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.

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NPR • Jeremy Hobson
Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives
Digiday • Seb Joseph
Chicken of the Sea mixes tuna and chicken in new ad campaign
Intrafish • Intrafish Media
'No-deal' Brexit likely to hit low-income families hardest
The Guardian • Larry Elliott, Lisa O'Carroll
Telsey gloom hangs over grocery sector
Seeking Alpha • Clark Schultz
We can do without plastic packaging and supermarkets | Letters
The Guardian • Letters
Zingerman's Bakehouse, A Michigan Icon, Rolls Out A New Cookbook
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FTI Says US Online Retail Sales Likely To Surpass $1 Trillion By 2027
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$1 trillion by 2027, CNBC reports. The firm expects eCommerce to grow from the current figure, $445 billion, as consumers continue to move away from traditional retailers. As of 2017, online retail sales account for 12 percent of total retail transactions in...
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Electric Vehicles, Food & Beverage Industry
Dictator-Era Rules Stand Between Carmakers and Lithium Riches
Bloomberg
A little-known nuclear agency, designated as Chiles lithium watchdog 38 years ago during the military dictatorship, holds the keys to unlocking the countrys massive reserves amid a nascent electric-car boom.
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Food & Beverage Industry, Healthy Living
Anthony Bourdain Urges Americans To 'Value The Things We Eat'
NPRJeremy Hobson
In interview with NPR's Here & Now about his new documentary, Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, the chef drives home the enormity of the problem and the importance of changing our perspective.
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Advertising Industry, Amazon.com Inc
Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives
DigidaySeb Joseph
Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some...
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Fishing Industry, Food & Beverage Industry
Chicken of the Sea mixes tuna and chicken in new ad campaign
IntrafishIntrafish Media
Test cities chosen for size, media importance, above-average preference for tuna.
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BBC America, Economic Policy
'No-deal' Brexit likely to hit low-income families hardest
The GuardianLarry Elliott, Lisa O'Carroll
Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would likely result in a sharp increase in prices for food and other goods, costing the average UK household £260 and hitting low-income families hardest, according to new research. Following Theresa May’s attempt in...
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Grocery & Supermarkets
Telsey gloom hangs over grocery sector
Seeking AlphaClark Schultz
Grocery store stocks were hit today by a cut in estimates from Telsey on Supervalu (SVU -7.7%) amid ongoing concerns over margin pressure. Decliners include Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM -2.7%), Kroger (KR -4%), Ingles Markets (IMKTA -4.2%) and Natural Vitamin Grocers Cottage...
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Environment, Grocery & Supermarkets
We can do without plastic packaging and supermarkets | Letters
The GuardianLetters
Instead shop in markets and smaller shops, which are less packaging obsessed and often use paper bags, says Rachel Meredith The idea of increasing the use of aluminium and steel packaging, as proposed by Andy Clarke (Bring in plastic packaging ban, former...
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Food & Beverage Industry, NPR
Zingerman's Bakehouse, A Michigan Icon, Rolls Out A New Cookbook
NPRTove Danovich
A visit to Ann Arbor wouldn't be complete without a trip to an eatery that bears the famous name. And the mouthwatering, no-nonsense recipes are designed to entice even novice bakers into the kitchen.
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Entrepreneurship, Food & Beverage Industry
Visionary or Eccentric? How Heart-Dominant Entrepreneurs Thrive with Passion
Inc.Tony Tjan
Entrepreneurs have long been fascinated by understanding the defining traits of great entrepreneurs and business builders. Four qualities that successful entrepreneurship and business require are Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck. Every founder, entrepreneur, or business-builder should possess every one of these four...
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