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Top 100 Food Trends in February

From Autonomous Cooking Robots to AI-Informed Dairy Alternatives

— February 28, 2021 — Lifestyle
The February 2021 food trends highlight restaurant menu changes, ghost kitchens that have popped up in response to the increased popularity of third-party delivery apps, better-for-you snacking alternatives, and a range of a festive products.

One such example comes from Kraft, who launched a bright pink candy-flavored macaroni and cheese in light of Valentine's Day. To promote the limited edition release, the company launched a contest that allows fans to enter for the chance to win a box for themselves.

With more consumers limiting their grocery store visits in response to the pandemic, DeliverySafe created an insulated and secure box that can be used to store food boxes and grocery deliveries when the recipient isn't at home. The boxes can be locked with a digital system, which allows consumers to share the code with delivery staff so that they can leave their orders inside.
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Celebratory Fine Food Bundles
Celebratory Fine Food Bundles
The Provisions Festive Hamper Features Fine Cheeses, Wines and More
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99
Single-Serving Fruit Sodas
Single-Serving Fruit Sodas
Ribena Sparkling is Now Available in Single 330ml Cans
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98
Shanghai-Based Meat Alternative Startups
Shanghai-Based Meat Alternative Startups
Hey Maet Offers Meat Substitutes for Chinese Consumers
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97
Asian-Inspired Stir-Fry Cups
Asian-Inspired Stir-Fry Cups
Cup Noodles Stir Fry is the Brand's First Soupless Cup
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96
Bold QSR Coffee Ranges
Bold QSR Coffee Ranges
These New Dunkin' Limited Batch Coffees are Arriving for 2021
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95
Virtual Fried Chicken Concepts
Virtual Fried Chicken Concepts
Mojos is a Premium Chicken Brand from the Creators of Shakey Pizza
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94
French Dessert-Inspired Turnovers
French Dessert-Inspired Turnovers
The McDonald's Japan Creme Brulee Pie is a New Take on a Classic
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93
Futuristic Burger Campaigns
Futuristic Burger Campaigns
Burger King France is Sending the Whopper to the Future
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92
Cherry Blossom Curry Pouches
Cherry Blossom Curry Pouches
The Haru Mankai Sakura Curry is Made with Actual Flower Petals
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91
Free-From Waffle Cone Chocolates
Free-From Waffle Cone Chocolates
Raaka's Waffle Cone Dark Chocolate Bar is Gluten-Free
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90
Bagel-Inspired Corn Cracker Snacks
Bagel-Inspired Corn Cracker Snacks
The Craize Everything Bagel Crackers are Packed with Flavor
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89
Sweet Fried Chicken Tacos
Sweet Fried Chicken Tacos
Del Taco's New Honey Mango Crispy Chicken Taco is Savory and Sweet
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88
Lifestyle-Conscious Frozen Dessert Products
Lifestyle-Conscious Frozen Dessert Products
These New Breyers Ice Creams are Arriving for 2021
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87
Gourmet Rice Pudding Cups
Gourmet Rice Pudding Cups
Toronto's Rice Rice Baby Makes Fun Flavors Like Apple Pie & Strawbasil
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86
Edible Bonsai Tree Kits
Edible Bonsai Tree Kits
Okashi De Tsukuru Bonsai is an Edible Bonsai Treat
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85
Single-Ingredient Protein Powders
Single-Ingredient Protein Powders
The Bob’s Red Mill Almond Protein Powder is Non-GMO
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84
Dessert-Inspired Keto Donuts
Dessert-Inspired Keto Donuts
The Elite Donut is Protein-Rich and Low in Net Carbs
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83
QSR-Themed Snack Chips
QSR-Themed Snack Chips
These New Walkers Max KFC Crisps Come in Two Flavor Options
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82
Heart-Shaped Cheese Gifts
Heart-Shaped Cheese Gifts
Wisconsin Cheese Created 500 Limited-Edition Valentine's Gifts
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81
Fruity Champagne-Flavored Marshmallows
Fruity Champagne-Flavored Marshmallows
The Marshmallowist Offers a Raspberry + Champagne Flavor
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80
Plant-Based Baby Cereals
