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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Shifting toward transparency in food, beverage and personal care products
Shifting toward transparency in food, beverage and personal care products

Consumers are increasingly seeking more clean-label products, even though no strict definition exists to describe exactly what that means. Here’s how brands can meet shoppers where they are.

Schlotzsky's
Schlotzsky's

News of Schlotzsky's plan to add the words "Austin Eatery" to its name struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Quest Nutrition and Kroger.

Top 10: Fresh Market’s turnaround plan, new snack rollouts and Chick-fil-A’s promo
Top 10: Fresh Market’s turnaround plan, new snack rollouts and Chick-fil-A’s promo

News of Fresh Market's plan to shutter 15 stores as part of its turnaround plan struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from PepsiCo and Chick-fil-A.

Trending the rise of low- and no-alcohol beverages
Trending the rise of low- and no-alcohol beverages

Find out what's behind the popularity of low-alcohol and alcohol-free beer, wine, spirits and cocktails.

Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts
Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts

News of Amazon’s plan to extend discounts at Whole Foods for Prime members struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from PepsiCo and Chipotle.

What are VCs looking for in the food, beverage arena?
What are VCs looking for in the food, beverage arena?

Venture capitalists are always on the hunt for the next sensation -- find out what's on their radar screens right now.

P&G's acquisition, consumers' favorite eateries, SUPERVALU's latest news
P&G's acquisition, consumers' favorite eateries, SUPERVALU's latest news

News of Procter & Gamble's latest acquisition struck a chord with readers this week, as did the results of a consumer restaurant survey.

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.