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Top 100 Food Trends in April

From Edible Easter Grass to Delivery-Only Restaurant Concepts

— May 2, 2020 — Lifestyle
Aside from the various cutting-edge recipes that brands and restaurants are deploying throughout their ranges, the April 2020 food category also zeroes in on innovations in the delivery space. This includes Chipotle's Tamper-Proof Packaging that is deployed in light of COVID-19 fears, as well as the 'Bon Appétit, Delivered' initiative which brings consumers dishes featured in the food magazine to their doorstep. Sam's Crispy Chicken also hops on this boat as it debuts its delivery-only virtual restaurant concept that emphasizes the "phone to table" approach.

Since Easter is right around the corner, the April 2020 food list calls for some innovations in this space, as well. A great example is Galerie's Edible Grass which has the potential to elevate one's Easter basket.
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Hushpuppy-Battered Fish Sandwiches
Hushpuppy-Battered Fish Sandwiches
The New 'Krystal Catch' is Part of Krystal's Crave ‘N Save Menu
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99
Revamped Spreadable Cheese Products
Revamped Spreadable Cheese Products
The Laughing Cow Cheese was Reformulated in Several Ways
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98
International Women's Day Desserts
International Women's Day Desserts
Coolhaus Queens' Coffee Ice Cream is Made with Allegro Coffee
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97
Chickpea Snack Thins
Chickpea Snack Thins
34 Degrees' Savory Chickpea Snacks are Made with Steamed Chickpea Flour
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96
Clustered Ancient Grain Snacks
Clustered Ancient Grain Snacks
Lil’ Pops Makes Crunchy and Satisfying Sorghum Pops
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95
Plant-Based Fudge Treats
Plant-Based Fudge Treats
Ancient Fudge is Made with Organic Cacao That's Sweetened with Fruit
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94
Mushroom-Powered Protein Powders
Mushroom-Powered Protein Powders
The Four Sigmatic Plant-Based Protein Powders are Nutrient-Dense
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93
Crisp Caffeinated Sparkling Waters
Crisp Caffeinated Sparkling Waters
The GOJAI Organic Drinks will Come in Three Flavor Options
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92
Protein-Packed Light Ice Creams
Protein-Packed Light Ice Creams
Dreamland Creamery Has as Much Protein as a Glass of Milk
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91
Layered Vegan Desserts
Layered Vegan Desserts
Talenti's Dairy-Free Sorbetto is Stacked with Cookies & Fudge
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90
Cereal-Flavored Hot Chocolates
Cereal-Flavored Hot Chocolates
Swiss Miss is Releasing a Colorful Lucky Charms Hot Chocolate
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89
Single-Ingredient Lentil Pastas
Single-Ingredient Lentil Pastas
Barilla's Red Lentil Spaghetti is a Source of Plant-Based Protein
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88
Ancient Grain Breakfast Cups
Ancient Grain Breakfast Cups
Brekki's Portable Breakfast Cups Feature Fruit on the Bottom
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87
Coffee Brand Bacon Snacks
Coffee Brand Bacon Snacks
The Dunkin' Donuts Snackin’ Bacon Satisfies Meat Cravings
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86
Vegetarian Sausage Products
Vegetarian Sausage Products
The Lightlife Plant-Based Breakfast Sausage Links are Satisfying
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85
Edible Easter Grass
Edible Easter Grass
The Galerie Easter Edible Grass with Candy Bunnies Will Elevate Your Basket
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84
Contemporary Chocolate Products
Contemporary Chocolate Products
The Nestlé Quality Street Chocolate Truffles Come in Three Flavors
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83
Value-Priced Pizza Deliveries
Value-Priced Pizza Deliveries
These Chuck E. Cheese Family Packages are Available for Takeout
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82
Cold-Brewed Canned Teas
Cold-Brewed Canned Teas
The Teatulia Organic Iced Tea Comes in Four Flavor Options
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81
Low-Sugar Birthday Cake Bars
Low-Sugar Birthday Cake Bars
This Lily's Sweets Bar Contains Just Two Grams of Sugar Per Serving
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80
Convenient Blackcurrant Juice Products
Convenient Blackcurrant Juice Products
