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Ralph Wiggum from the Simpsons just turned into a realistic, dissected cake

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 7 November 2014

Thanks to graphic designer Kylie Mangles from design website Freshly Squeez’d, Ralph Wiggum from ‘The Simpsons’ is now a gruesome, half-dissected 3D cake.

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The sweetest store in America lets you shop by brand, colour or theme

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 6 November 2014

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, there’s only one place you need to visit: Jack’s Wholesale. Located in downtown Los Angeles, this 20,000 square-foot space is stacked from floor to ceiling with nothing but sweet, sweet candy. How awesome can a candy store be?

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Starbucks may sell you Guinness latte soon

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 4 November 2014

Apparently, Starbucks has been very serious about testing out the Dark Barrel Latte, a latte topped with whipped cream and dark caramel sauce that tastes just like Guinness stout. Of course, there isn’t actually any beer in it — the taste twist really comes in the form of a flavored syrup that closely mimicks the […]

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This rat meatloaf has got to be the most unsavory food item ever

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 31 October 2014

As if meatloaf wasn’t disgusting enough! To get into the Halloween spirit, author and humorist Charles Phoenix decided to cook up something grotesque: a giant rat made out meatloaf.

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This incredible hyper-realistic cat latte art is almost too real to drink!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Friday 31 October 2014

In Japan, the latest trend in coffee is hyperrealistic drawings. Although the newest art style called super-kawaii – a 3-D sculpture of latte foam into various animal shapes– is taking off, Twitter user @dongurinekobei sets higher standards in the art of coffee drawings.

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Prickly and perilous popsicles are this summer’s sweet treat!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 27 October 2014

There’s a new kind of icy pole on the block and it’s about as cool as it gets. These are called Dangerous Popsicles and while the popsicles aren’t toxic, what they’re molded after are.

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Hand-cut, artisanal ice is actually a thing and will cost you $1 a ‘rock’

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 27 October 2014

You’re not a real hipster until you get your drink made with hand-cut, artisanal ice. Didn’t you know? It’s a new trend hitting the States where bars and restaurants charge around $1 per ice rock that’s been made with filtered water. The ice also goes through a machine made by Clinebell (the ice sculpture machines) and comes out crystal-clear.

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Tell ‘em how you really feel with deliciously evil baked goods

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 18 October 2014

When it comes to giving someone a piece of your mind, you can always turn to texting, emails or even an angry phone call. But if you really want to get the message across, you call upon the crafty work of The Bold Bakery, via Sarah Brockett. Because when you want to shower someone in […]

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It’s here! Spreadable bacon Is HERE! May every breakfast be pork-filled…

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 18 October 2014

The people at Oscar Mayer wanted to spread their bacon love, and fortunately for them, the people at Philadelphia Cream Cheese were looking for more flavor. So the two teamed up and are happy to announce the latest product in a line of bacon-flavored products: bacon cream cheese. Yes, you heard right, BACON CREAM CHEESE!

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Thanksgiving in a bucket is your travel-friendly Turkey Day 11-litre feast

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 17 October 2014

American foodies’ favourite holiday is fast approaching-Thanksgiving-and if you want to celebrate with all the trimmings, good luck to you. But if you just want a good old turkey dinner that’s travel-friendly and semi-delicious, look no further than Thanksgiving in a Bucket.

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Hilarious ways to mispell a name, courtesy of Starbucks

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 16 October 2014

Last month we showed you why Starbucks employees spell your name wrong, but this month we’re showing you the list of names they’ve gotten wrong over the years. And it’s quite funny to see. How about spelling Allison as ‘Allerson’ or Mark as ‘Mog’?

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Chocolate skulls have exposed brains made of gummy and walnuts

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 14 October 2014

No wonder zombies love eating brains, they taste just like candy! Spanish graphic designers Ruth & Sira Garcia created these skull-shaped chocolates with nuts and candy for brains in a culinary series they call ‘Chocolate Skulls Gone Nuts’.

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Beer drinkers sober up to the idea of having beer for breakfast with this creamy spread

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Monday 13 October 2014

Launched as the world’s first spreadable beer, Birra Spalmabile is made of 40 per cent beer and comes in two flavors – one light and delicate from its blonde ale content, and the other with an intense aroma and stronger taste from its dark ale content. The result of a collaboration between Italian chocolatier Pietro […]

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Get ready-to-heat airplane meals delivered straight to your home

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 11 October 2014

Your food dreams have come true-finally you can order airplane meals to eat at home! A German company, Air Food One, has come up with a brilliant concept that allows (questionable) foodies to order their very own heat-and-eat meals, such as grilled codfish, filled ravioli and chicken breast with pepper cream sauce. Air Food One is actually a partnership between Allyouneed.com and LSG Sky Chefs, the company that creates menus for Lufthansa.

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One man aims to visit every single Starbucks in the world

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel, New Food and Packaging on Friday 10 October 2014

Houston-based Rafael Lozano has spent more than $180,000 in a bid to visit every Starbucks in the world. So far, this coffee fan has travelled more than 150,000 miles over six continents, and has been able to visit 11,733 outlets so far (probably more at the time of publishing). Lozano actually started his Starbucks quest […]

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