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Doritos offers a 13-year-old girl $20,000 as a reward for discovering a rare’puffy’ chip, which she listed on eBay

Doritos is paying $20,000 to an Australian teenager for discovering a rare chip. Rylee Stuart posted a TikTok video of the oddly shaped snack, which gained four million views. She listed it on eBay, where bids reached $100,000, according to to 9News. LoadingSomething is loading. A 13-year-old from Queensland, Australia, is set to receive $20...
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8 of the best boxed wines to try in 2021, and no, Franzia didn’t make our list

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Boxed wines go far beyond the Franzia that probably first comes to mind. Boxed wines are a great option for serving big groups on a budget. I recently taste-tested and compared several varieties and brands of boxed wine and detail my favorite options below. This content is intended for readers 21+. Please drink responsibly. If you or anyone you know is dealing with alcohol abuse, get help. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) provides a free, confidential, 24/7, treatment referral, and information service.When you think of bo...
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The 24 best gift baskets for your favorite foodie in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Gift baskets are perfect for sending a nice surprise with a delivery full of goodies. You can pick unique boxes to send, including a salami or ice cream basket. If you'd rather not send food, there are plenty of other subscription boxes to choose from. A gift basket is a common and easy gift to give to a client, host, or in-laws, but all too often, they're filled with uninspiring, bland items. A great gift basket includes a large quantity of high-quality items that have been curated around your giftee's interests and tastes. Whether you're planning to gift food, coffee, or seasoning-filled baskets...
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The 7 best coffee subscriptions in 2021

Coffee subscriptions ensure that your favorite brew is always around. They can also be a great way to try new flavors, origins, and roasters. Our picks include Trade, Blue Bottle, and a cold brew subscription from La Colombe. Coffee subscriptions offer a unique luxury: never having to wake up, shuffle to the kitchen, and realize in horror that there's no coffee in the house. For many of us, a morning caffeine boost is non-negotiable, and the peace of mind in knowing that you have a steady stream of coffee coming makes a coffee subscription worthwhile.And, there's really a coffee subscription for everyone. Maybe you like switching up what you're drinking each time, or maybe you want...
Economy, Food, Food Prices, grocery prices, labor shortage, Maine, Retail

A Maine restaurant is cutting opening hours because it can’t get enough ingredients to serve diners. It says it’s ordering 8-ounce burgers and receiving 2-ounce patties.

Brady's Restaurant in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, cut opening hours because it can't get enough food. Its owner said that suppliers are hiking prices and substituting some orders. "You order an 8-ounce patty, they'll send you a 2," she said. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Food, grocery, Logistics, Ocado, online grocery, Online grocery delivery, Retail, Tech Insider

3 robots collided at a UK grocery giant’s warehouse, starting a fire that delayed thousands of orders

UK grocery giant Ocado delayed and canceled orders after a fire broke out at its London warehouse. Three robots had collided, causing the fire, it said. Thousands of robots zoom along a grid at Ocado's automated warehouses, collecting groceries. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK grocery giant Ocado was forced to delay or cancel thousands of orders this weekend after a fire broke at one of its London warehouses, the BBC first reported.The company said in a statement Monday that three of its robots collided.Thousands of robots zoom along a grid at its automated warehouses, collecting groceries and taking them to picking...
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Starbucks is serving a luxury $42 afternoon tea at its massive 4-story roastery in Tokyo. Here’s what you get.

Starbucks is serving a $42 afternoon tea to celebrate 25 years in Japan. The luxury afternoon tea comes with eight small sweet cakes and three savory items. It's so popular that Starbucks says it may have to hold a lottery to allocate spots. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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NASA astronauts aboard the ISS have begun growing chile peppers in a bid to boost crews’ diets on future missions

NASA astronauts have begun growing chile peppers in space aboard the ISS. Crew members will be able to enjoy the spicy snacks in about four months, the agency said. Peppers are highly nutritious, making them a great choice for crews during deep-space exploration. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA astronauts are spicing things up in space.In recent days, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) started growing chile peppers as part of the agency's food crop production experiments. The pepper seeds arrived at the space station aboard SpaceX's 22nd commercial resupply services mission, which launched ...
Consumer Price Index, Economy, Food, grocery, inflation, Price increases, Restaurants, Retail, Snacks

The price of vending machine food just jumped by a record amount as Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and snack brands hike prices

The price of snack food sold in vending machines in the US was up 2.3% between May and June. This is the biggest single-month cost jump on record, according to Axios. Food shortages, the labor shortages, and supply chain snafus are leading to price hikes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vending machine food prices soared in June.According to the consumer price index from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, snack food sold in these machines in the US was up 2.3% last month, the biggest single-month cost jump on record, Axios reported. The cost of eating out was up 0.7% overall.Food shortages, wage hikes, and the ongoing la...