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Emily Crowe

Emily Crowe edits food and beverage and marketing briefs at SmartBrief and writes about both industries for SmartBrief.com. She previously wrote for the Specialty Food Association, Technomic and the Clovis News Journal and holds a bachelor's degree from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

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Top 10: Dollar General reveals executive moves, KFC sees strong demand for plant-based options
Top 10: Dollar General reveals executive moves, KFC sees strong demand for plant-based options

News that Dollar General promoted two executives topped this week’s most-clicked stories among food and beverage readers.

Why suppliers, grocers are going all in for National Family Meals Month
Why suppliers, grocers are going all in for National Family Meals Month

Now in its fifth year, National Family Meals Month has become an important platform for grocers and suppliers alike.

Putting food safety first for grocers, food suppliers
Putting food safety first for grocers, food suppliers

How can companies foster a culture of food safety among their employees?

Top-clicked headlines in marketing and advertising: Social media, consumer privacy and novel promotions
Top-clicked headlines in marketing and advertising: Social media, consumer privacy and novel promotions

Read SmartBrief's marketing & advertising editor's take on the latest trends in the news.

What are the top trends in snacks and sweets?
What are the top trends in snacks and sweets?

Consumers are looking for everything from purpose-driven companies to diet-friendly bites when it comes to the sweets and snacks segment.

Top 10: CPG revamps, Walmart’s supply chain merger, Cheez-Its and wine
Top 10: CPG revamps, Walmart’s supply chain merger, Cheez-Its and wine

SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers were drawn in this week by tales of new Pampers diapers and a Cheez-It wine pairing.

The changing nature of the frozen food aisle
The changing nature of the frozen food aisle

Frozen food is a changing industry, and consumers and CPG companies alike are taking notice.

General Mills’ cereal collaboration with Travis Scott and KFC’s NYC Cheetos Sandwich pop-up caught SmartBrief readers’ attention this week.

More consumers than ever are turning to the internet when it comes to buying groceries. What are food retailers doing to keep up with the trend?

SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers were drawn in this week by tales of Nestle USA’s transition to a warehouse system and pillowy ricotta dumplings.

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