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SmartBrief food and beverage readers had a sweet tooth this week, with several of the most clicked stories focusing on baked goods and desserts.
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SmartBrief food and beverage readers were also drawn in by McDonald’s COVID-19 vaccination preparations.
Home cooking skills and preferences developed during the pandemic are on track to drive specialty food trends over the next year.
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As more restaurants begin to require customers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination for indoor dining, many are enlisting technology solutions to streamline the process of informing diners and verifying their vaccination status.
Stories about the White House’s vaccine requirement and its effect on the food and beverage industry took up nearly half of this week’s most-clicked list.
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Plant-based food maker Impossible Foods rolled out its first chicken alternative this week, adding Impossible Chicken Nuggets to it’s lineup of burger and sausage alternatives.
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