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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Top 10: A modern McDonald’s, Tyson’s protein plans, ALDI’s new US offerings
Top 10: A modern McDonald’s, Tyson’s protein plans, ALDI’s new US offerings

McDonald's new Chicago eatery, Tyson Foods plant-based protein plans, new products at ALDI US

Better plant-based burgers find a place on the menu
Better plant-based burgers find a place on the menu

Small chains and indie eateries feed demand for plant-based meats.

Top 10: SUPERVALU’s sale, P&G’s price increases, 50 years of the Big Mac
Top 10: SUPERVALU’s sale, P&G’s price increases, 50 years of the Big Mac

United Natural Foods $2.9 billion deal to buy SUPERVALU ranked high with SmartBrief readers.

The evolution of plant-based dairy alternatives
The evolution of plant-based dairy alternatives

Thew plant-based milk and cheese market is gaining in popularity and attracting new brands.

Jean Marie Brownson co-founded Frontera Foods.
Jean Marie Brownson co-founded Frontera Foods.

Simple ingredients, authentic recipes flavor today's fancy food trends.

New fancy food brands serve tasty snacks made from healthy ingredients. Also, some breaking news from Califia Farms.
New fancy food brands serve tasty snacks made from healthy ingredients. Also, some breaking news from Califia Farms.

New fancy food brands serve tasty snacks made from healthy ingredients.

Walmart, Kroger partner to create global blockchain
Walmart, Kroger partner to create global blockchain

Conagra, parent of packaged food brands including Healthy Choice and Marie Callender’s, signed a $10.9 billion deal this week to buy Pinnacle Foods.

Specialty foods to take center stage at Summer Fancy Food Show
Specialty foods to take center stage at Summer Fancy Food Show

The Specialty Food Association will hold its Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City starting June 30.

Top 10: Bourdain's passing, IHOP’s name, Sabra's hummus
Top 10: Bourdain's passing, IHOP’s name, Sabra's hummus

Top 10: Bourdain's passing, IHOP’s name, Sabra's hummus

Independent eateries play to their strengths with service, unique concepts.
Independent eateries play to their strengths with service, unique concepts.

Independent eateries play to their strengths with service, unique concepts.