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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Amazon Might Be Taking Its ‘No Checkout’ Grocery Stores to Europe
Fortune Magazine • Mahita Gajanan
America's Food Access Problem Starts On The Farm
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How a fitness app helped me get strong — and lose 20 pounds along the way
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One dead, 9 hospitalized in California botulism outbreak linked to nacho cheese
Los Angeles Times • Associated Press
Anil Dave was not in favour of GM mustard: Vandana Shiva
The Economic Times of India • Pti
As Store Layoffs Mount, Retail Lags Other Sectors In Retraining Workers
NPR • Yuki Noguchi
Nacho Cheese Sauce Tainted With Botulism Kills California Man
NPR • Michaeleen Doucleff
Likely caveats for 100% FDI in multi-brand retail
The Economic Times of India • Nayantara Rai
Flipkart to include consumables & FMCG products from July
The Economic Times of India • Payal Ganguly
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's (RMCF) CEO Franklin Crail on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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Amazon Might Be Taking Its ‘No Checkout’ Grocery Stores to Europe
Fortune MagazineMahita Gajanan
Amazon might be seeking to expand its cashier-less grocery store overseas, according to recent trademark applications with the United Kingdom's and the European Union's Intellectual Property Offices. The U.K. office approved trademark applications for Amazon's slogans "No Queue, No Checkout. (No, Seriously.),"...
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Agriculture, Grocery & Supermarkets
America's Food Access Problem Starts On The Farm
WBURWbur
MoreCloseclosemore Like what you read here? Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter. Anybody who shops for food — and that’s everyone except the limo class who send the servants — will empathize with Liz O’Gilvie. A recent Boston Globe story reported that...
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Fitness Clubs & Equipment, Grocery & Supermarkets
How a fitness app helped me get strong — and lose 20 pounds along the way
The VergeCasey Newton
Buying apps related to an activity can often serve as a substitute for actually doing that activity. I've spent more time reading reviews of meditation apps, for example, than I've actually meditated. I buy grocery list apps as a substitute for ever...
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Education, Epidemiology
One dead, 9 hospitalized in California botulism outbreak linked to nacho cheese
Los Angeles TimesAssociated Press
A Sacramento County woman contracted botulism after drizzling nacho cheese from a gas station dispenser onto her Doritos. (May 18, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR) A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern...
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Agriculture, Food & Beverage Industry
Anil Dave was not in favour of GM mustard: Vandana Shiva
The Economic Times of IndiaPti
NEW DELHI: The late environment minister, Anil Madhav Dave, did not support the commercial use of genetically modified (GM) mustard crops in India, environmental activist Vandana Shiva has claimed. The minister, who died last week, was to have taken the final decision...
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Education, Grocery & Supermarkets
As Store Layoffs Mount, Retail Lags Other Sectors In Retraining Workers
NPRYuki Noguchi
Many retail workers are losing their jobs amid major technological shifts. And while some industries invest to retrain their workers with new skills, retail largely hasn't succeeded in doing that.
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Epidemiology, Food & Beverage Industry
Nacho Cheese Sauce Tainted With Botulism Kills California Man
NPRMichaeleen Doucleff
An outbreak of botulism caused by nacho cheese sauce from a gas station has hospitalized nine people and killed one man in northern California.
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Grocery & Supermarkets, eRetail
Likely caveats for 100% FDI in multi-brand retail
The Economic Times of IndiaNayantara Rai
Once a staunch opposer of FDI in multi-brand retail, the Narendra Modi government is now considering the bold step of opening up the sector to 100% FDI for brick and mortar stores as well as to sell online but with many riders....
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Amazon.com Inc, Grocery & Supermarkets
Flipkart to include consumables & FMCG products from July
The Economic Times of IndiaPayal Ganguly
BENGALURU: Taking a leaf out of DMart and competitor Amazon India's playbook, Flipkart is set to enter the consumables and FMCG category. The nation's largest online retailer, which is eyeing the monthly shopping basket of users on the platform, will roll out...
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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's (RMCF) CEO Franklin Crail on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ:RMCF) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call May 22, 2017 16:15 ET Executives Franklin Crail - Chief Executive Officer Bryan Merryman - Chief Operating Officer Analysts Bryan London - Private Investor David Luebke - Summit Brokerage Vincent Rudisill...
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