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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Top 5 Quinoa Brands You Can Trust

Various modern food trends are proof that we are constantly looking for a healthy lifestyle and a body that is fit, active and unsusceptible to diseases. We look through various food brands to pick out the healthiest and most nutritious food items that are easily available in the food mart. Health experts recommend including superfoods in our diet for healthy living. They are not only known for their magical health benefits but also for their earthy, delicious taste. The list of superfoods is long, ranging from green tea, ghee (clarified butter) to chia and turmeric and, of course, quinoa.

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