Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Bottled water makers compete with innovative packaging

3/27/2015

  • BevNet.com

With competition heating up as more consumers shift away from sweetened soft drinks, bottled water brands are looking to differentiate their products through packaging. This year, Fiji refreshed its b… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

General Mills to air retro Wheaties ad during ESPN pro bowling event

3/27/2015

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

General Mills' Wheaties brand is starting an in-house ad campaign featuring mid-20th century pro bowler Andy Varipapa to air during ESPN's Professional Bowlers Association event on Sunday. The retro a… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Ecolean: Aseptic milk pouches could become the new norm

3/27/2015

  • DairyReporter.com (France)

Aseptic pouches could become the standard packaging for milk across the globe, as European companies show interest in the resealable packages used in markets such as Russia, China and Pakistan, accord… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

NCA: Canadian tariff threat would impact U.S. confectioners

3/27/2015

  • Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model), The

Congressional changes to U.S. meat-labeling laws have resulted in threats of tariffs by Canada on a range of American products, including chocolate and sugar-free sweeteners. The "loss of business wil… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Kraft, Heinz agree to merge

3/25/2015

  • USA Today
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Bloomberg

Kraft Foods and H.J. Heinz will merge through a deal that could reach more than $40 billion. The merger, which will be backed by 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway, would form the Kraft Heinz Co., whic… Read More