China exempts 16 American products from additional tariffs — here’s the full list

Washington and Beijing have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of one another’s goods since the start of 2018, battering financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment. For products on “List 1,” including fish meal for feed, shrimp and prawn seedlings and cancer drugs, tariffs already imposed will be refunded. For products on “List 2,” including whey for feed and lubricating base oil, tariffs were said to be non-refundable. Lubricating oil. Decitabine, fluorouridine, cy


Washington and Beijing have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of one another’s goods since the start of 2018, battering financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment. For products on “List 1,” including fish meal for feed, shrimp and prawn seedlings and cancer drugs, tariffs already imposed will be refunded. For products on “List 2,” including whey for feed and lubricating base oil, tariffs were said to be non-refundable. Lubricating oil. Decitabine, fluorouridine, cy
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China exempts 16 American products from additional tariffs — here's the full list

Containers sit at the Yangshan Port in Shanghai, China, Aug. 6, 2019.

China’s Ministry of Finance announced plans to exempt 16 types of U.S. products from additional tariffs on Wednesday, including food for livestock, cancer drugs and lubricants.

The exemption, which is scheduled to go into effect from September 17, will be valid for a year through to September 16, 2020.

The announcement comes as high-level trade officials from China and the U.S. prepare to meet in Washington next month. It will mark their latest attempt to resolve a protracted trade dispute. Washington and Beijing have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of one another’s goods since the start of 2018, battering financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment.

The State Council Tariff Commission said on the Ministry of Finance’s website that items on two separate tariff exemption lists would not be subject to additional charges imposed by China on U.S. goods.

For products on “List 1,” including fish meal for feed, shrimp and prawn seedlings and cancer drugs, tariffs already imposed will be refunded. Companies can apply to customs within six months.

For products on “List 2,” including whey for feed and lubricating base oil, tariffs were said to be non-refundable.

Here are the two lists in full, according to a CNBC translation:

LIST 1: 1. Other shrimp and prawn seedlings. 2. Aster meal and pellets. 3. Other purpura (except coarse powder and pellets). 4. Fish meal for feed. 5. Lubricating oil. 6. Grease. 7. Ring line, insecticidal ring, insecticidal nail, polythiane, etc. (including methylthiophosphorus, buprofezin, aspartate, indoxacarb). 8. Decitabine, fluorouridine, cyclophosphamide, gefitinib, capecitabine, raltitrexed, fludarabine phosphate, fluoride, cytarabine hydrochloride, gemcitabine hydrochloride, ectinib hydrochloride, ifosfamide. 9. Nonionic Organic Surfactant. 10. Mineral oil <70% lubricant. 11. Lubricants containing no petroleum or oils from bituminous minerals. 12. Medical linear accelerator. LIST 2: 1. Whey for feed (2%-7% by weight protein, 76%-88% lactose). 2. Release agent (oil by weight and oil extracted from bitumen ≥70%). 3. Isoparaffin solvent (early boiling point 225 ° C, flash point 92 ° C, density 0.79 g / cm3, viscosity 3.57mm2/s). 4. Lubricating base oil (product viscosity at 100 degrees Celsius). —CNBC's Hilary Pan contributed to this report.


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‘Strictly Dumpling’ YouTuber Mike Chen’s best and ‘most expensive’ food day ever

Food vlogger Mike Chen has had a lot of memorable meals — from an all-you-can-eat lobster buffet in Las Vegas to a massive, 5.5-pound gyoza dumpling in Tokyo. Chen, who started making YouTube food videos six years ago, actually runs six different YouTube channels, with more than 5 million followers overall, including “Beyond Science, ” where he explores “food, news, Chinese culture and mysterious phenomenons.” Chen tells CNBC Make It that he started making YouTube food videos in 2013, “because f


Food vlogger Mike Chen has had a lot of memorable meals — from an all-you-can-eat lobster buffet in Las Vegas to a massive, 5.5-pound gyoza dumpling in Tokyo. Chen, who started making YouTube food videos six years ago, actually runs six different YouTube channels, with more than 5 million followers overall, including “Beyond Science, ” where he explores “food, news, Chinese culture and mysterious phenomenons.” Chen tells CNBC Make It that he started making YouTube food videos in 2013, “because f
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'Strictly Dumpling' YouTuber Mike Chen's best and 'most expensive' food day ever