Plant-Based Baby Cereals
The Baby's Only Organic Quinoa & Oat Cereal is Simple and Clean
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79
Mediterranean Stuffed Meatballs
Mediterranean Stuffed Meatballs
Trader Joe’s Kibbeh are Inspired by Middle Eastern Cuisine
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78
Dough Center Ice Creams
Dough Center Ice Creams
Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough Twist Comes in Two Flavor Options
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77
Cold-Pressed Greek Olive Oils
Cold-Pressed Greek Olive Oils
Oracle Olive Oil is Made With 100% Organic Koroneiki Olives
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76
Cooking Startup Acquisitions
Cooking Startup Acquisitions
Weber Purchased June to Continue Developing Cooking Products
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75
Certified Organic Cereals
Certified Organic Cereals
Organic Honey & Chocolate Cheerios are Being Launched in the UK
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74
Luxe Ketchup Condiments
Luxe Ketchup Condiments
Foodgod's Truffle Ketchup is Made with Three Certified Organic Ingredients
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73
Mini Dessert-Inspired Donuts
Mini Dessert-Inspired Donuts
Krispy Kreme Created Mini Dessert Doughnuts to Celebrate Small Wins
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72
Sandwich Chain Supermarket Expansions
Sandwich Chain Supermarket Expansions
Subway Brand Products are Coming to Grocery Stores and Cafes
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71
Veganuary Cheat Sheet Campaigns
Veganuary Cheat Sheet Campaigns
PETA Launches New Campaign to Promote Veganuary for Novices
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70
Dairy-Free Spread Branding
Dairy-Free Spread Branding
Vitalite Features New Branding That Boasts its Recipe
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69
Multi-Textured Candy Bars
Multi-Textured Candy Bars
The Whozeewhatzit Bar is Full of Crunchy, Chewy and Crispy Textures
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68
Cannabis-Infused Valentine's Chocolates
Cannabis-Infused Valentine's Chocolates
A Royal Chocolate Bar Red Velvet is a Shareable Indulgence
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67
Vegan-Friendly Spanish Hams
Vegan-Friendly Spanish Hams
Rollito Vegano Creates the First 100% Plant-based Serrano Ham
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66
Handcrafted Intricate Tea Sets
Handcrafted Intricate Tea Sets
Rokkaku Ayako and AllRightReserved Work Together on a Tea Set
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65
Dessert-Inspired Snack Bars
Dessert-Inspired Snack Bars
The Nakd Almond Macaroon Snack Bars are Nutritiously Formulated
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64
Cheesy Keto Snack Mixes
Cheesy Keto Snack Mixes
Hilo Life's Crunchy, Low-Carb Snacks Combine Nuts and Cheese
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63
Video Call Ad Reveals
Video Call Ad Reveals
M&M's Super Bowl Ad Will Be Revealed Via a Zoom Call
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62
Efficient Next-Gen Pizza Ovens
Efficient Next-Gen Pizza Ovens
Hot Rocks' GEN3 Improves Upon Its Commercial Pizza Ovens
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61
Take-Home TV Dinners
Take-Home TV Dinners
Lazy Dog Offers Seven Variations of Its Homemade TV Dinners
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60
Plant-Based Italian Milks
Plant-Based Italian Milks
The Koita Plant-Based Milk Range is Being Launched in the US
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59
Better-for-You Instant Noodles
Better-for-You Instant Noodles
Immi Makes Healthy Instant Noodles are Plant-Based & Protein-Packed
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58
Vegan-Friendly Chocolate Bars
Vegan-Friendly Chocolate Bars
These Mars Vegan Candy Bars will be Available in the UK
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57
Functional Cheese Snacks
Functional Cheese Snacks
Babybel Plus+ Snacks are Enriched with Vitamins and Probiotics
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56
General Tso's Chicken Wings
General Tso's Chicken Wings
Zaxby's New General Tso's Boneless Wings Meal is Big on Flavor
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55
Jackfruit Protein Alternative Startups
Jackfruit Protein Alternative Startups
Karana Uses Jackfruit to Make Plant-Based Meat Substitutes
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54
Expansive Plant-Based Cheese Ranges
Expansive Plant-Based Cheese Ranges
The So Delicious Dairy Free Cheese Alternatives are Versatile
