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1/21/2022

McDonald's will grow its test of the McPlant burger to 600 more units in the San Francisco and Dallas-Fort Worth markets for a limited time starting on Feb. 14. The chain first introduced the plant-based burgers, created in partnership with Beyond Meat, in an eight-unit pilot last year.

1/21/2022

Walmart has chosen Olive Branch, Miss., just across the state line from Memphis, Tenn., as the site for another e-commerce fulfillment center -- a 1 million-square-foot space that will open in spring and employ 250 people. The project marks the third time in a month Walmart has announced plans to build a new fulfillment center, with the other two located in Lebanon, Tenn., and Salt Lake City.

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1/21/2022

Experts recommend three key strategies for schools amid global supply chain challenges that have hit school foodservices particularly hard. Dianna Casper, director of purchasing in Texas' Denton Independent School District, recommends being aware of what is happening further up the supply chain, while Ayman Omar, an American University associate professor of supply chain management, suggests creating a risk management plan, and the Association of School Business Officials International recommends keeping in close contact with vendors.

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Education Week
1/21/2022

L'Oreal is partnering with Verily, a health research and technology subsidiary of Alphabet, to develop new products that improve skin health. The collaboration also aims to enable L'Oreal to conduct artificial intelligence-driven assessments of individual skin health remotely to provide "every person around the world the most inclusive, personalized, powerful and precise programs for their skin at each stage of their lives," said Nicolas Hieronimus, CEO of L'Oreal Group.

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1/21/2022

Better-for-you energy beverage brand Zoa from Molson Coors has added the tropical punch and white peach flavors to its lineup. Zoa's formulation includes natural caffeine from green tea, no sugar, vitamins, antioxidants and other functional ingredients such as camu camu and turmeric.

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1/21/2022

Ferrero's 2022 Valentine's Day lineup includes several boxed sets such as the Golden Gallery Signature Heart Box, Kinder Chocolate Love Gift Box, Fannie May Milk Chocolate Pixies Red Heart Box and Butterfinger, Baby Ruth and Crunch Heart Boxes. Other holiday offerings include the Grand Ferrero Rocher Dark Valentine's Day Edition and Tic Tac Big Berry Adventure Valentine's Day Pack.

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1/21/2022

Kellogg has debuted the Cheez-It Puff'd line featuring Scorchin' Hot Cheddar, White Cheddar and Double Cheese flavors. The new variety offers a "puffy, airy" take on the original, according to a Kellogg statement.

1/21/2022

In the second season of his television series "Broken Bread," chef Roy Choi will highlight the people who work in all parts of the food system, from farmers to fine dining chefs. In the first episode, which premieres Jan. 25 on KCET and Tastemade, Choi visits the food stalls at Los Angeles' Avenue 26 night market and Wolfgang Puck's upscale Beverly Hills restaurant, Spago, to shed a light on the way people often assign less value to food they perceive as low-end.

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Robb Report, The Manual
1/21/2022

This warming noodle dish combines chicken, turnip and cabbage in a sauce flavored with garlic, ginger and Japanese curry paste. CIA Foodies

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1/21/2022

This flatbread is both decadent and packed with nutrition. The whole wheat crust is topped with kale, oyster mushrooms and white beans. In place of heavy Alfredo sauce, Chef Scott prepares a creamy white bean puree as the base sauce on this flatbread. The flatbread could easily be prepared vegetarian by omitting the wild boar sausage.

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