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Top 10: H-E-B's Texas roots, Red Robin's turnaround and hydroponic veggies at Whole Foods
Top 10: H-E-B's Texas roots, Red Robin's turnaround and hydroponic veggies at Whole Foods

Vertical farming startup Plenty has signed a deal to supply Whole Foods and Safeway stores.

Top 10: Stop & Shop sells stores, Applebee’s goes fast-casual, CPG debuts
Top 10: Stop & Shop sells stores, Applebee’s goes fast-casual, CPG debuts

New CPG products and a fast-casual concept from Applebee's made waves with readers this week.

Top 10: Reflecting on 2019 and looking ahead to 2020
Top 10: Reflecting on 2019 and looking ahead to 2020

Many of the most popular stories among SmartBrief food and beverage readers this week had to do with either looking back at trends from the past year (or decade) or plans and trends that are gaining steam as we head into the new year.

Top 10: P&G’s dish soap innovation, exec updates at Hershey and a Brazilian chicken chain’s US growth plan
Top 10: P&G’s dish soap innovation, exec updates at Hershey and a Brazilian chicken chain’s US growth plan

New products and plans for the coming year came out on top in this week’s roundup of most-clicked stories.

Top 10: Popular supermarkets, Danone’s new products, Peet’s and JDE merge
Top 10: Popular supermarkets, Danone’s new products, Peet’s and JDE merge

Kroger's popular regional banners and plant-based meat experiment caught readers' attention.

Top 10: New CPG products, grocer initiatives, dry brining
Top 10: New CPG products, grocer initiatives, dry brining

CPG product debuts, interesting cooking methods and ALDI’s US success caught readers’ attention this week.

Top 10: Restaurant legislation, PepsiCo’s newest acquisition and the latest CPG rollouts
Top 10: Restaurant legislation, PepsiCo’s newest acquisition and the latest CPG rollouts

This week, a proposed federal bill on restaurant closures piqued the interest of food and beverage readers.

Top 10: Walmart, Houlihan’s and a General Mills/Nielsen partnership
Top 10: Walmart, Houlihan’s and a General Mills/Nielsen partnership

Walmart ranked high on two new top retailer lists this week.

Top 10: Kroger’s new look, Shake Shack’s growth plans, Coca-Cola’s AHA rollout
Top 10: Kroger’s new look, Shake Shack’s growth plans, Coca-Cola’s AHA rollout

Industry reaction to Kroger's new logo and animated Krojis grabbed readers' attention this week.

Top 10: Kroger’s new logo, P.F. Chang’s new concept, Halloween CPG products
Top 10: Kroger’s new logo, P.F. Chang’s new concept, Halloween CPG products

Food and beverage readers ate up stories about Kroger’s new logo and P.F. Chang’s new nightclub concept this week.