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Top 100 Food Trends in May

From Takeout Taco Bars to Quarantine Date Night Bundles

— June 3, 2020 — Lifestyle
From quarantine date night bundles to takeout taco bars, the May 2020 food trends showcase how brands are respecting the new era of social distancing while catering the evolving tastes and preferences of consumers.

With the Cinco de Mayo holiday upon us, many brands food brands are leveraging the occasion to add a unique twist to their traditional offerings such as Taco Bells' new 'At Home Taco Bar.' The At Home Taco Bar ensures consumers can safely enjoy the celebratory product at-home with a kit that includes everything a consumer needs to assemble Taco Bell tacos from afar.

Another brand catering to the social distancing regulations is Red Lobster who debuted its new Date Night Deals aimed at virtual daters. The brand aims to recreate the restaurant experience by offering not only its delicious food at home but also curating Spotify playlists and Zoom backgrounds to "set the mood."
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Freshness
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Traditional American Breakfast Sandwiches
Traditional American Breakfast Sandwiches
IHOP Has Added a Classic Breakfast Sandwich to Its Menu
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99
At-Home Dry-Aged Meat Kits
At-Home Dry-Aged Meat Kits
Primo Ager Allows You to Easily Dry-Age Your Own Meats
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98
Alcohol-Free Irish Crème Cheeses
Alcohol-Free Irish Crème Cheeses
Crave Brothers' New Chocolate Mascarpone Cheese is Rich & Creamy
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97
One-Eyed Cartoon Popsicles
One-Eyed Cartoon Popsicles
The Popsicle Despicable Me Minions Ice Pop Celebrate the New Film
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96
Antibiotic-Free Breakfast Burritos
Antibiotic-Free Breakfast Burritos
Don Miguel's Egg and Sausage Breakfast Burritos Come in 6-Packs
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95
Zesty Cheese Sauce Burgers
Zesty Cheese Sauce Burgers
Sonic's New Queso Burger Features Hatch Green Chiles
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94
Cookie Crumble-Topped Brownies
Cookie Crumble-Topped Brownies
Drake's Cookies & Creme Brownies Combine 2 Classic American Treats
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93
Heat-and-Serve Mashed Cauliflower Sides
Heat-and-Serve Mashed Cauliflower Sides
Papa Cantella's Cauliflower Mash is a Low-carb Side Dish
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92
Veteran-Supporting Syrups
Veteran-Supporting Syrups
The Lyle’s Golden Syrup Help for Heroes Tin Marks VE Day
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91
Mother's Day Snack Cakes
Mother's Day Snack Cakes
The New Little Debbie Mother’s Day Cakes Come in Strawberry and Lemon
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90
Salted Caramel Toaster Waffles
Salted Caramel Toaster Waffles
Eggo's New Salted Caramel Belgian-Style Waffles are Thick & Fluffy
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89
Extra-Large To-Go Sides
Extra-Large To-Go Sides
Boston Market Has Begun Offering New Chilled XL Heat and Serve Sides
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88
Italian Cake-Inspired Shakes
Italian Cake-Inspired Shakes
Dairy Queen's New Tiramisu Cake Shake is Available for a Limited Time
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87
Chocolate-Swirled Pastry Rolls
Chocolate-Swirled Pastry Rolls
Tastykake's New Chocolate Swirls are Studded with Chocolate Bits
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86
Pistachio-Based Nut Butters
Pistachio-Based Nut Butters
The Nutty Gourmet Just Launched a Decadent Salted Pistachio Butter
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85
Black Bean Hummus Dips
Black Bean Hummus Dips
Aldi's Park Street Deli Black Bean Hummus Has an Ultra Creamy Texture
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84
Nut-Free Kamut Snacks
Nut-Free Kamut Snacks
Kracklin' Kamut Snacks are Made with Khorasan Wheat
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83
Traditional Citrusy Jerky Snacks
Traditional Citrusy Jerky Snacks
The Kalahari Biltong Lime Chili Snack is Made with Premium Meat
