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Top 100 Food Trends in July

From On-the-Go Coffee Bars to Gamified Cooking Books

— July 28, 2018 — Lifestyle
From the IHOb name change that sparked global controversy to the alcohol-infused BBQ bratwursts that are undoubtedly worth the try, the July 2018 food trends definitely highlight some unorthodox combinations. One food hybrid is conceived by Crag Carrick and is a crossover between a donut and a chicken nugget. The creation is cleverly dubbed 'The Donug.' Another instance of a highly Instagramable July 2018 food item is the sparkling rainbow pizza from DagWoods that boasts edible glitter as a topping.

From robotic burger joints and hidden hotel speakeasies to mobile s'mores vehicles and unconventional seasonal ice creams, the creative input in the dining and food manufacturing industry is apparent, highly engaging and, for the most part, extremely experimental.
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Battered Cookie Creations
Battered Cookie Creations
The Deep-Fried Oreos are Meant to Give You a Taste of the State Fair
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99
Indulgent Father's Day Cakes
Indulgent Father's Day Cakes
These Baskin-Robbins Cakes Celebrate Parents in a Delicious Way
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98
Patented Nutrition Child Formulas
Patented Nutrition Child Formulas
The Danone Aptamil Baby Formulas Ensure Optimal Nutrition
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97
Sandwich-Sized Gift Card Promotions
Sandwich-Sized Gift Card Promotions
The Subway France Sub Gold 30 Card Offers a Year of Free Food
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96
Ice Cream-Flavored Cereals
Ice Cream-Flavored Cereals
The Malt-O-Meal & Cold Stone Creamery Cereal is Satisfying
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95
Pudding-Stuffed Doughnuts
Pudding-Stuffed Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme is Celebrating Summer with a New Banana Pudding Doughnut
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94
Ice Cream-Inspired Cereals
Ice Cream-Inspired Cereals
The General Mills Dippin’ Dots Cereal Comes in Two Tasty Flavors
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93
Limited-Edition Citrus Snack Cakes
Limited-Edition Citrus Snack Cakes
The McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes Lemon & Lime Flavor is Balanced
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92
Banana Flour Yogurts
Banana Flour Yogurts
IAG is Developing a New Non-Dairy Yogurt Made with a High-Starch Fruit
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91
Personalized Pasta Promotions
Personalized Pasta Promotions
The Olive Garden 'Create Your Own Lasagna' Promo Starts at $12.99
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90
Dark Chocolate Dessert Hummus
Dark Chocolate Dessert Hummus
Boar's Head Dark Chocolate Hummus Pairs with Fruit, Crackers & More
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89
Frozen Oven-Fired Meatballs
Frozen Oven-Fired Meatballs
The New Rosina Artisan Meatballs Come in Three Delicious Varieties
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88
Immersive Nut-Based Bars
Immersive Nut-Based Bars
Kashi Joi Focuses on Health and Wellness While Delivering Bold Tastes
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87
GMO-Free Corn Snacks
GMO-Free Corn Snacks
The RW Garcia Organic Corn Chips are Crunchy and Flavorful
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86
City-Specific Food Truck Apps
City-Specific Food Truck Apps
Pittsburgh's Food Truck Scene is Spotlighted in This Streamlined App
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85
Antioxidant-Rich Energy Drinks
Antioxidant-Rich Energy Drinks
The Yusa Energy Tea Contains No Added Caffeine
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84
Cafe-Inspired Breakfast Pastries
Cafe-Inspired Breakfast Pastries
These New Pillsbury Toaster Strudel Flavors are Decadent
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83
Bourbon-Infused Snack Chips
Bourbon-Infused Snack Chips
The Burts Chips Jim Beam Original BBQ Crisps are Flavorful
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82
Donut-Shaped Chicken Snacks
Donut-Shaped Chicken Snacks
'Donugs' are a New Hybrid Indulgence for Foodies to Enjoy
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81
Mysterious Pancake Chain Rebrands
Mysterious Pancake Chain Rebrands
IHOP Changed Its Name to IHOb to Promote Its New Burgers
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80
Late-Night Meat-Topped Fries
Late-Night Meat-Topped Fries
The Jack in the Box Sauced & Loaded Fries Come in Three Varieties
