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How Google's snack curator became one of the most powerful people in food

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Feeding minds, setting trends
Most office workers would be happy with free soda and a snack machine that functions properly. But at Google’s 1,300 microkitchens, they take food very seriously, serving up dried seaweed, turkey jerky, kombucha, and other eclectic treats. That makes culinary director Matt Kolgan one of the most influential people in food, with the ability to set snack trends that spread far beyond the tech giant’s offices.

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