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Top 100 Food Trends in September

From DIY Burger Kits to Gourmet-Inspired Chips

— September 26, 2020 — Lifestyle
From safe-to-eat cookie dough to three ingredient peanut butter, this delicious list of September 2020 food trends highlights some of the top ideas and innovations in the food and drink sectors.

Between patios, barbecues and picnics, summer is the perfect time to indulge, and brands respond to this by launching some of their most experimental and exciting offerings during this time. For example, the Miss Vickies Signature Range was released this month, deviating from simple flavors to offer a more gourmet profile. Some of the iterations include Black Truffle & Parmesan, Apple Cider Vinaigrette & Shallots and Hickory Smoked Salt. Meanwhile, Shake Shack offered a DIY burger kit that featured ready-to-make ingredients, inspiring consumers to offer an upgraded burger night that was sure to impress.
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Crunchy Fudge Protein Bars
Crunchy Fudge Protein Bars
Barebells' Crunchy Fudge Flavor is High-Protein & Free from Added Sugar
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99
Authentic Miniature Cheesecakes
Authentic Miniature Cheesecakes
Sara Lee's Mini Cheesecakes are Individually Wrapped & Portioned
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98
Plant Protein Snack Bars
Plant Protein Snack Bars
The Nestlé Yes! Snack Bars Now Come in Protein-Packed Options
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97
Industrial Designer Baking Chocolates
Industrial Designer Baking Chocolates
These New Chocolate Chips from Dandelion Chocolate are Chic
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96
Carbonated Pre-Workout Energy Drinks
Carbonated Pre-Workout Energy Drinks
The ABE Sports Energy Drinks Come in Four Flavors
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95
Ramen-Flavored Chips
Ramen-Flavored Chips
Pringles Launches the New Kanto Dashi Shoyu Ramen Chip Flavor
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94
Safe-to-Eat Cookie Doughs
Safe-to-Eat Cookie Doughs
This New Pillsbury Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is Ready to Bake or Eat
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93
Artisan Vegetable Seasoning Kits
Artisan Vegetable Seasoning Kits
Ross & Ross Gifts' Veggie Roast Dinner Kit Boasts Bold Flavors
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92
Free-From Kid-Friendly Bars
Free-From Kid-Friendly Bars
Kids MacroBars Boast Kid-Pleasing Flavors & Clean Ingredients
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91
Flavored Walnut Snacks
Flavored Walnut Snacks
These Ready-to-Eat Snack Walnuts Were Inspired by Kitchen Pantry Items
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90
Ghee-Infused Oil Sprays
Ghee-Infused Oil Sprays
Organic Ghee & Sunflower Oil Spray is Ideal for Frying & Sautéing
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89
Plant-Based Distribution Partnerships
Plant-Based Distribution Partnerships
The Impossible Burger Will Be Sold at Walmart Stores
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88
Multi-Layered Protein Bars
Multi-Layered Protein Bars
RXBAR Layers Combine the Best Features of Nut Butter and Protein Bars
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87
Artisan Beet Pesto Sauces
Artisan Beet Pesto Sauces
Do Anything's Beet Pesto is Non-GMO and Certified Organic
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86
Nutritious Frozen Fresh Pastas
Nutritious Frozen Fresh Pastas
Cappello's Makes Simple Pastas with Real Food Ingredients
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85
Summery Goat Cheese Dips
Summery Goat Cheese Dips
The Vermont Creamery Goat Cheese Dips are Creamy and Flavorful
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84
Vegan Fine Cheese Shops
Vegan Fine Cheese Shops
The Vreamery is an Artisan Cheese Company is California
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83
Meatless Burger Commercials
Meatless Burger Commercials
The First-Ever Beyond Meat Commercial Asks "What If?"
