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10/16/2018

Dunkin' teamed with Hill Holliday to create a tiny house that runs on biofuel made with oil extracted from coffee grounds. The house is available on Airbnb for two-night stays in Nahant, Mass., through Oct. 26.

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10/16/2018

Kroger will launch a pilot project in 14 states to provide home delivery of wine in a partnership with Drink Holdings. The service, which delivers 6- or 12-bottle assortments, is expected to expand beyond its initial launch area in the coming months.

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10/16/2018

Restaurant chains take different approaches to landing the "hungry searcher" who goes online to seek a specific cuisine, executives said during a recent panel discussion. Pei Wei depends on positive customer reviews to get its name into top search results, while Curry Up Now gets its brand name out through online messaging about school- and community-related events.

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10/16/2018

An elementary school in Yuma, Ariz., is celebrating National School Lunch Week by highlighting students' favorite foods, including a whole-grain tamale. The theme is "Lots 2 Love," so students also are getting whole-grain heart-shaped cookies.

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10/16/2018

General Mills is bringing Sugar Cookie Toast Crunch cereal back to store shelves this month. The cereal, which hasn't been available since 2014, will be available for a limited time.

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10/16/2018

Mars Inc. ranks third on a list of the world's best places to work, compiled by Fortune and Great Place to Work. Employees applaud Mars' open office layout and the autonomy they have to get work done without being micromanaged.

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10/16/2018

Dole Food has introduced a redesigned logo and a new tagline, "Powering You." The company has started rolling out products featuring the updated logo and will continue through next year.

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10/16/2018

Simple, healthy ingredients such as avocado and quinoa made the greatest impact on social media, according to a study by New Nutrition Business. More-complicated health trends such as activated charcoal and pea protein made a much smaller splash on Instagram, the study said.

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Progressive Grocer
10/16/2018

Tune in to FOODBIZ+ Social Enterprise on October 17th for a conversation with Lisa Curtis, founder and CEO of Kuli Kuli, America's leading brand of moringa food products. Learn how this foodpreneur turned her business success into a social enterprise that supports women-led farming cooperatives around the world. Lisa was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 "Top of the Class" for Social Entrepreneurship, and will discuss topics on how supply chain transparency, building buzz, and fundraising were keys to her success in growing a product that has had a positive social impact for women farmers. Don't miss this free webinar and register today!

10/16/2018

Fall has brought a sharp rise in spaetzle on menus across the US, from the onion and Gruyere spaetzle at Kaiser's Chophouse in Atlanta to the chicken schnitzel with cremini mushroom spaetzle offered by the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant chain. The German starch is a mixture of flour, water and eggs, and chefs are using it both classic German dishes and multicultural mashups.