Capri-Sun Blackcurrant Targets On-the-Go Consumers
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79
Protein-Enriched Chocolates
Protein-Enriched Chocolates
Jojo's Guilt-Free Bars Boast Decadent Flavors with Plant-Based Protein
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78
Epic Ultra-Beefy Tacos
Epic Ultra-Beefy Tacos
Taco Bell Debuted the New Grande Stacker Taco in Canada
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77
Flavorful Frozen Rice Dishes
Flavorful Frozen Rice Dishes
The Path of Life Rice Blends Come in Three Flavor Options
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76
Textural Dairy-Free Yogurt Products
Textural Dairy-Free Yogurt Products
Silk Almondmilk Mix-Ins Yogurt Alternatives are a Tasty Treat
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75
Recycled Drink Packaging
Recycled Drink Packaging
The REBBL Green Packaging Initiative is Eco-Focused
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74
Effervescent Wellness Waters
Effervescent Wellness Waters
The Swig Wellness CBD Sparkling Water are 100% Natural
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73
Dairy-Free Malt Drinks
Dairy-Free Malt Drinks
The New Plant-Based Nestlé Milo Powder is Made with Soy and Oats
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72
Affordable Plant-Based Desserts
Affordable Plant-Based Desserts
The Everyday Bliss Line Works with Cost-Conscious Ingredients
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71
Single Origin Cold Coffees
Single Origin Cold Coffees
The Verve Nitro Flash Brew Coffee Line Was Expanded by the Brand
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70
Nourishing Plant-Based Condiments
Nourishing Plant-Based Condiments
Plant Junkie's Creamy Dressings are Allergy-Friendly
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69
Keto-Friendly Cauliflower Bakes
Keto-Friendly Cauliflower Bakes
Cali'flour Foods' Keto-Friendly Products are Low in Net Carbs
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68
Cheesy Plant-Based Spreads
Cheesy Plant-Based Spreads
Melt Organics' Cheese-Like Spreads are Made with Chickpeas & Red Lentil
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67
Internet Debate Peanut Butters
Internet Debate Peanut Butters
The Jif x GIPHY Creamy Peanut Butter Makes Light of Pronunciation
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66
Private Label Meat Alternatives
Private Label Meat Alternatives
These New Cargill Plant-Based Products will Launch in April
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65
Prepackaged Oat Milk Lattes
Prepackaged Oat Milk Lattes
The Elmhurst 1925 Oat Milk Lattes Come in Four Flavors
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64
Mediterranean-Inspired Chili Sauces
Mediterranean-Inspired Chili Sauces
The Dabka Chili Sauce Has a Rich, Versatile Flavor
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63
Fermented Cabbage Chips
Fermented Cabbage Chips
Kraut Krisps Have Three Ounces of Sauerkraut Baked into Every Bag
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62
Alcoholic Freezer Bars
Alcoholic Freezer Bars
SILQ Spirited Ice is a Convenient, Low-Calorie Way to Consume Alcohol
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61
Crunchy Pineapple Chips
Crunchy Pineapple Chips
BranchOut's Pineapple Chips are Packed with Vitamin C
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60
Chewy Banana Bites
Chewy Banana Bites
BranchOut's Banana Snacks are Full of Sweet Flavor, Potassium & Fiber
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59
Desert-Inspired Hydration Drinks
Desert-Inspired Hydration Drinks
The ¡CACTUS! Organic Cactus Water Has Nopal Cactus Leaf Juice
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58
Avocado-Based Cheesy Chips
Avocado-Based Cheesy Chips
The Temole Avocado Chips are Offered in a Nachos Cheese Flavor
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57
Hyper-Targeted Gummy Vitamins
Hyper-Targeted Gummy Vitamins
The vitafusion Goodness Supplements Come in an Array of Options
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56
Stackable Chocolate Snacks
Stackable Chocolate Snacks
CO Chocolate Makes Playful Chocolate Discs That are Fun to Eat
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55
Chilled Protein Bars
Chilled Protein Bars
Wella Organics' Bars are Packed with Fresh, Gluten-Free Ingredients
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54
High-Performance CBD Gummies
High-Performance CBD Gummies
Social CBD's Broad-Spectrum Gummies Support Active Lifestyles
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53
