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From Investor to Board Member - Entrepreneur Ayesha Curry Officially Joins the Team of #1 Organic Gardening Brand, Back to the Roots

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 3:15pm

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Back to the Roots, the world's fastest-growing organic garden brand, announced that Ayesha Curry will be joining the Back to the Roots Board of Directors.  

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Back to the Roots , the world's fastest-growing organic garden brand, announced that Ayesha Curry will be joining the Back to the Roots Board of Directors.
  • The friendship developed into a product collaboration with Back to the Roots and later Ayesha coming on as an investor in the company.
  • This year alone, consumers are expected to spend $100M on Back to the Roots gardening products.
  • Ayesha Curry says, "I am so excited to join the board of Back to the Roots.

Banza Launches Masterpiece'zas to Make Dinnertime Easier for Parents and More Fun for Kids

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Banza, the rapidly growing maker of chickpea-based comfort foods, today announced the launch of Banza Masterpiece'zas, a new pizza kit that reimagines Banza's high-protein, high-fiber pizza into an art canvas for a good cause. According to Banza's Dinnertime Confessions Survey, 86% of parents report having at least one picky eater in their family, which can make dinnertime tricky, especially at the start of a new school year. This back-to-school season, Banza Masterpiece'zas are helping parents make mealtime easier and implement healthier eating habits by encouraging play and imagination at the dinner table. The kits are available starting today on EatBanza.com. 50 percent of sales will be donated to Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Whole Foods Market dedicated to inspiring families to improve children's nutrition and wellness through grant making and education at schools.

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  • This back-to-school season, Banza Masterpiece'zas are helping parents make mealtime easier and implement healthier eating habits by encouraging play and imagination at the dinner table.
  • Each Banza Masterpiece'zas kit is equipped with simple, delicious and nutrient-rich ingredients which act as art supplies to help parents serve their kids better versions of the foods they love.
  • Banza is offering one vegan and one vegetarian version of its Banza Masterpiece'zas kits to satisfy different taste preferences and dietary needs.
  • "We created Banza Masterpiece'zas to inspire creativity and joy around a nutritious dinner," said Brian Rudolph, co-founder and CEO of Banza.

New Report Showcases Consumer Priorities to Future-Proof the Hospitality Industry

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research report by me&u, a global hospitality at-table ordering solution, has revealed new feedback addressing consumer expectations across demographics for hospitality venues of the future. In partnership with YouGov, Red Havas and Havas Labs, this report provides an in-depth look into the changes from the customer perspective and explores new predictions that operators within the hospitality industry will adopt throughout the next decade. These findings spur from a combination of expert interviews and analysis through detailed industry reporting and media. The survey was then carried out in the U.S., as well as Australia and the U.K. As operators look to keep their fingers on the pulse of consumer demand, this data will empower hospitality businesses to "future-proof," and thereby accelerate key aspects of their business for years to come.

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  • In partnership with YouGov, Red Havas and Havas Labs, this report provides an in-depth look into the changes from the customer perspective and explores new predictions that operators within the hospitality industry will adopt throughout the next decade.
  • These findings spur from a combination of expert interviews and analysis through detailed industry reporting and media.
  • Four in five (80%) Americans agree that they prefer bars and restaurants that cater for all budgets with good value for money options.
  • Many Americans may be redefining their relationship with alcohol, thus rethinking how they view bars and hospitality venues.

Wendy's Announces Innovative New Global Restaurant Design Standard: "Global Next Gen"

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 1:45pm

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company announced today a new global restaurant design standard, Global Next Gen, for enhanced customer, crew and digital experiences. Beginning Fall 2022, Wendy's® new traditional restaurant builds will feature a sleek and modern design with an optimized layout and next-generation technology to deliver more Wendy's to more people with an emphasis on convenience, speed and accuracy.

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  • "Global Next Gen enhances the customer experience across ordering channels and streamlines operations for our crew, all while creating better returns for franchisees."
  • Dedicated Mobile Order Pickup: Global Next Gen features mobile order parking and pick-up shelving in-restaurant.
  • "As the first restaurant brand to offer a modern pick-up window more than 50 years ago, Wendy's continues its legacy of design and innovation with Global Next Gen," said Penegor.
  • "Our new global restaurant standard unlocks opportunities at the intersection of innovative design and technology, bringing us one step closer to our vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand."

