Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Matcha brands debut RTD teas to attract mainstream consumers

5/22/2015

  • BevNet.com

To take matcha into the mainstream, brands such as Jade Monk, Vivid Drinks and Teapigs are offering teas in bottled, ready-to-drink formats. "Getting the consumer to buy a tin of matcha, a whisk, and … Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Dole touts holiday to celebrate fruits, veggies

5/21/2015

  • The Packer (Lenexa, Kan.)

Dole has designated today as the first National Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day, a holiday the company says will fall annually on the Thursday before Memorial Day. The day will be marked with officia… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Arla aims for older Europeans with new whey protein and calcium ingredient

5/22/2015

  • DairyReporter.com (France)

Europe will have twice the number of elderly consumers between 55 and 74 years old compared with young consumers between 15 and 24 years old this year, prompting Arla Foods Ingredients to debut the ne… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

IRI: Consumers take charge of sweets preferences

5/22/2015

  • CSP

Consumers are starting conversations with brands about what kinds of candy and snacks they prefer, Larry Levin, executive vice president of industry insights for IRI, Chicago, said during the opening … Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

SABMiller purchases Meantime Brewing

5/20/2015

  • The Drinks Business online (U.K.)

The Meantime Brewing Company's broad craft-brewing portfolio is now under the SABMiller banner after a complete purchase for an undisclosed sum. SABMiller owns 100% of the British brewery but will kee… Read More