Spirits & mixers: what’s trending now | News

While a great number of sectors in the food and drink market has felt the impact of the Covid pandemic, arguably few were hit quite as hard as the spirits category. With pubs and bars being closed the hospitality industry got a kick in the shins that it’s only now recovering from, while retailers revelled in the rush of customers looking to create their favourite tipples at home. New formats such as DIY cocktail letterbox kits and monthly memberships blossomed, and some could opine that the ready-to-drink (RTD) sector got a boost too. 

Bringing the party home
A newfound thirst

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Trending / SNAP: Single largest and permanent benefit increase in food stamp history | News

This fall, individuals and families in Columbia County, across Oregon and the nation who depend on food stamp assistance will see what the Biden Administration calls a significant and permanent increase in benefits.

It is reportedly the largest single increase in the food stamp system’s history, which now operates as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).






Largest Permanent Increase

This change will increase SNAP benefits distributed in Oregon by $337 million. For SNAP households this change on average will be about $36 more in money to buy food per person.




Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Press Secretary Jake Sunderland said Biden

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Artist creates surreal artworks by merging pics of food items and animals | Trending

The artist’s creations will intrigue you.

By Trisha Sengupta

PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2021 04:10 PM IST

If you have been using the Internet for long, then you may be aware that the online world is filled with people showcasing their amazing –and often unusual – creative artworks. Case in point, the artist Ronald Ong whose Instagram bio wittily describes that is he an artist who is “not taking art seriously.” And, the same is reflected in his creations that are made by merging pictures of food items and animals. There is a possibility that his amazing works will not

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Virtual kitchens, brands trending as off-premises dining surges

Keith Nunes 2019KANSAS CITY — The food delivery service DoorDash made a splash in late 2019 with the introduction of its first ghost kitchen in Redwood City, Calif. Nearly two years and one pandemic later, restaurant industry investment in off-premises concepts is accelerating and will create new opportunities and pressures for food and beverage product developers.

Research published by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in 2019 found off-premises dining accounted for 60% of foodservice occasions, and nearly 80% of restaurant operators said developing an off-premises strategy was a priority. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and what was a strategic priority became a

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The 20 Trending Foods That Are Good for the Environment

In a time where everything on our social feed is visual, food trends quickly morph into statements: That stack of pancakes gets a designer twist, while plain old noodles get turned into trending chips. We’re also in an era of climate change, which means that recreating the latest food trends quickly leads to questions about ingredient’s sustainability.

Our global food system currently accounts for 25 percent of man-made fossil fuel emissions, according to one recent study, and that number could rise even higher in the near future. Luckily, there is a way to stay ahead of the foodie curve 

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