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2010-05-05 15:16:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayorga Coffee announces its Farmer Friendly® Coffee is available exclusively in 300 Sam's Club locations nationwide this May. The Farmer Friendly® brand is an extension of Mayorga's progressive sourcing approach, bridging the gap between farmer and consumer by establishing direct relationships with farmers who emphasize on sustainable practices, while growing top-quality Specialty coffee. Through this collaboration,...

2010-04-22 11:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the world celebrates Earth Day, Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB) reflects on global sustainability initiatives the company has championed, raising industry standards. "Chiquita is a passionate, global corporate citizen and we take that responsibility to heart," said Fernando Aguirre, chairman and chief executive officer. "Through collaboration, energy and imagination Chiquita strives to turn each challenge we face into an...

2010-04-22 07:54:00

CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- What began as an idea has turned into a symbolic green movement to preserve rainforest acreage equal in size to downtown Chicago. "By bringing together the importance of rainforest preservation and the environmentally conscious Chicago community, it is our hope that we create an energizing example for other cities to follow," said Erik Lukas, the creator of Rainforest Chicago. "The goal is to make rainforest preservation a symbolic source of pride for...

2010-04-16 07:30:00

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Brewing a new space in the beverage world with its unique line of health & wellness coffees, BEAN & BODY is bringing a fresh take on coffee to America through retail partner Whole Foods. "BEAN & BODY is coffee re-imagined for health-conscious consumers," said Erik Lukas, one of the co-founders of the company. "I'm thrilled that we can share a new vision of what coffee can be through the first health-focused line of iced coffees." BEAN &...

2010-04-12 12:12:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Panolam Industries' Nevamar® and Pionite® High Pressure Laminates (HPL) have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification through the SmartWood program of the Rainforest Alliance, the world's premier certifier of non-timber forest products. FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. "The FSC certification...

2010-04-01 11:26:00

COHOES, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mohawk Fine Papers, a third-generation family-owned business, announced the launch of Mohawk Loop: the world's most comprehensive line of recycled and environmentally preferable papers. Made with renewable energy and post-consumer fiber -- including the largest selection of 100% postconsumer waste (pcw) options -- these papers offer an unquestionable environmental pedigree without sacrificing quality, variety or performance. The line also...

2010-02-22 13:00:00

COHOES, N.Y., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Fine Papers has announced the acquisition of LabPrints, a leader in workflow integration for professional photographers and photo labs. While continuing to develop its existing customer base, LabPrints joins Mohawk's growing list of marketing partners developing products and solutions for the converging worlds of print, photography, and graphic design. Mohawk's best-selling i-Tone(®) papers for the HP Indigo are the first...

2010-01-19 13:08:00

COHOES, N.Y., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Fine Papers Inc., a leading manufacturer of premium printing, writing and imaging papers, and a pioneer in sustainable manufacturing, has announced the appointment of Andy Patrick to its Board of Directors. "Andy's knowledge of the needs of creative professionals and understanding of customer experiences will add an increased level of strategic planning to our product development as we continue to explore growth in non-traditional areas,...

2010-01-07 12:24:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first largest eco-florist, OrganicBouquet.com, has been named the official eco-floral provider for the 2010 BCS National Championship Party. The party, which is presented by The Tournament of Roses® and the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission, was held on Wednesday, January 6th in Pasadena, CA. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071126/AQM061LOGO) The event, which hosted over 1700 celebrities,...

2010-01-05 13:19:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ushering in a new era of environmental responsibility in the home furnishings industry, The Sustainable Furnishings Council and World Market Center Las Vegas, in cooperation with World Wildlife Fund, Rainforest Alliance, Forest Stewardship Council and numerous other leading governmental, environmental, academic and trade organizations is launching the first cross-disciplinary ECOngress on legal and sustainable wood sourcing in the home...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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