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Top 100 Food Trends in July

From Ice Cream-Inspired Cookies to Tie-Dye Chocolate Bars

— July 17, 2021 — Lifestyle
Summer is a time for a little indulgence and the July 2021 food trends reflect that.

Though ice cream has long been a summer staple, food brands have recently begun experimenting with this warm weather treat in different formats. For instance, Insomnia Cookies debuted a tasty lineup of Ice Cream-Inspired Cookies, which includes classic flavors such as Orange Creamsicle and Rocky Road. True Scoops is also changing the way consumers enjoy ice cream with ice cream mixes that you can prepare at home.

The July 2021 food trends also appear to be influenced by some of the major clothing trends of the season. Tie-dye patterns have found their way into food in the form of eye-catching products like Compartés' new Rainbow Tie Dye Chocolate Bar. This kind of bright color palette is also reflected in products like the Kit Kat Fruity Cereal bar, which is inspired by Foot Loops cereal.
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Glazed Lemonade Donuts
Glazed Lemonade Donuts
Krispy Kreme's Lemonade Glaze Collection Launches for Best Friend Day
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99
Allergen-Friendly Frozen Desserts
Allergen-Friendly Frozen Desserts
Sweet Tree Creamery Makes Premium Plant-Based Frozen Desserts
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98
Matcha-Themed Retailer Menus
Matcha-Themed Retailer Menus
The IKEA Japan Matcha Sweets Fair Has 11 Sweets to Choose From
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97
All-Pink Powdered Donuts
All-Pink Powdered Donuts
Dunkin's Berry Powdered Donut is a Cheery Springtime Treat
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96
Texture-Rich Ring Donuts
Texture-Rich Ring Donuts
Tim Hortons' Filled Ring Dream Donuts Have Soft Centers & Crunchy Tops
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95
Ice Cream-Inspired Cookies
Ice Cream-Inspired Cookies
Insomnia Cookies is Serving Up Ice Cream-Inspired Cookies This Summer
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94
Bubble-Infused Summer Drinks
Bubble-Infused Summer Drinks
The Sonic Bursting Bubbles Summer Sips Come in Two Flavor Options
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93
Plant-Based Protein Bars
Plant-Based Protein Bars
Tone It Up's Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar is Created for Women by Women
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92
Ready-to-Eat Barbecue Meats
Ready-to-Eat Barbecue Meats
These New Sadler's Smokehouse Products are High-Quality
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91
Simplified Ice Cream Mixes
Simplified Ice Cream Mixes
True Scoops' Mixes Change the At-Home Ice Cream-Making Experience
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90
Cookie-Style Protein Bars
Cookie-Style Protein Bars
Lenny & Larry’s The Complete Cookie-fied Bar is Fueled by Plant Protein
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89
Floridian Customer Fulfilment Centers
Floridian Customer Fulfilment Centers
Kroger Delivery and Ocado Technology Launch a CFC in Florida
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88
Adjustable Burger Presses
Adjustable Burger Presses
Make Precisely Sized Patties with this Adjustable Burger Press
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87
Curated Online Marketplaces
Curated Online Marketplaces
The Toronto Market Company's E-Platform Supports Small Businesses
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86
Superfood Tofu Scrambles
Superfood Tofu Scrambles
Nasoya's Plantspired Line Prepares Nourishing Meals in Minutes
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85
Oat Milk Soft Serves
Oat Milk Soft Serves
16 Handles Offers Oatly's Soft Serve as a Cooling Vegan Treat
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84
Health-Focused Product Labels
Health-Focused Product Labels
The Nutri-Score Labeling System Helps Consumers Make Healthy Choices
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83
Cafe-Quality Prepackaged Coffee Drinks
Cafe-Quality Prepackaged Coffee Drinks
Arctic Coffee is Rolling Out Two New Ambient Drink Options
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82
Aesthetically Unappealing Burgers
Aesthetically Unappealing Burgers
Burger King Japan's Ugly Burgers are Served on Cheesy Buns
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81
Bursting Berry Beverage Bubbles
Bursting Berry Beverage Bubbles
The Dunkin' Strawberry Popping Bubbles Can Be Added to Any Drink
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80
Virtual Chicken Restaurants
