CosMc’s Loyalty Program

CosMc’s is a spin-off restaurant from McDonald’s which offers a variety of drinks, such as energy burst, lemonades, slushies, frappes, and cold brews. OM in the News previously published a post about its debut in Chicago.

The spin-off also carries some McDonald’s favorites, including McFlurrys and Egg McMuffins, and a variety of additional items including sandwiches (Spicy Queso and Creamy Avocado Tomatilio), bites (hash browns, pretzels, and McPops), baked goods (cookies and brownies), soft serve ice cream (sundaes and cones), […]

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Velvet Taco’s Weekly Taco Feature

Velvet Taco is a fast-growing, fast-casual restaurant based in Dallas, Texas.

While most restaurant locations are in Texas, the company is expanding throughout the Southeast, and already has 3 locations in Chicago. The goal is to reach 100 units by 2026.

While many quick serve restaurants are looking for efficiencies by trimming their menu, Velvet Taco is keeping its menu complexities, including the Weekly Taco Feature — a new taco every week, 52 weeks per year. The Weekly Taco Feature even varies from […]

The Challenging Market for Recycled Clothing

Renewcell had a great product idea: recycling discarded garments into new materials for new clothes.

The company had plans to produce 120,000 metric tons of cellulose pulp a year to supply retail brands such as H&M, Tommy Hilfiger, and Levi. In the end, Renewcell was not able to deliver a reasonably priced quality pulp from recycled garments to its customers and filed for bankruptcy.


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Kerecis Reduces Waste By Repurposing Fish Skin

Kerecis, a company in Iceland, has partnered with Iceland Ocean Cluster on a 100% Fish Project with the goal of creating high-value products out of previously wasted parts of the Atlantic Cod.

One such product is turning fish skin into human skin grafts, enabling burn victims to heal and generate new skin. Other products include getting fish oil from fish liver, exporting fish heads to Africa, and making fish leather from fish skin.

The 100% Fish Project fosters innovation, promotes economic development, […]

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