A taste for travel? Finnair to sell plane food in shops

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish carrier Finnair will start selling business class airplane food in supermarkets in a move to keep its catering staff employed and to offer a taste of the airline experience to those missing flying in the COVID-19 times.

The state-controlled airline said that in a pilot scheme the handmade meals, called “Taste of Finnair”, would initially be offered at one store as of Thursday.

The ready-made dishes include options like reindeer meatballs, Arctic char and Japanese-style teriyaki beef and are suited for Nordic and Asian palates and would cost about 10 euros ($12), Finnair Kitchen said. Finnair is one of the main airlines flying between Europe and Asia.

The move comes are airlines around the world try to employ their idled resources during the pandemic and tap into people’s desire to fly when most planes are grounded. Some are offering simulated flights, fake trips where the aircraft

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On-the-go Food Packaging Market Outlook 2020, Business

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Lehigh Valley’s newest food truck bringing gourmet burgers and fries to a business and event near you

The Lehigh Valley’s newest food truck invites you to “Yummm anywhere you are,” including at local businesses, festivals and private events.

a person holding a bicycle: Danielle Ringer a server at Red Robin, demonstrates the disinfecting that the restaurant performs Monday in South Whitehall. Outdoor dining has played a big part in the survival of Lehigh Valley restaurants' throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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Danielle Ringer a server at Red Robin, demonstrates the disinfecting that the restaurant performs Monday in South Whitehall. Outdoor dining has played a big part in the survival of Lehigh Valley restaurants’ throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group, operating 21 Red Robin restaurants in eastern and central Pennsylvania, including four in the Lehigh Valley, a few weeks ago launched the chain’s first food truck, which has already become a staple at local businesses such as Yergey Brewing in Emmaus and events such as Food Truck Thursdays at the South Mall in Salisbury Township.

Customers of the truck can enjoy a condensed version of Red Robin’s regular menu, featuring popular items such as the Whiskey River BBQ burger, teriyaki chicken sandwich

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Central Valley businesses donate food to first responders at Creek Fire

Inside Alena Food in southeast Fresno, employees are preparing meals similar to the ones they supply to Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission and other local casinos that have been feeding seniors and employees.

“We were doing pre-cooked meals for their elders to ensure they got a healthy meal every day with nutritional value. So that helped us stay afloat during the hardship and first phase of being shut down,” said Tim Patendis, Alena foods.

Tim Patendis is the owner of Alena Foods, a processing, manufacturing and distributing company. He estimates business is down 50% because of the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

Patendis has been able to help get food and prepare items for firefighters battling the Creek Fire.

“Another day, they needed protein items, some meats. Took care of it right away. Our goal is to help and get what they want, and they need it. They’re doing an incredible

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Filipinos Redefine Comfort Food As Online Businesses Take Off During Pandemic


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Over six months of pandemic restrictions in the Philippines decimated its restaurant scene, but they also helped amateur chefs rediscover their inner foodie and whip up dishes for a captive audience online.

From traditional favourites with a new twist to classic baked goods, a hodgepodge of offerings are served up daily on Facebook and Instagram accounts, where enterprising sellers coming from different careers fill orders, dispatch deliveries or simply send comfort food to friends.

“I used to bake in college, it was a hobby of mine, but I didn’t have the time especially during the last years of college and when I started working a corporate job,” said Alex Ledesma, who lives in Manila and has a background in marketing. “So I really started baking again during quarantine because there really wasn’t a lot to do anyways.”

Her first recipe

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Family converts catering business to kosher food truck during pandemic

WOODBRIDGE — A decades-old catering company has been trying something new — bringing kosher cuisine to their customers with a food truck.

Abel Caterers, a family-owned business, rolled out the truck — called Neil’s Wheels — around the community in July. After the COVID-19 pandemic hit Connecticut, owner and operator Meredith Abel-Berei said they’d lost about 80 percent of their catering business

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Master P Adds to Burgeoning Food Empire By Introducing Uncle P’s Hoody Hoos Cereal

Hoody Hoo!!!!

Self-made multimillionaire and hip hop businessman Percy “Master P” Miller has entered into the cereal industry with the launch of Hoody Hoos Cereal, according to Rolling Out. The “No Limit” soldier posted the announcement on his Instagram account.

The cereal name comes from the 1999 song, “Hoody Hooo,” which was released on No Limit Records by TRU. The group TRU consisted of Master P and his brothers Silkk the Shocker and C-Murder. The single was the first single off the Da Crime Family album.

Uncle P’s Hoody Hoos Cereal will include the flavors Honey Drip, Tropical Fruit and Marshmallow, and Cinnamon Apple. The cereal is now available at Walmart, Aldi’s, 7 Eleven, and Save a Lot, according to the  Uncle P website.

In a statement to Rolling Out, the hip hop mogul shared his thoughts on jumping into the cereal business.

“You got milk, we’ve got cereal.

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