Janet Forgrieve

Janet Forgrieve is a freelance writer and SmartBrief contributor who writes for restaurant and retail briefs. A former business journalist, Janet spent several years covering the restaurant and retail industries for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of South Florida and spent six years covering business at The Tampa Tribune.

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Chick-fil-A tests family meals in three markets
Chick-fil-A tests family meals in three markets

Top 10: Chick-fil-A, Amazon, Lidl grab readers' attention

Miyoko's Kitchen is turning artisan vegan cheese into a big business
Miyoko's Kitchen is turning artisan vegan cheese into a big business

Miyoko's Kitchen founder Miyoko Schinner

Enhanced water made a splash at the Summer Fancy Food Show
Enhanced water made a splash at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Millennial snackers drive specialty food sales, trends

Pure Batch baked goods on display at the Summer Fancy Food Show
Pure Batch baked goods on display at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Tales from the world of fancy food

Nutella, Oreo O's, McDonald's delivery test top SmartBrief's most-clicked list

Top 10: Two new Oreos and an iconic apple pie
Top 10: Two new Oreos and an iconic apple pie

Oreos, McDonald's apple pie and Kroger's meal kits ranked high with SmartBrief readers.

Top 10: Hershey, Birds Eye, McDonald’s make news with new items
Top 10: Hershey, Birds Eye, McDonald’s make news with new items

New products from companies including Hershey, Birds Eye and McDonald's rate with SmartBrief readers

Unilever will acquire condiment maker Sir Kensington's
Unilever will acquire condiment maker Sir Kensington's

CPG acquisitions, new restaurant formats resonated with SmartBrief readers this week

Plant-based foods bloom amid growing demand
Plant-based foods bloom amid growing demand

Consumers are demanding more plant-based food options and companies are obliging with a slew of new products.

Unilever plans to sell its spreads division
Unilever plans to sell its spreads division

Top 10: Unilever’s spread sale, Taco Bell’s breakfast test