Food vlogger Mike Chen has had a lot of memorable meals — from an all-you-can-eat lobster buffet in Las Vegas to a massive, 5.5-pound gyoza dumpling in Tokyo. As the host of “Strictly Dumpling, ” the food reviews YouTube channel that has nearly 2.6 million subscribers, Chen, 38, regularly attracts millions of viewers per post with videos showing him trying foods around the world, from “legendary” ramen in Japan to McDonald’s in India or Vietnamese street food. Chen, who started making YouTube food videos six years ago, actually runs six different YouTube channels, with more than 5 million followers overall, including “Beyond Science, ” where he explores “food, news, Chinese culture and mysterious phenomenons.” Born in China but raised in the U.S., Chen is a former Morgan Stanley financial analyst who left that job after a year, in 2006. He now works for the non-profit media company NTD Television, where he serves as the head of digital strategy, according to his LinkedIn page. Chen tells CNBC Make It that he started making YouTube food videos in 2013, “because food is the love of my life.” “I’ve always felt that the best way to explore a new culture is taking a bite out of it,” Chen says. “Everywhere in the world food is both historical and modern and encompasses the people, the land and the essence of its cultural identity.”

Recently, Chen sat down with CNBC Make It to talk about his favorite hacks for finding great food while traveling, and the best and “most expensive food day” of his life in 2017, when he spent nearly $1,000. CNBC Make It: What’s the best meal you’ve ever had? Mike Chen: It’s the best meal I’ve ever had, it’s just purely because it was the first meal I’ve ever had of that particular dish. And it was so mind-blowingly good. I will never forget the day I had an A5-grade Wagyu steak in Kobe, Japan. I mean, I had that thing for lunch, and it changed my life. It changed my everything. I mean, my soul is like different now, because the Wagyu did stuff to it that is just miraculous. And then after lunch I said, “You know what? For dinner, I also want Wagyu.”


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McDonald’s and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids’ meal deals

The plastic toys given away with children’s fast food meals are under fire. McDonald’s and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two British school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys that they say are put in the trash after only being used briefly. McDonald’s Happy Meal and Burger King’s Kids’ Meal include a main meal, side, drink and a toy, which is often linked to movie releases. The children, aged 9 and 7, wrote that they learnt about pollution at scho


The plastic toys given away with children’s fast food meals are under fire. McDonald’s and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two British school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys that they say are put in the trash after only being used briefly. McDonald’s Happy Meal and Burger King’s Kids’ Meal include a main meal, side, drink and a toy, which is often linked to movie releases. The children, aged 9 and 7, wrote that they learnt about pollution at scho
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McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals

The plastic toys given away with children’s fast food meals are under fire.

McDonald’s and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two British school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys that they say are put in the trash after only being used briefly.

McDonald’s Happy Meal and Burger King’s Kids’ Meal include a main meal, side, drink and a toy, which is often linked to movie releases.

“We like to go to eat at Burger King and McDonald’s, but children only play with the plastic toys they give us for a few minutes before they get thrown away and harm animals and pollute the sea,” wrote Ella and Caitlin Wood on a Change.org petition page, which has more than 335,000 signatures.

The children, aged 9 and 7, wrote that they learnt about pollution at school and recycle at home. “But we want to do more, which is why we started this petition. It’s not enough to make recyclable plastic toys — big, rich companies shouldn’t be making toys out of plastic at all,” they wrote.


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Burger King takes on McDonald’s with a range of ‘unhappy’ meals

That’s the message Burger King is trying to communicate with a lineup of burger meals focused on “real” moods to help raise awareness about mental health. To get the deal, customers had to download the Burger King app on their phones. Burger King is trying a vegetarian Whopper, while McDonald’s added a meatier burger to its breakfast menus in October. Burger King, which is owned by Restaurant Brands International, has partnered with Mental Health America for the campaign. The limited-edition Bur


That’s the message Burger King is trying to communicate with a lineup of burger meals focused on “real” moods to help raise awareness about mental health. To get the deal, customers had to download the Burger King app on their phones. Burger King is trying a vegetarian Whopper, while McDonald’s added a meatier burger to its breakfast menus in October. Burger King, which is owned by Restaurant Brands International, has partnered with Mental Health America for the campaign. The limited-edition Bur
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Burger King takes on McDonald's with a range of 'unhappy' meals

No one is happy all the time. That’s the message Burger King is trying to communicate with a lineup of burger meals focused on “real” moods to help raise awareness about mental health. Timed to Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the “Real Meals” include the Blue Meal, Salty Meal, Yaaas Meal and DGAF (Don’t Give a F—) Meal. They include a Whopper, french fries and a drink. “Burger King restaurants understands that no one is happy all the time. That’s why they’re asking guests to order a Whopper meal based on however they might be feeling,” an online release says.

