Teen from Arlington, Texas, wins World Food Championships

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Preston Nguyen cooks on the stove at the World Food Championships “Final Table” in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Preston Nguyen has had quite a year.

The 19-year-old from Arlington graduated from high school, completed his first year of college and was recently crowned World Food Champion, taking home an oversized $100,000 check.

In early May, the World Food Championships were held in South Carolina, bringing the best chefs in the world together for a high-pressure competition. Ten chefs competed at the event dubbed “The Final Table.”

He booked his ticket to the final

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Jam Producer Powers Traditional Cooking With Aptean Food & Beverage ERP

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JanBax Selects Aptean for its Industry-specific Functionality in the Cloud

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ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced that JanBax BV, a Dutch supplier of unique, hand-crafted jams, spreads and other consumables, is implementing Aptean Food & Beverage ERP to digitize quality control, enhance traceability and increase visibility into critical processes all in one integrated cloud platform.

Serving the Netherlands since 1983, JanBax uses traditional methods to craft its delicacies made with fresh whole fruits.

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This modern dancer makes traditional Sarawakian food every Raya

In his compact, immaculate apartment in Kuala Lumpur, Raziman Sarbini, 30, is bent over a pile of colourful kuih. He smears jam between the intricate crevices and cracks and presses the layers together. “Yes, this looks good,” he says contentedly, a smile of satisfaction weaving its way across his face.

He props up the finished kuih lapis and everyone oohs and aahs appreciatively. “Oh, that’s pretty,” his friend Nurliyana Rusli exclaims.

Raziman’s earnest enthusiasm for food is something that he recalls always being a central part of his life. As the youngest of eight siblings growing up in Limbang, Sarawak,

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Taco Bell to test new combo meal featuring french fries

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Like most fast-food chains, Taco Bell relies on changing up its formula to keep customers coming back.

And while many have joked that all the brand really does is rearrange the same ingredients, that formula has kept customers coming back for decades. So clearly it’s doing something right.

Its most recent changes include tweaks to its $5 Breakfast Box and introducing $10 Cravings Meals, as well as announcing the return of its much-beloved Mexican Pizza.

It also announced a Drag Brunch in Las Vegas Cantina locations to benefit the It Gets Better project to support LGBTQ+ youth.

While

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