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The many faces of cold brew and other drink trends

Senior food & beverage editor Bret Thorn gives a guided tour of the NRA show

Cold brew has expanded well beyond black coffee. Now operators are applying the process to tea, herbs and cascara, while finding new applications for cold-brew coffee. That, the latest sweeteners and other trendy drinks were all on display at the recent National Restaurant Show.


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