Global Frozen Meat & Poultry Products Market Outlook to 2027 - Players Include Kraft Heinz, Ajinomoto, Cargill and Nestle - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 12:11pm

The "Global Frozen Meat & Poultry Products Market Outlook, 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Frozen Meat & Poultry Products Market Outlook, 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The convenience of ready-to-eat products when combined with easy availability through online orders is increasing sales in the frozen meat market.
  • Another trend that has fueled the popularity of and acceptance of frozen meat is advancements in shipping.
  • Because of the hoarding, demand for frozen meat and poultry food products increased, and the companies could not meet the market demand.

Dave's Gourmet Partners with Social Media Influencer Chef Pii to Launch The Pink Sauce

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 12:05pm

Chef Pii, the creator of The Pink Sauce and a popular social media/TikTok influencer with over 230,000 followers across platforms, attempted to launch her creation to a wanting public, selling out of her initial stock in just days.

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  • Chef Pii, the creator of The Pink Sauce and a popular social media/TikTok influencer with over 230,000 followers across platforms, attempted to launch her creation to a wanting public, selling out of her initial stock in just days.
  • Dave's Gourmet discovered this controversy soon after it started going viral on various social media platforms and decided to help.
  • Chef Pii will continue driving the social media aspects of the business and will participate in all the major steps of commercial production of The Pink Sauce.
  • The public will end up receiving a shelf-stable version of the sensational sauce than Chef Pii envisioned in her Miami kitchen."

Rivers Casino Portsmouth Unveils New Restaurants and Amenities

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 7:18pm

Rivers Casino Portsmouth announced a variety of new restaurants and popular amenities at a workforce development and community partner open house today.

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  • Rivers Casino Portsmouth announced a variety of new restaurants and popular amenities at a workforce development and community partner open house today.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220816005822/en/
    Roy Corby, general manager of Rivers Casino Portsmouth, unveils restaurants and amenities that will be available when the casino opens in early 2023.
  • Rivers Casino Portsmouth Job Fair Saturday, August 20
    As part of a series of monthly job fairs, which kicked off in May, Rivers Casino Portsmouth will host its next job fair on Saturday, August 20, from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Portsmouth Sportsplex 1801 Portsmouth Blvd.
  • Rivers Casino Portsmouth is on track to be the first permanent casino to open in Virginia and brings 1,300 new permanent jobs to Portsmouth and Hampton Roads.

ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS: PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS CAN HELP CHILDREN DEVELOP HEALTHFUL EATING HABITS DURING KIDS EAT RIGHT MONTH™ AND ALL YEAR LONG

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 7:15pm

During Kids Eat Right Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages parents and caregivers to help children develop healthful eating habits as they mature into adulthood.

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  • During Kids Eat Right Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages parents and caregivers to help children develop healthful eating habits as they mature into adulthood.
  • "Parents and caregivers can lay the groundwork for their children to choose healthful foods that meet their nutritional needs as they mature."
  • Do not try to make your own infant formula and do not feed your baby cow's milk or a plant-based milk.
  • Kids Eat Right Month was created in 2014 to mobilize registered dietitian nutritionists in a grassroots movement to share healthful eating messages to help families adopt nutritious eating habits.

ATTN DENVER: Wendy's Sweetens up the Morning with NEW Homestyle French Toast Sticks

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 5:00pm

DENVER, Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • Each bite of Homestyle French Toast Sticks delivers a mouthful of flavor striking the perfect balance of a soft, custardy interior and crisp, golden-brown crust with delicious notes of vanilla.
  • Homestyle French Toast Sticks are available NOW at restaurants across the Mile High City.
  • Wendy's launched breakfast offerings to save fans from the boring and bland morning options that exist at competitors.
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    The only question that remains... will you enjoy your Homestyle French Toast Sticks with a dip, dunk, or drizzle?

BurgerFi Unveils the "Juicy Lucy" Burger Available for a Limited Time Only

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 4:51pm

MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BurgerFi - one of the nation's fastest-growing, premium fast-casual concepts - has added the Juicy Lucy, a new crave-worthy, limited-time only menu item to its award-winning, chef-inspired menu. Available now through September 19, the Juicy Lucy features two Natural Angus Beef patties sandwiching White Cheddar, American, and Pepper Jack cheeses, and topped with Sweet Tomato Relish and BurgerFi's signature Fi sauce.

Key Points: 
  • "BurgerFi is putting a new spin on a fan favorite," said Patrick Renna, President of BurgerFi.
  • BurgerFi is among the nation's fastest-growing better burger concepts with 124 BurgerFi restaurants (97 franchised and 27 corporate-owned).
  • Download the BurgerFi App on iOS or Android devices for rewards and 'Like' or follow @BurgerFi on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
  • BurgerFi is a Registered Trademark of BurgerFi IP, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BurgerFi.