Food & Beverage

Lead Editor: Amy Sung

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SmartBrief brings you the top news stories from the food and beverage industry, with newsletters focusing on restaurants, consumer packaged goods, food marketing, food and beverage packaging, confectionery, nutrition, the dairy industry and the world of culinary arts.  

Hershey hosts Ghana's 2013 Best Cocoa Farmer



The Hershey Co. sponsored and hosted a trip for the 2013 winner of Ghana’s Best Cocoa Farmer, who began a career in cocoa farming after retiring from education. Abraham Adusei was selected by the Co… Read More

Older consumers prefer "natural" foods over "organic," report says


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Consumers older than 55 prefer foods with a "natural" label, rather than "organic," as the demographic becomes wary of overly-processed foods and seek healthier options, according to a report from Can… Read More

Guide offers tips on safe handling of food at food banks


The NRA and Feeding America have partnered to produce a customized food-handling education program that teaches food-bank and other charitable-group workers how to distribute food safely and properly.… Read More