Torrey Kim

Torrey Kim edits briefs on the topics of food, beverages and consumer packaged goods at SmartBrief and covers industry news for SmartBlog on Food and Beverage. She holds a master's degree from Wesleyan University and a bachelor's from American University, and you can follow her on Twitter @SB_Food.

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How to know when it’s time for a restaurant to add more locations
How to know when it’s time for a restaurant to add more locations

Restaurateurs should ensure their processes are firmly in place before expanding to a second site.

Giving food waste a second life
Giving food waste a second life

Food and beverage manufacturers are repurposing ingredients that would otherwise be wasted to make new products.

How to boost in-store bakery sales
How to boost in-store bakery sales

To put the spotlight on an in-store bakery, first make sure the products are ready for their close-up.

Top 10: Kraft Heinz's breakfast offering, millennial shopping habits
Top 10: Kraft Heinz's breakfast offering, millennial shopping habits

News of Kraft Heinz's latest breakfast product struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Kroger and Starbucks.

Optimizing CPG packaging for e-commerce
Optimizing CPG packaging for e-commerce

Navigate the challenges inherent to e-commerce packaging.

Keurig acquires Dr Pepper, McDonald's flagship location gets a new look
Keurig acquires Dr Pepper, McDonald's flagship location gets a new look

News of Keurig Green Mountain's acquisition of Dr Pepper struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from McDonald's and Lidl.

How grocers can retain quality employees
How grocers can retain quality employees

Although many grocers are able to find staffers who become lifelong employees that bolster the brand, others see challenges in retaining high-quality staff members.

How to design a successful in-store promotional program
How to design a successful in-store promotional program

Grocers and manufacturers have myriad opportunities to deliver in-store promotional programs -- determine the best way to make an impact with these tips.

Top 10: Changes on track at Nestle, Kroger, Papa John's
Top 10: Changes on track at Nestle, Kroger, Papa John's

News of Nestle's plan to sell its US confectionery unit struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Kroger and Papa John's.

5 Restaurant staffing best practices
5 Restaurant staffing best practices

Restaurants can find and retain staff members with these helpful tips.