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You know why your store needs to keep a constant inventory of plastic spoons and other ice cream dessert supplies available year round. There could be a blizzard outside and some folks will go out for ice cream. In fact, in any two-week time period, you can expect 40% of Americans to fulfill their craving for a frozen sweet treat. In our great country, 90% of the households consistently will find a way to regularly satisfy a craving for ice cream, gelatos, frozen yogurt and other frozen treats. That’s a lot of plastic spoons digging into a lot of frozen desserts!
Here are the cold facts for your consumption:
-Even though there is a year-round demand, the production of Ice Cream peaks in the month of June right when the hot weather brings out the ice cream lover in all of us.
- Six Billion quarts, that’s 1.5 Billion gallons, of ice cream and similar style frozen treats are produced ev (more…)
People who want to help their bodies fight against diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer should consider adding nuts to their diet. Research from Harvard has found lower incidents of these common diseases in people who eat about two servings of nuts or seeds every day. Wondering how this simple addition to your diet can improve your health? Read below for the amazing benefits of nuts and seeds.
The Amazing Benefits of Nuts and Seeds.
The most common nut consumed in American households is the peanut. About 90% actually eat peanut butter regularly. People often eat foods cooked in organic peanut oil. The great thing about nuts and seeds is that while all varieties provide health benefits, each type offers slightly different benefits.
The Nutritional Value of Nuts: Should I Worry About the Fat?
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The weather may be getting hotter, but our appetite for a delicious, cold beer has yet to go away. If anything, spring and summer brings with it an all-new craving for the latest local brews.
For those that have events and birthdays just around the corner, you’re likely wondering as to what new present you can offer to one-up the one from last year. Look no further than a personalized growler. Able to slot in perfectly at any party or get-together, these are designed to hold enough drink to satisfy plenty of dry throats. Custom growlers can even come with additional items like the growler pressure cap and a growler tap to deliver a truly unique experience. Before you start considering which beer gifts will suit a loved one best, learn more about the state of the beer industry today and why more people are getting in touch with their favorite brew.
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With more and more states legalizing medical marijuana, individuals are starting to branch out and grow their own cannabis. One of the most popular ways to do this (particularly if you live in a more urban area) is with growlights in growlabs. Others are looking at growing plants in a hydroponic system. Regardless of how you grow your plants, you need to know the basics about how to successfully grow them — what kind of nutrients they need, if they’ll need plant support mesh or trellis netting, what kind of light or humidity they require, and so forth. When it comes to harvesting the plant, there may be other equipment you need, such as a tumbler or trimmer. We’ll discuss the benefits of hydroponic systems and grow lights, why the surge in medical marijuana use, and what you should know about tumblers.
What are the Benefits of Hydroponic Crops? (more…)
The small patches of dandelions are a little more frequent than in the past. It may be that a few more home owners are taking to heart the recent article that said the declining population of honey bees can benefit from the early season dandelions that creep into yards. Before other flowers start blooming, the article said, these yellow weeds in people’s yards are an important source of protein.
As the market for organic bee pollen grows, it should come as no surprise that products like pure royal jelly and raw organic honey are flooding the market. In fact, an increasing number of bee keepers are looking for ways to increase their production of items that are wanted by a number of consumers. From people who are looking for ways to make sure that they do not fall vic (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Alcohol is certainly not unpopular here in the United States – in fact, it is anything but. While it is of course very important to drink responsibly, enjoying alcohol at social events and special occasions is a perfectly healthy thing to do and can lead to a very enjoyable and relaxed night. First, it’s important [...]
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