The effort also pokes fun at McDonald’s, which markets Happy Meals, boxed kids’ deals that include a toy. Burger King launched an ad on YouTube showing a montage of people in various emotional states, using the line: “No one is happy all the time. And that’s OK.” The ad swaps Burger King’s well-known chorus from the 1970s, “Have it your way,” with “Feel your way.” The music also has been changed to be more authentic to the idea that people can have a range of feelings. This isn’t the first time Burger King has teased McDonald’s. In December, it sold its trademark Whopper for 1 cent. To get the deal, customers had to download the Burger King app on their phones. Then when they went within 600 feet of any of more than 14,000 McDonald’s restaurants, the app used geolocation technology to “unlock” the Whopper-for-a-penny deal.

The fast-food competitors have also launched rival promotions at similar times and tweak their menus to stay on top of trends. Burger King is trying a vegetarian Whopper, while McDonald’s added a meatier burger to its breakfast menus in October. Burger King, which is owned by Restaurant Brands International, has partnered with Mental Health America for the campaign. The group’s president and chief executive, Paul Gionfriddo, said: “While not everyone would think about pairing fast food and mental health, MHA believes in elevating the conversation in all communities in order to address mental illness Before Stage 4 (when someone has severe symptoms).” “By using its internationally-known reputation to discuss the importance of mental health, Burger King is bringing much-needed awareness to this important and critical discussion — and letting its customers know that is OK to not be OK.” On Monday, Burger King reported a same-store quarterly sales increase of 2.2 percent. It said that price hikes on its nuggets and the reintroduction of its spicy chicken nuggets helped sales, but parent company Restaurant Brands International saw adjusted earnings of 55 cents per share, falling short of estimates of 58 cents per share. McDonald’s latest quarterly earnings, issued Tuesday, beat estimates, with earnings of $1.78 per share, versus an expected $1.75. It said a range of promotions and an investment in self-serve kiosks and other technology helped it beat expectations, though it noted that tech spending will mean higher expenses this year. The limited-edition Burger King meals will be available in Seattle, Miami, Los Angeles, New York City and Austin, Texas, while supplies last.


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Shake Shack’s Danny Meyer changed the restaurant industry by breaking all the rules. Here’s how

But he admits that being a trailblazer hasn’t always been easy. The suit was quickly dismissed, and no-tipping policies have increased in recent years. “The fact is, most of our customers have said thank you for doing that. [They said], ‘We don’t want to have to calculate tips at the end of the meal. But I’ve never asked or second-guessed the reasons for which we did this, which was to professionalize an industry.”


But he admits that being a trailblazer hasn’t always been easy. The suit was quickly dismissed, and no-tipping policies have increased in recent years. “The fact is, most of our customers have said thank you for doing that. [They said], ‘We don’t want to have to calculate tips at the end of the meal. But I’ve never asked or second-guessed the reasons for which we did this, which was to professionalize an industry.”
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Shake Shack's Danny Meyer changed the restaurant industry by breaking all the rules. Here's how

But he admits that being a trailblazer hasn’t always been easy. After Meyer announced in 2016 that he was moving to a gratuity-included business model, about 40 percent of his longtime front-of-house staffers left the company and a lawsuit was filed against him and several other top New York restaurateurs by a diner, alleging that these “restaurant owners are engaged in a sophisticated unlawful conspiracy to put that money into their own pockets” and that their faithful leader is Meyer, who “spearheaded” it all.

The suit was quickly dismissed, and no-tipping policies have increased in recent years.

“The fact is, most of our customers have said thank you for doing that. [They said], ‘We don’t want to have to calculate tips at the end of the meal. We don’t want to have to wonder throughout the entire meal, Are you only being nice to me in hopes that I’ll take out an extra 20 to 25 percent at the end of the meal?'”

