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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...

2011-10-14 07:00:00

The pomological magazine Pomology.org 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, Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits. (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Bananas (Musa, Musaceae) comprise the commercially...

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2010-08-26 09:15:47

Crohn's is a condition that affects one in 800 people in the UK and causes chronic intestinal inflammation, leading to pain, bleeding and diarrhea. Researchers are working with biotechnology company, Provexis, to test a new plantain based food product that could treat patients with the disease. Scientists have previously shown that people with Crohn's disease have increased numbers of a 'sticky' type of E. coli and weakened ability to fight off invading intestinal bacteria. The team...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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