Food & Beverage

Lead Editor: Amy Sung

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SmartBrief brings you the top news stories from the food and beverage industry, with newsletters focusing on restaurants, consumer packaged goods, food marketing, food and beverage packaging, confectionery, nutrition, the dairy industry and the world of culinary arts.  

IRI: 15% of shoppers turning to premium products


  • Drug Store News

According to new data from IRI, 15% of shoppers will be boosting their purchases of natural, organic and premium products in the coming year. "The word 'premium' means different things to different co… Read More

Danone purchasing Mead Johnson? Shareholders hope not


  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Speculation is rampant that Danone is on the verge of purchasing Mead Johnson Nutrition, makers of baby formula. However, shareholders and analysts hope the company looks to growing markets to purchas… Read More

Will House fix ACA's seasonal employee problem?


A bipartisan group of House members has introduced a bill intended to change one of the many confusing aspects of the Affordable Care Act: its two definitions of "seasonal" employment. Read more. Read More