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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Albertsons Hoping To Sprout Wings, Whole Foods Gets Stuck, Amazon Suits Up
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Childhood obesity: Cut unhealthy food multi-buy offers - MPs
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In China, consumers have to be on guard not just against fake food, but also fake news about food
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GameStop closures: Is this the end of brick-and-mortar video game shops?
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West Bengal government comes up with its own organic restaurant
The Economic Times of IndiaTasmayee Laha Roy
KOLKATA: After adding many a firsts in its premises Kolkata’s Eco Park is has now thrown open its gate to an all organic herbal restaurant. Named Roof-Katha the restaurant has a rooftop organic garden and all the delicacies served at the restaurant...
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Architectural Design, Construction
Forest-Wood-Paper Higher Institute
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The campus, dedicated to food industry research, is a vast domain whose architecture and infrastructure settings are marked by orthogonality. With its prismatic allure, the project forms the counter-weight of the existing building. Tucked in between two buildings, the new institute shows...
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Consumer Goods & Retail, Economic Policy
Walmart to open half of 50 new stores in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
The Economic Times of IndiaSidhartha
NEW DELHI: Global retail giant Walmart is looking to locate nearly half of its 50 stores in the country in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand as it seeks to ramp up operations in the cash-and-carry segment, while also eyeing food retail if the...
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Consumer Goods & Retail, Economic Policy
Albertsons Hoping To Sprout Wings, Whole Foods Gets Stuck, Amazon Suits Up
ForbesContributor, Ronald Holden
Most of us eat at least a couple of times a day, and by the time you add up everything we shell out for food in this country, the tab comes to $5 trillion a year, roughly $600 billion of that in...
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Food & Beverage Industry, U.S. Congress
Stupid Stuff: TMSIDK Episode 12
FreakonomicsStephen J. Dubner
During the Spanish-American War and late 1800s, more soldiers died from food poisoning than from enemy bullets. Their food wasn’t just spoiled, it was filled with dangerous preservatives like borax and formaldehyde. In fact, the government didn’t regulate food additives at all...
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Children's Health & Development, Epidemiology
Childhood obesity: Cut unhealthy food multi-buy offers - MPs
BBC
The government must do more to reduce the number of cut-price and multi-buy offers on unhealthy food to help curb childhood obesity, a group of MPs say. The report, by the Health Select Committee, also calls for rules on junk food advertisements...
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Food & Beverage Industry, Food Security
In China, consumers have to be on guard not just against fake food, but also fake news about food
QuartzEcho Huang
“How could people ever believe that seaweed could be made out of plastic?” long-time seaweed entrepreneur Zeng Huaqing asked himself on Feb. 17, after one of his clients sent him a 10-second long video on WeChat that appeared to show a home...
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Gaming Software, Grocery & Supermarkets
GameStop closures: Is this the end of brick-and-mortar video game shops?
Christian Science MonitorBen Rosen
After it reported fourth quarter sales declines in almost all of its segments on Thursday, GameStop announced it will close in 2017 at least 150 of its 7,500 retail stores worldwide. The Texas-based video game seller will instead open more of its...
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Amazon.com Inc, Grocery & Supermarkets
Amazon’s ambitions unboxed
CNBC
The online retailing giant is trying to bring its own formula to traditional retailing. If it is successful, it could change how all stores operate.
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Grocery & Supermarkets
Amazon Is Exploring More Brick-And-Mortar Retail Concepts
Fortune MagazineDavid Z. Morris
A new report by the New York Times details an array of initiatives by Amazon to expand its footprint in brick-and-mortar retail. The stores would mostly feature products, such as groceries and appliances, that have proven persistently difficult to sell online. Amazon...
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