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79
Tropical Chicken Sandwiches
Tropical Chicken Sandwiches
Pollo Tropical is Introducing a Trio of Crispy Chicken Sandwiches
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78
Oversized Tortilla Chips
Oversized Tortilla Chips
Doritos Created Giant Chips to Celebrate Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
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77
Plant-Based Pot Pies
Plant-Based Pot Pies
Alpha Foods Makes Handheld Pot Pies in Chik'n Veggie and Buffalo Chik'n
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76
Mediterranean Ice Creameries
Mediterranean Ice Creameries
'Republic of Booza' Shares Melt-Resistant, Elastic Ice Cream Treats
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75
Cheesy Pimento-Packed Burgers
Cheesy Pimento-Packed Burgers
The Pimento Cheese Krystal Slider is Savory and Satisfying
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74
Sunday-Inspired Laid-Back Restaurants
Sunday-Inspired Laid-Back Restaurants
Sunday in Brooklyn Celebrates the City and Its Neighborhood
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73
Unconventional Seasonal Ice Creams
Unconventional Seasonal Ice Creams
Salt & Straw and Chefs Created New Seasonal Ice Cream Flavors
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72
Self-Supporting Pizza Box Packaging
Self-Supporting Pizza Box Packaging
Boston Pizza & John St. Launch an Ultra-Convenient Packaging
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71
All-Vegan Egg Breakfasts
All-Vegan Egg Breakfasts
Matcha Mylkbar Tops a Charcoal Waffle with Plant-Based Eggs and Bacon
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70
Fully Automated Sushi Restaurants
Fully Automated Sushi Restaurants
Japan's Muten Kura is Run Entirely by Robots
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69
Summery Cold Coffee Menus
Summery Cold Coffee Menus
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Seasonal Summer Menu is Thirst-Quenching
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68
Vegan-Friendly Protein Snacks
Vegan-Friendly Protein Snacks
The Real Handful Protein Bars are Made with Plant-Based Ingredients
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67
Fast Food Szechuan Burgers
Fast Food Szechuan Burgers
McDonald's Chinese Szechuan Burger Was Released with Its New Menu
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66
Health-Focused Pressed Fruit Bars
Health-Focused Pressed Fruit Bars
KIND's New Range of Bars Boasts Delicious Pressed Ingredients
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65
Boldly Branded Olive Oils
Boldly Branded Olive Oils
'Brightland' is Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Millennial Foodies
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64
Alcohol-Infused BBQ Bratwursts
Alcohol-Infused BBQ Bratwursts
Booze Dogs Offer Premium Flavors without Synthetic Ingredients
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63
Adaptogenic Mushroom Powders
Adaptogenic Mushroom Powders
Live Ultimate's Ultimate Shrooms Boasts Eight Potent Immune Boosters
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62
Pop Art-Branded Bean Chips
Pop Art-Branded Bean Chips
The Rude Health 'Cornitas' are a Satisfying New Snack Option
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61
Push-Up Rainbow Hummus Pops
Push-Up Rainbow Hummus Pops
Flatbread Grill Created a Diversity-Celebrating Treat for Pride
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60
Streaming-Friendly Popcorn Snacks
Streaming-Friendly Popcorn Snacks
These Epic Popcorn Tubs Have Been Developed for Binge Watchers
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59
Superfood-Infused Prepackaged Teas
Superfood-Infused Prepackaged Teas
The 8th Wonder Tea Beverages are 100% Organic and Non-GMO
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58
Limited-Edition Almond Spreads
Limited-Edition Almond Spreads
The Pip & Nut Chocolate Orange Almond Butter is Free From Palm Oil
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57
Globally Inspired Ice Creams
Globally Inspired Ice Creams
Albertsons' Signature Reserve Spotlights Globally Sourced Ingredients
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56
Breakfast-Themed Lunch Menus
Breakfast-Themed Lunch Menus
Piada is Testing a New 'Breakfast for Lunch' Menu on Weekends
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55
Mainstream Artisan-Inspired Cookies
Mainstream Artisan-Inspired Cookies
The New Nabisco Oreos Come in Two Distinct Flavors
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54
Fresh Protein Bar Shops