Street Food-Style Tacos
Street Food-Style Tacos
Rusty Taco's New Acapulco Fish Taco is Inspired by Acapulco Street Food
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52
Artisan Dessert Snack Bars
Artisan Dessert Snack Bars
One Plant Protein Bars Come in New Carrot Cake and Churro Flavors
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51
Compact Protein Meals
Compact Protein Meals
Feel Fit's Ready-to-Eat Quick Meal is Full of Healthy & Filling Vegetables
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50
Caffeine-Packed Sugar-Free Energy Drinks
Caffeine-Packed Sugar-Free Energy Drinks
Sneak Energy Has Announced Three New Canned Energy Drinks
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49
Plastic-Free Water Packaging
Plastic-Free Water Packaging
Richard’s Rainwater will Only be Sold in Cans and Bottles
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48
Oat Milk Pops
Oat Milk Pops
Chloe's Dairy-Free Oatmilk Pops Revisit Popular Ice Cream Flavors
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47
Artisanal Dairy-Free Yogurts
Artisanal Dairy-Free Yogurts
So Delicious Pairings Combine Yogurt Alternatives & Toppings
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46
Free-From Refrigerated Bars
Free-From Refrigerated Bars
Bright Foods' Chilled Protein Bars are Made Without Eggs or Dairy
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45
Flexitarian Meat Products
Flexitarian Meat Products
Well Carved Packs Its Meatballs & Patties with Veggies, Grains & Legumes
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44
Recycling-Friendly Yogurt Packaging
Recycling-Friendly Yogurt Packaging
The Nomadic Dairy Yogurt & Oat Clusters Have Reduced Plastic
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43
Overnight Oat Bars
Overnight Oat Bars
CORE Energy Bars Contain Caffeine, Probiotics & Prebiotic Fiber
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42
Spring Coffee Beverage Releases
Spring Coffee Beverage Releases
Starbucks Unveiled Its Spring 2020 Menu With New Foods & Beverages
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41
Refrigerated Plant Protein Bars
Refrigerated Plant Protein Bars
Justin's Plant-Based Bars are Made to Be "Deliciously Chilled"
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40
Crispy Active Probiotic Chips
Crispy Active Probiotic Chips
These Piranha Snaps Snacks are Good for Overall Gut Health
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39
Snack-Themed Easter Eggs
Snack-Themed Easter Eggs
The Cheetos Sweetos Cinnamon Eggs are a Perfect Easter Treat
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38
Delicious Metabolism-Boosting Gummies
Delicious Metabolism-Boosting Gummies
LUXE Fitness' Burner Gummies Come in Pineapple Flavor
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37
Nostalgic Chocolate Stores
Nostalgic Chocolate Stores
Cadbury Styled Its Easter Chocolate Pop-Up Like an 80s Video Store
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36
Artisanal Upcycled Crackers
Artisanal Upcycled Crackers
Pipcorn's Heirloom Snack Crackers are Made with Upcycled Corn Flour
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35
Savory Avocado Chips
Savory Avocado Chips
BranchOut Makes Satisfying Chips from Real, Dried Avocado Slices
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34
QSR Ordering Service Tests
QSR Ordering Service Tests
KFC Canada is Running a Test Where Customers Can Order Through Google
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33
Plant-Based Energy Drinks
Plant-Based Energy Drinks
The teaRIOT 100% Plant-Powered Energy Drinks are Invigorating
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Personalized Pricing-Focused Reward Apps
Personalized Pricing-Focused Reward Apps
The Repeat App Offers Special Prices Based on Two Factors
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31
Plant-Powered Soup Bases
Plant-Powered Soup Bases
Knorr's Vegan Soup Bases are Vibrant, Meatless Alternatives
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Heat-and-Eat Veggie Bowls
Heat-and-Eat Veggie Bowls
Ark Foods Makes Better-for-You Meals Like Alfredo Veggie Spaghetti
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Feel-Good Low-Calorie Ice Creams
Feel-Good Low-Calorie Ice Creams
Cloud & Joy's Ice Cream is Low in Calories, Sugar, Fat & Carbs
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28
Nostalgic Millennial-Targeted Cereals
Nostalgic Millennial-Targeted Cereals
Magic Spoon Launched New Limited-Edition Mini Boxes
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Insect-Infused Energy Bars
Insect-Infused Energy Bars
