Most Oregon children soon will receive up to $1,100 apiece to help buy food

Will Kreznick

This week, Oregon children will begin receiving the first of three monthly payments of up to $408 per child to help their families afford to feed them.

The payments, which have barely been publicized, are intended to make up for the free or reduced-cost meals that more than 400,000 preschoolers and public school students missed out on during the past year, while their schools and child care centers were closed.

That means most Oregonians age 18 and under will get the money, which can be spent on any of the wide array of foods and beverages that people are

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Musikfest doing away with food and drink tickets, ending 38-year practice

Will Kreznick

For the first time in Musikfest’s 38-year history, patrons won’t need paper tickets to purchase food and drinks.

This year, credit and debit cards will be accepted at the Bethlehem festival, according to a news release. This change eliminates the need to wait in line for tickets and then wait in line again for food and beverages.

If you don’t have a credit or debit card, you can convert your cash into recyclable and reloadable CashCards. CashCards are only good through the 10-day festival. As in years past, cash will still be accepted on the SteelStacks campus in the Southside.

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Sweegen’s Reb M gets safety nod in Europe

Will Kreznick

California-based Sweegen is strengthening its footprint in Europe after the ‘monumental’ news that the European Commission has approved its Signature Bestevia Reb M ingredient for use in food and beverages in the region.

Reb M is one of many steviol glycosides found in the leaves of the Stevia plant. It offers a sweet taste close to that of sugar and is free of the aftertaste associated with Reb-A, a stevia-based sweetener commonly used in F&B formulation. The problem with Reb M is that it is found in relatively small amounts in the stevia plant – meaning standard plant extraction is

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Suit Your Healthy Foods and Beverages to a “Pea”

Will Kreznick

Consumers are demanding more from pea protein products than ever before. Here’s how ADM, the leader in pea protein research, technology and innovation, can help you gain traction in the plant-protein market.

Did someone ask, “More peas, please?”

Yes, actually.

Of all the emerging plant-based protein products – pea dominates. According to Mintel (2020), pea protein is the fastest-growing plant protein in global alternative product launches since 2015.

While more consumers are identifying themselves as “vegan” there is more spirited, significant growth in those who are flexitarian, purposefully seeking out perceived healthier, more diverse plant-based alternatives to conventional

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Food and Beverages Processing Equipment Market Outlook 2026: Industry Insights & Opportunity Evaluation 2021-2026

Will Kreznick

According to a new research report titled Food and Beverages Processing Equipment Market Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis And Forecast by 2021 – 2026

This has brought along several changes in This report also covers the impact of COVID-19 on the global market.

The report provides revenue forecasts for global, regional and country levels. It also provides comprehensive coverage on major industry drivers, restraints, and their impact on market growth during the forecast period. For the purpose of research, The Report has segmented global Food and Beverages Processing Equipment market on the basis of types, technology and region

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