Food & Beverage

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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.  

Cheetos unveils plan for Easter launch of Sweetos snack


  • USA Today

The Cheetos brand will launch a new snack product called Sweetos for Easter. The new product, which boasts a cinnamon sugar flavor, follows two growing trends in the market -- a rise in sweet snacking… Read More

Family Dollar chooses Dollar Tree over Dollar General


  • Bloomberg
  • Reuters

Family Dollar Stores shareholders approved a more than $8 billion merger deal with Dollar Tree, rejecting a rival bid from Dollar General that exceeded $9 billion and putting an end to six-month biddi… Read More

New tool will help restaurateurs zap food waste


The NRA is offering members a 10% discount on Zap, Lean Path’s food-waste prevention program. The first 25 who sign up also get two months free. Read more. Read More

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