This $7 Frother Is the Ultimate Kitchen Tool for Fluffy Foods and Drinks

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Before the arrival of the novel coronavirus, I didn’t even know there was such a thing as a handheld milk frother. But as the pandemic wore on and the whipped Dalgona coffee craze hit my social media channels, the handy little device was the only prospective purchase on my mind. I’d read more than my fair share of Reddit posts claiming that a truly great frother would not only foam milk to perfection, but could be used to serve up the viral fluffy beverage sweeping my Instagram feed, among other things. After copious research, I decided to take the plunge with the Bonsenkitchen Electric Milk Frother. Amazon reviewers assured me it was a high-quality gadget, but I never could have anticipated just how much the single-button device can do. 

This milk frother is powerful, so much so, in fact, that I chose to use it over the sink for my first couple tries to avoid splattering liquid all over my kitchen. After a few uses, I was able to successfully migrate to the countertop without any spills. But the learning curve is worth it—even with my lack of expertise, the Bonsenkitchen frother foamed up the milk for my morning coffee in a matter of seconds and whipped up the dalgona coffee mixture in only a few minutes. 

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Repeatedly witnessing the strength of the frother made me curious as to how else I could use it. Soon enough, I found myself scouring Google for the best recipes using milk frothers, quickly learning that my device could be used to add extra air pockets to scrambled eggs before cooking, ensuring maximum fluffiness. Another unconventional use for the milk frother? It’s great for making homemade whipped cream, especially if you’d like to avoid the hassle (and cost) of a traditional hand mixer. Needless to say, I’ve spent the duration of this pandemic consuming variations of all the whipped, fluffy, and frothy recipes I can get my hands on.

The frother has more than 8,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, with many mentioning that it blends protein shakes to the perfect consistency. “Where has this been my entire life? This frother makes my life easier, in less than 20 seconds I have my shakes completely dissolved,” one reviewer wrote. It’s also easy to clean by hand: Just run the stainless steel end under the sink and scrub the way you would any other kitchen tool. 

The whipped coffee trend has long since passed, but I promise the milk frother from Bonsenkitchen still has all the makings of a holy grail tool for life at home. And with a price tag of just $7, it’s well worth the investment. 

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From Ola Food’s big bet on cloud kitchen to Dream Sports’ big IPL leap

What do 10 million Indians like? The answer is cricket. 

Meet FanCode, a multi-sport aggregator platform from the house of Dream Sports (which also runs India’s only gaming unicorn Dream11). FanCode is riding the buzz around IPL 2020. It blends content, commerce, and community to woo the “evolved sports audience.”. Launched in April 2019, it claims to have amassed over one crore users.

FanCode offers match analysis, previews, live streams, and highlights; player trivia, videos, and interviews; fantasy sports research and Dream11 guides; live scores, stats, and schedules; official team merchandise; and match tickets. These are available across multiple sports: cricket, football, basketball, baseball, rugby, and handball.


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Moving on to the mysterious world of influencer marketing. 

Sumedh Chaphekar founded Mumbai-based startup NOFILTR in 2017 — a social media label that incubates young talent by giving them creative and resourceful direction. It has collaborated with a plethora of influencers and brands, and intends to create a growing community network that facilitates personal expression and intriguing content. 

NOFILTR essentially connects the brand to the influencer, and the influencer to the world at large by offering a wide array of services, which includes personal branding, content creation and curation, influencer marketing and brand collaborations, campaign design along with campaign execution and analysis. 

 “We believe in quality and content, and nurture our talent accordingly. By collaborating with influencers and brands, we intend to create a growing community network that facilitates personal expression and intriguing content,” Sumedh tells YourStory.

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Ride-hailing unicorn Ola launched its food business, Ola Foods, in 2019. With its flagship brand Khichdi Experiment, Ola Foods made a blockbuster entry into the food segment. Pranay Jivrajka, CEO, Ola Foods, says, “Khichdi Experiment is India’s fastest food brand to reach one million orders and one of the fastest-growing categories on all platforms.”

Back in 2017, Ola acquired Foodpanda India for $200 million to enter the online food delivery business. Rumour was that it was taking on Uber — its biggest competitor — that had already launched UberEATS (later acquired by Zomato).

Ola Foods has a network of over 50 tech-enabled smart kitchens and four brands across cities like Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, and Pune. The startup is now focussing on expanding its presence across the country.

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R&D before launching a new brand inside Ola Foods kitchen | Image Source: Ola Foods

In 2013, Ariel Assaraf, Guy Kroupp, Yoni Fariss, and Lior Redlus started Coralogix in Israel and San Francisco as an “anomaly detection platform to run on top of existing logging solutions.” Over time, they learned that they needed to take control over the entire process — from collection and parsing to visualising and alerting — to provide customers with an end-to-end experience.

Coralogix is a log analytics platform that empowers DevOps teams to autonomously manage and analyse log data in cloud applications. The hosted, scaled, and secure ELK stack helps software companies turn cluttered log data into a meaningful set of

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These festival finds around the Chattanooga area include giant pumpkins, fair foods and Christmas decor

It’s fall, y’all, but in Lebanon, Tennessee, they’re thinking about Christmas — and making no apologies for the nod toward the next season.

