Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

"Power of partnerships" big part of Coca-Cola system, says CEO

4/27/2015

  • NBC News

The "power of partnerships" is a big part of the Coca-Cola Co. system, CEO Muhtar Kent says in this interview. Kent says partnerships with retail and technology partners and brands such as Keurig and … Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

PepsiCo to switch sweeteners for Diet Pepsi

4/27/2015

  • USA Today
  • BeverageDaily.com (France)
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Responding to consumer concerns and declining sales, PepsiCo is removing aspartame from Diet Pepsi. A new version sweetened with sucralose and ace-K will be available in August, the company announced … Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Population increases spur growth at Chinese dairy

4/27/2015

  • WantChinaTimes.com (Taiwan)

Yili Group reported Saturday it saw a 30% growth in net profits to $677 million during 2014, ranking first among domestic firms in five categories, including milk powder, ice cream and liquid milk. Th… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Purple Sweet Potato, French toast among new flavors of chocolate treats

4/27/2015

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Chocolatiers are experimenting with unique, bold and interesting new flavors around the world, including the Cadbury Dairy Milk Spectacular 7 bar in the U.K., the Purple Sweet Potato Kit Kat in Japan,… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Contamination raises costs for glass recycling programs

4/22/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Recycling costs for glass are rising as commingled recycling programs lead to contaminated truckloads of glass that require sorting by costly machinery. Strategic Materials, the largest glass-recycler… Read More