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82
Creamy Cashew Spreads
Creamy Cashew Spreads
Treeline Treenut Cheeses' Cashew Cream Cheese Has Eight Ingredients or Less
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81
Nacho-Stuffed Chicken Wraps
Nacho-Stuffed Chicken Wraps
KFC's New Chipotle Meltz Combines a Chicken Filet with BBQ Nachos
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80
Cheesy Artichoke Dips
Cheesy Artichoke Dips
La Terra Fina's Spinach, Artichoke, and Parmesan Dip and Spread is Versatile
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79
Takeout Taco Bars
Takeout Taco Bars
Taco Bells is Selling a New 'At Home Taco Bar' for Cinco De Mayo
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78
Mexican Holiday Taco Kits
Mexican Holiday Taco Kits
California Pizza Kitchen is Offering a New Cinco de Mayo Taco Kit
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77
Breaded Chicken BLT Sandwiches
Breaded Chicken BLT Sandwiches
Burger King is Adding a New BLT Chicken Jr. Sandwich to Its Menu
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76
Multi-Course Family Meal Deliveries
Multi-Course Family Meal Deliveries
The Bob Evans 3-Course Family Meals Start at $29.99
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75
Birthday Cake-Flavored Cereals
Birthday Cake-Flavored Cereals
Magic Spoon Recently Unveiled a new Birthday-Themed Cereal
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74
Chocolaty Brownie Bites Cereals
Chocolaty Brownie Bites Cereals
Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch Cereal is Returning to Store Shelves
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73
Textural Cheese-Topped Drinks
Textural Cheese-Topped Drinks
These Godiva Japan Cheese Foam Drinks Come in Two Varieties
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72
Mexican Holiday Meal Deals
Mexican Holiday Meal Deals
On the Border's Cinco in a Bag Helps Customers Celebrate Cinco De Mayo
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71
Dill Pickle Popcorn Snacks
Dill Pickle Popcorn Snacks
Clancy's Dill Pickle Popcorn is Dusted with Pickle-flavored Seasoning
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70
Flavourful White Fish Jerky
Flavourful White Fish Jerky
OneForNeptune Offers Up Four Enriching Tastes of Its Product
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69
CBD-Infused Cupcakes
CBD-Infused Cupcakes
Cupcake Royale Just Unveiled CBD Buttercream Frosting Pints and Cupcakes
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68
Hemp-Infused Sunflower Butters
Hemp-Infused Sunflower Butters
Once Again's Creamy Sunflower Butter is Enhanced with Hemp Oil
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67
Energy-Boosting Summertime Slushies
Energy-Boosting Summertime Slushies
The Sonic Red Bull Summer Edition Watermelon Slush is Tasty
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66
Gamified Guacamole Experiences
Gamified Guacamole Experiences
Homemade Cinco Inspires Creative Guacamole Add-Ins
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65
Artisan-Quality Takeout Pizzas
Artisan-Quality Takeout Pizzas
The Little Caesars Pepperoni Cheeser! Cheeser! Pizza is Tasty
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64
Puree-Infused Salad Dressings
Puree-Infused Salad Dressings
These Better-for-You Salad Dressings are Enhanced with Vegetables
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63
Fitness-Focused Lifestyle Bowls
Fitness-Focused Lifestyle Bowls
Chipotle Partnered with YouGov on Five New Lifestyle Bowls
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62
Crunchy Nut-Free Chocolates
Crunchy Nut-Free Chocolates
NOMO's Hazelnot Crunch Choc Bar Mimics the Taste & Texture of Hazelnut
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61
DIY Sundae Kits
DIY Sundae Kits
Baskin-Robbins Has Launched a New DIY Sundae Kit with Toppings of Your Choice
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60
Takeout Date Night Meals
Takeout Date Night Meals
Red Lobster is Offering Three New Date Night Meals for At-Home Dates
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59
Fruity Doughnut Glazes
Fruity Doughnut Glazes
Krispy Kreme is Rolling Out Three New Fruit-Flavored Glazes
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58