Virtual Chicken Restaurants
Wingstop Created Thighstop to Respond to a Chicken Wing Shortage
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79
Fair-Trade Chocolate Bars
Fair-Trade Chocolate Bars
Russell Stover Launches an Assortment of Joyful Chocolate Bars
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78
Single-Serve Sheet Cakes
Single-Serve Sheet Cakes
Church’s Chicken is Serving Up a Sweet New Texas Sheet Cake Cup
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77
Empanada Pizza Bites
Empanada Pizza Bites
Brazi Bites' Pizza'nadas are Made with Brazilian Cheese Bread
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76
Free-From Light Ice Creams
Free-From Light Ice Creams
The Häagen-Dazs DIVINE Collection Has Zero Artificial Colors & Flavors
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75
Spicy Honey Sauces
Spicy Honey Sauces
Trader Joe's Organic Spicy Honey Sauce is Sweet, Savory & Versatile
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74
Traffic-Activated Ketchup Ads
Traffic-Activated Ketchup Ads
Inspired by a Slow Pour, Heinz is Rewarding Drivers Stuck in Traffic
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73
Plant-Based Picnic Snacks
Plant-Based Picnic Snacks
Quorn Sweet Chilli Bites are Made with the Brand's mycoprotein
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72
Summer Juice Bar Menus
Summer Juice Bar Menus
Clean Juice is Bringing Back the Incredi Bowl to its Summer 2021 Menu
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71
Blended Goat's Milk Cheeses
Blended Goat's Milk Cheeses
Mobay Cheese is Made from Both Goat's Milk and Sheep's Milk
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70
Rind-On Superfood Snacks
Rind-On Superfood Snacks
RIND Snacks Makes Crispy Dried Snacks with the Peel
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69
Canadian-Inspired Ice Cream Flavors
Canadian-Inspired Ice Cream Flavors
Ben & Jerry's Two New Flavors are Inspired by Canadian Summers
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68
Movie-Themed Meal Kits
Movie-Themed Meal Kits
Disney & Blue Apron Created Italian-Inspired Meals for the Release of Luca
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67
Luxury Hot Sauces
Luxury Hot Sauces
Champagne Gold is Infused with Champagne and 23-Carat Gold
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66
Gourmet Charcuterie Delivery Services
Gourmet Charcuterie Delivery Services
Spread By Fig Tree Delivers Bespoke Cheese Grazing Spreads
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65
Climate-Conscious Meatless Packaging
Climate-Conscious Meatless Packaging
Tofurky's Packaging Urges Action for the Environment
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64
On-the-Go Breakfast Snack Cakes
On-the-Go Breakfast Snack Cakes
These New Hostess Breakfast Snacks Come in Three Varieties
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63
Functional Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowls
Functional Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowls
The Fiesta Mixing Bowl Set has a Microwave-Safe Design
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62
Brain-Boosting Peanut Butters
Brain-Boosting Peanut Butters
Brainiac Peanut Butter Blends are Enriched with Omegas & Choline
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61
Pride-Celebrating Chocolate Packaging
Pride-Celebrating Chocolate Packaging
The Purdy's 'All Together Now Gift Box' is Inclusive
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60
Premium Hydration Bottled Waters
Premium Hydration Bottled Waters
Jovē Alkaline Water Has Advanced Cellular Hydration Technology
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59
Collagen-Rich Rice Packets
Collagen-Rich Rice Packets
A Dozen Cousins' Ready-to-Eat Rice is Cooked in Bone Broth
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58
Breakfast Cereal-Flavored Candy Bars
Breakfast Cereal-Flavored Candy Bars
The Kit Kat Fruity Cereal Bar Mimics a Familiar Flavor
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57
Plant-Based Ice Cream Flavors
Plant-Based Ice Cream Flavors
Eclipse Food Launches Seven New Plant-Based Ice Cream Flavors
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56
Gluten-Free Breadfruit Crackers
Gluten-Free Breadfruit Crackers
Patagonia Provisions Makes Crackers with Alternative Flour
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55
Holistic Lavender Farm Memberships
Holistic Lavender Farm Memberships
Terre Bleu Launches the 'Beyond the Yellow Door' Membership
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54
Dairy-Free Plant-Based Cheeses
Dairy-Free Plant-Based Cheeses
The Very Good Cheese Co. Recreates Popular Styles With Cashews