These Insect Energy Bars Incorporate Ingredients Like Matcha & Coffee
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26
Craft Convenience Stores
Craft Convenience Stores
7-Eleven's Evolution Stores Serve Handmade Tacos & Made-to-Order Drinks
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25
Co-Branded Cookie Collaborations
Co-Branded Cookie Collaborations
Chips Ahoy! and HERSHEY's Push Two New Cookie Innovations
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Cauliflower Rice Cups
Cauliflower Rice Cups
CAULIPOWER's Low-Calorie Riced Cauliflower is Microwavable
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23
Pature-Raised Egg Bites
Pature-Raised Egg Bites
Vital Farms is Introducing Single-Serve Egg and Cheese Snacks
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Full-Service Restaurant Loyalty Programs
Full-Service Restaurant Loyalty Programs
Ready & Spendgo Partner to Streamline Consumer Experience
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21
Regenerative Baby Foods
Regenerative Baby Foods
Happy Baby Organics' Baby Food Supports Regenerative Agriculture
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20
Cashierless Grocery Shops
Cashierless Grocery Shops
Amazon Go Grocery Offers "Just Walk Out Shopping"
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19
Single-Material Baby Food Pouches
Single-Material Baby Food Pouches
This New Gerber Packaging is Highly Recyclable
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18
Crust-Free Pizza Bowls
Crust-Free Pizza Bowls
Marco’s Pizza's New Specialty Pizza Bowls are Like a Deconstructed Pizza
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17
Nut Butter Protein Bars
Nut Butter Protein Bars
Oikos Pro Bars are Conveniently Packaged Refrigerated Snacks
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16
Virtual Food Halls
Virtual Food Halls
Kitchen Hub Consists of Multiple Restaurants That Only Offer Takeout & Delivery
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15
Savory Egg Pops
Savory Egg Pops
NestFresh's EGG POP! Introduces Hard-Cooked Eggs on a Stick with Dip or Seasoning
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14
Tamper-Proof Mobile Food Orders
Tamper-Proof Mobile Food Orders
Chipotle Introduces Tamper-Proof Packaging During the Coronavirus
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13
Virtual Chicken Restaurants
Virtual Chicken Restaurants
Sam's Crispy Chicken is a Delivery-Only Virtual Restaurant Concept
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12
Fast Food Napkin Receipts
Fast Food Napkin Receipts
KFC is Printing Meal Receipts on Tissues with Eco-Friendly Ink
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11
Compact Fruit Snacks
Compact Fruit Snacks
Joolies' Date Snack Pack Contains Just Three Pitted or Whole Dates
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10
Anti-Pathogenic Food Packaging
Anti-Pathogenic Food Packaging
The 'InvisiShield' Packaging Keeps Harmful Pathogens at Bay
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9
Delivery-Only Restaurant Concepts
Delivery-Only Restaurant Concepts
'Bon Appétit, Delivered' Shares Dishes from the Food Magazine
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8
Focus-Boosting Chewing Gums
Focus-Boosting Chewing Gums
Neuro Gum & Neuro Mints Share a Simple Way to Boost Energy & Attention
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7
Sustainable Water Brands
Sustainable Water Brands
ZEN WTR is Packaged in Bottles Made with Ocean Plastic
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6
Eco-Friendly Food Trays
Eco-Friendly Food Trays
PaperSeal Trays Help to Increase Food Packaging Recyclability
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5
Gourmet Pizza Vending Machines
Gourmet Pizza Vending Machines
Basil Street Uses Robotics to Serve Fresh, Thin-Crust Pizzas
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4
Fast-Growing Russian Supermarket Chains
Fast-Growing Russian Supermarket Chains
The Successful VkusVill is Planning a Sizeable Expansion
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3
Collagen-Enriched Yogurts
Collagen-Enriched Yogurts
Light & Fit Collagen + Antioxidants is Full of Beneficial Ingredients
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2
Microplastic Photo Series
Microplastic Photo Series
Sweet Sneak Studio Establishes a Link Between Food and Micro Plastics
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Drinkable Potato Chip Packaging
Drinkable Potato Chip Packaging
Zyplus' Poterapper Turns a Snack Bag Into a Drink-Like Pouch
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