Neighborhood-Themed Food Boxes
Neighborhood-Themed Food Boxes
Culinary Adventure Co.'s Food Tour Boxes Offer a Taste of Toronto
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57
Smart Shopping Lists
Smart Shopping Lists
Basketful Makes It Easy to Create and Share Grocery Lists
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56
Strawberry Dessert Recipes
Strawberry Dessert Recipes
California Strawberries Brings Consumers Farm-to-table Strawberries
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55
Savory Butter Pretzel Snacks
Savory Butter Pretzel Snacks
Rold Gold Recipe No. 5 Pretzels Have a Satisfying Crunch and Flavor
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54
Birthday Cake Breakfast Cereals
Birthday Cake Breakfast Cereals
Walmart's Family Size Funfetti Cereal is the "Fun and Only"
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53
Specialty Mexican Pizzas
Specialty Mexican Pizzas
Jet's Pizza Created a New Mexican Pizza for Cinco De Mayo
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52
Cake Batter Ice Creams
Cake Batter Ice Creams
Blue Bell’s New Confetti Cake Ice Cream Features Two Times the Cake
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51
Homey Comfort Porridge Flavors
Homey Comfort Porridge Flavors
The Great British Porridge Co Has Introduced Two New Flavors
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50
Family-Friendly Picnic Bundles
Family-Friendly Picnic Bundles
Joella’s Hot Chicken Has Added Family Picnic Packs to Its Menu
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49
Globally Inspired Candy Mixes
Globally Inspired Candy Mixes
Haribo's Passport Mix Celebrates the Brand's Centennial
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48
Premium Mother’s Day Cakes
Premium Mother’s Day Cakes
Paris Baguette’s is Offering Two Premium Mother’s Day Cakes This Year
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47
Regenerative Instant Oatmeals
Regenerative Instant Oatmeals
Nature's Path Foods Created a Limited-Edition Hot Cereal
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46
Vegan-Friendly Frozen Dessert Bars
Vegan-Friendly Frozen Dessert Bars
Dairy Queen Created a Plant-Based, Non-Dairy Dilly Bar
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45
Fast Food Taco Kits
Fast Food Taco Kits
The Taco Bell Soft Taco Dinner Kit Makes 10 Tacos
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44
Pureed Roasted Veggie Dips
Pureed Roasted Veggie Dips
The New Lineup of Sabra Veggie Dips are Made with Roasted Vegetables
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43
Live Pizza-Making Series
Live Pizza-Making Series
CAULIPOWER & CHILL. is a Weekly 15-Minute Pizza-Making Series
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42
Jewelry Brand Cupcake Collaborations
Jewelry Brand Cupcake Collaborations
Kendra Scott Worked with Sprinkles on a Mother’s Day Gift Set
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41
Cinnamon-Spiced Oat Cereals
Cinnamon-Spiced Oat Cereals
General Mills is Adding New Cinnamon Cheerios to Its Lineup
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40
Oversized Microwaveable Cookies
Oversized Microwaveable Cookies
Duncan Hines' Mega Cookie Comes in a Six-Inch Microwave-Ready Pan
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39
Creamy Plant-Based Chocolates
Creamy Plant-Based Chocolates
LoveRaw's M:lk Choc Bar Range Shares Vegan Milk Chocolate Bars
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38
Nutrient-Rich Coconut Waters
Nutrient-Rich Coconut Waters
The Vita Coco Pressed Coconut Water Comes in Two New Flavors
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37
Sweet Cereal-Studded Cones
Sweet Cereal-Studded Cones
Wienerschnitzel Debuted a Froot Loops Dipped Cone & Froot Loops Shake.
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36
Ramadan Meal Boxes
Ramadan Meal Boxes
Morrisons' Ramadan Food Box Contains Essentials for Breaking a Day's Fast
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35
Double-Decker Plant-Based Burgers
Double-Decker Plant-Based Burgers
Frisch’s Big Boy's Impossible Big Boy is Made with Vegan Patties
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34
Smart Recipe Apps
Smart Recipe Apps
The SideChef App Now Works on Portal from Facebook.