He adds, “You’re going to have to be an idiot not to question yourself along the way, because if it was that obvious and that easy, others would have done it already ahead of you. But I’ve never asked or second-guessed the reasons for which we did this, which was to professionalize an industry.”


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Blue Apron switches meal-kit strategy in hopes of becoming profitable in 2019

But to create a sustainable, profitable business, Blue Apron is changing its strategy. To achieve the profitability it is forecasting for the first quarter of 2019 and the full fiscal year, Blue Apron has stopped pursuing less profitable customers and cut back on marketing. In the fourth quarter, Blue Apron had 557,000 customers with an average revenue per customer of $252. Because January tends to be a popular month for WW and Blue Apron, higher demand stressed the meal-kit company’s capacity.


But to create a sustainable, profitable business, Blue Apron is changing its strategy. To achieve the profitability it is forecasting for the first quarter of 2019 and the full fiscal year, Blue Apron has stopped pursuing less profitable customers and cut back on marketing. In the fourth quarter, Blue Apron had 557,000 customers with an average revenue per customer of $252. Because January tends to be a popular month for WW and Blue Apron, higher demand stressed the meal-kit company’s capacity.
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Blue Apron switches meal-kit strategy in hopes of becoming profitable in 2019

Meal-kit companies originally built their businesses using subscription models and deep discounts that didn’t result in long-term customer loyalty. But to create a sustainable, profitable business, Blue Apron is changing its strategy.

To achieve the profitability it is forecasting for the first quarter of 2019 and the full fiscal year, Blue Apron has stopped pursuing less profitable customers and cut back on marketing. Executives said those changes will result in declining revenue and customers but will increase the revenue per customer. In the fourth quarter, Blue Apron had 557,000 customers with an average revenue per customer of $252.

The New York-based company announced on its quarterly conference call that it is launching a new scaled-back version of its meal kits Friday with Walmart’s Jet.com. The $7.99 Knick Knacks meal kit comes with the sauces, spices, grains, dairy and recipe for a two-person meal and lets customers use store-bought produce and protein.

Knick Knacks was the result of Blue Apron’s pilot with Costco, which introduced the company to the challenges of brick-and-mortar retail. Excluding meat and produce in the meal kit extends the product’s shelf life and provides a more flexible option for customers. Although it is choosing to launch the product with the e-commerce retailer, Blue Apron CEO Brad Dickerson said that Knick Knacks could work in brick-and-mortar retail.

It originally partnered with Jet in October to reach customers outside of its stalling subscription business. The company expects that the new product’s profit margins will be similar to those for its current meal kits.

In late December, the company launched a partnership with WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers. Dickerson said it has resulted in higher-than-expected demand from new and existing customers. The company is planning to improve its meal-kit offerings to appeal more to customers interested in health and wellness.

Because January tends to be a popular month for WW and Blue Apron, higher demand stressed the meal-kit company’s capacity. WW had been promoting the partnership at its studios and through emails. According to Dickerson, the wellness company has pulled back some on marketing the partnership but plans to ramp that up soon.

“In summary, we are really pleased with the interest in the product, and that’s really been without any significant messaging and push from WW to date,” Dickerson said on a conference call with analysts.

Blue Apron reported narrower-than-expected losses Wednesday. It said it lost 12 cents per share, 5 cents less than analysts surveyed by Refinitiv had projected. It also beat on the top line, reporting revenue of $140.7 million, compared with an estimate of $137.4 million.

Shares of the company, which has a $283 million market value, rose as high as 10 percent in early trading Thursday before losing most of those gains. Near midday, it was down about 2 percent. In December, Blue Apron’s shares fell below a dollar, and sank as low as 65 cents.

Correction: This story was revised to correct the time references to Blue Apron’s earnings report and stock trading.


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Thanksgiving by the numbers: 45 million turkeys, 3,000 calories, 54 million travelers

Thursday, Americans all across the country will sit down with friends and family to do the same thing: celebrate Thanksgiving. So how many turkeys will the collective country eat? How many calories is that and how much will the meal cost? And how many people will hit the road for the holiday? Here’s your Thanksgiving by the numbers.


Thursday, Americans all across the country will sit down with friends and family to do the same thing: celebrate Thanksgiving. So how many turkeys will the collective country eat? How many calories is that and how much will the meal cost? And how many people will hit the road for the holiday? Here’s your Thanksgiving by the numbers.
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Thanksgiving by the numbers: 45 million turkeys, 3,000 calories, 54 million travelers

Thursday, Americans all across the country will sit down with friends and family to do the same thing: celebrate Thanksgiving.

