Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Vita Coco develops sports drink line with Target

8/1/2014

  • BevNet.com

Vita Coco has launched Vita Coco Sports as part of its distribution deal with Target. The coconut-water based sports drink is all natural with no artificial ingredients or additives. "We and Target wa… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Cargill to close Milwaukee beef facility

8/1/2014

  • Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

A shortage of cattle has led Cargill to close a beef processing facility in Milwaukee. A separate ground beef facility at the site will remain in operation. Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Shakira's Activia-sponsored video is the most-shared ad ever

7/31/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Shakira's Activia-sponsored "La La La" video has overtaken Volkswagen's "The Force" as the most-shared ad ever with more than 5.375 million shares, according to Unruly. The video for the song, which a… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Target taps PepsiCo exec as new CEO

8/1/2014

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)
  • CNBC
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

PepsiCo Americas Foods CEO Brian Cornell will take over the reins at Target, the company announced Thursday. Cornell has also been CEO at Sam's Club, which is part of Wal-Mart, and has experience at g… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

3 tips for tackling sustainability in the supply chain

7/30/2014

  • GreenBiz.com

Food and beverage companies have taken the lead in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study of 24 food and beverage companies conducted by Ceres and Sustainalytics, but more can be done… Read More