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Hot sauce boom driven by healthy eating

 Fortune Business Insights says the hot sauce market is projected to grow over $2 billion by 2030, and it’s because more people are stepping outside the box when it comes to healthy eating. Darren Tompkins owns Headlock Hotsauce in Houston. He says he started the business as a pandemic hobby, and it’s grown tremendously, alongside the hot sauce market boom. THESE ARE THE HOT SAUCE BRANDS AMERICANS…

McDonald’s evolution from drive-in to global fast-food icon

McDonald’s Corporation stands as a global leader in the fast-food industry. Renowned for its diverse menu, the chain offers hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken, french fries, soft drinks, milkshakes, a variety of desserts, a vegan menu and more. In the world of fast-food, few names resonate as loudly as McDonald’s.  Let’s explore the captivating narrative of how two brothers transformed a humble drive-in into an international icon. WHAT…

Lays introduces new Sweet & Spicy Honey flavored chips inspired by ‘Love is Blind’ couple: ‘A Swicy twist’

Lay’s is introducing potato chips that taste “swicy” – a combination of sweet and spicy – and are inspired by a popular “Love Is Blind” couple. The potato chips brand announced the new Sweet & Spicy Honey potato chips product in a press release on Wednesday.  Lay’s worked with Cameron Hamilton and Lauren Speed-Hamilton, a couple featured on season 1 of “Love Is Blind”, to…

Krispy Kreme announces sweet Leap Day deal: How to score discounted donuts on Feb. 29

Leap Day occurs every four years on Feb. 29.  This year, the rare day falls on Thursday — and Krispy Kreme is going out of its way to ensure all the celebratory moves take place. The brand announced that customers could snag a dozen original donuts for just $2.29 — a nod to the 2/29 calendar date. KRISPY KREME ANNOUNCES LIMITED-TIME CHOCOLATE COLLABORATION WITH ICONIC BRAND:…

Restaurant owners warn new California law will make menu prices skyrocket: ‘Crippling to everybody’

A new California law signed by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom last October will ban “junk fees” across a variety of businesses, but some warn that customers and restaurants will be shocked at the rise in prices.  California Attorney General Rob Bonta’s office touted Senate Bill 478 in a press release the day it was signed, warning that “deceptive price advertising is a significant problem facing…

Breakfast food market projected to grow by $125 billion by 2027: report

A research firm predicts that the market for breakfast food will gain $125 billion in value over the next few years, thanks to consumer trends. Market research firm Technavio published its analysis of the breakfast food market on Friday. The predicted compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2022 and 2027 is 5.31%. According to the report, North America will contribute to 30% of the market’s…

Army vet says prepper food company booming as more Americans plan for disaster in 2024

While doomsday “prepping” may once have been considered extreme, concerns about the food supply and looming disasters have left millions of Americans stockpiling for emergency situations. “[M]ost people are concerned, not just about the larger conflicts, but I think that they are concerned about the price of current goods and they see the availability of things, shrinkflation if you will,” Prepper All Naturals founder Jason…

America’s favorite Super Bowl snacks, according to Instacart data

Super Bowl LVIII is taking place this Sunday, Feb. 11, which means snacks are on the horizon. Ahead of game day, Instacart shared snacking data in its “Snacktime Report,” which uses Instacart’s purchase data to uncover America’s favorite Super Bowl snacks and beverages. The online grocery delivery and pick-up service also leaned on consumer survey insights from The Harris Poll. “Our look into the nation’s…

Pizza Hut offers hot honey breakup pizzas ahead of Valentine’s Day: ‘Delivering spicy news’

Pizza Hut is offering a spicy way for customers to break up with their partners this Valentine’s Day season. The “sweet yet spicy” Hot Honey pizza was launched by the Texas-based chain this month. Pizza Hut describes the dish as being “topped with marinara sauce, a generous layer of cheese, classic pepperoni, a hot honey drizzle made with real honey infused with chili peppers and…

285-year-old lemon from 1739 sells at auction for nearly $1,800

When life gives you lemons, tucking them away for a few centuries may make you a small fortune. Brettells Auctioneers & Valuers in Newport, England, put a 285-year-old lemon for auction on Jan. 16 — and earned nearly $1,800 for it. The auction house originally found the 18th-century fruit from 1739 hidden away in a 19th-century cabinet. The cabinet went up for auction, too, but…

Meat substitutes market expected to boom by 2028, with projected growth estimated at $4.4 billion

The market for meat substitutes may grow $4.4 billion in value by 2028, according to one research firm’s predictions. Technavio released its report about the market on Friday. The market’s projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2023 and 2028 is 11.98%. According to the firm, European consumers will contribute 40% to the global market’s growth. Health-conscious consumers and a surge in popularity of vegetarian…

Chipotle celebrates Super Bowl by offering free Queso Blanco with entrée purchase

Chipotle Mexican Grill is offering a cheesy deal for its fans ahead of Super Bowl Sunday. In honor of the Super Bowl kicking off Feb. 11, the fast-casual Mexican food chain is offering a free small side of Queso Blanco with any entrée purchase for an entire week. Customers can use the promo code QUESO24 for a free small side of Queso Blanco when ordering…

Krispy Kreme releases Valentine’s Day lineup with 4 heart-shaped, love-filled donuts: ‘You’re berry sweet’

The day of love, also known as Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, is on the horizon. While many will celebrate the occasion with chocolate and flowers, Krispy Kreme has announced its lineup to commemorate the holiday with a special-edition donut. The brand announced four new donut offerings for Valentine’s Day this year — fittingly, all in the shape of a heart. KRISPY KREME ‘DAY OF THE DOZENS’…

Dunkin’ and Mrs. Butterworth’s introduce new syrup that tastes like glazed donuts: ‘Irresistibly sweet’

Dunkin’ is offering a sweet new breakfast product for its fans. The Massachusetts-based chain teamed up with the Mrs. Butterworth’s brand to launch the Dunkin’ Glazed Donut Flavored Pancake Syrup. The syrup will be available in food stores nationwide soon. Its suggested retail price is around $4.19. In a press release, Conagra Foods described the product as a “thick, rich pancake syrup with the irresistibly…

Ohio man complaining about rising food prices eats Costco hot dogs for entire week: ‘Best $43 I’ve ever spent’

An Ohio resident, while complaining about the rising costs of food in the past few years, explained that he took upon himself a challenge to eat discounted meals from Costco for an entire week. The total? About $45.  Joey Kinsley from Cleveland ate hot dogs and soda from the wholesale giant, spending about $1.50 per meal – which included 1 hot dog and a soda…

McDonald’s spinoff CosMc’s saw twice as many visits as regular restaurant in first month: report

When McDonald’s spinoff CosMc’s opened last month outside Chicago, the drive-thru-only concept appeared to be a smash hit.  Now, recent data shows the “small-format, beverage-led” establishment saw more than double the number of visitors than a typical McDonald’s location would chainwide in December 2023, according to business insights platform Placer.ai. “Placer’s data suggests that CosMc’s saw more than double the number of visits that a…

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