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53
Fashionable Valentine's Day Chocolates
Fashionable Valentine's Day Chocolates
Girls Don't Cry and été have teamed up for Valentine's Day
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52
Versatile Snack Cereals
Versatile Snack Cereals
Hershey's ChocoBits Cereal Doubles as a Standalone Snack & Toast Topper
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51
Artisan Floral Chocolates
Artisan Floral Chocolates
Antidote Offers Rose and Lavender-Infused Dark Chocolate Bars
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50
Immune-Boosting Protein Powders
Immune-Boosting Protein Powders
KOS Blueberry Muffin Protein Powder Contains Spirulina & More
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49
Plant-Based Meat-Inspired Products
Plant-Based Meat-Inspired Products
These New Vivera Meat Alternatives are Packed with Protein
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48
Breakfast-Themed Ice Creams
Breakfast-Themed Ice Creams
Jeni's Breakfast Ice Cream Range Includes Unexpected Offerings
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47
Vegan-Friendly Coffee Pods
Vegan-Friendly Coffee Pods
The Nescafé Dolce Gusto Plant-Based Coffee Pods Come in Two Options
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46
Spring-Ready Baked Snack Updates
Spring-Ready Baked Snack Updates
Nestlé Expanded Its Range of Toll House Morsels & More Flavors
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45
Recyclable Fiber Noodle Cups
Recyclable Fiber Noodle Cups
This Kraft Mac & Cheese Microwavable Cup is Being Tested
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44
Sustainable Food Waste Chips
Sustainable Food Waste Chips
Confetti Fine Foods Creates Artisan Veggie Chips Without Additives
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Bright Pink Boxed Macaroni
Bright Pink Boxed Macaroni
Candy Kraft Mac & Cheese Was Launched in Celebration of Valentine's Day
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42
Plant-Based Powdered Eggs
Plant-Based Powdered Eggs
Peggs are Sustainable Eggs Made by "Chickpeas Not Chicks"
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41
Food Waste Management Campaigns
Food Waste Management Campaigns
China Controls Food Waste with the Clean Plate Campaign
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40
AI-Informed Plant-Based Dairy
AI-Informed Plant-Based Dairy
Not Company Uses Its Giuseppe Algorithm to Test Its Formulas
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39
Resort-Created Convenience Stores
Resort-Created Convenience Stores
Deli-Xoxo is a Convenience Store from the Five-Star Casa Dorada
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38
Bio-Engineered Animal-Free Dairy
Bio-Engineered Animal-Free Dairy
Change Foods Offers Sustainable Lactose-Free Dairy for the Future
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37
Super Bowl Snack Boxes
Super Bowl Snack Boxes
Stella Stadium Bites by Blue Apron Help with "Homegating"
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36
Health-Focused Office Vending Machines
Health-Focused Office Vending Machines
SALAD STAND Dispenses Sustainable Salad Meals in Akihabara
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35
Super Food Egg Bites
Super Food Egg Bites
Starbucks Launched Its Kale and Portabella Mushroom Sous Vide Egg Bites
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34
Better-for-You Soft-Baked Bars
Better-for-You Soft-Baked Bars
Baked-Ins by Nature's Bakery are Loaded with Fruits & Veggies
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33
Artisan Sprinkle Kits
Artisan Sprinkle Kits
American Crafts' Sprinkle Wand Kit Includes Interchangeable Attachments
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32
Fortified High-Protein Yogurts
Fortified High-Protein Yogurts
The Nomadic Dairy Yogurt+ Range is Rich in Vitamin D and More
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Animal-Free Ingredient Startups
Animal-Free Ingredient Startups
Motif FoodWorks Replicates Animal Fat to Create Plant-Based Food
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30
Retro Valentine's Chocolate Boxes
Retro Valentine's Chocolate Boxes
See's Candies Created a Special Heart-Shaped Chocolate Box
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29
Child-Made Snack Bars
Child-Made Snack Bars
The W.K Kellogg by Kids Snack Bars are Made with Fruits and Vegetables
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28
Green Chile Chicken Wraps
Green Chile Chicken Wraps
Trader Joe's and Hatch Chile Chicken Wraps are Spicy and Cheesy