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82
Cookie-Infused Ice Cream Flavors
Cookie-Infused Ice Cream Flavors
Baskin-Robbins Relaunched the Iconic Mom's Makin' Cookie Flavor
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81
Oversized Holiday Chocolates
Oversized Holiday Chocolates
The Specially Selected Chocolate & Praline Dome is a Layered Treat
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80
Gourmet-Inspired Kettle Cooked Chips
Gourmet-Inspired Kettle Cooked Chips
The Miss Vickie’s® Signatures Range Includes Premium Flavors
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79
Portable Cheeseboard Snacks
Portable Cheeseboard Snacks
Tillamook Cheeseboards Share Cheese, Fruit Spreads and Crackers
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78
Beer-Flavored Gelato Desserts
Beer-Flavored Gelato Desserts
Peroni Collaborated on a Uniquely Flavored Gelato for Beer Day
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77
Palm Oil-Free Hazelnut Spreads
Palm Oil-Free Hazelnut Spreads
The Kraft Heinz Hazelnut Spread is Available in Canada
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76
Artisan Carrot Cake Jams
Artisan Carrot Cake Jams
The Potlicker LLC's Carrot Cake Jam Boasts an Award-Winning Recipe
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75
At-Home Recess Boxes
At-Home Recess Boxes
Snack Sized Adventures: Recess Edition Supports Families During a Pandemic
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74
Color-Changing Freshness Indicators
Color-Changing Freshness Indicators
Bizongo's Improving the User Experience in the Food Industry
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73
Anti-Inflammatory Diet Programs
Anti-Inflammatory Diet Programs
Provenance Meals' Feel Good Fix is a Three-Day Long Program
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72
Musician-Honoring Cooking Sauces
Musician-Honoring Cooking Sauces
The Tessemae’s Cosmic Jerry Sauce Pays Homage to Jerry Garcia
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71
Shelf-Stable Kombucha Concentrates
Shelf-Stable Kombucha Concentrates
The Soda Press Co. Kombucha Concentrates Come in Two Varieties
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70
Celebrity Chef Snack Pairings
Celebrity Chef Snack Pairings
Eden Grinshpan is the New Miss Vickie’s® Signatures Chip Sommelier
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69
Kid-Friendly Plant-Based Pastas
Kid-Friendly Plant-Based Pastas
Tolerant is Introducing Organic, Legume-Based Pastas for Kids
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68
Allergen-Free Plant-Based Beverages
Allergen-Free Plant-Based Beverages
The Koia Thrive Drinks Have a Tasty, Functional Profile
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67
Premium Oat Milk Chocolates
Premium Oat Milk Chocolates
Lindt is Introducing Plant-Based Chocolate Made with Oat Milk
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66
Fresh-Baked Convenience Store Pastries
Fresh-Baked Convenience Store Pastries
7-Eleven Unveiled a New Fresh-Baked Goods Menu
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65
Whipped Yogurt Toppings
Whipped Yogurt Toppings
This Whipped Topping by Bob's Natural is Made with Greek Yogurt
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64
Kid-Friendly Plant-Based Yogurts
Kid-Friendly Plant-Based Yogurts
Little Bandits is a Plant-Based Yogurt Alternative for Kids
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63
Fiber-Rich Oat Yogurts
Fiber-Rich Oat Yogurts
The Alpro Absolutely Oat Has a Plant-Based Recipe
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62
Health-Conscious Tortillas
Health-Conscious Tortillas
The La Tortilla Factory Low Carb Tortillas Come in Two Options
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61
Limited-Edition DIY Burger Kits
Limited-Edition DIY Burger Kits
The Shake Shack SmokeShack Kits are Ready-to-Prepare
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60
Low-Sugar Mini Bars
Low-Sugar Mini Bars
ONE Minis Boast Seven Grams of Protein and Less Than a Gram of Sugar
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59
Hemp-Powered Wellness Bundles
Hemp-Powered Wellness Bundles
The Half Day CBD Bundle Provides Products for Anytime of Day
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58
Convenient No-Cleanup Meal Kits
Convenient No-Cleanup Meal Kits
The Cook-in-Bag Seafood Meals from Giant are Easy to Prepare
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57
Exclusive Limited-Edition Sodas
Exclusive Limited-Edition Sodas
MTN DEW SPARK is Available at Speedway Locations
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56
Allergy-Friendly Protein Bars
Allergy-Friendly Protein Bars
KUBEBA's Low-Sugar, High-Protein Bars Avoid the Top Eight Allergens
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55
