Taco Bell is testing a vegetarian version of the Crunchy Taco Supreme

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Taco Bell has begun testing its own meat alternative, giving its vegetarian customers yet another reason to come back to its restaurants.

The Yum Brands chain has previously been hesitant to add plant-based meat to its menu, citing the array of vegetarian options, like potatoes and beans, that are already available as substitutes. In January, it changed course, announcing that it would test a Beyond Meat alternative this year.

But first, customers will be able to try Taco Bell’s own plant-based option, made in the chain’s test kitchen. Its Cravetarian Taco, a vegetarian version of the Crunchy Taco Supreme,

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Trending News: Food Grade Potassium Chloride Market Growth by Regions and Geographical Analysis to 2026

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The Global Food Grade Potassium Chloride Market research report delivers valuable insights into the existing and prospective trends observed in the industry, to give the readers a holistic view of market offerings, helping them recognize promising investment opportunities and other factors driving the revenue generation and overall profitability. The Food Grade Potassium Chloride Market report offers an extensive investigation of all the relevant market features affecting its progress on both regional and global scales, while evaluating market drivers, restraints, hurdles, obstacles, and industry-centric trends. The report further deduces key trends observed in the historical data, along with upstream and

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Climate Change Will Alter the Specialty Coffee Landscape in Ethiopia, Study ShowsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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Natural-process coffee on a raised drying bed. Daily Coffee News photo.

Researchers from parts of Africa and Europe have shed new light on how climate change may affect what’s considered “specialty coffee” growth in Ethiopia throughout the rest of this century.

Incorporating advanced modeling for climates, topography and soils using specific geographical reference points throughout the Ethiopian coffeelands, the research provides a first-of-its-kind prediction of how specific Ethiopian coffee growing regions will be affected through 2090.

At the same time, the research explains the market-related consequences of such changes, identifying the real or perceived value of certain Ethiopian origins or

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Moon Mountain Coffee Lands In Belmont Shore | Business

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For years, James Evans sold his Moon Mountain coffee at farmers markets — he owned the Costa Rican farm where the coffee beans came from, after all.

Now, with the coronavirus pandemic restrictions easing, Evans is taking the next step and opening a coffee shop — appropriately named Moon Mountain Coffee — on Second Street in Belmont Shore.

What has become the popular first stop for many farmers Market shoppers will soon be available at 5277 E. Second St., across LaVerne from Simmzy’s and where the Pie Hole was previously located (or Fromex, for old timers).

Evans has not announced

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Von Diaz’s Essential Puerto Rican Recipes

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They are stories of creativity and tradition, blending colonial ingredients with ancestral cooking techniques. Take pernil, the coveted garlic-and-herb-marinated pork shoulder that is traditionally slow-roasted whole over coals. On the island, there’s an entire stretch of highway through densely forested Guavate — La Ruta del Lechón — dedicated to pork made with precision by families committed to the craft.

These dishes celebrate the contributions of the tens of thousands of Africans taken to the island in bondage, who introduced processes like deep frying, among many other things, and who are credited with cultivating rice, the cornerstone of the Puerto Rican

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Should Climate-Conscious Vegetarians Stop Eating Cheese?

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Happy belated Earth Day and Independent Bookstore Day. If you missed your chance to partake in the various and sundry pleasures of either of these holidays, both selfish and philanthropic, then might I suggest picking up the The Climate Diet: 50 Simple Ways to Trim Your Carbon Footprint by Paul Greenberg? (If you buy the new book from the James Beard Award-winning author through that link, Bookshop will kick some money back to indie bookstores. Win-win.) 

Unlike lots of writing about the climate crisis — which has already been devastating our planet for quite some time now and is set

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