Tricia Contreras edits food and beverage newsletters and writes about news and trends in foodservice, grocery and the culinary world for SmartBrief.com
The growing popularity of Latin American food in the US is driving increased interest in authentic Latin cuisine and a deeper appreciation for its origins and the people who cook it.
The new look and line of flavors that Coca-Cola rolled out for Diet Coke was the most-clicked story among SmartBrief food and beverage readers this week.
Peruvian cuisine, regional Mexican dishes and a new era of street food will influence US menus this year, analysts predict.
Put down the pumpkin spice and step away from the jarred salad. Chefs weigh in on what trends to skip in 2018.
Chef and founder of Guerrilla Tacos Wesley Avila and co-author Richard Parks III discuss how Avila's experiences in LA and beyond led him to launch the brand and book.
Food brands are introducing new packaged crackers, chips and other snacks with a focus on nutrition and helping shoppers increase their plant intake.
Innovations in robotics and automation offer new ways for restaurants to streamline operations, attract top talent and delight diners, presenters said at The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Innovation Summit last month.
From shopping around for solutions to planning for the future, restaurant operators and technology experts shared their advice for how restaurants can make the most of tech.
A rumored merger deal between Kroger and Ahold, PepsiCo's approach to e-commerce and the damage caused to wineries by the California wildfires were among the week's top stories.
The CIA's Center for Foods of the Americas will explore the culinary traditions of Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico next month at its second annual Latin Cuisine Summit, Arriba el Caribe!