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2014-04-18 08:22:33

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "American Big Sugar is the sole beneficiary of the only U.S. agriculture program that has not been reformed in modern times, a program that cost taxpayers $259 million in subsidies that went into Sugar's pockets over last year alone. In these circumstances it is irresponsible for them to assert that unfair foreign competition has depressed U.S. sugar prices at a time when imports declined and domestic production surged." The Corn...

2014-04-16 16:32:21

NASHVILLE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. ("ULNA") today announced the launch of Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), a new venture of ULNA's parent, Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV). CIFI will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived from sweet potatoes. CIFI expects to invest...

2014-04-16 16:32:17

RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), the leading global leaf tobacco supplier, announced today that it has entered the fruit and vegetable food ingredients market through its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived...

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...

2014-04-08 12:33:27

Tighter Crop and Livestock Inventories Lift Market Sentiment DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-high animal protein and dairy prices, volatile grain and oilseed prices, and steady-to-lower cropland values reflect agricultural markets in transition, according to CoBank's new quarterly economic report. The U.S. grain markets continue to anticipate record crops in the coming year, leading to higher inventories and lower prices. While the large 2013-14 grain harvest pushed...

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...

2014-04-07 00:22:21

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 -- Access to expertise, facilities and prime varieties grown on 330,000 hectares -- Expansion of established PSB brand supported by Syngenta's global presence -- Accelerated innovation in durum wheat breeding and production for pasta /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today that it has acquired Societa Produttori Sementi (PSB), one of Italy's oldest seed companies and a leader in durum wheat breeding and production for...

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 12:27:01

DALLAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Cereal Ingredients Market by Type (Wheat, Rice, Oat, Corn, Barley), Application (Hot Breakfast Cereal, Cold Breakfast Cereal), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the breakfast cereal ingredient market with a perusal of the global market size in terms of value ($million) and volume (MT). It also identifies the driving and restraining factors for this market with an analysis of trends,...

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...


Latest Staple foods Reference Libraries

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Fodder
2013-05-18 07:51:02

Fodder is a term used in reference to the feed cut, sometimes prepared, and brought to domesticated farm animals such as cows, goats and pigs. Some fodder is prepared using oils and mixed rations that are mixed in with several different types of sprouted grain and legumes such as alfalfa, clover, corn, and several different types of grass. In the countries that allow it, fodder can also consist of animal origins such as ruminant meat and bone meal, typically found in cattle feed. The USDA,...

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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2005-06-01 20:44:29

The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...

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