Black Friday

The Black Friday name origin

The Black Friday name originated in Philadelphia, where it originally was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic that would occur on the day after Thanksgiving. Use of the term started before 1961 and began to see broader use outside Philadelphia around 1975. Later an alternative explanation was made: that retailers traditionally […]


There is a berry named Pineberry

It is claimed by Vital Berry that pineberries are “the oldest strawberry variety”, but they are a modern hybrid. White strawberries were endangered in the wild in South America. In 2003 Dutch farmers bred white strawberries from Southern Europe with red berry cultivars to create a hardy, prolific white hybrid. The pineberry was sold commercially […]