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.  

GMA initiative will give FDA access to ingredient safety info


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Politico

GMA announced Wednesday that it will give its members and the FDA access to a database of safety information for chemicals commonly used in a wide variety of foods. The move will "strengthen the food … Read More

Market Basket battle ends with $1.5B sale to former CEO


  • Boston Herald

Market Basket's ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas has reached a deal to acquire a 50.5% share of the company belonging to shareholders including his cousin Arthur S. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion. T… Read More

Are restaurant employees happy with their jobs?


The answer is a resounding yes! Nearly 90% of industry employees are proud to work at their jobs, a new report from the National Restaurant Association found. In addition, 75% of them say the jobs are… Read More