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Vapshot, Inc. Introduces Vaporized Spirits for the Hospitality and Nightclub Industry

AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vapshot(TM) is a refreshing new way to enjoy mix drinks, cocktails or shots. Vapshot is served in specially designed containers, which are pressurized and premixed with various spirits. The Vapshot machine is capable of injecting a fine mist of spirits into the serving container under pressure.

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Alegria Fresh Launches Drought Resistant Farm of the Future at the Orange County Great Park

IRVINE, Calif., March 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alegria Fresh, in collaboration with Orange County Produce, LLC and Filtrexx Corporation, announced today the launch of the ‘Farm of the Future’ hydroponic and organic farming demonstration center at the Great Park in Irvine. The demonstration center, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, just completed a new organic food production farm using GardenSoxx(R).

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Chillbox Greek Frozen Yogurt Arrives in the USA

PALISADES PARK, N.J., March 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chillbox Greek frozen yogurt chain of stores is expanding its presence outside Europe, with a strategic partnership with LYMEL HOLDINGS LLC that has acquired the exclusive master franchise for development across the USA. After a rapid expansion in the highly demanding European market, with recent store openings in Russia, Austria and Hungary, Chillbox is now present in over 73 locations in 11 countries. An additional 220 stores are committed to open in 2014-2015.

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U.S. Coffee Drinkers to Pledge for a Safer Coffee Experience Via Crowdfunding Project

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning heat sensitive coffee cup lids that warn of hot contents by turning bright red are available direct to U.S. households through an Indiegogo Project launched by foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems.

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Orange County Great Park and Orange County Produce, LLC Partner to Donate Food to Local Food Banks and Kitchens

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange County Produce and the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, continues its ‘Parks without Borders’ program by offering fresh food to Orange County’s local food banks and soup kitchens. On most weekends, a group of volunteers are invited to harvest all they can to prepare and deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to those they serve. Orange County Produce is growing food on the four-acre VALOR Field at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, to support this effort.

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Food Finders Takes Summer Seriously

SIGNAL HILL, Calif., July 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are smiles on the faces of more children and families this summer – smiles very familiar to one local food bank. For the third year in a row, Food Finders is hosting its ‘Summer To End Hunger’ food drive. This drive aims to fill in the hunger gaps where school breakfast and lunch programs end.

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EnviroIngenuity Offers High Performance Vertical Gardens for Home Use

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnviroIngenuity today announced its offering of hydroponic vertical gardens for use at home. The beautiful stackable garden systems make it easy to grow delicious, nutritious, non-toxic food at home using limited space and reducing use of natural resources.

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Food Finders Celebrates 100 MILLION Pounds of Food Rescued

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since 1989, when Food Finders officially started rescuing food to donate to needy agencies and shelters who feed the hungry, the nonprofit has collected and redistributed 100 million pounds of food. This tremendous milestone was reached this month, coinciding with its 24 year anniversary.

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Moonlite Bar-B-Q-Inn Celebrates 50 Years of Smoke and Friends

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a good, old-fashioned get together in its parking lot on Sunday, April 28 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. In the tradition of the Sunday family get-together, no alcohol will be permitted. There will be free sandwiches, soda, chips, ice cream, brownies and cotton candy in addition to live music, balloon twisters and inflatable areas where kids can play.

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Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Music Festival Set for April 20th and 21st at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

TUCSON, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards announces the Second Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 18 Arizona Wineries in one location, is slated for April 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kief-Joshua Vineyards in beautiful Elgin, Arizona.

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The Quail and Olive Launches Online Store – Easy Gift Ordering, Recipes and Pairings Available

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif., April 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quail and Olive has launched its online store and will be offering newsletter subscribers 10 percent off their first order. Visitors can sign up via the Contact page and will receive a code for their discount. The website offers recipes and important information about the varieties of California-grown and produced olive, flavored and specialty oils and vinegars.

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Bierstube Celebrates Year Round Lobstoberfest with ‘German Four Play’ in Old City

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bierstube asks what better gift on the Feast of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus) than to announce year round celebration of another red love, Lobstoberfest? Bierstube’s Lobstoberfest kicked off Oktoberfest serving over 200 pounds of fresh Maine Lobster in two days. This feast is now available every Sunday and includes a fresh 1 1/4 lb Lobster and vegetable for the value price of $14.99.

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Give the Gift of Health this Holiday Season

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the arrival of the holiday season, Alegria Fresh announces ‘healthy greens’ gift giving. This year, instead of giving the latest technology, entertainment or fashion goods, Alegria Fresh makes it possible to give vitality and longevity with its new one-month gift subscription. Enjoying a produce bouquet full of nutrient-rich greens and herbs will go along way to battling the calories and damage done from eating high-fat holiday treats.

