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Sweet dreams are made of this: Conchitas Food Truck opens in Turlock

in Local Roundup

TURLOCK, Calif. — There's a new way to escape the heat in Turlock courtesy of Conchitas Food Truck and their delicate blend of Mexican sweet treats and ice cream.

With a background in communication and marketing, Anne Di Grazia and Martha Jauregui chose to pursue their own side hustle in their hometown of Turlock.

The duo originally thought about a brick and mortar building but the plan fell through due to COVID-19.

"Originally, the guy who made our trailer had the date set for December but because of COVID, it was pushed back to June," Di Grazia said.

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Virus impacts food processing procedures

in Food

As the spread of the coronavirus forces closures of major meat processing facilities around the country, concerns about worker safety and the nation’s meat supply have the industry doubling down on precautions.

On Monday, JBS — the U.S. subsidiary of the world’s largest processor of fresh beef and pork — announced it would be indefinitely closing its pork production plant in Worthington, Minnesota. The facility is the third JBS plant to suspend operations following a surge in coronavirus cases, following the closure of their beef facility in Colorado last week and another in Pennsylvania, which has since reopened.

Additionally, other major meat processors including Tyson Foods have fallen victim to the coronavirus. Tyson’s pork processing plant in Iowa is partially reopening this week after an outbreak of its own, which resulted in two employee deaths and 148 positive cases of the virus. Others throughout the country remain closed.

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Global Almond ingredients Market research to Witness Increased Revenue Growth Owing to Rapid Increase in Demand || Barry Callebaut, Olam International, Archer Daniels Midland Company

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Market Analysis: Global Almond Ingredients Market

Global almond ingredients market is undergoing with a healthy CAGR of 11.50% in the forecast period of 2019-2026. The report contains data of the base year 2018 and historic year 2017. The factors responsible for this growth in the market value are rise in consumption of food & beverage in the various developing regions and increasing awareness about nutritional benefits of almond

Few of the major competitors currently working in the global almond ingredients are Royal Nut Company, TREEHOUSE ALMONDS, The Wonderful Company LLC, Kanegrade Ltd., SAVENCIA SA, BORGES AGRICULTURAL & INDUSTRIAL NUTS, S.A; JOHN B. SANFILIPPO & SON, INC., Blue Diamond Growers, Barry Callebaut, Olam International, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Sahale Snacks, Inc., The Hershey Company., Russell Stover Chocolates, LLC,  Sanitarium,   Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Döhler, OLOMOMO Nut Company., Jonny Almond Nut Company., Helios Ingredients and among others.

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