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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Why is ketchup so delicious? Science answers the big food questions
The Guardian • Ali Khavandi, Dara Mohammadi
Customers feeling pinch take comfort in old-fashioned puds and pies
The Guardian • Rebecca Ratcliffe
Turning tables: How Adeeb Ahamed of the LuLu Group is foraying further with food, toys and fashion
The Economic Times of India
Total Eclipse Of The Stomach: A Stellar Menu Of Gastronomic Delights
NPR • Kristen Hartke
Friday Odds and Ends
Adweek • Erik Oster
Trump Administration Reverses Bottled Water Ban In National Parks
NPR • Allison Aubrey
The Entire History of Fire Erupts Into Your Backyard in This Bizarre and Epic Ode to Grilling
Adweek • Adweek Staff
U.S. dollar stores stand their ground in escalating retail price war
Reuters • Sruthi Ramakrishnan
Trader Joe's parking lots are small, and maybe that's a good thing?
KPCC • Leo Duran, Take Two®
Tesco to sell tiny avocados for just a few weeks
The Guardian • Sarah Butler
 
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Why is ketchup so delicious? Science answers the big food questions
The GuardianAli Khavandi, Dara Mohammadi
Whether you’re a dolloper or a Jackson Pollocker, a plate of chips just isn’t the same without a good squirt of ketchup. But why does it make chips taste so much better? It’s the same reason Iberico ham is more moreish than...
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Brand Management, Grocery & Supermarkets
Customers feeling pinch take comfort in old-fashioned puds and pies
The GuardianRebecca Ratcliffe
Demand for sweet pies, tarts and flans grew by almost 10% last year as shoppers filled their baskets with comfort foods. Sales of hot desserts were up £2.6m, according to analysts at Kantar Worldpanel, which found more people buying hot puddings, and...
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Grocery & Supermarkets
Turning tables: How Adeeb Ahamed of the LuLu Group is foraying further with food, toys and fashion
The Economic Times of India
The 37-year-old, who is on the board of the $7.4 billion Lulu Group International that has over 130 hypermarkets in 21 countries, is nudging the group into new directions.
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Food & Beverage Industry, NPR
Total Eclipse Of The Stomach: A Stellar Menu Of Gastronomic Delights
NPRKristen Hartke
What can you do when the Earth plunges into total darkness on Aug. 21? Eat, of course! And there are many space-themed treats to keep the skywatching party going.
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Media & Advertising
Friday Odds and Ends
AdweekErik Oster
-Production company Avocados and Coconuts and director Spencer MacDonald made this love letter to L.A. for Rapha bikes (video above). -Maternity leave at most ad agencies is completely awful. But you already knew that. -Leo Burnett Chicago launched “Keep Going,” the latest...
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Environment, Food & Beverage Industry
Trump Administration Reverses Bottled Water Ban In National Parks
NPRAllison Aubrey
In 2011, the National Park Service put in place a policy to encourage national parks to end the sale of bottled water. The aim was to cut back on plastic litter. It was not actually an outright ban – but 23 out...
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Media & Advertising
The Entire History of Fire Erupts Into Your Backyard in This Bizarre and Epic Ode to Grilling
AdweekAdweek Staff
Agency Jung von Matt gets poetic for supermarket Edeka Jung von Matt turned to actor Christopher Fairbank to deliver an epic ode to the art of grilling meat over an open flame to promote German supermarket chain Edeka. Fairbanks’ monologue in the...
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Consumer Goods & Retail, Grocery & Supermarkets
U.S. dollar stores stand their ground in escalating retail price war
ReutersSruthi Ramakrishnan
U.S. dollar stores have not become collateral damage, as feared, in a price war among big retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) and Kroger Co (KR.N), which has pushed down prices of key items such as eggs and laundry detergent. Dollar Tree...
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Urban Design
Trader Joe's parking lots are small, and maybe that's a good thing?
KPCCLeo Duran, Take Two®
Urban planning expert Richard Willson stands in front of his local Trader Joe's in Eagle Rock. The chain's first store opened 1967 in Pasadena.; Credit: Leo Duran/KPCC Leo Duran | Take Two®Trader Joe’s turns 50 years old this month with the very...
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Agriculture, Grocery & Supermarkets
Tesco to sell tiny avocados for just a few weeks
The GuardianSarah Butler
Egg-sized avocados are the latest weapon in the battle to meet growing demand for the creamy green fruit amid a global squeeze on supply. The mini fruits, which weigh about 70g – nearly a third of the size of an average avocado...
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