So how many turkeys will the collective country eat? How many calories is that and how much will the meal cost? And how many people will hit the road for the holiday?

Here’s your Thanksgiving by the numbers.


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Swanson salesman Gerry Thomas got $1,000 for inventing the TV dinner

TV dinners started with a mistake. Gerry Thomas, a Swanson salesman who earned $200 a month, had an idea. He dubbed the product a “TV dinner,” drawing on the growing popularity of the appliance at the time. Thomas was not the first person to come up with the idea of a portable, frozen meal. But Swanson’s clever marketing made TV dinners an instant hit.


TV dinners started with a mistake. Gerry Thomas, a Swanson salesman who earned $200 a month, had an idea. He dubbed the product a “TV dinner,” drawing on the growing popularity of the appliance at the time. Thomas was not the first person to come up with the idea of a portable, frozen meal. But Swanson’s clever marketing made TV dinners an instant hit.
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Swanson salesman Gerry Thomas got $1,000 for inventing the TV dinner

TV dinners started with a mistake. In 1954, the frozen food company C.A. Swanson & Sons over-ordered for Thanksgiving and found themselves scrambling to figure out a way to sell more than 500,000 pounds of leftover turkey.

Gerry Thomas, a Swanson salesman who earned $200 a month, had an idea. Inspired by the metal meal trays used by airlines and the meal kits he encountered during his time in the military, Thomas developed a three-compartment tray that could hold a frozen dinner and keep each component separate.

He dubbed the product a “TV dinner,” drawing on the growing popularity of the appliance at the time. “I figured if you could borrow from that, maybe you could get some attention,” Thomas told the Associated Press in 1999. “I think the name made all the difference in the world.”

Thomas was not the first person to come up with the idea of a portable, frozen meal. But Swanson’s clever marketing made TV dinners an instant hit. The product featured a picture of a television on the packaging and was touted as a simple alternative to spending hours in the kitchen.

The meals flew off the shelves: More than 10 million units sold in the first year alone.


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This NYC restaurant lets you fish for your own meal

At Japanese fishing restaurant Zauo, customers use baited hooks to fish for their own dinner. Fish varieties range from rainbow trout ($38) to salmon trout ($158), and preparation options include sashimi, salt-grilled, simmered in soy sauce or tempura. Moore: “So I’m getting ready to fish now, I have my fishing instructor here to help me, so let’s do this!” Higuchi: “So here at Zauo, when the customer catches a fish, we like to celebrate with the customer. And over here is our tempura, your rain


At Japanese fishing restaurant Zauo, customers use baited hooks to fish for their own dinner. Fish varieties range from rainbow trout ($38) to salmon trout ($158), and preparation options include sashimi, salt-grilled, simmered in soy sauce or tempura. Moore: “So I’m getting ready to fish now, I have my fishing instructor here to help me, so let’s do this!” Higuchi: “So here at Zauo, when the customer catches a fish, we like to celebrate with the customer. And over here is our tempura, your rain
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This NYC restaurant lets you fish for your own meal

At Japanese fishing restaurant Zauo, customers use baited hooks to fish for their own dinner. Fish varieties range from rainbow trout ($38) to salmon trout ($158), and preparation options include sashimi, salt-grilled, simmered in soy sauce or tempura. If diners prefer not to use fishing rods, they can still order off the menu for around $10 to $20 more. There’s even a large wooden boat hanging from the ceiling. CNBC Make It tried this fish-and-dine experience to see what it was like.

Following is a transcript of the video:

Taylor Moore, CNBC Make It intern: “Hey guys! Today I’m going to be fishing for my dinner, so let’s see how that goes.”

Zauo is a new, unique spot for Japanese dining in Manhattan.

The catch? Your own fish!

General Manager Rui Higuchi: “Zauo opened up in Japan in Fukuoka in 1993.”

“We want to greet the customers from the moment they step in. We want them to feel like they just walked into a restaurant in Japan, and so we greet them like very cheerfully with a lot of enthusiasm and say, ‘Welcome to our restaurant.'”

“We do have lobster. We also have abalone. We have some fluke, flounder and we also have rockfish and striped bass. We want the customers to appreciate their own catch and having their fish prepared minutes after they caught it.”

