10 Things You Should Know: July Edition

July 25, 2019
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1. CBD-infused ice cream

Once regulations are in place from the FDA, Ben & Jerry’s plans to launch a CBD-Infused ice cream. CEO Matthew McCarthy stated this ice cream will have anti-inflammatory and relaxation properties. The CBD flavors have still not been decided but they will be coming soon. | Food Dive

2. Cake Batter-Filled Donuts

Krispy Kreme introduced a new Birthday Cake batter-filled donut to celebrate its 82nd birthday. Krispy Kreme is known to go all out when celebrating birthdays, and this limited-time-only donut is in shops across the country. | Thrillist

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3. Foodie Dating App

Samsung has released a dating app called Refrigerdating and has a Tinder-esque feel that helps one find love based on the contents in someone’s refrigerator. The app has its users simply take a picture of the inside of their fridge and then they can start swiping through to find their match. | Rachael Ray

4. Cauliflower Flour Cracker

Made with real cauliflower flour, the brand Ground Up created a sea salt cauliflower cracker. This is a vegan, U.S.-based product and it includes other “pulse-based” vegetable ingredients like spinach, broccoli, beet and shiitake mushroom. | Mintel

5. Turmeric Ginger Coconut Beverage

Trader Joe’s released a new “golden milk” that incorporates turmeric, ginger, honey, and coconut milk - just to name a few ingredients. This creamy, non-dairy drink is said to have a subtle sweetness and a classic spice that can be enjoyed cold or hot. |Trader Joe’s

6. Tie-Dye Frapp

Move over Unicorns! Starbucks announced their new Tie-Dye Frappuccino hit stores this month for a very limited time only, just a few days. Topped with colorful, edible sparkles, this drink has been described to have a tropical fruit flavor mainly with banana notes. | Delish


7. Meat Halfway

By now, many consumers have tried veggie burgers, but some just want to cut back on meat, not give it up completely. Consumer are now creating blended patties by using part meat and part vegetables. Applegate Farms recently launched a mushroom-blended turkey burger to the market and other brands are doing this as well. | Food Network

8. Brunchables

Lunchables launched a new breakfast product, Brunchables. This pre-packed meal contains bacon and cheese on a flatbread with a blueberry muffin on the side. | Allrecipes Magazine

9. Kentucky Fried Cheetos

KFC has recently partnered with Cheetos and created the Cheetos Sandwich which contains a fried chicken filet, coated in Cheetos sauce and layered with standard Cheetos. This sandwich is only going to be around for a limited time but available nationwide. | Eater

10. Plant-Based Creamer

The plant-based beverage company, Mooala, introduced a new product line of organic, plant-based creamers. These creamers are made from coconut or almond milk, have zero added sugars, and come in Banana Nut, Vanilla Bean and Oats ‘n’ Crème flavor. | PR Newswire

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