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25 06, 2017

Restaurants Put Branding Directly on Their Food to Win Instagram

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Consider this a response to the hyper-artisanal world we live in. Or perhaps an extension of it, the next step in bespoke products. Restaurants around the country are taking branding—which, in the past, has appeared on everything from matchbooks to mini-bottles of house hot sauce—and moving it front and center on the plate. While you might previously have seen

25 06, 2017

Ikea’s Bakeable Recipe Sheets Help Consumers Cook with Confidence

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Ikea recently partnered with Toronto-based advertising agency Leo Burnett to create Cook This Page, a collection of recipes printed on parchment paper, according to The Huffington Post. Consumers simply place the required ingredients on corresponding images stenciled on to parchment paper, fold it up and place it in the oven to bake. The bakeable sheets, which feature

28 04, 2017

With Floating Farm, New York Looks to the Future of Public Parks

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Public foraging farms are sprouting up from coast to coast, but one, in New York, has an especially ambitious social mission. If you always thought Central Park needed more edible plants, you're in luck. Come April, a farm full of fruit trees and other crops will float to locations in three New York City boroughs, and

28 04, 2017

Colorless Coffee Promises Not to Stain Your Teeth

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Two Slovakian brothers are promising to protect coffee lovers from stained teeth with a concoction they're calling the world's "first colorless coffee drink." It looks like a bottle of water, but CLR CFF is a "potent, cold brew," per the Evening Standard. Self-described heavy coffee drinker David Nagy says he came up with the idea

28 04, 2017

Brunch Recipes

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Mother’s Day jump-starts the spring celebration season, which goes on to include graduations, Memorial Day, Father’s Day and other occasions. Brunch is a celebratory meal that adapts well to any of these events, catering to groups large and small and customers of all ages. To amp up your menu, move out of the eggs-Benedict-and-omelet rut

3 04, 2017

4 Ways To Sell More Chicken

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Diners' preference for honey on chicken is growing. Nearly half of consumers (46%) say they prefer the combination today, up from 42% in 2015. Beyond honey, preference is also increasing for lemon, chipotle, black pepper and bourbon glazes and marinades. Interest in chipotle and black pepper may relate to growing demand for spicy fried chicken,

20 03, 2017

McDonald’s Finally Has Mobile Ordering

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McDonald's Corp has begun testing its long-awaited U.S. mobile ordering app, with the goal of avoiding the kinds of service hiccups that have haunted digital debuts by companies such as Starbucks . Digital ordering has been challenging for many restaurant chains and their customers. Domino's Pizza, now the industry leader, took years to perfect it.

20 03, 2017

A San Francisco Startup Is Serving Chicken That Was Made in a Lab

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A food technology startup in San Francisco has grown a chicken strip from self-reproducing cells in a lab, making it the first to produce this type of lab-grown meat. Memphis Meats, located in the Bay Area, is planning to reveal its creation on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reports. But ahead of the release, the