Most Clicked: SmartBrief Originals

News of PepsiCo’s restructuring and Nestle’s new Starbucks-branded products caught readers’ attention this week.

Top 10: Kellogg’s glitter-dusted cereal, Amazon’s packaging surcharge and Tasty-inspired ice cream [image: Four pints of Tasty/Nestle ice cream)
Top 10: Kellogg’s glitter-dusted cereal, Amazon’s packaging surcharge and Tasty-inspired ice cream [image: Four pints of Tasty/Nestle ice cream)

Kellogg's launch of Caticorn Cereal made with edible glitter was the most-clicked story among SmartBrief food and beverage readers this week.

Sweetheart candy
Sweetheart candy

This week’s top 10 was evenly spread across industries, spanning CPG, food retail and foodservice, with candy news taking the cake, which is timely as Valentine’s Day quickly approaches.

Confectionery, restaurant and grocery retail news hit a high note with SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers this week.

Top 10: Bush's snack chips, shoppers' favorite grocers, hot menu trends
Top 10: Bush's snack chips, shoppers' favorite grocers, hot menu trends

News of new CPG launches struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories about the year's hottest menu trends and the grocers that consumers rank highest.

Top 10: TreeHouse Foods' snack shakeup, Chobani's plant-based yogurt and Chipotle's diet bowls [image: Chipotle bowl]
Top 10: TreeHouse Foods' snack shakeup, Chobani's plant-based yogurt and Chipotle's diet bowls [image: Chipotle bowl]

The reorganization of TreeHouse Foods' snack unit, Chobani's new plant-based yogurt line and Chipotle's roll-out of bowls based on popular diets were among the week's top read stories.

Dark chocolate oreos
Dark chocolate oreos

From CEO changes at two big CPG companies to McDonald's apple pies and Dark Chocolate Oreos, find out what the 10 most-read stories of the week in Food & Beverage were.

Ferrara Candy’s headquarters move and CPG company acquisitions ranked high on this week’s list of most-clicked stories.