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Top 100 Food Trends in August

From Soaked Oat Cups to Virtual Farmers' Market Apps

— August 30, 2020 — Lifestyle
The August 2020 food trends point to new and improved flavor options but also to how technology is being utilized in the space and it is quite impressive.

3D-printing has surely become a go-to process for ensuring meat and seafood alternatives meet the expectations for sustainability. Redefine Meat, for example, has engineered Alt-Steak which is made with plant-based products and has been tested by high-end chefs. Legendary Vish, on the other hand, debuts a 3D-printed realistic salmon made from mushroom and pea protein. KFC is also embracing these ventures by partnering up with 3D Bioprinting Solutions to create lab-grown chicken.

Another ground-breaking innovation from the August 2020 food category pertains to packaging. In this space, Holly Ground designed edible packaging that can dissolve into instant noodle broth. This has implications not only for convenience and flavoring but also for sustainability in the production process.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Rich Saucy Rib Sandwiches
Rich Saucy Rib Sandwiches
Subway Debuted the Delicious New BBQ Rib Sandwich Nationwide
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99
Dippable Mini Donut Holes
Dippable Mini Donut Holes
Yoshinoya's New Donut Dippers Comes with a Sweet Caramel Dipping Sauce
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98
Steakhouse-Inspired QSR Burgers
Steakhouse-Inspired QSR Burgers
The Burger King Steakhouse King with One or Two Patties
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97
Commuter Nutrition Bars
Commuter Nutrition Bars
Home Run is a Sports Nutrition Bar to Fuel Workers After Work
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96
Hatch Chile-Seasoned Popcorn
Hatch Chile-Seasoned Popcorn
Trader Joe’s New Hatch Chile Cheddar Seasoned Popcorn is Packing Heat
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95
Nut-Free Sesame Butters
Nut-Free Sesame Butters
Seedible's Sesame Butter is Available in Three Flavors
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94
Tangy Key Lime Pies
Tangy Key Lime Pies
Trader Joe’s Key Lime Pie is a Refreshing Summer Dessert Option
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93
Dairy-Free Keto Creamers
Dairy-Free Keto Creamers
The Califia Farms Unsweetened Vanilla Keto Creamer is Satisfying
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92
Satisfying Low-Carb Granolas
Satisfying Low-Carb Granolas
The Highkey Keto Granola is Lightly Sweetened and Diet-Friendly
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91
Four-in-One Crêpe Cakes
Four-in-One Crêpe Cakes
Lady M's Slice of the Best Shares a Sampling of Top Crêpes Cake Flavors
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90
Customer-Featuring Seafood Packaging
Customer-Featuring Seafood Packaging
Birds Eye is Replacing Its Captain Mascot with a New Face
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89
Delicious All-Natural Banana Chips
Delicious All-Natural Banana Chips
Katie's Food Co.'s Vegan Banana Crisps Come in Four Flavors
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88
Meal-Trading Campaigns
Meal-Trading Campaigns
Popeyes Promoted Its Family Meals By Teasing Pizzas on Twitter
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87
Collagen-Infused Keto Bites
Collagen-Infused Keto Bites
The Coconut Pecan Space Bite is Full of Healthy Fats & Added Collagen
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86
Fried Avocado Sandwiches
Fried Avocado Sandwiches
The New King’s Hawaiian Crispy Chicken Sandwich Features Fried Avocado
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85
Brownie-Filled Candy Bars
Brownie-Filled Candy Bars
Snickers Peanut Brownie is a Limited Batch Release
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84
Cooling Kefir Dressings
Cooling Kefir Dressings
Trader Joe's Organic Cucumber Kefir Dressing is Packed with Probiotics
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83
Dairy-Free Sundae Campaigns
Dairy-Free Sundae Campaigns
#EveryDayIsSundae Shares a Week of Sundae Recipes
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82
Stacked Strawberry Shortcake Desserts
Stacked Strawberry Shortcake Desserts
McAlister’s New Strawberry Shortcake is a Summer-Ready Dish
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81
Wine-Included Cracker Boxes
Wine-Included Cracker Boxes
This Limited Box Pairs Cheez-It White Cheddar & House Wine Rosé
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80
CBD-Infused Dessert Bars
CBD-Infused Dessert Bars
