Janet Forgrieve

Janet Forgrieve is a freelance writer and SmartBrief contributor who writes for restaurant and retail briefs. A former business journalist, Janet spent several years covering the restaurant and retail industries for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of South Florida and spent six years covering business at The Tampa Tribune.

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How restaurants and food brands can win over Gen Z
How restaurants and food brands can win over Gen Z

Gen Z diners seek healthy food, restaurant promotions

Top 10: Amazon Go, belVita biscuits and the death of Paul Bocuse
Top 10: Amazon Go, belVita biscuits and the death of Paul Bocuse

Top 10: Amazon Go, belVita biscuits and the death of Paul Bocuse

Top 10: Food brand buyouts prove buzzworthy
Top 10: Food brand buyouts prove buzzworthy

CPG acquisition plans at Unilever, Campbell, Hershey proved popular this week

Little Debbie creates a social media stir with snack-related tweet
Little Debbie creates a social media stir with snack-related tweet

Sweet snack brands Little Debbie, Hostess, Ferrero, Mars made news this week.

Finger Lakes wineries work together to make a name for themselves
Finger Lakes wineries work together to make a name for themselves

Winemakers in New York's Finger Lakes are building a reputation for themselves and the area.

Top 10: White Castle cuts waste, Jet.com bets big on private-label

Farm Sanctuary and the changing face of food
Farm Sanctuary and the changing face of food

Farm Sanctuary focuses on the animals in a push to convince consumers to consider a plant-based diet.

Senior construction director Mike Snyder has created a comprehensive build-out plan that cuts costs for franchisees.
Senior construction director Mike Snyder has created a comprehensive build-out plan that cuts costs for franchisees.

Senior construction director Mike Snyder has created a comprehensive build-out plan that cuts costs for franchisees.

Top 10: Changes at Whole Foods, Nestle, Panera drew readers this week
Top 10: Changes at Whole Foods, Nestle, Panera drew readers this week

Stories about Whole Foods, Nestle, Panera Bread resonated with SmartBrief readers this week