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Top 100 Food Ideas for October

From Food Management Apps to Soft Drink Donuts

— October 28, 2018 — Lifestyle
From food management apps to soft drink donuts this list of October 2018 food trends is capturing some of the delicious ways in which the rapidly changing food industry is trying to satisfy a consumer's appetite.

Some standouts from this delicious list include an automated soft serve ATM, which was dispensing dessert on demand in New York's Moxy Times Square hotel. Other innovations include an edible supermarket exhibition, which celebrated Tesco's 20th anniversary.

Plenty of brands are taking advantage of the turning season to offer festive Halloween-themed goodies. A perfect example of this includes Krispe Kreme's spooky new line, which arrives with an icing that's been infused with Vitmo flavors, like grape raspberry and blackcurrent. Perfect for the season, these donuts are only available for a limited-time enabling the brand to get creative and experiment with flavor profiles.
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Smoked Applewood BBQ Sauces
Smoked Applewood BBQ Sauces
This Applewood and Hickory Smoked BBQ Sauce is Sweet and Smoky
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99
Jalapeno Peach BBQ Sauces
Jalapeno Peach BBQ Sauces
Williams Sonoma's Jalapeno Peach BBQ Sauce Offers a Tangy Sweet Heat
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98
Oral Care Soft Chews
Oral Care Soft Chews
BasicBites Chocolate Soft Chews Support Oral Care and Enamel Health
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97
Crunchy Protein Cookies
Crunchy Protein Cookies
Lenny & Larry's Free-From Cookies are Packed with 20 Grams of Protein
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96
Maple Bourbon Braising Sauces
Maple Bourbon Braising Sauces
This Maple Bourbon Braising Sauce is Ideal for a Variety of Meats
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95
Cheesy Macaroni Candy Canes
Cheesy Macaroni Candy Canes
Archie McPhee is Selling Mac & Cheese Candy Canes for the Holidays
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94
Mobile Ice Cream Deliveries
Mobile Ice Cream Deliveries
The Häagen-Dazs NOW App Offers On-Demand Geo-Targeted Deliveries
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93
Cauliflower Steak Meals
Cauliflower Steak Meals
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Puts a Plant-Based Spin on "Steak and Fries"
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92
Cocktail-Flavored Cakes
Cocktail-Flavored Cakes
These Cocktail Cakes Come in Classic Flavor Combinations
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91
Roasted Seaweed Snacks
Roasted Seaweed Snacks
gimMe Offers Tasty Seaweed Snacks in a Variety of Bold Flavors
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90
Craft Beer Donut Pairings
Craft Beer Donut Pairings
Grain&Grit Beer Co. and Donut Monster Hosted a Special Co-Event
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89
Decadent Ice Cream Shakes
Decadent Ice Cream Shakes
Häagen-Dazs is Offering Two New Ice Cream Flavors at Its Scoop Shops
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88
Versatile Garlic Cooking Sauces
Versatile Garlic Cooking Sauces
The Garlic Everything Sauce is Roy Choi for Williams Sonoma
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87
LA-Inspired Korean Seasonings
LA-Inspired Korean Seasonings
Roy Choi's Pinch of LA Seasoning is Available at Williams Sonoma
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86
Rustic Steak-Infused Subs
Rustic Steak-Infused Subs
The Firehouse Subs Pub Steak Sub is Made with the New Beer Cheese Sauce
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85
Portable Gourmet Kefir Drinks
Portable Gourmet Kefir Drinks
The Collective Dairy Kefir Comes in Flavors Like Coconut and Honey
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84
Informative QR Chicken Packages
Informative QR Chicken Packages
Foster Farms' Packaging Features DORI, a QR Code Virtual Assistant
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83
All-in-One Peanut Butter Snacks
All-in-One Peanut Butter Snacks
The SKIPPY P.B.& Jelly Minis are Portable and Mess-Free
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82
Dissolving Pouch Protein Supplements
Dissolving Pouch Protein Supplements
The VADE Nutrition Dissolvable Protein Scoops are Convenient
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81
Organic Mainstream Cereals
Organic Mainstream Cereals
These Organic Nestlé Cereals are Available in Europe
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80
Pouch-Packed High Protein Yogurt
