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Tannins in Wine Explained

Tannins in Wine Explained | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
What are tannins? Why does wine contain them and what is their purpose?
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China Gives Press More Freedom — for Food Safety

China Gives Press More Freedom — for Food Safety | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Toxic bean sprouts, filthy cooking oil, drug-tainted pork: The relentless headlines in Chinese media have churned up queasy feelings for months about the dangers lurking in the nation's dinner bowls.
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Weekly Shop Goes High Tech...

Weekly Shop Goes High Tech... | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
New scanner and smartphone technologies can help time-starved consumers shave off minutes from shopping trips – and can point consumers toward coupon savings, too.
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Shopping Smart: Make it habit to read food labels - Chicago Sun-Times

Shopping Smart: Make it habit to read food labels - Chicago Sun-Times | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Reading food labels is an important step in choosing foods that are right for each of us.
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Why are we still on Facebook? (Tom Fishburne)

Why are we still on Facebook? (Tom Fishburne) | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Many brands bring an advertising campaign mindset to social media. A campaign has a start date and an end date. One campaign ends to make way for another. Yet success at social media requires sustained involvement. Social media doesn’t start and end with a “Like”. It grows over time. There can be individual campaigns...
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Functional food, functional wine?

Functional food, functional wine? | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Two New York Times stories put the spotlight on so-called "functional foods" this weekend. One (Dessert, Laid-Back and Legal) reported on processed snacks containing melatonin;...
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Chains renew effort to sell beer, wine in supermarkets and stores

Chains renew effort to sell beer, wine in supermarkets and stores | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Grocery store owners are planning another push to make it easier for them to sell beer and wine in stores.
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Supermarket speaks language of halal

Supermarket speaks language of halal | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Sunny Foodmart has ambitious plans to be Toronto's top multicultural supermarket. It’s off to a good start: The halal meat counter at its second branch has won approval from the Muslim community...
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Gut Oggau

Gut Oggau | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
The Wine Family on www.gutoggau.com
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New Food Desert Locator: Map Your Bad Food Day

New Food Desert Locator: Map Your Bad Food Day | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
If you live in Los Angeles, you may sometimes feel like you're in a food desert....
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Food for thought: How energy is squandered in food industry

Food for thought: How energy is squandered in food industry | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
For a nation fixated on the responsible use of resources, we're surprisingly wasteful with energy when it comes to putting food on the table.
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Fair Trade food products see record growth in 2010

Fair Trade food products see record growth in 2010 | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Consumers in the US were given a larger variety of Fair Trade Certified products to choose from last year, as the market expanded its reach into green peppers, vodka, herbs, spices and extracts, says a new report released by Fair Trade USA.
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Top 10 Food Trends: Hip May Not Mean Healthy

Top 10 Food Trends: Hip May Not Mean Healthy | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Home cooking and “natural” foods are among the top 10 foods trends, but experts warn that most Americans have a number of unhealthy dining habits.
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Is Food Packaging Affecting Your Health?

Is Food Packaging Affecting Your Health? | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Most of us are genuinely trying to do our best to be healthy -- we buy organic food, try to drink filtered water and include more fruits and vegetables with every meal. But what about the packaging surrounding our food?
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Survey: Most would pay more for safer food

Survey: Most would pay more for safer food | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Challenging conventional wisdom that most people want smaller government and less expensive food, a U.S. survey indicates most would pay more for safer food.
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How travel costs affect food prices (8,212 miles for a regular burger) ?

How travel costs affect food prices (8,212 miles for a regular burger) ? | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Getting a truckload of food from Point A to Point B costs $2.05 per mile and rising, according to the Grocery Manufacturers Association. Diesel is part of almost every recipe, eating into everyone's budget.
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IMBA Elective : Introduction to wine (RMS)

IMBA Elective : Introduction to wine - The production of wine - The creation of different wine styles - Tasting and evaluating wine - The relationship of win...
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Chocolate Benefits More Than Mood

Chocolate Benefits More Than Mood | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Chocolate has been an appetizing, popular and useful commodity for more than 2,000 years. Find out why chocolate may help you see and think clearer!
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Cooking shouldn't KILL...

Cooking shouldn't KILL... | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Preparing a meal is one of the most dangerous things to do in the developing world. Toxic cooking smoke claims 1.9 million lives each year, making it a top five threat to health.

These deaths are senseless and preventable, because clean cooking solutions exist.
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Kids' food market set to boom as firms target Generation XL

Kids' food market set to boom as firms target Generation XL | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
The US kids’ food market is set to explode in the next five years as food manufacturers try to present themselves as the solution - rather than the cause - of the nation's growing childhood obesity epidemic, according to a...
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Spotlight on Marsala - Vino Siciliano

Spotlight on Marsala - Vino Siciliano | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Once a quality drinking wine produced in Sicily since the late 1700’s, Marsala is mostly used for cooking and can even contain traces of egg white. However, stricter production regulations have put it back in the dessert/aperitif category...
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Dea Elmi's comment, May 5, 2011 11:53 AM
Real aged Marsala is something truly wonderful, golden in colour it captures the sea, the wind, the hot sun - Un vino da meditazione as the Italians say.... to sit with look at its amber hue and reflect.
<br/>Look, inhale, sip and ponder :) Me likes!
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Consumer survey finds growing food safety concerns

Consumer survey finds growing food safety concerns | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Nearly three quarters (73 percent) of Americans are more concerned now about the food they eat than they were five years ago, according to a Deloitte survey that gives a snapshot of how the public views the US food supply.
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Discount grocery market continues to expand...

Discount grocery market continues to expand... | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
For proof of the growing popularity of discount grocery stores,
look no further than the parking lot.
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Brands Reach Out To Moms, Yet They Feel Dissed

Brands Reach Out To Moms, Yet They Feel Dissed | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
With Mother's Day a few weeks off, marketers are doing their best to offer novel ways to remember her. But it turns out moms aren't exactly feeling the love...
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WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease

WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Chronic illnesses like cancer, heart disease and diabetes have reached global epidemic proportions and now cause more deaths than all other diseases combined, the World Health Organization...
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