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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The Ratings Game: Costco shares’ worst stretch since Great Recession was after Amazon–Whole Foods deal
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Reuters • Jeffrey Dastin
A Serbian Farmer Wants To Protect The Balkan Donkey By Selling Its Pricey Milk
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NCR is a tech bargain - Barron's
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NCR (NYSE:NCR), which sells software systems that manage inventory so chains can ship online orders from stores, may rise 30% as Amazon’s pending takeover of Whole Foods Market sets off a digital arms race among grocers, Barron’s says. EPS are forecast to...
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What Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods Really Means
The New YorkerJoshua Rothman
Last week, two days before announcing that it would be acquiring Whole Foods, Amazon released a short promotional video for a new product called the Dash Wand. The Wand is a candy-bar-size gizmo that costs twenty dollars. It sticks to your refrigerator...
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Amazon.com Inc, Grocery & Supermarkets
Costco Stock Suffers Massive Slide after Amazon-Whole Foods Deal
Fortune MagazineDavid Z. Morris
It’s a bad time to be in the grocery business, or anywhere near it. That, at least, was the message markets sent Costco this week, as the bulk retailer’s stock took a vertiginous 12.7% drop in the week leading up to Friday’s...
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Amazon.com Inc, Finance
The Ratings Game: Costco shares’ worst stretch since Great Recession was after Amazon–Whole Foods deal
MarketWatchTomi Kilgore
Getty Images Shares of Coscto Wholesale Corp. continued their retreat Friday, extending the most damaging stretch of losses since the Great Recession, fueled by news of Amazon.com Inc.’s deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. Analyst Mark Astrachan at Stifel Nicolaus, who...
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Grocery & Supermarkets
How The Election And Amazon Upheld My Conviction In Active Management
Seeking AlphaEric Parnell
Summary The market is given to extreme reaction to news events. Transformative change does not happen overnight. The market either misreading events or getting way ahead of itself can create particularly attractive opportunities for active managers. Both were earth-moving events for financial...
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Amazon.com Inc, Food & Beverage Industry
RPT-Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery
ReutersJeffrey Dastin
(Repeats with no changes) If Amazon.com Inc hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process. The e-commerce giant would need to add...
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Food & Beverage Industry, NPR
A Serbian Farmer Wants To Protect The Balkan Donkey By Selling Its Pricey Milk
NPRJoanna Kakissis
Donkey milk is as rare as hen's teeth. And at $10 a cup, it's expensive, too. But a Serbian farmer has found a market for this elixir for use in cheese, infant formula, skin cream and even chocolate.
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Environment, Food & Beverage Industry
On Top Of Hong Kong's High Rises, Rooftop Gardens Take Root
NPRRob Schmitz
In one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, a gardening cooperative is helping residents rediscover farming — in the sky.
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Accounting, Finance
Kroger: The World Might Be Ending, But Not Before A Dividend Increase And A $1 Billion Share Buyback
Seeking AlphaSure Dividend
This post was written by Bob Ciura for Sure Dividend on June 23, 2017 If you were to base your investment decisions solely on the news headlines, you might be convinced that Kroger (NYSE:KR) is going out of business. In fact, Kroger's...
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The Market Recognizes That Amazon Is Different
Seeking AlphaAndy Singleton
Summary Investors react to the Amazon/Whole Foods deal by increasing valuation, indicating that they see increasing returns to scale and complexity - the opposite of the usual reaction. Whole Foods' competitors sell off, indicating that investors in ordinary grocery stores agree with...
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