Pouch-Packed High Protein Yogurt
Pro-yo by the Collective Uk is a High Protein Portable Yogurt
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79
Collagen-Enhanced Nut Butters
Collagen-Enhanced Nut Butters
Wild Friends Foods' Nut Butters are Infused with Collagen Peptides
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78
Oven-Roasted Salmon Kits
Oven-Roasted Salmon Kits
'Ready Set Salmon' Meal Enhancers Enrich Breakfasts, Lunches & Dinners
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77
Beer Braised Beef Sandwiches
Beer Braised Beef Sandwiches
Arby's is Testing Beer Cheese Sandwiches for 'Meatoberfest'
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76
Nutty Vegetarian Snack Bars
Nutty Vegetarian Snack Bars
The Nestlé YES! Snack Bar will Launch in the UK and Ireland
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75
Clean-Label Liquid Margarine
Clean-Label Liquid Margarine
This Next-Gen Margarine Suits Artisanal and Industrial Bakeries
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74
Truffle-Infused Hot Sauces
Truffle-Infused Hot Sauces
TRUFF is a Black Truffle Hot Sauce Made in California
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73
Soft Drink-Integrated Donuts
Soft Drink-Integrated Donuts
Krispy Kreme's Limited-Edition Donuts Feature Vimto Frosting & Icing
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72
Artisan-Inspired Yogurt Desserts
Artisan-Inspired Yogurt Desserts
The So Delicious Dairy Free Pineapple Brulée Yogurt is Decadent
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71
Miniature Breakfast Sandwich Snacks
Miniature Breakfast Sandwich Snacks
The New Sonic Breakfast Slingers Come in Two Tasty Variations
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70
Diet-Friendly Meal Kits
Diet-Friendly Meal Kits
Blue Apron Has Launched Whole30-approved Recipes for September
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69
Nutritious Low-Sugar Biltong Snacks
Nutritious Low-Sugar Biltong Snacks
Stryve's Offerings are Extremely Healthy & Packed with Protein
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68
Plant-Based Ketogenic Bars
Plant-Based Ketogenic Bars
The 'Dang Bar' is Packed with Healthy Fats to Support Sustained Energy
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67
Cartoon-Celebrating Cookies
Cartoon-Celebrating Cookies
Oreo's Birthday Cake-Flavored Cookies Celebrate Mickey Mouse's 90th
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66
Automated Soft Serve ATMs
Automated Soft Serve ATMs
The Moxy Times Square is Home to the First Soft Serve Vending Machine
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65
Functional Chewing Gums
Functional Chewing Gums
Simply Gum Launched Cleanse, Revive & Boost Limited-Edition Gum
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64
Free-From Prepackaged Snacks
Free-From Prepackaged Snacks
MadeGood Snacks are School-Safe and Made with Healthy Ingredients
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63
Fruity Superfood Drinks
Fruity Superfood Drinks
The Koia Fruit Infusions Drinks Contain 18 Grams of Plant-Based Protein
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62
High-End Hamburger Kits
High-End Hamburger Kits
Costco's Kobe Beef Slider Meal Kit is Surprisingly Affordable
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61
Apple Cider Vinegar-Based Tonics
Apple Cider Vinegar-Based Tonics
Fire Brew Sells Health Shots in a Whiskey Bottle
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60
Grass-Fed Flavored Grilling Butter
Grass-Fed Flavored Grilling Butter
This Banner Butter Package Boasts Six Flavored Grilling Butters
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59
Portable PB&J Sachets
Portable PB&J Sachets
'Split' Combines Nut Butter and Jelly in a Simple, Single-Serve Pack
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58
Iconic 90s Dressing Cookbooks
Iconic 90s Dressing Cookbooks
The 'Ranch' Recipe Book Explores the Best-Selling Salad Dressing
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57
Honey-Coated Chicken Tenders
Honey-Coated Chicken Tenders
KFC's Hot Honey Fried Chicken is Now Available in the Form of Tenders
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56
Kid-Friendly Frozen Foods
Kid-Friendly Frozen Foods
The Frozen Food Products for Kids by Ella's Kitchen are Healthy
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55
Gourmet Volcanic Sea Salts
Gourmet Volcanic Sea Salts
This Red Hawaiian Salt from Jacobsen Salt Co is Rich in Minerals
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54
Massive 9,606-Calorie Burgers
Massive 9,606-Calorie Burgers
The Quadruple Coronary Bypass Burger is a Terrifying Culinary Feat
