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.  

Food trucks of all sizes rev up for summer


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

The mobile eatery industry has seen 12.4% annual revenue growth for the past five years, as chefs created more innovative options for foodies in search of fast, affordable fare. At the monthly Trucker… Read More

Mislabeling prompts recall of salads from Whole Foods


  • (Hackensack, N.J.) (free registration)

Two pre-packaged salads were pulled by Whole Foods because their allergen warnings were mistakenly switched. The Mesclun goat cheese salad carries a warning about eggs and fish when it should have a w… Read More

Pittsburgh residents sound off on restaurant grading rules


  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania's Allegheny County Health Department received almost 60 opinions from the public addressing its new plan to post a restaurant's A, B, or C letter grade on the doors following yearly inspe… Read More