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 restaurants can launch effective delivery services
How restaurants can launch effective delivery services

Restaurants that want to launch delivery services often aren’t sure where to start and whether to use an in-house program or to outsource it. Consider these tips to make the decision easier.

Yogurt launches, Kroger's readiness for competition and Burger King's triumph
Yogurt launches, Kroger's readiness for competition and Burger King's triumph

News about Nestle's investor pressure, a breakdown of where grocery shopping happens and a pair of yogurt stories were hot with readers this week.

Lidl’s US debut, Amazon’s big purchase and the future of Whole Foods
Lidl’s US debut, Amazon’s big purchase and the future of Whole Foods

Stories about Amazon’s plan to acquire Whole Foods dominated the top 10 this week -- see what else caught readers’ attention.

3 tips help ease the transition from food supplier to restaurateur
3 tips help ease the transition from food supplier to restaurateur

Some suppliers and wholesalers have shifted to selling their products to consumers, either by launching their own food brands or by opening restaurants. These tips will help those who are planning to make the leap.

Kraft Heinz's acquisition outlook, ALDI's prices, Chick-fil-A's new sandwich
Kraft Heinz's acquisition outlook, ALDI's prices, Chick-fil-A's new sandwich

CPG acquisition plans, grocery news and culinary tips ranked high with SmartBrief readers.

When is a craft beverage no longer considered "craft?"
When is a craft beverage no longer considered "craft?"

As craft beverages proliferate, many in the industry are wondering what qualifies a drink as "craft"

What's behind the tea movement?
What's behind the tea movement?

Tea is growing in popularity as new varieties and brands come onto the market. Could it overtake coffee as the drink of the moment?

Danone's plans for Stonyfield, JAB's Panera acquisition, Wegmans' new CEO
Danone's plans for Stonyfield, JAB's Panera acquisition, Wegmans' new CEO

SmartBrief readers were drawn to news about mergers and acquisitions activity this week, as well as leadership changes and new product launches.

Q&A: Denny’s CMO John Dillon on the chain’s strategy and successes
Q&A: Denny’s CMO John Dillon on the chain’s strategy and successes

SmartBrief sat down with Denny's CMO John Dillon to find out how the brand stays on the cutting edge of marketing innovation while still keeping its longtime fans happy.

How dietitians help propel KIND Snacks' nutritional goals
How dietitians help propel KIND Snacks' nutritional goals

KIND Snacks has developed its Nutrition Collective to ensure that dietitians and consumers work together toward wellness.