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Sustainable Teachers Delegation from Sweden tours Alegria Farm to learn about Disease-Preventing Food and High-Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Swedish delegation of Sustainable Teachers toured Alegria Farm to learn about its new high efficiency farming process and find out about the disease fighting food being grown and delivered by Alegria Fresh.

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Wilhelm Family Vineyards announces their 3rd Annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival

SONOITA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wilhelm Family Vineyards (WFV) is hosting their third annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday, Nov 10 and 11, 2012, located at 21 Mountain Ranch Drive, Elgin, AZ 85611. Numerous activities and vendors are planned for the entire family.

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Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum to Provide Safe Rides at Fantasy Fest

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the eighth consecutive year, Captain Morgan Rum Company and the City of Key West have teamed up to provide free Safe Rides during the busiest night of Fantasy Fest. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, all Key West Department of Transportation Buses will be free to ride.

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Much Anticipated Grand Opening of The Humble Pie Store in Historic Baker: October 20, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A not so humble start for The Humble Pie Store! Denverites apparently are lovin’ themselves some pie. The Humble Pie Store opened a cute booth at the farmer’s market this year in Denver and the following has been immense; with people pre-ordering organic fruit pies all summer and already placing orders for Holiday Pie.

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Japanese Delegation tours Alegria Farm to learn about High Efficiency Hydroponic Vertical Farming Process

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Huntington Beach Sister City Association and its delegation of 25 adults from sister city Anjo, Japan, toured Alegria Farm on Sunday October 7, it was announced by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Fresh. Learning about Alegria’s innovative new farming method that employs the Verti-Gro(R) System provided the delegation with nutrition-rich knowledge to bring back to Japan.

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Twyford BBQ and Catering Reports No Pork Shortage in Illinois

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rumors of a worldwide bacon shortage have been making headlines and nothing spells panic like the idea of a ‘bacon less’ world. Well, Twyford BBQ and Catering is happy to report that it sees no signs of a pork shortage in its home state of Illinois and its celebrating National Pork month – whole hog.

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ArteQuesta’s heArt Return Garden Provides Fresh Food Harvest for 3rd Street Youth Clinic

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The unique organic farm located on the grounds of ArteQuesta’s Museum of Fine Art will provide fresh produce to 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic in Bayview Hunters Point, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.

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Olamendi’s Express Fresh and Natural Mexican Cuisine Partners with Alegria Farm to Offer ‘Farm-to-Table in Minutes’ Salads

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alegria Fresh has joined leading local restaurateur Carlos Olamendi in a groundbreaking new partnership to feature Alegria Farm’s same-day harvested salad greens at Olamendi’s Express in Mission Viejo, it was announced today by Erik Cutter, Managing Director of Alegria Farm.

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Tri-City Medical named presenting sponsor of Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The third annual Bike The Coast – Taste The Coast (www.bike-the-coast.com), the unique cycling event, food festival and sports expo in Oceanside, is pleased to introduce Tri-City Medical Center as its presenting sponsor. The event, set for Saturday, Nov. 3, will be known as Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast presented by Tri-City Medical Center.

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Arizona Winery Gives Back, Supports Local Students, Crowns Grape Stomping King and Queen

ELGIN, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the foundation of the Arizona Wine Industry, the Harvesting of the Vine Fine Wine Festival has awarded scholarships and helped to fund local law enforcement programs such as DARE. According to The Village of Elgin, it has also allowed wineries to showcase the fruits of the Arizona vine and provided festival goers with arts, crafts, foods and music. The festival annually crowns the Arizona Grape Stomping Royalty.

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Oklahoma Wine Grape Harvest and Celebration Nears

DRUMRIGHT, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tidal School Vineyards has set its seventh annual ‘A Walk in the Clouds’ harvest and festival for Saturday, September 8. This annual celebration of grape growing, winemaking, music, food, and fun includes picking grapes, stomping grapes, live music, and a wine brunch. But most important, the grapes begin their journey to become the Tidal School Winery’s estate grown wines.

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EnviroIngenuity Brings Energy Efficient Vertical Farming Process and Locally-Grown Food to Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local entrepreneur Erik Cutter has bought the farm – literally. EnviroIngenuity today announced the phase one completion of Alegria Farm, Orange County’s first hydroponic vertical farm. Engaged in the promotion of sustainable technologies, EnviroIngenuity has brought a new farming system to the west coast.

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Illinois’ Own Twyford BBQ and Catering Places Top 10 at Memphis in May

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s truly rib ticklin’ news. A Jacksonville caterer – Twyford BBQ and Catering – is pleased to announce that it placed seventh in the rib category out of 121 teams that competed at the Memphis in May World Barbecue Championship.

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