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Fruit Truth ; PISTACHIO

Common Names: Pistachio, Pistache. Related Species: Mt. Atlas Pistache (Pistacia atlantica), Chinese Pistache (P. chinesis), Terebinth Pistache (P. terebinthus) Distant Affinity: Cashew (Anacardium occidentale), Mango (Mangifera indica), Ambarella (Spondias cytherea), Yellow Mombin (Spondias mombin), Red Mombin (Spondias purpurea), Imbu (Spondias tuberosa) and others.

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Fruit Truth ; Pomegranate

Common Names: Pomegranate, Granada (Spanish), Grenade (French). Related Species: Punica proto-punica.   Origin: The pomegranate is native from Iran to the Himalayas in northern India and was cultivated and naturalized over the whole Mediterranean region since ancient times. It is widely cultivated throughout India and the drier parts of southeast Asia, …

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Reaping benefits of organic farming

  (Deccan Herald) N. R. Chandrashekhar of Nenamanahalli in Kolar taluk has been raising ragi, tur, paddy and mulberry on rain-fed land. In 2010 September, he planted 500 papaya saplings at a distance of seven feet, in rows of ten feet apart. He has not used any chemical fertilisers or pesticide …

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Improved Cheese Preparation Technology

Paneer is an indigenous version of cheese.  There are over 500 established varieties of cheese world over. As a delicacy, it is also gaining popularity in Pakistan where white cheese and cottage cheese are popular varieties. The indigenous methods of cheese preparation lack consistency and the product has limited shelf-life. …

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Oyster Mushroom Cultivation

Mushroom is an exotic and nutritious source of vegetarian food. It has many varieties. Most of them are edible. Mushrooms have a high nutritional value and are high in protein. They are also a good source of vitamins (B1, B2, B12 and C), essential amino acids and carbohydrates but are …

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6 myths about freezing food

While it’s true most edibles freeze under the right conditions, there are some that should never see the inside of your freezer. Delicate vegetables like lettuce practically disintegrate when they’re frozen then thawed. Creamy sauces that are frozen separate and “break” or curdle when thawed. Even coffee shouldn’t be stored …

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EASY UNDERSTANDING OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Quality Management is a term becoming more and more popular these days. Though everyone is familiar more or less with quality management regardless of his association with the quality, But, everyone have different idea about quality management depending upon the organization in which one is working, training one has got, …

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Fruit Juices in GCC

Fruit juices are prepared from fruit juice concentrates or pulps with or without sugar, organic acid (citric or ascorbic acid) and flavors depending upon the applicable regulations. Other ingredients may include some starches, colors (where permitted), preservative, and vitamins. The main ingredient of fruit juices is either juice concentrate and/or pulp …

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Long Life Chocolate Milk Comparison

Chocolate milk is a drink prepared from milk (Fresh or powder), cocoa powder (often processed with alkali), sweeteners (usually sugar, dextrose of HFC syrup) and other ingredients including starch, salt, carragenan, vanilla flavor and artificial chocolate flavor.

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