Fresh Protein Bar Shops
Macaw! Foods Sells Protein Bars Out of a Brick-and-Mortar Shop
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53
Personality Infused Gummy Candies
Personality Infused Gummy Candies
The Haribo Squidglets are Crafted with Fun Expressions
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52
LGBT Celebration Coffee Cups
LGBT Celebration Coffee Cups
The Costa Coffee Rainbow Cups Mark Pride Month in the UK
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51
Mobile S'mores Vehicles
Mobile S'mores Vehicles
SmashMallow is Giving Away Free S'mores Nationwide for the Summer
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50
Provenance-Inspired Packaged Yogurts
Provenance-Inspired Packaged Yogurts
New Liberté Origins Yogurt is Packed in Glass Jars
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49
Smartphone-Connected Meat Thermometers
Smartphone-Connected Meat Thermometers
The ThermoWorks BlueDOT is Connected via Bluetooth
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48
Ready-to-Heat Rice Packs
Ready-to-Heat Rice Packs
Uncle Ben's Offers Three New Ready-to-Heat Rice and Pulses
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47
Photo-Friendly Dining Tables
Photo-Friendly Dining Tables
Boston Chops' 'Instagram Table' Guarantees Good Food Pictures
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46
Nostalgic Oversized Chewy Candies
Nostalgic Oversized Chewy Candies
Big Chewy NERDS are a New Format for the Classic Candy
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45
Protein Breakfast Pouches
Protein Breakfast Pouches
The Nutri-Grain TO GO Protein Squeezers Appeal to On-the-Go Consumers
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44
Playful Gelatin Kits
Playful Gelatin Kits
Jell-O Play Snacks Encourage Creativity by Mixing Snacktime and Playtime
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43
Botanical Cocktail Mixer Sodas
Botanical Cocktail Mixer Sodas
These New Fentimans Tonic Water Flavors are Refreshingly Crisp
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42
Prepackaged Teahouse Sachets
Prepackaged Teahouse Sachets
The New Teavana Packaged Teas Come in Six Flavors
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41
Sweetener-Free Sparkling Refreshments
Sweetener-Free Sparkling Refreshments
Loveau Has Introduced Three New Flavors in the UK
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40
Gourmet Cookie Dough Jars
Gourmet Cookie Dough Jars
OH MY DOUGH Offers Raw, Edible Cookie Dough with a Gourmet Focus
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39
Lightly Sweetened Protein Yogurts
Lightly Sweetened Protein Yogurts
The YQ by Yoplait Yogurt Focuses on Consumer Feedback
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38
Caffeinated Acai Bowls
Caffeinated Acai Bowls
Juice It Up!'s Cold Brew Acai Bowl Can Serve as a Stand-In for Coffee
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37
Pizza-Themed Wedding Bouquets
Pizza-Themed Wedding Bouquets
Villa Italian Kitchen Made a Pizza Bouquet & a Matching Boutonniere
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36
Graffiti Art Arcade Bars
Graffiti Art Arcade Bars
Offramp Sports Bar & Grill Offers Classic Food with a Unique Atmosphere
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35
Crunchy Protein-Rich Meat Chips
Crunchy Protein-Rich Meat Chips
The Gone Rogue High Protein Chips are a Tasty Snack Alternative
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34
Branded Neon Condiment Sauces
Branded Neon Condiment Sauces
The Nickelodeon Green Slime Sauce Ketchup is Unexpectedly Colored
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33
Cinematic Cereal Boxes
Cinematic Cereal Boxes
This Limited-Edition Cereal Box Shares Behind-the-Scenes Movie Content
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32
Canned Protein Crisps
Canned Protein Crisps
Tyson Foods' Fully Recyclable ¡YAPPAH! Snacks Fight Food Waste
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31
Mythical Creature Candies
Mythical Creature Candies
The Nestlé Unicorn Smarties Have a Soft Pastel Color Scheme
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30
Non-Alcoholic Cannabis Beers
Non-Alcoholic Cannabis Beers
These New Cannabiniers Beverages are Infused with THC and CBD
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29
Food-Inspired Gift Ideas
Food-Inspired Gift Ideas
foodora Boasts a Delicious Hot Dog-Themed Father's Day Special Offer
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28
Textured Fruit Yogurt Drinks
Textured Fruit Yogurt Drinks
These Yili Yogurt Drinks are Packed in Resealable Containers
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27