“I once read somewhere that 70-80% [of consumers] start thinking about and purchasing their first items for Christmas in the month of September,” said Kristi Rowan, president of Midsouth Media Group, which produces Mistletoe Merchants, scheduled Friday through Sunday in Wilson County’s Farm Bureau Expo Center about 30 miles east of Nashville.

It’s one of five festivals happening or continuing in the tri-state area this weekend. A sixth, the DeKalb County VFW Agricultural Fair in Fort Payne, Alabama, starts Monday with a nightly carnival and other entertainment leading up to an all-day celebration on Oct. 3.

Other day-trip options include a jaunt to Marietta for a flavorful alternative to the North Georgia State Fair, happening the next two weekends, or to Pigeon Forge for the opening of the six-week Harvest Festival and Great Pumpkin LumiNights at Dollywood.

Closer to home, the Pumpkin Palooza family festival will take place Saturday at Greenway Park & Pavilion in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Rowan said Mistletoe Merchants is one of six spring and holiday markets her company produces in Tennessee and Mississippi.

“Last year we had about 5,000 shoppers, doubling from the previous year of 2,500,” Rowan said of the market, now in its fifth year in the Nashville area. “This event is really catching on and will soon be like our seasoned shows with 15,000 shoppers.”

Her 20-year-old Memphis show typically draws crowds of that size, she said, but it has been canceled entirely this year due to coronavirus concerns. For the Nashville event, several popular mix-and-mingle activities have been dropped, including Cupcakes & Cocktails, Muffins & Mimosas, Sangria Sunday and Santa appearances. However, general-admission shopping among the more than 100 vendors will take place as scheduled.

“This is a shopper’s chance to shop some of these unique businesses that you would not normally see, all while supporting small businesses and our economy,” Rowan said.

Likewise, the North Georgia State Fair has scaled back this year, canceling the midway and blue-ribbon competitions and revamping as Taste of the Fair.

Visitors will drive through to view the menus of at least 15 food vendors, then park for in-car or walk-up service. In-car service will provide a limited menu and an attendant who will take and deliver orders. Walk-up service will provide a full vendor menu, and visitors will leave their cars to order directly from the vendors. Masks are required for anyone choosing walk-up service.

At Dollywood, the seasonal programming includes more than 800 concerts by Southern gospel and bluegrass artists over the next six weeks, along with demonstrations by resident crafters and visiting artists, set amid the autumnal beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. New for 2020 are pumpkins weighing up to 1,000 pounds each, great for using as photo backdrops or just for marveling at their colossal size. As the sun sets, the theme park transforms into a whimsical display of

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Global Frozen Pizza Market 2020-2024: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan | Evolving Opportunities with Amys Kitchen Inc. and Bernatellos Foods | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global frozen pizza market size is expected to grow by USD 3.33 billion as per Technavio. This marks a significant market growth compared to the 2019 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. Moreover, steady growth is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4%. Request Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impacts

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The market is driven by the increase in mergers and acquisitions. In addition, the growing consumer inclination toward vegan frozen pizza is anticipated to boost the growth of the frozen pizza market.

The increase in mergers and acquisitions is another factor that will influence the growth of the market during the forecast period. Large market vendors acquire smaller vendors to gain access to new products and technologies at a low cost. Successful merger and acquisition activities also help in increasing the market share of the companies. For instance, in October 2018, Conagra Brands Inc. (Conagra Brands) announced that it had completed the acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (Pinnacle Foods). The acquisition helped the company add various brands of Pinnacle Foods, such as Birds Eye, Celeste, Duncan Hines, Earth Balance, and Vlasic, to its product portfolio.

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Major Five Frozen pizza Companies:

Amys Kitchen Inc.

Amys Kitchen Inc. offers frozen pizza under the brand Amys.

Bernatellos Foods

Bernatellos Foods offers various types of frozen pizza, such as thin-crust frozen pizza, foodservice school pizza, and ultra-thin crust frozen pizza. The company offers frozen pizza under the brands BELLATORIA, Real’Za, Orv’s, Roma, and others.

Dr. August Oetker KG

Dr. August Oetker KG operates its business through various segments such as food; beer and nonalcoholic beverages; sparkling wine, wine and spirits; and other interests. The company offers frozen pizza under the brand, Dr. Oetker.

General Mills Inc.

General Mills Inc. has business operations under four segments: North America Retail, convenience stores and foodservice, Europe and Australia, and Asia and Latin America. The company offers frozen pizza products under the brands Totino’s, Jeno’s, and Annie’s.

Nestle SA

Nestle SA operates its business through various segments such as AMS, EMENA, AOA, and Nestle Waters. The company offers frozen pizza under the brands TOMBSTONE, Jack’s, and DiGiorno.

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Frozen Pizza Market Product Outlook (Revenue, USD bn, 2020-2024)

  • Regular frozen pizza – size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Premium frozen pizza – size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Gourmet frozen pizza – size and forecast 2019-2024

Frozen Pizza Market Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD bn,

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