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53
Rosé-Soaked Toscano Cheese
Rosé-Soaked Toscano Cheese
Trader Joe’s Toscano Soaked in Rosé a Unique Blend of Wine and Cheese
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52
Avocado Hot Sauces
Avocado Hot Sauces
Herdez Avocado Hot Sauce is Smooth, Creamy, Unique and Tangy
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51
Crispy Mushroom Snacks
Crispy Mushroom Snacks
Trader Joe's Crispy Crunchy Champignon Mushroom Snacks are Light and Airy
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50
Delectable Steamed Donuts
Delectable Steamed Donuts
Tiffany's Bakery Launched the DOYO Donuts Which are Steamed Not Fried
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49
Asian-Inspired Oatmeal Cups
Asian-Inspired Oatmeal Cups
Yishi's Plant-Based Oatmeal Cups Have Flavors Like Matcha & Bubble Tea
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48
Artistic Shanghai Cafe Bars
Artistic Shanghai Cafe Bars
Dezeen and Design Shanghai Present Michael Young's Cafe and Bar
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47
Celebratory Sampling Trucks
Celebratory Sampling Trucks
GODIVA's Chocolate Truck Recalls an Original Pink Design
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46
Beer-Holding Merchandise Collections
Beer-Holding Merchandise Collections
The 'Hold My Coors' Collection Includes Six Items
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45
Home-Compostable Chicken Buckets
Home-Compostable Chicken Buckets
KFC Canada is Now Piloting Home-Compostable Packaging
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44
Nutrition-Focused Snack Bars
Nutrition-Focused Snack Bars
The CORE Bar Boasts an Unforgettable Cherry and Dark Chocolate Combo
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Kid-Friendly Dessert Pizzas
Kid-Friendly Dessert Pizzas
Chuck E. Cheese Has a Colorful New Summer Dessert Pizza
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42
Musician-Backed Mixed Snacks
Musician-Backed Mixed Snacks
Mars Wrigley Tapped Three Emerging Musicians for the M&M'S MIX Launch
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41
Two-in-One Popcorn Snacks
Two-in-One Popcorn Snacks
Poptime Creations Fuse Two Kinds of Flavors in a Single Bag
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40
Pop-Up Dark Restaurants
Pop-Up Dark Restaurants
Lay's Launched a Restaurant on UberEats for Just Two Days
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39
Five-Ingredient Plant Protein Bars
Five-Ingredient Plant Protein Bars
RXBAR's First Plant-Based Protein Bar Has Minimal Ingredients
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38
Pride-Themed Breakfast Cereals
Pride-Themed Breakfast Cereals
Kellogg's x GLAAD 'Together with Pride' Cereal is Limited-Edition
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37
Thoughtful Private Label Rebrands
Thoughtful Private Label Rebrands
Coop Netherlands Tapped Customers for its Private Label Rebrand
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36
CBD-Infused Ayurvedic Tinctures
CBD-Infused Ayurvedic Tinctures
The Root Of It All Infuses CBD into its Ayurvedic Tinctures
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35
Waste-Reducing Nutritional Chocolate Snacks
Waste-Reducing Nutritional Chocolate Snacks
Noons Makes Chocolatey Snacks with Cacao Fruit
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34
Nostalgic Movie-Themed Ice Creams
Nostalgic Movie-Themed Ice Creams
Goonies Sloth & Chunky Rocky Rooooad is Serendipity's New Flavor
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33
Kimchi Mayonnaise Condiments
Kimchi Mayonnaise Condiments
Lucky Foods' Kimchi Mayo is a Bold & Spicy Mashup Condiment
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Veggie-Inspired Snacking Crisps
Veggie-Inspired Snacking Crisps
Pringles Veggie Creations Play with Flavors Like Purple Yam
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Functional Gut Health Refreshments
Functional Gut Health Refreshments
The Acid League Living Tonics Come in Three Flavors
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30
Sustainable Peruvian Scallops
Sustainable Peruvian Scallops
Trader Joe's New Peruvian Bay Scallops are Harvested by Hand
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29
Recipe-Based Food Shopping Apps
Recipe-Based Food Shopping Apps
The 'Plate Up' App Lets Users Pick Recipes and Buy Ingredients
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Gym-Ready User-Friendly Funnels
Gym-Ready User-Friendly Funnels
The WOWHOUSE Funnel Makes Storing and Pouring Protein Powder Easy
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Frozen Dessert Makers
Frozen Dessert Makers
