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Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need
11/20/2014 2:54:35 PM
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need   A new charity campaign in Raleigh, NC is launched by Trusted Insurance Advisors to help fight hunger in the Research Triangle area.  The plan is to donate raised food items to Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry and Food Bank …
Associated Grocers of Florida, Inc. Adopts ReposiTrak®, the Industry Standard Food Safety Platform
11/20/2014 12:20:38 PM
ReposiTrak, the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, announced that the seventh member of ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates), Associated Grocers Florida of Florida, Inc. has chosen the ReposiTrak® solution to manage their food safety-related risk. "We are …
New Placecast Study Indicates Half of All Americans Have Heard Of In-Store Beacons, and 15 Percent of Cell Phone Users Have Engaged with Them
New Placecast Study Indicates Half of All Americans Have Heard Of In-Store Beacons, and 15 Percent of Cell Phone Users Have Engaged with Them
11/20/2014 12:00:00 PM
A new Placecast poll conducted online within the U.S. on their behalf by Harris Poll indicates that nearly 118 million smartphone owners will be relying on their phones for holiday shopping this year.* For those smartphone owners who plan to do holiday shopping, 3 out of 4 will use their phones to find sales, comparison shop, take pictures of possible gifts, and make …
New Report Criticizes Yogurt Industry -- Major Brands Accused of Turning Health Food into Junk Food
11/20/2014 2:08:05 AM
A new report , Culture Wars: How the Food Giants Turned Yogurt, a Health Food, into Junk Food, issued by The Cornucopia Institute, accuses Dannon, Yoplait, Chobani and other major marketers of misleading parents, who are looking for healthier foods for their families, into purchasing yogurts loaded with sugar and containing a myriad of questionably safe artificial …
Tyson Foods Entering New Growth Phase
11/19/2014 3:33:46 PM
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) executives told investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference that the company had a record year in fiscal 2014 and expects fiscal 2015 to set new records for sales and earnings. “We expect 2015 to be another great year as we continue to build on the momentum we’ve generated,” said Dennis Leatherby, Tyson’s executive vice …
Boosts in productivity of corn and other crops modify Northern Hemisphere carbon dioxide cycle
Boosts in productivity of corn and other crops modify Northern Hemisphere carbon dioxide cycle
11/19/2014 1:44:06 PM
Each year in the Northern Hemisphere, levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide drop in the summer as plants "inhale," then climb again as they exhale after the growing season. During the last 50 years, the size of this seasonal swing has increased by as much as half, for reasons that aren’t fully understood. Now a team of researchers has shown that agricultural production may …
Blain Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Nonprofit ‘Food for Lane County’ to Provide Food for Locals In Need
Blain Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Nonprofit ‘Food for Lane County’ to Provide Food for Locals In Need
11/18/2014 12:04:32 PM
Eugene, OR – With a new charity program in the Eugene, OR area, The Blain Insurance Group, in collaboration with Food for Lane County, announced a food drive to raise items in support of local individuals and families who are facing hunger. Oregon has one of the highest rates of food insecurity in the country, and Lane County has increasingly contributed to that rate each …
Teavana Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals
11/17/2014 11:29:05 AM
On Black Friday and going through Monday, Dec. 1, customers can enjoy 40 percent off Teavana’s top holiday sellers, including Holiday Snowflake Tumblers (regularly priced at $28.95), the Perfectea® Maker (regularly priced at $19.95) and select teas (Caramel Chai, Chocolate Chai, Caramel Almond Amaretti, Coco Caramel Sea Salt and Slimful Chocolate Decadence Oolong Tea®; …
Tesco sweeps the board at Quality Food & Drinks Awards 2014
11/14/2014 12:25:26 PM
Tesco has scooped 28 gongs at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014 and has retained the prestigious Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year for the second year running. With 30 awards, including the Overall Gold Q for Tesco finest* Sao Tome 71% Dark Chocolate, and over 40 highly commended or commended for Tesco’s own label products, these accolades showcase the breadth …
Matilda Ramsay to star in new CBBC cookery show
11/14/2014 11:24:55 AM
Thirteen year old Tilly Ramsay is set to follow in her famous Dad’s footsteps as she presents Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch. This brand new cookery show for CBBC will combine delicious food, real-life sitcom and a girl who just loves to cook. The series, commissioned by CBBC Controller Cheryl Taylor, will follow Tilly as she heads to LA for an unforgettable summer with her …