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33
Spiced Mayo Condiments
Spiced Mayo Condiments
The Heinz Mayoracha Has a Kick of Heat for Foodies to Enjoy
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32
Benefit-Focused Gummies
Benefit-Focused Gummies
Medterra's CBD Gummies Help with Alertness, Sleep or Calming
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31
At-Home Burger Kits
At-Home Burger Kits
Smashburger is Offering Take & Make Family Meal Kits During COVID-19
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30
DIY Diner Meal Kits
DIY Diner Meal Kits
The Denny's Make-at-Home Meal Kits Allow for Easy Family Favorite Meals
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29
Chocolate-Covered Chickpea Snacks
Chocolate-Covered Chickpea Snacks
Lebby Makes Chickpea Snacks Without Salt, Oil or Additives
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28
Plant-Based Footprint Calculators
Plant-Based Footprint Calculators
Impossible Foods' Impact Calculator Measures Planet Restoration
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27
Mini Ice Cream Cones
Mini Ice Cream Cones
The Drumstick Mini Drums are a Miniature Take on an Iconic Version
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26
Brunch Cocktail-Inspired Jams
Brunch Cocktail-Inspired Jams
Aldi is Selling Strawberry Mimosa Jam Ahead of Mother's Day
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25
Flame-Grilled Burger Kits
Flame-Grilled Burger Kits
CooKING Burger @Home Provides Ingredients to Make a Whopper at Home
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24
DIY Fondue Kits
DIY Fondue Kits
Edible Arrangements Has Launched a DIY Fondue Product Line
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23
Direct-to-Consumer Bread Deliveries
Direct-to-Consumer Bread Deliveries
Base Bread Ships Frozen Directly to Consumers from Japan
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22
Ready-Made Cooking Sauces
Ready-Made Cooking Sauces
The New Prego Cooking Sauces Make Cooking Dinner Quick and Easy
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21
Cake Batter Popcorn Snacks
Cake Batter Popcorn Snacks
Sweet Chaos Cold Stone Creamery Cake Batter Popcorn is a Sweet Treat
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20
Low-Cost QSR Meal Deals
Low-Cost QSR Meal Deals
The Burger King 3 for $3 Meal Deal is Here for a Limited Time
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19
DIY Fish Taco Kits
DIY Fish Taco Kits
Fremont Fish Market Taco Kits are Perfect for Taco Tuesday at Home
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18
Crunchy Avocado Crisps
Crunchy Avocado Crisps
Avocados are the First Ingredient in Hippie Snacks' Avocado Crisps
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17
Plant-Based Egg White Alternatives
Plant-Based Egg White Alternatives
Plantible Raised $4.6 Million in Seed Round
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16
Take-Home Taco Kits
Take-Home Taco Kits
Sam’s Club Just Debuted New Member’s Mark Chicken Taco Kits
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15
Takeout Pizza Kits
Takeout Pizza Kits
The Blaze Pizza DIY Pizza Kits are Fun for the Whole Family
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14
Drive-Thru Sampling Stations
Drive-Thru Sampling Stations
Three Wishes Turned a Driveway Into a Space to Safely Share Samples
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13
Restaurant-Inspired Finishing Sauces
Restaurant-Inspired Finishing Sauces
The Hellmann’s Drizzle Sauces Come in Five Flavors
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12
Small Business Snack Boxes
Small Business Snack Boxes
ParmCrisps & Bridge Lane Wine Created a Limited-Edition Pairing
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11
Global Hot Dog Flavors
Global Hot Dog Flavors
Wienerschnitzel's World of Wieners Menu Features Three Global Flavors
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10
Virtual Mother's Day Experiences
Virtual Mother's Day Experiences
KFC is Offering a Mother's Day Experience on Facebook Messenger
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9
Family-Sized QSR Meal Deals
Family-Sized QSR Meal Deals
The Wendy's Feed The Fam Deals Come in Two Options
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8
Quarantine Date Night Bundles
Quarantine Date Night Bundles
Red Lobster is Elevating Date Night at Home with Music & Backgrounds
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7
Rainbow Cotton Candy Cakes
Rainbow Cotton Candy Cakes
Sweet Fluffe Cotton Candy Creations Makes Cakes Out of Cotton Candy
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6
At-Home Superfood Drink Mixers
At-Home Superfood Drink Mixers
The Nestlé nesQino Uses Premixed Sachets to Brew Drinks
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5
Plastic-Free Baby Bowls
Plastic-Free Baby Bowls
Nummy's Baby Bowls are Made from the Highest Grade Platinum Silicone
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4
Inexpensive Taco Meal Deals
Inexpensive Taco Meal Deals
The Taco Bell $10 Cravings Pack is Available Nationwide
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3
Zero-Waste Restaurants
Zero-Waste Restaurants
The Silo Restaurant in East London Features a Sustainable Menu and Interior
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2
Zero-Waste Origami Packaging
Zero-Waste Origami Packaging
KitKat's Plastic-Free Packaging Turns Into a Sea Creature Paper Craft
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1
Self-Watering Gardening Towers
Self-Watering Gardening Towers
The Hydroponic Farmstand Grows Farm-Fresh Produce at Home
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