10 Things You Should Know: August Edition

August 30, 2021
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1. Five Trail Whiskey


Molson Coors is launching a new premium whiskey brand this September, Five Trail. This high-end Coors product was created by partnering with Kentucky's Bardstown Bourbon Co., and blending Coors malts, three bourbons, and Rocky Mountain water. | Food Dive

2. Cold Brew Coffee BBQ Sauce


Trader Joe’s released a new barbeque sauce that some may find rather strange, Cold Brew Coffee BBQ Sauce. This sauce contains the usual barbeque flavors but also includes cold brew coffee concentrate. It is said to add lively coffee notes and loads of flavor. | Trader Joe’s

3. Pumpkin Spice Cup Noodles


Believe it or not, Nissin Foods, maker of Cup Noodles, is releasing pumpkin spice flavored ramen noodles. This flavor coincides with the company’s 50th anniversary and is said to be “saucy, not soup-based” with a blend of sweet, savory and spiced, saucy noodles. | Food & Wine

4. Golden Nectar Ice Cream


Jeni’s Ice Cream revealed a new flavor coming out late this summer, Golden Nectar Ice Cream. Sunset-inspired with amber-colored swirls of caramel and toffee, it is said to taste like summer chi, vanilla, nectar, and toffee candy. | Elite Daily


5. Automated Pizza


800 Degrees Pizza announced a partnership with Piestro, the robotic pizzeria, and they will offer diners a fully automated pizza experience in thousands of locations across the nation. With the technology from Piestro and culinary expertise from 800 Degrees, they can create an artisanal pizza in just three minutes. | Food Beast

6. Pull-Apart Donuts


Just in time for Autumn, McDonalds is releasing a new dessert, Glazed Pull-Apart Donuts. These sweet, warm donuts and are baked into seven tear-apart bites and will be available September 1 for a limited time. | Delish

7. Flamin' Hot Mountain Dew


PepsiCo and its subsidiary Frito-Lay revealed a crossover beverage, Flamin’ Hot Mountain Dew. This drink will be sold online only at The Dew Store and is said to taste like a distinctive blend of spicy and sweet citrus flavor. | Food & Wine

8. Space Skittles


After Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, took Skittles into space, Mars Wrigley then announced a limited-edition Zero-G Skittles pack. The candy is stored in an aluminum package designed to look like space food and features pineapple, passionfruit, raspberry, and berry punch flavors. | Food Dive

9. Chik'n & Waffles


Kellogg’s is celebrating National Waffle Day by launching a limited-edition Chik’n & Waffles combo package. Kellogg’s has collaborated with MorningStar Farms' Incogmeato line and create this meatless chicken product. | The Beet


10. Vegan Cheddar Cheese


Violife, a vegan UK company, launched a new vegan cheese snack, Epic Mature Mini’s. This individually wrapped, vegan snack is cheddar flavored and is free from all allergen & preserves and enriched with Vitamin B12. Violife argues that this is closest product to real cheddar ever created. | Mintel

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