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17 06, 2018

McDonald’s To Test Alternatives To Plastic Straws

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McDonald’s announced on Friday its two-part plan to test out plastic alternative straws in the U.S. and to introduce paper straws in more than 1,000 markets in the U.K. and Ireland GETTY IMAGES (WILLOWPIX) McDonald's will test an alternative to plastic straws in the U.S. and introduce paper straws in more than 1,000 markets in the

10 06, 2018

And Just Like That, Goth-Friendly Charcoal Foods Were Canceled

Categories: Industry News, Foodservice|

Instagram brought goth food up, but now NYC is bringing them down—or, at least, the Department of Health is trying to. It turns out those highly Instagrammable, pitch-black "goth" foods were far edgier than we could have ever imagined. According to a new report in Eater, the Department of Health says that activated charcoal is currently banned from all food- and

10 06, 2018

KFC is Experimenting With Vegetarian Fried Chicken

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Kentucky Fried Chicken may just have to change its name to Kentucky Faux Chicken. That’s because the fried chicken giant is reportedly testing out–dare I say tasting out–some vegetarian meat alternatives. According to FoodBeast, KFC is going to experiment with plant-based fried chicken at some of its U.K. locations. In a statement to the website, KFC

10 06, 2018

Country Time Wants to Pay Your Kid’s Lemonade Stand Legal Fees

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School’s starting to let out for the summer, which means kids across the country will have plenty of free time to sell lemonade to earn some pocket change (or, you know, raise funds to pay off their family’s exorbitant medical bills). But sometimes, the kinds of adults who presumably don’t vaccinate their kids and instinctively avoid

10 06, 2018

Google Made its Salad Emoji Vegan and Twitter is Upset

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After Google’s effort to be more inclusive, omnivores feel left out The old salad emoji featured a hard-boiled egg. In an attempt to offend fewer people, Google offended most of Twitter when it removed the egg from the Android salad emoji in a new update announced June 6. The emoji, which used to include a salad with light-colored lettuce, tomatoes, and

3 06, 2018

Two Hawaii Eateries Expanding to Second Locations This Week

Categories: Industry News, Hawaii, Foodservice|

Two Hawaii-based companies – Sweet Creams and Fork & Salad – are opening their second locations on Friday. Sweet Creams will open its second location in the newly renovated Downtown section of Pearlridge Center. Hawaii natives Jeffrey Kao and Bari Carroll became the first in Hawaii to capitalize on the rolled ice cream trend when it launched

25 05, 2018

McDonald’s to Test Out a New Breakfast Catering Menu

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The fast food giant recently introduced plans to offer breakfast catering options. Loyal fans of McDonald's breakfast can now celebrate early morning meetings, as the fast-food giant recently announced plans to introduce a new catering service, beginning at first in Orlando, Florida. The restaurant chain is using Orlando as a testing ground before plans to expand to