion To Find A New Social...

2014-07-07 23:04:12

Produce Brand Taps into Community Opinion to Find a New Social Program to Support Via "Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness" Movement Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Corporations often donate money to charities or non-profits, but it’s rare to find an organization that lets the consumer decide where their support should go. Turbana is taking its social movement, “Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness,” to a new level by encouraging the community to speak up and choose causes...

2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

2014-02-24 23:21:41

Today Turbana announced it will partner with Love With Food at SoBe2014 as a part of its “Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness” movement, which encourages people to eat smart, stay active and get involved in their communities. Coral Gables, Florida (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Famous chefs, libations, and delicious food will be on display at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SoBe2014); but only one recipe will surely create a buzz among event attendees. During SoBe2014, Turbana and...

2013-12-31 23:22:23

Ginika (http://www.ginika.com) is offering pure, unscented, and all-natural African Black Soap at the market's best price this New Year. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ginika offers African black soap at huge discount prices this New Year. This raw and organic natural soap is an excellent choice for the skin. Like Ginika’s Dudu–Osun black soap, this pure, unscented, and all-natural herbal soap possesses many curative and healing properties, as well as the ability to enhance...

2013-07-14 23:02:08

Oh! Naturals have decided to donate 10% of their proceeds to the Red Cross in order to help with flood relief in Calgary. (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 Calgary based Oh! Naturals banana chips have decided to donate 10% of the proceeds from all purchases made of their Flavoured Banana Chips to the Red Cross Calgary Flood Relief Fund. Starting on June 27th, 2013 to August 30th, 2013, 10% of their proceeds will go to the Red Cross. The general public is being encouraged to purchase Oh! Naturals...

2012-05-11 23:00:30

The Pomological Magazine has newly included the category Banana to its collection of fruit crops. This section comprises 134 resources to one of the most widely consumed fresh fruits worldwide. Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this scientific area, The Pomological Magazine provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 As part of its Pomological Crops...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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