These Kefla CBD Chocolates Can be Eaten or Mixed into Warm Milk
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79
Vegan-Friendly Dessert Protein Snacks
Vegan-Friendly Dessert Protein Snacks
The New Barebells Vegan Protein Bars Come in Two Flavors
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78
Ice Cream-Infused Frozen Drinks
Ice Cream-Infused Frozen Drinks
The Sonic Lemonberry Slush Float is Refreshing Yet Creamy
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77
Hero-Inspired Candy Holsters
Hero-Inspired Candy Holsters
Wonder Woman Inspired the Limited-Edition Golden Ropes Holder
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76
Vegan Dairy Ice Creams
Vegan Dairy Ice Creams
Brave Robot Makes Ice Cream Treats with "Animal-Free Dairy"
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75
Female-Focused Protein Supplements
Female-Focused Protein Supplements
These Tone It Up Plant-Based Protein Powders are Flavorful
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74
Champagne-Flavored CBD Gummies
Champagne-Flavored CBD Gummies
Not Pot's Newest Vegan CBD Gummies Taste Like Pink Champagne
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73
Yogurt-Enhanced Oatmeal Cups
Yogurt-Enhanced Oatmeal Cups
Chobani's Protein-Rich Cups Combine Greek Yogurt and Oatmeal
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72
Plant-Based Whole Nutrition Supplements
Plant-Based Whole Nutrition Supplements
These Purition Vegan Protein Powders are Plant-Powered
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71
On-Demand Grocery Deliveries
On-Demand Grocery Deliveries
Uber Grocery Supports the Growing Need for Grocery Delivery Services
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70
Crunchy Vegetable-Packed Snacks
Crunchy Vegetable-Packed Snacks
Simply 7 Snacks Share 1/3 Cup of Vegetables Per Serving
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69
Parody Pizza Ads
Parody Pizza Ads
Papa John's "New Spice Guy" Introduces Five New Spicy Pizzas
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68
Powdered Cannabis Supplements
Powdered Cannabis Supplements
Ripple QuickSticks are Easy to Enjoy at Anytime
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67
Whole-Plant Sugar-Free Gummies
Whole-Plant Sugar-Free Gummies
Releaf Gummies are Zero-Calorie, Keto-Friendly and Fruity
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66
Vegan Food Delivery Services
Vegan Food Delivery Services
BrewDog is Creating Delivery Hubs & Virtual Kitchens for Biff's
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65
Beer-Paired Chocolate Bites
Beer-Paired Chocolate Bites
KitKat's Sweet and Salty Chocolate Bites Match Well with Beer
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64
Creamy Campfire Dessert Kits
Creamy Campfire Dessert Kits
Friendly's S’mores Sundae Kit Puts a Twist on a Classic Summer Treat
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63
3D-Printed Steak Alternatives
3D-Printed Steak Alternatives
Alt-Steak is Made with Patent-Pending 3D Meat Printing Technology
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62
Soaked Oat Cups
Soaked Oat Cups
Nomadic Dairy's Breakfast Bircher Combines Rolled Oats & Live Yogurt
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61
Cocktail-Inspired Frozen Desserts
Cocktail-Inspired Frozen Desserts
The Yogurtland Plant-Based Pina Colada is Fresh and Flavorful
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60
Swedish-Style Ice Cream Giveaways
Swedish-Style Ice Cream Giveaways
Nick's Ice Cream is Treating a Lucky Nick to a Year of Ice Cream
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59
Chewy Fruit Candy Yogurts
Chewy Fruit Candy Yogurts
Yoplait's Gushers Yogurt Cups Feature Nostalgic Flavors
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58
Virtual Crafting Workshops
Virtual Crafting Workshops
The Oui Heritage Workshop by Yoplait Celebrates the Heritage Collection
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57
Beer-Inspired Dessert Cakes
Beer-Inspired Dessert Cakes
The TGI Fridays Stout Irish Cream Cake is Made with Real Beer
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56
Dissolvable CBD Tablets
Dissolvable CBD Tablets
Renewsha's Orally Dissolvable Tablets Support Immune System Health
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55
Chip-Inspired Frozen Appetizers
Chip-Inspired Frozen Appetizers
These Appetizers Capture the Flavors of Chips & Cheese Balls
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54
Clustered Gummy Candies
Clustered Gummy Candies
NERDS Gummy Clusters Mix Colors, Shapes and Textures
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53
