Food & Beverage Industry News

The food & beverage industry is huge, diverse and constantly changing. This means it is a topic of great interest to many people, so Wiser created a tailored digest to meet those people's needs. The food & beverage news email delivers the latest articles from around the internet in a simple and easy-to-read format. The industry is actually global in nature and covers all food production except for the small amount of food that is still produced by subsistence farmers. In the US, the global nature of the industry is important in terms of exports, strength and sustainability, and food security. Some of the biggest companies in the world are part of the food & beverage industry including PepsiCo Inc., Tyson Foods Inc., Nestle, JBS and Coca-Cola Co. They exist in an industry that continues to consolidate as well as going through change in terms of consumer demands for healthier ingredients, clearer information and controlled costs. The Wiser daily food & beverage industry news email is free and is designed for anyone with an interest in the industry, including food producers and retailers.

Recent Food & Beverage Industry News Coverage
 
Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, April 25, 2017
 
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Is Whole Foods In Play?
Forbes • Contributor, Neil Stern
FBI: TCF Bank robber strikes again
Chicago Tribune • Chicago Tribune Staff
PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - April 25
Reuters
Who uses the Internet of Things?
SAP Blogs • Meredith Hassett
Unilever To Acquire Sir Kensington's Condiment Firm
Seeking Alpha • Donovan Jones
What Fish Is Good For Me And The Planet? New Documentary Explores
NPR • Natalie Jacewicz
Flush with funding, Instacart accelerates US expansion
TechCrunch • Lora Kolodny
Amazon told to keep food items separate from others
The Economic Times of India • Shambhavi Anand
A Watergate Villain Walks Into A Berkeley Restaurant. What Could Go Wrong?
NPR • Nina Martyris
Could Jewel-Osco parent company buy Whole Foods?
Chicago Tribune • Nick Turner
 
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Hedge Funds
Is Whole Foods In Play?
ForbesContributor, Neil Stern
stock surged today on speculation that Albertsons might be preparing a takeover bid. This announcement comes on the heels of an activist investor, Janus Partners LLC acquiring an 8.3% stake in the company, suggesting that a possible sale could unlock investor value....
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Politics & Policy
FBI: TCF Bank robber strikes again
Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune Staff
A man who robbed a TCF Bank branch inside an Avondale neighborhood grocery store Monday afternoon is suspected in three other similar holdups since last month, according to the FBI. Monday's heist occurred about 3:30 p.m. at the TCF Bank branch inside...
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Hedge Funds
PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - April 25
Reuters
The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines Albertsons explores bid for high-end grocer Whole Foods Jimmy Choo put up for sale after losing its fashion cachet...
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Mobile Phones
Who uses the Internet of Things?
SAP BlogsMeredith Hassett
So you attended a CodeJam on IoT? What do you do next? IoT, or Internet of Things, is a big buzz word(s) your hear these days. Everything is connected, your appliances are ‘smart’, let’s learn your habits to make your life easier....
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Biodiversity, Food Security
Unilever To Acquire Sir Kensington's Condiment Firm
Seeking AlphaDonovan Jones
Summary Global consumer conglomerate Unilever will acquire specialty condiment maker Sir Kensington's for an undisclosed sum. Sir Kensington's will bring a line of natural and sustainable food products that appeal to younger, health- and sustainability-conscious consumers. The deal should be a win...
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Environment, Fish Oil
What Fish Is Good For Me And The Planet? New Documentary Explores
NPRNatalie Jacewicz
In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day.
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Startups
Flush with funding, Instacart accelerates US expansion
TechCrunchLora Kolodny
Grocery delivery startup Instacart recently closed a $400 million Series D round of funding at a valuation of $3.4 billion. Now, the company is putting that capital to work by accelerating its expansion across the US, and offering free Instacart Express memberships...
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Amazon.com Inc, Digital Music
Amazon told to keep food items separate from others
The Economic Times of IndiaShambhavi Anand
NEW DELHI: The government has asked Amazon to ensure a clear segregation between the food products it wants to sell directly to consumers and the other merchandise it lists online, a likely precursor to granting permission to the US-based ecommerce giant to...
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Food & Beverage Industry, NPR
A Watergate Villain Walks Into A Berkeley Restaurant. What Could Go Wrong?
NPRNina Martyris
A new film profiles influential chef Jeremiah Tower. When one of the most hated men in U.S. politics walked in for dinner at Berkeley's famed Chez Panisse, where Tower worked, a colorful scene ensued.
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Education, Grocery & Supermarkets
Could Jewel-Osco parent company buy Whole Foods?
Chicago TribuneNick Turner
(Erin Hooley / ) Whole Foods Market Inc. shares rose the most in two weeks after the Financial Times reported that Albertsons Cos. is considering a takeover of the organic grocer. Cerberus Capital Management, which backs Albertsons, owner of Jewel-Osco, has held...
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