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2014-04-10 16:23:14

Reser's Fine Foods® to award more than $20,000 in prize money NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The quest to find the perfect potato salad is a life-long journey that has been the source of friendly family rivalries for decades. To celebrate this timeless debate, Reser's Fine Foods® decided to make things interesting and invite people to put their spuds on display for a national debate. Back for its third year, Reser's Fine Foods® is inviting the nation to...

2014-04-07 12:33:29

DALLAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Starch Derivatives Market by Type (Maltodextrin, Cyclodextrin, Glucose Syrup, Hydrolysates and, Modified Starch), by Application (Food & Beverage, Feed, Paper, Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical, Bioethanol and Other Industrial Applications) - Global Trends & Forecast To 2019", is published by MarketsandMarkets. According to the report, the global Starch Derivatives Market is expected to reach $58.2 Billion by the year 2019....

2014-04-07 08:32:42

DUBLIN, Apr. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3sp3g7/clean_label ) has announced the addition of the "Clean Label Starches: 1. Physically Modified Starches, 2. Enzyme Modified Starches & 3. CWS (Cold Water Swelling) Starches - Process, Applications, Products & Markets 2014" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This timely Clean Label Starches Report is a combination...

2014-04-04 23:03:05

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Starch markets. Global market for Starch is projected to exceed 150 million metric tons by 2020, driven by rapid growth of the food processing industry, increasing demand for starch-based adhesives in industrial products, and growing popularity of starch-based biodegradable polymers. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Starch and starch derivatives play a major role in food and non-food...

2014-04-04 12:21:51

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9kb3b3/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Starch Sugar Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9kb3b3/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Starch Sugar Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the...

2014-03-27 23:22:03

The Potato Farming industry has benefited from several factors over the five years to 2014, including the wide acceptance of industry products which has helped sustain steady demand from downstream markets, and over the five years to 2019, the industry will continue to benefit from increasing demand from emerging economies and the growing popularity of organic and niche potato varieties, which will create new markets for industry products and contribute to rising industry revenue. For...

2014-03-27 16:24:18

PHOENIX, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder Canyon Foods has been named a winner of Prevention's 2014 Cleanest Packaged Food Awards in the "Snacks" category, for the brand's Avocado Oil Canyon Cut(TM) potato chips that list just three ingredients, including potatoes, avocado oil and sea salt. The annual awards feature the best, healthiest, and cleanest boxed and bagged foods, with winning products meeting strict criteria, including: -- Must not contain GMO ingredients. --...

2014-03-20 12:37:34

New Potato Recipe from Hungry Girl Perfect for April Showers and May Flowers DENVER, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weather warms, fresh and colorful ingredients become more and more abundant on our plates. This spring, allow the many types of potatoes to be star ingredients in your recipes, and add nutritional value and a variety of colors, flavors and textures to your favorite dishes. Need inspiration? Take a lesson from Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien who is known for creating...

2014-03-20 04:21:00

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lnmz95/modified_starch) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Modified Starch Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lnmz95/modified_starch ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The market for modified starch is expected to experience a...

2014-03-17 23:23:36

Modified Starch Market report provides comprehensive review of market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and key issues in the modified starch industry. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/modified-starch-market-511.html) (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The report "Modified Starch Market by Raw Material (Corn, Tapioca, Potato, Wheat, and Others), By Application (Food, Feed, and Non-Food) - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018" is published by MarketsandMarkets. According...


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Potato Puffer, Tetraodon miurus
2013-02-17 08:21:54

Image Credit: Jamie C/Wikipedia The potato puffer, also called the Congo puffer, inhabits freshwater rivers of Africa, primarily in the Congo basin, occasionally found in flowing rapids. This puffer is a very inactive bottom dweller, burying itself in the sandy river bed waiting for prey to pass by. Although the potato puffer is a very aggressive predator, it also hides to keep out of sight from other predators. Where the bottom is solid and this fish cannot bury itself, it will change...

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2011-02-23 17:36:42

Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. It is one of the most important plant viruses affecting potatoes. Infection results in various symptoms depending on the strain. Production loss is the most mild of the symptoms and "˜potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease' is the worst. Ringspot renders potatoes unmarketable and can therefore result in a major loss of income. Aphid vectors transmit PVY but it can also remain dormant in seed potatoes. The South...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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