Creamy Probiotic Smoothies
Creamy Probiotic Smoothies
The Coconut Cult's Immunity Potions Packed with Flavor & Probiotics
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52
Organic Nutrition-Focused Foods
Organic Nutrition-Focused Foods
Canadian Brand imPRESS Foods Offers Organic Baby and Cold Brew Tea
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51
Immersive Cooking Subscriptions
Immersive Cooking Subscriptions
SideChef Premium Shares a Fresh Home Cooking Experience
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50
Custom BBQ Subscription Boxes
Custom BBQ Subscription Boxes
The My BBQ Box Boasts Special Instructions and a Special Gift
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49
Keto Protein Bars
Keto Protein Bars
MCTco's Boosted Bars Contain Collagen, Fiber, MCTs & an Immunity Blend
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48
Protein-Packed Chocolate Coatings
Protein-Packed Chocolate Coatings
Barry Callebaut's Plant-Based High Protein Coating is Dairy-Free
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47
Oven-Baked Chicken Snacks
Oven-Baked Chicken Snacks
The Peperami Smokin’ Chicken Bites are a Tasty and Healthful Snack
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46
Bakery-Inspired Frozen Desserts
Bakery-Inspired Frozen Desserts
Breyers & Cinnabon Collaborated on a Frozen Dairy Dessert
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45
Beer Battered Fish Sandwiches
Beer Battered Fish Sandwiches
Arby's New Beer Battered Fish Sandwich is Made with a Cod Fillet
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44
Kefir Ice Creams
Kefir Ice Creams
Biotiful Dairy's Frozen Products are Gut-Friendly Alternatives
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43
Chocolate Bar Brand Cheesecakes
Chocolate Bar Brand Cheesecakes
The Chocolate Caramelicious Cheesecake Made with Snickers is Here
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42
Protein-Enhanced Yogurt Products
Protein-Enhanced Yogurt Products
Chobani Complete is a Range of Enriched Greek Yogurts & Shakes
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41
Lab-Produced Chicken Nuggets
Lab-Produced Chicken Nuggets
KFC Partnered with 3D Bioprinting Solutions on Synthetic Chicken
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40
Steaming Seafood Meals
Steaming Seafood Meals
Aqua Star's Microsteam Seafood Meals Cook from Frozen in Six Minutes
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39
3D-Printed Seafood Alternatives
3D-Printed Seafood Alternatives
Legendary Vish Makes Realistic Salmon from Mushrooms & Pea Protein
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38
THC-Infused Sparkling Waters
THC-Infused Sparkling Waters
The WUNDER Cannabis Sparkling Waters Come in Three Options
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37
Vegan-Friendly Chocolate Snack Bars
Vegan-Friendly Chocolate Snack Bars
The Huel Raspberry & White Chocolate Snack Bar is Tasty
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36
Alt-Milk Chocolate Bars
Alt-Milk Chocolate Bars
Vosges' Vegan Tree Mylk Chocolate is Rich & Dairy-Free
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35
Crispy Beef Snack Chips
Crispy Beef Snack Chips
The Kalahari Crisps Air Dried Beef Chips Come in Three Flavors
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34
AI-Powered Fish-Analyzing Apps
AI-Powered Fish-Analyzing Apps
The 'Tuna Scope' App Uses Technology to Analyze Fish
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33
Digestion-Friendly Dairy Ice Creams
Digestion-Friendly Dairy Ice Creams
Lactose-Free Re:THINK Ice Cream Has Collagen & A2/A2 Dairy
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32
Local Next-Day Grocery Deliveries
Local Next-Day Grocery Deliveries
Voilà by Sobeys Aims to Make Food Deliveries More Accessible
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31
Ready-to-Use Acerola Purees
Ready-to-Use Acerola Purees
Trader Joe's Organic Acerola Puree Boasts a High Vitamin C Content
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30
Summertime Sandwich Lineups
Summertime Sandwich Lineups
Panera's New Summer Lineup Includes a Chipotle Bacon Melt
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29
Competition-Created Candy Bars
Competition-Created Candy Bars
These New Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate Bars are Limited-Edition
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28
Functional Superfood Yogurts
Functional Superfood Yogurts
Trimona Foods' Yogurts are Designed to Protect, Refresh & Revive
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27
Senior-Focused QSR Meals
Senior-Focused QSR Meals
