What’s Inside America’s Kitchens in 2020

The adoption of technologies to help in the kitchen
accelerated during pandemic

Chicago, December 8, 2020 — In this very upended year, America’s kitchens have become command central for working, schooling, Zooming, entertaining, and preparing significantly more meals and snacks than the pre-pandemic norm, finds The NPD Group.  To combat these added stressors, consumers are acquiring and using new technologies to either access foods and beverages or make them easier to prepare in the home, according to NPD’s recently released, What’s
Inside America’s Kitchens
, which explores recent  kitchen trends, generational differences, and the future outlook for in-home food

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BCFoods taps soaring seasoning demand with new plant in China

The supplier of dehydrated vegetables, herbs and spices has seen its demand for noodle seasoning increase more than five times in 2020 in China alone.

According to Mike Liu, chairman of BCFoods, convenience and shelf-stable foods were popular last year as people ordered take-outs and cooked more at home.

Liu told FoodNavigator-Asia​ many brands in China saw sales peaked during the pandemic period. One example is La Mian Shuo, a premium instant noodle company.

It saw monthly revenues reach around RMB30m (US$4.6m) last year, compared to just RMB1m (US$155,000) in 2019.

Tapping on this upward trend, BCFoods is set

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LA’s Food Trucks Try Not To Lose Their Lunch During The Pandemic: LAist

Customers order from a taco truck in Los Angeles on July 1, 2020. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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The pandemic has killed lunch. Nobody is mourning that death more than Los Angeles County’s 2,700 or so permitted food trucks, which park outside office buildings, construction sites, business districts and anywhere people gather in large numbers during the middle of the day. With many people working at home — or not working at

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6 Best Chef’s Knives Reviewed 2020 | Shopping : Food Network

This Miyabi Birchwood was the most expensive knife we tested, but we felt that the sharpness of the blade and precision of its cuts were unmatched. Its wafer-thin asymmetric blades create an exceptionally sharp blade and smooth cutting edge, making it live up to the product’s tagline: Beauty of sharpness. The knife was a pleasure to use and yielded precise cuts for all of the prep tasks: slicing into a tomato was like cutting through paper, our eyes didn’t water at all while cutting into and slicing an onion, there was virtually no bruising on the basil, and no sticking

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World Kitchen Furniture Market Outlook Report 2020 Featuring Profiles of the 30 Main Manufacturers

DUBLIN, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Kitchen Furniture: World Market Outlook” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report provides an overview of the world trade of kitchen furniture, with statistical data (production, consumption, imports, exports, in volume and value) for 60 countries selected according to their contribution to the international trade of kitchen furniture.The report identifies the opportunities that arise in the global kitchen furniture market and it is a helpful tool for companies exporting kitchen furniture as it contains a rich collection of key country data, allowing comparisons among different areas.

Production and consumption of

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