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Updated: 2014-10-04T18:06:47.589-07:00


New Piattos Flavor!


Product Name: Piattos – Roast Beef Flavored Potato Chips
Type of Product: Potato Chips
Flavor: Roast Beef
Net Weight: 85 grams(3 OZ.)
Store: Save More Angono
Date of Purchase: August 25, 2008
Ingredients: Dehydrated Potatoes, Potato Starch Vegetable Oil (May Contain Palm Olein, Palm. Corn And/Or Coconut Oil), Sugar, Roast Beef Seasoning, Natural And Artificial Flavors, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Oils, Etc. Etc. Etc.
Manufacturer: UNIVERSAL ROBINA CORPORATION – 110 E. Rodriguez Jr. Ave., Libis, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines


Why Fries Are So Good


(image) The taste of McDonald's french fries played a crucial role in the chain's success -- fries are much more profitable than hamburgers -- and was long praised by customers, competitors, and even food critics. James Beard loved McDonald's fries. Their distinctive taste does not stem from the kind of potatoes that McDonald's buys, the technology that processes them, or the restaurant equipment that fries them: other chains use Russet Burbanks, buy their french fries from the same large processing companies, and have similar fryers in their restaurant kitchens. The taste of a french fry is largely determined by the cooking oil. For decades McDonald's cooked its french fries in a mixture of about seven percent cottonseed oil and 93 percent beef tallow. The mixture gave the fries their unique flavor -- and more saturated beef fat per ounce than a McDonald's hamburger.


Cadbury on Fairtrade


Cadbury and the Fairtrade Foundation today announced plans to achieve Fairtrade certification for Cadbury Dairy Milk, the nation’s top selling chocolate bar, by end of Summer 2009. This groundbreaking move will result in the tripling of sales of cocoa under Fairtrade terms for cocoa farmers in Ghana, both increasing Fairtrade cocoa sales for existing certified farming groups, as well as opening up new opportunities for thousands more farmers to benefit from the Fairtrade system.

Cadbury will also be sourcing cocoa from Kuapa Kokoo, one of the first groups to be Fairtrade certified, with over 40,000 registered cocoa farmers across Ghana. Although they are currently only selling a small percentage of their cocoa as Fairtrade, they have been able to implement community projects like building primary school classrooms, constructing wells, and investing in corn mills. Now Kuapa Kokoo will have the opportunity to sell cocoa to Cadbury on Fairtrade terms, which will increase their Fairtrade premiums, and therefore the range of farmer support and community development programmes they can implement


The Coca-Cola Company is Eco-Friendly!


ATLANTA, May 14, 2009 - The Coca-Cola Company unveiled today a new plastic bottle made partially from plants. The "PlantBottle™" is fully recyclable, has a lower reliance on a non-renewable resource, and reduces carbon emissions, compared with petroleum-based PET plastic bottles.

"The 'PlantBottle™' is a significant development in sustainable packaging innovation," said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. "It builds on our legacy of environmental ingenuity and sets the course for us to realize our vision to eventually introduce bottles made with materials that are 100 percent recyclable and renewable."

Traditional PET bottles are made from petroleum, a non-renewable resource. The new bottle is made from a blend of petroleum-based materials and up to 30 percent plant-based materials.

"The Coca-Cola Company is a company with the power to transform the marketplace, and the introduction of the "PlantBottle™" is yet another great example of their leadership on environmental issues," said Carter Roberts, President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund, U.S. "We are pleased to be working with Coke to tackle sustainability issues and drive innovations like this through their supply chain, the broader industry and the world."

The "PlantBottle™" is currently made through an innovative process that turns sugar cane and molasses, a by-product of sugar production, into a key component for PET plastic. Coca-Cola is also exploring the use of other plant materials for future generations of the "PlantBottle™."

Manufacturing the new plastic bottle is more environmentally efficient as well. A life-cycle analysis conducted by Imperial College London indicates the "PlantBottle™" with 30 percent plant-base material reduces carbon emissions by up to 25 percent, compared with petroleum-based PET.

Another advantage to the "PlantBottle™" is that, unlike other plant-based plastics, it can be processed through existing manufacturing and recycling facilities without contaminating traditional PET. So, the material in the "PlantBottle™" can be used, recycled and reused again and again.

Coca-Cola North America will pilot the "PlantBottle™" with Dasani and sparkling brands in select markets later this year and with vitaminwater in 2010. The innovative bottles will be identified through on-package messages and in-store point of sale displays. Web-based communications will also highlight the bottles' environmental benefits.

"The 'PlantBottle™' represents the next step in evolving our system toward the bottle of the future," said Scott Vitters, Director of Sustainable Packaging of The Coca-Cola Company. "This innovation is a real win because it moves us closer to our vision of zero waste with a material that lessens our carbon footprint and is also recyclable."

The Coca-Cola Company -- the first company to introduce a beverage bottle made with recycled plastic -- has been focused on ensuring the sustainability of its packaging for decades. It has put resources behind creating packaging that is recyclable and investing in recycling infrastructure to ensure that its packages are collected, recycled and re-used. Earlier this year, the Company opened the world's largest plastic bottle-to-bottle recycling plant in Spartanburg, S.C. The plant will produce approximately 100 million pounds of recycled PET plastic for reuse each year -- the equivalent of nearly 2 billion 20-ounce Coca-Cola bottles. These efforts are all focused on helping "close the loop" on packaging use and produce truly sustainable packages for consumers.


Why Sustagen is Good for Kids


Adolescents (image)
When you are a young adult, you have extra energy needs. Anyone who has had teenagers could attest to their insatiable appetites. One minute your pantry is stocked full, the next minute a horde of hungry teenagers rampages through and you are left with nothing but a few crumbs and a lot of dirty dishes. The fact is that teenagers are growing. In addition, they are studying hard, playing sports, testing their boundaries and going through different emotions. Some teenagers don’t have a nutritionally adequate diet. Some might like food that is fried, salty or sugary; others may be dieting in an unhealthy way or some may be playing sport every night of the week. Sustagen is a convenient way for all teenagers to get the nutrients they need to live their lives to the full. Instead of hitting the high GI snacks they normally head for, keep a can or two of Sustagen in the pantry. That way, when they do need an energy hit it will be the right kind, it'll last longer, and above all, will give them a god hit of other nutrients too.

They say kids grow up so fast, and for this they need a diet rich in nutrients and energy. The problem is kids can be picky. They don’t like vegetables, they don’t like meat or they’ll only want chicken nuggets for weeks at a time. It can be exasperating and worrying. With Sustagen, you know that they’ll be able to get the nutrients they need to continue learning, growing and exploring the world around them.


Availabilty of Nutella Hazelnuts Spreads


The original creamy, chocolaty hazelnut spread.

Ingredients: Sugar, peanut oil, hazelnuts, cocoa, skim milk, reduced minerals whey (from milk), partially-hydrogenated peanut oil, soy letichin, an emulsifier vanillin: an artificial flavor.

Net wt : 13 ozProduct of USA

Availability: Usually ships the next business day.