This week top news reflected signs of the changing times via a few rebrands, a look at food retail and a catering to the wants of consumers who are perhaps yearning for years past.
Ecolab’s Mandy Sedlak discusses the Essential Public Health training program created in partnership with Lobster Ink, and how the program helps front-line staff put knowledge into action.
The Specialty Food Association's Summer Fancy Food Show was canceled amid COVID-19 this year, so the trade group is using a virtual event to help brands and buyers connect.
SmartBrief's food and beverage readers focused on stories about PepsiCo, restaurant closures and new grocer Jet Foods.
Consumers’ craving for restaurant food provides an opportunity for innovation in the grocery channel -- whether through meal bundles on the perimeter or restaurant favorites and global flavors in the frozen aisle.
Pet products have gone premium, and more Americans than ever are getting in on the trend.
Restaurant chains including Burger King, Taco Bell and Shake Shack unveiled new formats for the pandemic era.
Restaurants, CPG manufacturers and food retailers are all investing in new, innovative ways to give eco-conscious consumers what they’re prioritizing in their food choices.
This week, readers were also interested in Coca-Cola’s restructuring and how to make simple chef-approved chicken dishes at home.
Despite their appreciation for all thing fresh and less processed, Americans have a long and historical relationship with packaged foods, food science and technology.
Grocers and CPG producers are working overtime to ensure the safety of both consumers and employees.
Candy news hit the sweet spot in this week’s top 10, with Mars Wrigley, Mondelez and Behave, a new direct-to-consumer brand of better-for-you gummy candy making the list.
As restaurant operators continue to look for ways to serve customers safely amid the coronavirus pandemic, many are outfitting their eateries with high tech solutions to increase sanitation and facilitate contactless payment and other touchless tasks.
Clorox earned the highest ranking of any consumer packaged goods brand on Morning Consult's 2020 50 Most Loved Brands list, and coverage of the annual report was this week’s most clicked story among SmartBrief food and beverage readers.
In these uncertain times, what are grocers doing to create an experience both in-store and online that keeps customers coming back?