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Janet Forgrieve

Janet Forgrieve is a staff writer and editor at SmartBrief who covers retail and food-and-beverage topics. A former business journalist, Janet spent several years covering the restaurant and retail industries for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of South Florida and spent six years covering business at The Tampa Tribune.

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Meal and meal-kit delivery companies introduce omnivores to plant-based eating.
Meal and meal-kit delivery companies introduce omnivores to plant-based eating.

Meal and meal-kit delivery companies introduce omnivores to plant-based eating.

JUST Inc. plans to launch cell-based chicken nuggets this spring
JUST Inc. plans to launch cell-based chicken nuggets this spring

Cell-based or cultured meat startups continue product development and push for a regulatory framework.

Pillsbury promotes ugly sweaters, Arby's parent acquires Sonic, Walmart tests food-prep robot
Pillsbury promotes ugly sweaters, Arby's parent acquires Sonic, Walmart tests food-prep robot

A run on Pillsbury's ugly sweaters tops this week's most-read list.

Vegan cheese brands are growing faster with products that come closer to the taste and texture of dairy cheese.
Vegan cheese brands are growing faster with products that come closer to the taste and texture of dairy cheese.

Vegan cheese brands are growing faster with products that come closer to the taste and texture of dairy cheese.

Kellogg's new products, possible cookie division sales proved popular.
Kellogg's new products, possible cookie division sales proved popular.

Kellogg's new products, possible cookie division sales proved popular.

Startups turn to ugly produce to feed people, help the planet.
Startups turn to ugly produce to feed people, help the planet.

Ugly produce startups provide solutions to waste and food insecurity.

Domino's new "pizza theater" concept sets sales record.
Domino's new "pizza theater" concept sets sales record.

Stories from Kellogg, Welch's, Coca-Cola, Domino's, Dunkin' proved popular with SmartBrief readers.

Chocolate makers came together with sweet treats and stories of sustainable sourcing at The Big Chocolate Show.
Chocolate makers came together with sweet treats and stories of sustainable sourcing at The Big Chocolate Show.

Chocolate makers came together with sweet treats and stories of sustainable sourcing at The Big Chocolate Show.

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