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27
Luxurious Valentine's Day Chocolates
Luxurious Valentine's Day Chocolates
Rimini Chocolate Offers Made-to-Order, Giftable Treats
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26
Sous Vide Dark Kitchens
Sous Vide Dark Kitchens
Cuisine Solutions and Pret A Manger are Debuting a DAK Concept in NYC
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25
Hand-Drawn Ketchup Bottles
Hand-Drawn Ketchup Bottles
Heinz is Giving People the Chance to See Their Art on Packaging
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24
Lab-Based Mammoth Stakes
Lab-Based Mammoth Stakes
Mammuty are Aiming to Give You a Taste of Extinct Animals
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23
Educational Plant-Based Startups
Educational Plant-Based Startups
The Live Green Co. Combines Nature, Biotech and Machine Learning
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22
Lychee-Flavored Cookies
Lychee-Flavored Cookies
Lychee Oreo Flavor Has Been Released in Celebration of the Lunar New Year
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21
High-Protein Plant-Based Steaks
High-Protein Plant-Based Steaks
Formidable Meats Makes Flavorful and Sustainable Meat Substitutes
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20
Fish Sandwich Sea Shanties
Fish Sandwich Sea Shanties
Arby's TikTok Sea Shanty Promotes Its Crispy Fish Sandwich
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19
Dog-Friendly Macaron Treats
Dog-Friendly Macaron Treats
Bonne et Filou Boasts Extravagant and Luxurious Dog Treats
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18
Japanese-Style Hot Dogs
Japanese-Style Hot Dogs
Dog Haus' New Mr. Miyagi Dog is Part of a Chef Collaboration Series
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17
Dog-Friendly Ice Cream Mixes
Dog-Friendly Ice Cream Mixes
Puppy Scoop's Puppy Cake Ice Cream is a Playful Treat for Pets
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16
Hunger-Inspiring Lettuce Branding
Hunger-Inspiring Lettuce Branding
Plenty's Greens are Packaged to Remind of Fast Food
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15
Two-in-One Ice Creams
Two-in-One Ice Creams
Häagen-Dazs Duo Combines Two Complementary Flavors in a Single Pint
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14
Virtual Foodie Theme Parks
Virtual Foodie Theme Parks
Google’s Online Umami Land Shares the Joy of Japanese Cuisine
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13
Double-Protein QSR Promotions
Double-Protein QSR Promotions
The Subway 'Go Pro' Option Doubles the Meat for Just $2
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12
Oven-Ready Meal Kits
Oven-Ready Meal Kits
Tyson's Oven Ready Family Size Kits Ease the Burden and Fatigue of Cooking
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11
Anti-Double-Dip Salsa Safely Kits
Anti-Double-Dip Salsa Safely Kits
CHI-CHI'S New Kit Helps Ensure Safe Salsa Dipping Amid COVID-19
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10
Savory Keto Bars
Savory Keto Bars
KEHO's Savory Bites Come in Flavors Inspired by Global Cuisines
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9
Hot Sauce Slices
Hot Sauce Slices
Slice of Sauce is Available in Frank's RedHot Original Cayenne
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8
Modernized Chinese Takeout Branding
Modernized Chinese Takeout Branding
Nice Day Updated Its Packaging with Related Department's Help
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7
Steakhouse Loungewear Sets
Steakhouse Loungewear Sets
Steak Wear by Outback Celebrates the Chain's Mouthwatering Dishes
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6
Over-the-Top Baking Kits
Over-the-Top Baking Kits
Duncan Hines' Epic Baking Kits Take Inspiration from Social Media
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5
Conductive Cooking Bowls
Conductive Cooking Bowls
The 'Bonbowl' Cooks Meals Using Induction Heating Technology
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4
Gamer-Targeted Chewing Gums
Gamer-Targeted Chewing Gums
ADATA XPG is Bringing XPG Gaming Gum to CES 2021
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3
Lockable Delivery Boxes
Lockable Delivery Boxes
DeliverySafe's Boxes are Insulated Keep Food & Meal Kits Safe & Fresh
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2
Autonomous Cooking Robots
Autonomous Cooking Robots
The RoboEatz Could Improve Food Safety Amid and Beyond Covid-19
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High-Dose THC Gummies
High-Dose THC Gummies
Kanha Belts are Low-Sugar Gummies with 50mg of THC
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