Germany Boosts Nutrition & Resilience Efforts For Malawi’s Vulnerable Communities
11/13/2014 11:40:25 AM
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed two contributions from the government of Germany totalling €2.6 million. Part of the donation, €395,900 (about 240 million MWK), is for nutrition assistance, and the remaining €2,250,000 (about 1.4 billion MWK) will help build resilience over a four-year period in some of Malawi’s most food insecure districts. Despite …
Will Egg Farmers Give up the California Market Because of Prop 2? Alabama’s Still Fighting
11/13/2014 9:34:22 AM
Giving up sales to California will be difficult, not to mention costly for farmers. Prop 2 may force a lot of hands come January 1. What will the farmers do? What will the consumers do? These are all questions that remain to be answered. Giving up sales to California will be difficult, not to mention costly for farmers . That’s because the Golden State has one of the …
How to Repair Self Esteem Issues and Negative Body Image
11/12/2014 10:24:02 PM
DARWIN, Australia November 2014 – The weight loss industry understands the impact negative body image can have on a person’s self-esteem, made evident in the marketing strategies that promise happiness after weight loss. Generally people who are critical of their own body tend to feel inadequate, withdrawn and embarrassed, and the consequences are …
Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance and Nonprofit Mid-South Food Bank Initiate New Charity Campaign in Tennessee to Provide For Hungry People in Need
Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance and Nonprofit Mid-South Food Bank Initiate New Charity Campaign in Tennessee to Provide For Hungry People in Need
11/12/2014 9:43:26 AM
Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee  – With a new community program in the Memphis and Jackson area, Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance has once again teamed up with the Mid-South Food Bank, and announced a new charity campaign to raise funds to support those facing food insecurity. Their mission is to fight hunger through the efficient collection and distribution of wholesome food, …
Barry Callebaut to expand its chocolate plant in Lodz and boost employment
11/10/2014 12:10:08 PM
The Lodz-based chocolate plant of Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, is soon to be expanded to include two additional modern production lines for chocolate manufacturing. The planned investment worth nearly PLN 96m (€ 22.8m) will create 80 new jobs over the coming two years. The plant which was built nearly twenty …
Orange is not the New Black: Just Highly Allergenic for One Toddler
11/7/2014 10:03:49 AM
Many people don’t realize allergies and asthma go hand-in-hand, and about 90 percent of kids with asthma also have allergies. Even more important, when asthma is undiagnosed or poorly controlled, children are at risk for suffering difficult-to-treat allergic reactions to food. According to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) …
Coca-Cola Life Arrives On Shelves Nationwide
Coca-Cola Life Arrives On Shelves Nationwide
11/7/2014 9:55:06 AM
Life is genuinely sweet with the cold, refreshing taste of Coca-Cola Life . The new beverage is The Coca-Cola Company’s first reduced calorie cola* to use a blend of cane sugar and stevia leaf extract. Coca-Cola Life joins other trademark brands Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero . Coca-Cola Life underscores The Coca-Cola Company’s global commitment to provide an …
Approval of Grape Variety Falanghina
11/6/2014 5:35:52 PM
Falanghina is an native white grape of Italy. The origin of this grape is the Campania  region of Italy in the  area of  Naples, Caserta, Avellino and Benevento. First described by l’Acerbi in 1825 and subsequently by Carlucci in Viala Vermorel 1909.  Its name comes from the expansive canopy of the vine: “Falanghina” is a direct derivative of the Latin noun “falangae” which …
WFP, MasterCard, Poste Italiane launch integrated online donation platform for everyday payments
WFP, MasterCard, Poste Italiane launch integrated online donation platform for everyday payments
11/6/2014 9:46:19 AM
MasterCard , World Food Programme and Poste Italiane have today announced the launch of the world’s first integrated online donation platform helping Italians do good every day.   The new platform will allow all Poste Italiane MasterCard cardholders to automatically fund micro-donations in aid of World Food Programme every time they use their card. The project - presented …
ADM Names Juan Luciano Next CEO; Pat Woertz Remains Chairman
11/6/2014 9:25:27 AM
Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that Juan R. Luciano has been named the company’s next chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He was also elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Luciano currently serves as president and chief operating officer responsible for leading and running the company’s global operations. …