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Taco Bell Just Launched These Two New Grocery Items

After exciting fans with a March announcement about putting potatoes back on the menu, Taco Bell recently shared another piece of mouthwatering news—the fast-food chain has launched two new seasonings that can be found at grocery stores.

That’s right! Now everything you eat, from your morning scrambled eggs to your pasta dinner, can have a little taste of Taco Bell. The new all-purpose seasoning will be available in two flavors: hot or mild. (Related: McDonald’s Is Making These 8 Major Upgrades.)

This is not the brand’s first grocery product. You can find hot sauces, taco shells, salsas,

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Gone From Grocery Shelves, Now There’s a Mad Dash to Find Them

Gone From Grocery Shelves, Now There’s a Mad Dash to Find Them

The fallout from the coronavirus hit Allison Arevalo when she could no longer find pasta at the supermarket.

She tried ordering online from Whole Foods. Out of stock. She ran over to Key Food. Too late: The pasta aisle was cleaned out except for two bags of whole wheat no one wanted.

So Ms. Arevalo, 41, a chef and cookbook author, dusted off her fancy pasta maker and ordered a 50 pound bag of semolina flour from a restaurant supplier. Soon, her neighbors in Park Slope, Brooklyn, were turning to her for their pasta fix.

“I wanted to give

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Grocery prices are soaring. Here’s what’s getting more expensive

That probably feels … off to you. And for a good reason: Every time you go to the grocery store, that number at the end of the receipt keeps getting bigger.

Both things are true. Prices are falling across just about every category: Apparel, hotels, cars, car insurance, and airfare fell through the floor as people stayed home. Everyone knows gas prices are way cheaper.
But American grocery store price tags are soaring. Overall, the price of groceries grew 2.6%, including seasonal adjustments, in April. That was the biggest increase from one month to the next since 1974, according
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Global food shortages: Here’s why grocery stores don’t have what you want

Travel restrictions also are clogging up road networks and making it difficult for farm workers to get where they are needed. And at the end of food supply chains, supermarkets that have come to rely on just-in-time deliveries have been upset by huge demand and panic buying.

Global stocks of staple commodities such as wheat, corn and rice are at healthy levels, said Maximo Torero Cullen, chief economist at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. But logistics bottlenecks need to be identified and resolved quickly to ensure goods can get to where they are needed, and protectionist policies avoided, … Read More