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Mushrooms in the News: 3-16-18
Blend coverage remains strong this week with the SONIC Slinger and the Blended Burger Project/Blended Burger Project Campus Edition top of mind. A few highlights:
- The Slinger tops the list of ‘The 7 Best Things To Order at Sonic, According to Nutritionists’ in Women’s Health.
- Restaurant Business included BBP winner, The Bistro at Topsail’s “Goomba Burger” in a roundup of ‘5 New Spins On Burger Recipes’, and the SONIC Slinger in a roundup of ‘7 Burgers Rocking the Menu Right Now.’
- A syndicated article about the movement toward sustainability appeared in 28+ outlets this week such as SacBee and Miami Herald includes mentions of the Mushroom Council and The Blend.
- The Daily Campus (UCONN) and FOX Montana spotlighted their schools’ blended burgers.
If you haven’t already (or even if you have!) be sure to stop by SONIC this weekend for a Signature Slinger, and share the Burger Hack from BuzzFeed (closing in on 1 million views) on your social channels: https://www.facebook.com/buzzfeedtasty/videos/2269771243275512/
- The 7 Best Things to Order at Sonic, According to Nutritionists – Women’s Health
- 5 New Spins On Burger Recipes – Restaurant Business
- 7 Burgers Rocking The Menu Right Now – Restaurant Business
- Beef, it’s what’s for dinner: Can competitors, climate activists dial that back? – McClatchy, Sac Bee, HeraldOnline.com, Durham Herald-Sun, Miami Herald, The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette, myrtlebeachonline, Bradenton Herald, McClatchy DC, Kansas City Star, Belleville News-Democrat, Idaho Statesman, Fresno Bee, The Merced Sun-Star, ModBee.com, The Olympian.com, Tri-CityHerald.com
- Good Morning Arkansas – ABC 7
- The ‘blended burger’ a new healthy alternative to the hamburger – McClatchy DC Bureau
- 10 p.m. ABC Local News – KTMF (Missoula)
- UM will represent its award-winning hamburger in New York this spring – ABC Fox Montana (also in KHQ Q6, NBC Right Now)
- The American Burger of The Future Might be Made with Mushrooms – (NewsChannel5 Network (Also in WXYZ, WPTV, ABC7 Denver, power965.com, ABC15 Arizona, wgba.com, Newsy, KSHB, KMTV, FOX47News, News Site)
- American Fast-Food Restaurants Sonic Drive-In Add Blended Beef-Mushroom Burgers to Their Menu – Cooking with Kathy Man
- All-American burger gets a mushroom makeover – Long Island Tech News
- Introducing the environmentally friendly burger – The Daily Campus
Mushroom Nutrition, Recipes and Other News
- Pasta with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Brown Butter Recipe – Simply Recipes
- Gnocchi with Peas, Ramps & Mushrooms – Tasting Table
NOTEWORTHY SOCIAL/DIGITAL ACTIVITY
Most Popular Social Posts
MC Facebook: It’s #NationalMeatballDay and we are whipping up umami-rich meatballs. Perfect atop a pile of spaghetti or smothered in Teriyaki sauce, this Blended Meatball recipe is as versatile as it is delicious! How will you prepare your meatballs? Recipe ? http://mushro.ms/2GYXKUv
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Blenditarian Facebook: It’s #NationalMeatballDay! Give your traditional meatball recipe a #blenditarian twist by adding mighty mushrooms then toss with a Teriyaki sauce. ? What is your fav meatball recipe? Recipe ? http://mushro.ms/2GYXKUv
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MC Twitter: Current status: gobbling up these Mushroom Lentil Meatballs! ?#NationalMeatballDay https://t.co/VZnEJ3JMBo https://t.co/bcxFYKeckz
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Blenditarian Twitter: ?Weekly Sonic Gift Card Giveaway? To enter, tell us: Classic Slinger ? or Bacon Melt ?? #SonicSlinger https://t.co/sRMlkOBapjhttps://t.co/V82w2nQaUX
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MC Instagram: This Mushroom and Garlic Grilled Pizza calls for not one.. not two.. but three different varieties of mushrooms. Score! ? What is your fav shroom variety?
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Blenditarian Instagram: DYK: blending mushroom + meat helps sneak an extra serving of much-needed veggies! Making The Blend ideal for picky eaters. ? Try your hand at this #blenditarian breakfast hash recipe from @joyfullygreen for better family meals!
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