McDonald's Sweden Launches Happy Meal Senior During COVID-19 Lockdown
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26
Meal-Inspired Potato Chips
Meal-Inspired Potato Chips
Lay's Flavor Icons Line Takes After Famous Dishes
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25
Dessert-Inspired Personal Pools
Dessert-Inspired Personal Pools
The Blue Bunny Personal Pool Was Inspired by the Load'd Treat Line
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24
Superfood Spice Blends
Superfood Spice Blends
Silk Spice Makes It Easy to Consume More Superfoods
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23
Fermented Hot Sauces
Fermented Hot Sauces
Eaten Alive's Extra Spicy Scotch Bonnet Sauce is Its Hottest Creation Yet
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22
All-Purpose Umami Salts
All-Purpose Umami Salts
The Seed Ranch Flavor Co. Umami Seasoning Salt is Easy to Use
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21
Sustainable Plantain Snacks
Sustainable Plantain Snacks
Purely Plantain's Snacks are Free from Palm Oil & Synthetics
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20
Homemade Bagel Kits
Homemade Bagel Kits
FarmSteady Boasts the Everything Bagel and Cheese Kit to Feed the Whole Family
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19
Artisan Oat Milk Yogurts
Artisan Oat Milk Yogurts
Yoso's YOATS Yogurt is Available in Three Dairy-Free Flavors
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18
Ready-Made Frozen Omelets
Ready-Made Frozen Omelets
Eggland’s Best Makes Individually Wrapped Omelets for Easy Eating
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17
Anytime Breakfast Cereals
Anytime Breakfast Cereals
OffLimits Cereal Help Reframe the Breakfast Food as an All-Day Option
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16
Customizable Fantasy Ice Creams
Customizable Fantasy Ice Creams
Baskin-Robbins' Creature Creations Resemble Mythical Creatures
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15
Slightly Sweet Breakfast Breads
Slightly Sweet Breakfast Breads
Pepperidge Farm Just Debuted New Farmhouse Breakfast Bread
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14
Athlete-Approved Pizzas
Athlete-Approved Pizzas
The Papa John's Shaq-a-Roni Pizza was Created with Shaquille O'Neal
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13
Two-Pack Mochi Ice Creams
Two-Pack Mochi Ice Creams
The My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream Balls are Now Available at 7-Eleven
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12
Travel-Inspired Ice Creams
Travel-Inspired Ice Creams
Marco Sweets & Spices Boasts a Line of Cultural Ice Cream Flavors
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11
B12 Energy Bars
B12 Energy Bars
VK Energy Bars Provide 1,000% of the Daily Value of Vitamin B12
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10
UV Sanitizing Utensil Caddies
UV Sanitizing Utensil Caddies
Hookee's Knife & Flatware Caddy Sanitizes with UV LED Light
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9
Streaming-Based Marketing Campaigns
Streaming-Based Marketing Campaigns
Doritos Ketchup + Makes its Debut with a New Streaming Service
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8
Nut Butter Smoothie Bowls
Nut Butter Smoothie Bowls
KIND Snacks' Plant-Based, Portable Smoothie Bowls are Full of Protein
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7
Low-Contact Dining Experiences
Low-Contact Dining Experiences
Allset's Free Contactless Ordering Solution Supports Restaurants
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6
Play-Inspiring Pizza Boxes
Play-Inspiring Pizza Boxes
These Pizza Delivery Boxes Share a Meal and Entertainment
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5
Condiment-Inspired Sorbet Kits
Condiment-Inspired Sorbet Kits
Heinz Creamz Explore Unusual Frozen Dessert Flavors
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4
Digital Sweets-Focused Festivals
Digital Sweets-Focused Festivals
Dessert Goals Restructures Its Event Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak
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3
Virtual Farmers' Market Apps
Virtual Farmers' Market Apps
Chipotle's Online Marketplace Supports Supplies & Farmers
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2
Edible Ramen Wrappers
Edible Ramen Wrappers
Holly Ground's Ramen Packaging Dissolves Into Instant Noodle Broth
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1
Fashionable Ice Cream Campaigns
Fashionable Ice Cream Campaigns
The Don’t Hold Back Häagen-Dazs Campaign Celebrates Expression
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