Plus: Summer flavors from White Claw, Ina Garten’s comfort food cookbook, and Starbucks’ new policy on reusable cups over coronavirus fears.
In addition to medical masks and rice, Americans are stocking up on a slew of pantry finds in preparation for the coronavirus. According to market research firm Nielsen, the sale of oat milk jumped up a shocking 300% in one week. [Bloomberg]
After 70,000 requests on social media, White Claw, the maker of the most popular hard seltzer, has come out with the three new flavors. You can now enjoy Lemon, Tangerine, and Watermelon! [Business Insider]
More details have finally come out about Ina Garten’s latest cookbook. The book includes 85 recipes that the publisher Penguin Random House calls “a new collection of soul-satisfying dishes.” The cookbook is called Modern Comfort Food and will be released on October 27. [Food & Wine]
In light of the coronavirus, Starbucks announced that they are temporarily pausing the use of “for here” cups and reusable cups. They will only allow disposable cups in the United States and Canada due to health concerns. [Forbes]
Joe Coulombe, the founder of Trader Joe’s, died last weekend at the age of 89. Coulombe’s said he created the cult-favorite store for “overeducated and underpaid people, for all the classical musicians, museum curators, journalists.” [New York Times]
This week on Twitter, Tito’s Vodka had to remind many people that they couldn’t use their product to make DIY hand sanitizer. Tito’s has 40% alcohol, but you need something with at least 60% alcohol to adequately sanitize according to the CDC. [Eater]