Dash 2-in-1 Makes Ice Cream, Sorbet, and Popsicles in Just 20 Minutes
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Grilled Chicken Delivery Drones
Grilled Chicken Delivery Drones
El Pollo Loco's Air Loco Drone Delivery Offers Backyard Dropoffs
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Tie-Dye Chocolate Bars
Tie-Dye Chocolate Bars
Compartés' Rainbow Tie Dye Chocolate Bar Swirls Four Chocolates Together
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Swimming Pool-Inspired Interiors
Swimming Pool-Inspired Interiors
Italian Food Joint Bun Burgers Features a Swimming Pool Esthetic
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Plant-Based Scrambled Eggs
Plant-Based Scrambled Eggs
The Kewpie HOBOTAMA Egg Substitute is Versatile
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22
Backyard Glamping Experiences
Backyard Glamping Experiences
Glamp Boursin Will Transform a Fan's Backyard into a Foodie Escape
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21
High-Fiber Rice Cake Snacks
High-Fiber Rice Cake Snacks
The Kallø Veggie Cakes Come in Two New Flavors
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Functional Chocolate Bars
Functional Chocolate Bars
The Functional Chocolate Company's New Bars Address Everday Concerns
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Cereal-Mixing Vending Machines
Cereal-Mixing Vending Machines
Kellogg's Bowl Bot Lets Customers Create Their Own Cereals
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Healthy Plant-Based Snacks
Healthy Plant-Based Snacks
The BitesWeLove Crunchy Peas Healthily Satisfy Snack Cravings
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Pre-Flavored Popcorn Kernels
Pre-Flavored Popcorn Kernels
Opopop Flavor Wrapped Popcorn Kernels are Disrupting the Category
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16
Handmade Tofu Chips
Handmade Tofu Chips
Pure Nosh's Vegan Chips Aim to Introduce "The New Normal in Snacking"
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Macaroni Flavor Boosters
Macaroni Flavor Boosters
Kraft Dinner's Flavour Boosts Elevate Regular Macaroni Meals
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14
Pastel-Toned Cookware Sets
Pastel-Toned Cookware Sets
Caraway's Full Bloom Collection Celebrates Summer Pastel Colors
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13
Summer Grilling Capsules
Summer Grilling Capsules
Brightland Offers a Summer-Ready Set for Bbq Celebrations
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12
Fruity Green Tea-Blended Refreshments
Fruity Green Tea-Blended Refreshments
The Tim Hortons Refreshers Come in Two Flavor Options
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11
Fashion-Focused Restaurant Pop-Ups
Fashion-Focused Restaurant Pop-Ups
The Dior at Alto Pop-Up Adds Fashion Flair to Selfridges' Store
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10
High-Quality Artisan Pasta Boxes
High-Quality Artisan Pasta Boxes
Semolina Pastificio Boasts Blue Zone-Inspired Dishes
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9
Plant-Based Seed Kits
Plant-Based Seed Kits
Alpha Foods' Seed Kits Create Wholesome Ingredients at Home
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8
Ready-Made Cauliflower Pizza Crusts
Ready-Made Cauliflower Pizza Crusts
Trader Joe's New Cauliflower Pizza Crusts are Perfectly Sized
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7
Simplistic Outdoor-Ready Stovetop Ovens
Simplistic Outdoor-Ready Stovetop Ovens
The Omnia Stovetop Oven has a Simple But Robust Design
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6
Creative Burger Artist Contests
Creative Burger Artist Contests
The HEINZ Art of the Burger Contest Has a Creative Component
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5
Picnic-Prepared Collapsible Travel Bags
Picnic-Prepared Collapsible Travel Bags
The Stingray Flat Box Mini is a Versatile Storage Solution
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4
Fiber-Based Produce Packaging
Fiber-Based Produce Packaging
EverGrow Reduces Waste with Sustainably Sourced Wood Fiber
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3
Mystery Sauce-Topped Fries
Mystery Sauce-Topped Fries
Jack in the Box is Serving Up New Roost Fries This Summer
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2
Cultured Meat Growing Appliances
Cultured Meat Growing Appliances
The Carnerie Cultured Meat Grower Lowers Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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1
Occasion-Focused Alcohol-Free Drinks
Occasion-Focused Alcohol-Free Drinks
Hiyo Drinks Have 25-Calories and Five-Grams of Sugar
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