Meal Kit Pop-Up Shops
Meal Kit Pop-Up Shops
The Blue Apron Unboxed Pop-up is Open in NYC
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26
Kid Chef Subscription Boxes
Kid Chef Subscription Boxes
Little Sous Kitchen Academy Empowers Aspiring Chefs
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25
Hidden Hotel Speakeasies
Hidden Hotel Speakeasies
63 Wall Street's New Speakeasy is a Luxe Residents-Only Lounge
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24
Cutting-Edge Cocktail Bars
Cutting-Edge Cocktail Bars
The Untitled Bar in London Offers High-End Drinks in a Modern Setting
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23
Increased Product Visibility Bottles
Increased Product Visibility Bottles
The Recoaro Bio Soft Drinks Raise Sustainability Awareness
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22
Snackable Pulled Pork Jerky
Snackable Pulled Pork Jerky
Oberto is Launching Its First-Ever Pulled Pork Jerky
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21
Egg-Packed Protein Snacks
Egg-Packed Protein Snacks
The NuGo Nutrition Egg White Protein Bars are Non-GMO
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20
Kid-Friendly Sushi Boxes
Kid-Friendly Sushi Boxes
Home Sweet Sushi's Packaging Acknowledges That Kids Eat with Their Hands
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19
Repurposed Produce Condiments
Repurposed Produce Condiments
These Condiments Give New Life to Rejected Fruit & Vegetables
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18
Egg-Inspired Soft Serve Cups
Egg-Inspired Soft Serve Cups
McDonald's Added to Its McFlurry Flavors with a Fun Variety & Design
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17
Book-Flavored Chocolates
Book-Flavored Chocolates
NomNom Chocolate Explores Strange Confectionery Flavors
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16
Stylish Marble Restaurants
Stylish Marble Restaurants
Akira Back Restaurant Offers a Luxurious Interior and Unique Menu
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15
On-the-Go Coffee Bars
On-the-Go Coffee Bars
Pocket Latte is a Tasty and Organic Ready-to-Eat Choco-Latte Snack
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14
Donut Personalization Stations
Donut Personalization Stations
The Krispy Kreme Customized Donut Machine is in Birmingham
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13
Neo-Gothic Restaurants
Neo-Gothic Restaurants
The Tied House Restaurant Celebrates the Neighborhood's Design Features
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12
Lush Vietnamese Restaurant Interiors
Lush Vietnamese Restaurant Interiors
Huy Bui Created a Natural Environment for Restaurant Di An Di
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11
Reinvented Junk Food Spots
Reinvented Junk Food Spots
Junked Food Co Offers Unique Iterations of Classic Snack Foods
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10
Elegant Non-Dairy Collections
Elegant Non-Dairy Collections
'Cocot' Sets Itself Apart as a High-End Dairy Alternative Brand
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9
Sugar-Free Ice Creams
Sugar-Free Ice Creams
Denada Makes Creamy, Indulgent, Guilt-Free Frozen Desserts
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8
Gamified Cooking Books
Gamified Cooking Books
Jenn Sandercock's Cookbook Boasts Highly Engaging Edible Games
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7
Indulgent Plant-Based Protein Bars
Indulgent Plant-Based Protein Bars
TRUWOMEN's Bars are Powered by Plants and Inspired by Desserts
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6
Robotic Burger Joints
Robotic Burger Joints
San Francisco's 'Creator' Offers $6 Burgers Made by a Robot
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5
Glitter-Infused Pizza Creations
Glitter-Infused Pizza Creations
DagWoods Pioneers Glitter Pizzas with Its 'Magical AF' Food Item
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4
Portable Camping Burners
Portable Camping Burners
nCamp's Wood Burning Stove is an Alumium and Durable Camping Accessory
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3
Indulgent Edible Billboards
Indulgent Edible Billboards
Galaxy is Launching an Outdoor Ad Made Up of Chocolate Bars
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2
Free-From Produce Lines
Free-From Produce Lines
Eden Green Technology's Crisply Makes Locally Grown, Fresh-Picked Produce
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1
Illusory Gourmet Desserts
Illusory Gourmet Desserts
Ben Churchill's Dessert Art is Incredibly Realistic, Trippy & Delicious
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