Flexible Frozen Food Packaging
Flexible Frozen Food Packaging
Green Giant Opts-In for a Microwaveable and Resealable Packaging
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54
Fall-Themed Baking Mixes
Fall-Themed Baking Mixes
Walmart Debuts Spooky, Fall-Themed Treats Ahead of Autumn
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53
Nitro Ice Cream Deliveries
Nitro Ice Cream Deliveries
CHIN CHIN Ice Cream in the Post is Delivered by Mail
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52
Latin Vegan Butcher Shops
Latin Vegan Butcher Shops
Tranquilita la Vaca Opened Doors in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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51
Keto-Friendly Beet Crisps
Keto-Friendly Beet Crisps
Okanagan Rawesome's Beet Crisps in Onion-Herb are Grain-Free
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50
Low-Carb Vegan Protein Shakes
Low-Carb Vegan Protein Shakes
The Tonik Plant Shakes Come in Six Flavor Options
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49
Soothing Teething Sticks
Soothing Teething Sticks
Gerber's Soothe 'n' Chew Teething Sticks are Grain-Based
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48
Alcoholic Bubble Tea Bars
Alcoholic Bubble Tea Bars
The Montreal-Based MajesThé Bar Serves Asian Cuisine with a Twist
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47
Edible Sneaker Cakes
Edible Sneaker Cakes
Adidas & Deliveroo are Sharing Edible Replicas of the ZX 2K Boost Trainers
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46
Musical Cookie Ice Creams
Musical Cookie Ice Creams
A Serendipity Ice Cream Flavor is Launching with a Selena Gomez Single
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45
Cheesy Lobster Dips
Cheesy Lobster Dips
Matty's Seafood's Lobster + Craft Beer & Cheese Hot Dip is Easy to Prep
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44
Candy Care Packages
Candy Care Packages
Sugarfina's Candy Care Package Shares a Selection of Sweet Treats
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43
Pre-Made Ready-to-Heat Meals
Pre-Made Ready-to-Heat Meals
Sun Basket's Fresh & Ready Meals Can Be Made in as Few as Six Minutes
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42
Three-Ingredient Peanut Butters
Three-Ingredient Peanut Butters
The Jif No Added Sugar Creamy Peanut Butter Spread is Tasty
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41
Fried Chicken Hot Dogs
Fried Chicken Hot Dogs
The KFC France Chicken Tender Hot Dogs Come in Two Varieties
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40
Modernized On-the-Go Juice Packaging
Modernized On-the-Go Juice Packaging
This New Tropicana Bottle Design Has 50% Recycled Plastic
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39
Brazilian Coffee-Infused Sodas
Brazilian Coffee-Infused Sodas
Coca-Cola with Coffee will Come in Three Varieties in 2021
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38
Chocolate-Inspired Cream Cheeses
Chocolate-Inspired Cream Cheeses
Philadelphia and Cadbury Partnered for a New Cream Cheese Flavor
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37
AI-Improved Vegan Dairy Products
AI-Improved Vegan Dairy Products
Danone North America Partners with Brightseed to Enhance Its Line
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36
Building Game Cereals
Building Game Cereals
Kellogg's Minecraft Creeper Crunch Cereal Shares Special In-Game Codes
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35
On-the-Go CBD Powders
On-the-Go CBD Powders
Caliper Swiftsticks Share a Fast and Flavorful Way to Consume CBD
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34
Healthy Morning Snack Ranges
Healthy Morning Snack Ranges
The Roberts Hybrid Breakfast Snacks Come in Several Flavors
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33
Chinese Takeout Pop-Ups
Chinese Takeout Pop-Ups
NICE DAY is a New American-Chinese Concept Designed for Delivery
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32
Virtual Adulting Classes
Virtual Adulting Classes
Whole Foods' Home Ec 365 Shares Modernized Lessons in Adulting
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31
Social Cannabis Enthusiast Accounts
Social Cannabis Enthusiast Accounts
thecannabinista Shares Cannabis and THC Recipes and Reviews
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30
Rebranded Prepackaged Pastas
Rebranded Prepackaged Pastas
Kraft Mac & Cheese is Being Updated with Breakfast Branding
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29
Ingredient-Analyzing Software
Ingredient-Analyzing Software
JourneyAI Helps Brands Find the Perfect Ingredient for Their Recipes
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28
State Fair Food Kits
State Fair Food Kits
State Fair To Go Packages Fun Fair Food for Enjoying at Home