Moore: “So I’m getting ready to fish now, I have my fishing instructor here to help me, so let’s do this!”

Higuchi: “Let me just set up your rod for you. Be careful with the hook. My advice to you is try to keep the bait very still. Wait for the fish to come to the bait and nibble on it. Once they nibble, just pull it out as quick as you can, you should be able to hook it.”

Moore: “Okay.”

Moore: “I used to go fishing a lot with my grandfather. I still try to whenever I see him over the summers. I definitely learned a lot of patience from my grandfather while fishing.”

It took a few seconds before there were bites, but they weren’t very successful.

But then…

Higuchi: “Congratulations! Wow, that’s a nice catch.”

Higuchi: “So here at Zauo, when the customer catches a fish, we like to celebrate with the customer. We want them to be able to feel like, ‘Wow, I’ve really caught something.’ And then we want to be there to actually cheer for the customer and show them some support. We congratulate the customers and we hit the Taiko drums as we congratulate them.”

Moore: “So what’s the process when it comes to preparing your catch?”

Higuchi: “So here at Zauo, we can prepare it four ways. We can prepare it sashimi, tempura, simmered in soy sauce, or grilled with salt. But for this specific catch I would go with sashimi and tempura.”

Moore: “Okay, sounds good to me!”

Moore: “So can you explain for me what we have spread across here?”

Higuchi: “Sure. So this is our sashimi, the rainbow trout that you caught earlier. You see it’s presented with the fish’s head. It’s only because we want to ensure the customer that it is your fish and it’s very fresh. And over here is our tempura, your rainbow trout tempura.”

Moore: “Awesome, great. Thank you so much.”

Higuchi: “You’re welcome.”

Moore: “So I’m super excited. Everything looks delicious and I think I’m going to start with the sashimi. I’ll get some wasabi. It’s super good. I definitely like it best with the soy sauce but the wasabi is a must. Each different thing gives it a completely different flavor and is really good. I’m going to have another one.”

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Gobble, the meal kit service with an ‘army of chefs’ ready to feed your family for $24 per box

Meal kits usually deliver dinner to your door — but the food inside the box may be more work than you have time for. With Gobble, like other meal kit providers, you go to a website and select what meals you want, and how frequently they’ll be delivered. “We allow you to order as much of any meal as you want and we allow a minimum of two nights,” Garg explained. “Most busy families are home and they need, they want, a home-cooked fresh meal for at least two nights a week,” she added. “We (also) h


Meal kits usually deliver dinner to your door — but the food inside the box may be more work than you have time for. With Gobble, like other meal kit providers, you go to a website and select what meals you want, and how frequently they’ll be delivered. “We allow you to order as much of any meal as you want and we allow a minimum of two nights,” Garg explained. “Most busy families are home and they need, they want, a home-cooked fresh meal for at least two nights a week,” she added. “We (also) h
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Gobble, the meal kit service with an 'army of chefs' ready to feed your family for $24 per box

Meal kits usually deliver dinner to your door — but the food inside the box may be more work than you have time for.

If you’d rather “heat and eat” than learn how to cook, an entrepreneur has created a simpler option. Gobble, a meal preparation service that’s part of the growing category of food kits, promises to “make cooking easy for busy families,” founder and CEO Ooshma Garg told CNBC’s “On the Money” in a recent interview.

A Gobble box arrives from one of the company’s seven warehouses, and contains pre-cut, fresh ingredients that can be combined and cooked quickly.

“We have an army of sous chefs around the country that are preparing sauces, spice mixes, and chopping vegetables so that you can make dinner in 15 minutes and one pan,” Garg said.

With Gobble, like other meal kit providers, you go to a website and select what meals you want, and how frequently they’ll be delivered.

“We allow you to order as much of any meal as you want and we allow a minimum of two nights,” Garg explained.

“Most busy families are home and they need, they want, a home-cooked fresh meal for at least two nights a week,” she added. “We (also) have people who are ordering seven nights a week. And that flexibility is important for busy folks. “


Company: cnbc, Activity: cnbc, Date: 2018-11-09  Authors: trent gillies
Keywords: news, cnbc, companies, kit, box, gobble, week, seven, fresh, chefs, ready, army, nights, food, garg, family, feed, meal, kits, service, busy


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