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How the Covid pandemic changed the foods we cook and crave in 2020

How the Covid pandemic changed the foods we cook and crave in 2020

A shopper reaches toward a display of McCormick spices and flavorings in an Associated Supermarket in 2005. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stuck-at-home Americans cooked gourmet sauces, tried new recipes and cleared spice racks during the pandemic. Those trends may permanently influence what people buy, crave and eat in …

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Chobani bets on probiotics trend to revive U.S. yogurt sales

Chobani bets on probiotics trend to revive U.S. yogurt sales

Chobani Probiotic yogurt Chobani Chobani is jumping on the probiotics trend with three new yogurt-focused product lines that claim to boost gut health and immunity. The privately held company is the No. 1 maker of Greek yogurt, but it’s been expanding its product offerings as yogurt consumption has stagnated, adding …

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A wine region for the whole family

A wine region for the whole family

Wine touring has traditionally been for adults only, but that may be changing. Western Australia is at the forefront of a small but growing trend to turn wine touring into a travel activity the whole family can enjoy. Though international travelers aren’t allowed to enter Australia right now, the distribution …

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Boston Market small group orders surge as CDC urges limits

Boston Market small group orders surge as CDC urges limits

Boston Market has seen food orders for small groups grow exponentially, offsetting losses to the fast-casual restaurant’s catering business and signaling that families are taking the government’s advice to limit gathering sizes for Thanksgiving dinner, President Randy Miller told CNBC Wednesday. “I am optimistic that we’re actually going to exceed last …

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Giant supermarket apologizes for ‘super spread’ ad for Thanksgiving

Giant supermarket apologizes for 'super spread' ad for Thanksgiving

“Hosting? Plan a super spread,” reads a full-page advertisement printed in Giant Food’s Savory magazine. Source: Giant Supermarket A grocery store chain in the mid-Atlantic region is apologizing for an unfortunate blunder with a Thanksgiving advertisement printed in the latest edition of its magazine. “Hosting? Plan a super spread,” reads …

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Beyond Meat to launch two new versions of its meatless burger

Beyond Meat to launch two new versions of its meatless burger

Beyond Burger launches new meatier burger. Source: Beyond Burger Beyond Meat’s line-up of meat substitutes will soon include two new versions of its Beyond Burger. The new burgers are meant to offer consumers more choice and will launch nationwide early next year. Beyond said that one of the patties is …

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How to travel safely and host travelers over the holidays

How to travel safely and host travelers over the holidays

Despite rising Covid-19 infections throughout the United States, Europe and beyond, people are preparing to travel in late 2020. According to a survey by travel booking app Hopper, 39% of Americans are expected to travel during the upcoming holiday season. By that estimate, nearly 130 million people will be hitting …

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