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raisin ranch

n. a retirement community; an old folks home. (Refers to wrinkles.) You won’t get me into one of those raisin ranches. I like my independence.
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About the California Raisin Marketing Board A State Marketing Order in 1998 created the California Raisin Marketing Board and it is 100-percent grower funded.
In 1949, this regulatory itch was institutionalized in the Raisin Administrative Committee.
And because alcohol also used to be a particular favourite of my dear hubby, I felt the combination of rum and raisin in the Boozy Triple Raisin Loaf Cake (right) was a very thoughtful gesture.
He said first heavy rains and hailstorms hit the plants and then attacked by fungal infections, leading to a greater proportion of the grape harvest being dried for raisin production.
More than just a keepsake from her youth, it was the sunbonnet she had worn while modeling as the original Sun-Maid raisin girl, a painting of which would become the brand logo for Sun-Maid raisins.
Iran's raisins export hit $325 million in 2011and the estimations are for more than $1 billion raisin export in the near future since the country enjoys the required potentials in this section.
and nutrition research advisor for the California Raisin Marketing Board.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Some 135,000 tons of raisin are being exported aboard from Iran annually.
Already the Amazin' Raisin Chicken Ball has attracted significant attention from ready meals manufacturers and caterers and at the same time has won an award in a major competition.
SANA'A, Oct 11 - Yemeni raisin producers have threatened to replace grapes with qat in their plantations after the loss they sustained this year as a result of not being able to sell all their produce.
RAISIN CALENDAR: If you enjoy raisins, you might like to order a copy of the colorful 2007 California Raisin calendar.
Today, the Raisins are back and they are encouraging adults--primarily moms--to make Wise Choices in the California Raisin Marketing Board's latest marketing program that launched last month.
Among their mouth-watering varieties are Deluxe Muesli with oat and wheat flakes, raisins, dates, and sunflower seeds; Luxury Banana & Apricot Muesli with banana chips; and Luxury Triple Nut & Raisin Muesli with brazil nuts, almonds, and roasted hazelnuts.
In a study funded by the California Raisin Marketing Board, Wu's team found that extracts from raisins could slow the growth in a laboratory of Streptococcus mutans, the main bacterial species implicated in tooth decay.
When Philip Rose set out in 1958 to produce A Raisin in the Sun, many people--black and white--told him, "You Can't Do That on Broadway