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27
South Asian-Inspired Superfood Products
South Asian-Inspired Superfood Products
Kola's Super Green Latte Boasts Nutritious Ingredients
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26
Personalized Cereal Box Promotions
Personalized Cereal Box Promotions
Kellogg's is Offering a Special Service for Back-to-School
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25
Gilded Holiday Chocolate Gifts
Gilded Holiday Chocolate Gifts
The New Cadbury Dairy Milk Freddo Treasures is Treat-Filled
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24
Upcycled Cauliflower Crisps
Upcycled Cauliflower Crisps
Nudie Snacks Makes Cauliflower Snacks That Reduce Food Waste
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23
Healthy Back-to-School Snacks
Healthy Back-to-School Snacks
Sun-Maid Launched the 'Childhood is Always in Session' Campaign
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22
Indulgent Vegan Chocolate Bars
Indulgent Vegan Chocolate Bars
Dirty Cow Makes Handmade Small-Batch Dairy-Free Chocolate Bars
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21
Macronutrient Drink Collections
Macronutrient Drink Collections
Thes New Exalt Products Include Meal Replacements and Juices
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20
Nutrient-Dense Smoothie Packs
Nutrient-Dense Smoothie Packs
The Blendtopia Superfood Smoothie Kits Come in Five Flavors
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19
Retro-Modern TV Dinners
Retro-Modern TV Dinners
The Americana TV Dinners Take Cues from Popular Meals of the 50s
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18
No-Bake Snack Bar Mixes
No-Bake Snack Bar Mixes
Trader Joe’s No Bake Nut Butter Bar Mix Combines with a Cup of Nut Butter
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17
Athlete-Targeted Yogurt Products
Athlete-Targeted Yogurt Products
Nestlé Lindahls Pro Comes in a Range of Tasty Options
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16
Redefined Family-Size Cereal Boxes
Redefined Family-Size Cereal Boxes
Nestlé Brazil Debuts a New Packaging Format for Its Product
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15
Spicy Fried Chicken Acos
Spicy Fried Chicken Acos
Taco Bueno Just Debuted Four New Types of Kickin’ Fried Chicken Tacos
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14
Galactic Donut Kits
Galactic Donut Kits
The Foodstirs® Out of This World Donut Kit Boasts Plant-Based Ingredients
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13
Premixed Vegan Protein Shakes
Premixed Vegan Protein Shakes
The Grounded Dairy-Free RTD Shakes are Milkshake-Inspired
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12
Two-in-One Pizza Boxes
Two-in-One Pizza Boxes
The Pizza Hut Double It Box Holds Two Medium-Sized Pizzas
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11
Nutty Baby Food Pouches
Nutty Baby Food Pouches
Happy Baby Organics Nutty Blends Support Early Allergen Introduction
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10
All-Hours Pizza Boxes
All-Hours Pizza Boxes
Pizza Time's Playful Boxes Promote Its 24-Hour Restaurant
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9
Stuffed Bite-Sized Bagels
Stuffed Bite-Sized Bagels
Dunkin’ Has Expanded Its Breakfast Range to Include Stuffed Bagel Minis
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8
Subscription-Based Reusable Containers
Subscription-Based Reusable Containers
Dispatch Goods Boasts an Eco-Friendly Food Container System
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7
One-Stop Sour Candy Shops
One-Stop Sour Candy Shops
The First-Ever Sour Patch Kids Store Shares Treats To-Go
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6
Reusable Takeout Container Programs
Reusable Takeout Container Programs
Wisebox is an Eco-Conscious Alternative to Regular Containers
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5
Digital Halloween Platforms
Digital Halloween Platforms
TREAT TOWN is an App-Based Experience for Virtual Trick-or-Treating
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4
Mirrored Vending Machines
Mirrored Vending Machines
The Daily Harvest Vending Machines Give Away Pints of Vegan Ice Cream
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3
Mobile-First Restaurant Concepts
Mobile-First Restaurant Concepts
Taco Bell Go Mobile Focuses on Smart Tech & Dual Drive-Thru Lanes
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2
Reusable Collapsible Cutlery
Reusable Collapsible Cutlery
The FinalFork and FinalSpork Help to Reduce Plastic Waste
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1
Reusable Fast Food Packaging
Reusable Fast Food Packaging
PriestmanGoode Utilizes Cocoa Bean Shells in New Innovative Project
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