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53
Microwaveable Riceberry Meals
Microwaveable Riceberry Meals
S&P's Rice-Based Meal Spotlights Sustainable Thailand Agriculture
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52
Clean-Label Frozen Pizzas
Clean-Label Frozen Pizzas
SKINNYPIZZA is Now Packaging Its Approach to Healthy Italian Dining
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51
Butternut Macaroni Meals
Butternut Macaroni Meals
CeCe's Veggie Company is Introducing Heat-and-Eat Squash-Based Meal
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50
Microwaveable Protein Muffins
Microwaveable Protein Muffins
Health Warrior's Single-Serve Muffin Reinvents Microwavable Desserts
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49
Vegan Milk Alternatives
Vegan Milk Alternatives
Innocent's Dairy Free Range is Great for Cereals, Muesli, and Porridge
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48
Cold Weather Frozen Yogurts
Cold Weather Frozen Yogurts
These Yasso Frozen Yogurt Flavors are Sweet and Seasonal
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47
Beginner Kitchen Goods
Beginner Kitchen Goods
Cookut Helps Novice Cooks Make Complex and Often Store-Bought Dishes
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46
Cocktail-Paired Chocolates
Cocktail-Paired Chocolates
The Pop-Up Kit Kat Bar Pairs Cocktails with New Chocolate Flavors
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45
Freshness-Focused Fridges
Freshness-Focused Fridges
Grundig’s FullFresh+ Refrigerator Maintains an Optimum Environment
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44
Snacking-Friendly Fruit Balls
Snacking-Friendly Fruit Balls
These Forest Feast Snacks are Made with Exotic Fruit Ingredients
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43
Plant-Based Sushi Substitutes
Plant-Based Sushi Substitutes
Ocean Hugger Foods is Developing Veggie-Based Fish Alternatives
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Adaptogenic Coconut Milk Horchatas
Adaptogenic Coconut Milk Horchatas
This Mushroom Milk by the New New Age is a Nutrient-Dense Treat
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41
Clean Label Quinoa Snacks
Clean Label Quinoa Snacks
The Safe + Fair Food Company's Popcorn Quinoa Chips Boast Three Flavors
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40
Nourishing Grab-and-Go Ramens
Nourishing Grab-and-Go Ramens
The New Pressery Organic Ramen Kits are Quick to Prepare
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Plant-Powered Frozen Burritos
Plant-Powered Frozen Burritos
Vegan Rob's Protein Burritos Nourish with Water Lentils & Algae
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38
Calorie-Conscious Ice Creams
Calorie-Conscious Ice Creams
Jude’s Ice Cream Has Unveiled New Treats Made without Added Sugar
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37
Active Hemp Extract Supplements
Active Hemp Extract Supplements
The Oki Supplement Line is Made with Cannabis Ingredients
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Alkalizing Smoothie Additives
Alkalizing Smoothie Additives
The Unicorn Berry Smoothie Potion Contains Wheatgrass and Goji Berry
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AR-Enhanced Candy Packaging
AR-Enhanced Candy Packaging
KONTI's Wrappers Connect Kids to Short Cartoons & Full-Length Films
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Clean Eating Child Snacks
Clean Eating Child Snacks
The Perfect Kids Organic Refrigerated Snack Bar is Superfood-Infused
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Poorly Priced Chocolate Ads
Poorly Priced Chocolate Ads
Snickers' Banner Ad Promotes 1 Bar for the Price of 2
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32
Seaweed-Crusted Sushi Pizzas
Seaweed-Crusted Sushi Pizzas
Poke Burri is Serving Up Sushi Pizza to Seafood Lovers Across Atlanta
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Gourmet Snack Brand Restaurants
Gourmet Snack Brand Restaurants
Cheetos Launches 'The Flamin’ Hot Spot' with Roy Choi
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Promotional Candy Walls
Promotional Candy Walls
O2 is Launching a Giant Wall of Candy to Promote Its New Custom Plans
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29
Edible Supermarket Exhibitions
Edible Supermarket Exhibitions
Tesco Finest is Celebrating Its 20th Birthday in an Immersive Way
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Plant-Powered Puffed Crisps
Plant-Powered Puffed Crisps
Snacklins' Puffed Vegetable Crisps Take Cues from Pork Rinds
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High-Fat Ice Creams
High-Fat Ice Creams
Rebel Creamery Makes Premium Low-Carb, High-Fat Frozen Desserts
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26
Home-Cooked Dog Food Subscriptions
Home-Cooked Dog Food Subscriptions
Butternut Box Offers Gourmet Treats for the Furry Companion
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25
Popped Seed Snacks
Popped Seed Snacks
'Hopapops' is a New Superfood Snack Made from Popped Lotus Seeds
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24
Pink Cranberry Harvests
Pink Cranberry Harvests
Ocean Spray Harvested Pink Cranberries for Breast Cancer Support
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23
Gamified Pizza Boxes
Gamified Pizza Boxes
This Scannable Pizza Hut Box Shares an Augmented Reality Beanbag Game
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Tasty Vegan Advent Calendars
Tasty Vegan Advent Calendars
Squish Candies Accommodates Individuals with Restricted Diets
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Household Food Management Apps
Household Food Management Apps
The WasteNot App Helps to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Home
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Chocolate-Made Rental Cottages
Chocolate-Made Rental Cottages
The 'Home Sweet Home' Cottage is Made from 1.5 Tons of Chocolate
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19
Easy Open Snack Packaging
Easy Open Snack Packaging
This Kettle Baked Chips Packaging Encourages Sharing
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18
Cuban-Inspired Bakery Sandwiches
Cuban-Inspired Bakery Sandwiches
The Panera Bread Cuban Sandwich is Made with Artisan Ingredients
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Eco-Conscious Bread Packaging
Eco-Conscious Bread Packaging
Roberts Bakery will Use 100% Recyclable Packaging for Sustainability
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Sheep-Inspired Yogurt Packaging
Sheep-Inspired Yogurt Packaging
The Yangyangla Goat Yogurt Has Self-Referential Packaging
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Colorful Prebiotic Wraps
Colorful Prebiotic Wraps
Genius' Free-From Wraps Support Good Gut Health
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Boldly Elegant Burger Branding
Boldly Elegant Burger Branding
Daniel Freytag & Craig Anderson's Minimalist Design is Ultra-Sleek
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Egg-Centric Snack Brands
Egg-Centric Snack Brands
Peckish Shares "Peck Packs" with Organic, Fully Cooked Free-Range Eggs
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Inclusive Cannabis Lifestyle Brands
Inclusive Cannabis Lifestyle Brands
Oracle Infused Grants Access to Cannabinoid Personal Care
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11
Autonomous Grocery Delivery Cars
Autonomous Grocery Delivery Cars
AutoX Drives a "Mobile Shelf" to Customers on the Spot
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10
Eco Food Delivery Boxes
Eco Food Delivery Boxes
Landpack GmbH is Replacing Styrofoam with a Straw and Hemp Alternative
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Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Milk & Honey Babies Offers a Variety of Elegant & Functional Styles
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8
Clever Photochromic Packaging Designs
Clever Photochromic Packaging Designs
Cheetos' Packaging Strategy is Interactive and Entertaining
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7
Frozen Sweet Potato Slices
Frozen Sweet Potato Slices
'Sweet PotaTOASTS' are Being Introduced as a Toast Alternative
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Bite-Sized Waffle Cone Snacks
Bite-Sized Waffle Cone Snacks
Muddy Bites Combines Tiny Waffle Cones with a Rich Chocolate Filling
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5
Award-Winning Ice Cream Sculptures
Award-Winning Ice Cream Sculptures
Sally Reynolds' Creation is Shaped Like a Woman's Breast
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4
Localized Convenience Stores
Localized Convenience Stores
EAT17 in London is Redefining the Familiar Convenience Store Format
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3
Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Candytopia is a Vibrant Real-Life Candy Wonderland
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2
Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Overtreders W Borrows Construction Materials for This Structure
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Humorous Fast Food Commercials
Humorous Fast Food Commercials
KFC Tags Apple in This Incredibly Relevant Video on Twitter
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