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.  

Suppliers help restaurants cut sodium from menus


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Taste tests at four major restaurant chains of dishes made with reduced amounts of high-sodium ingredients revealed that customers liked the lower-salt dishes as much as or more than the original 82% … Read More

Can U.S. retailers conquer Canada?


  • (Canada)

Target found the going tougher than expected when it launched in Canada last year, and other U.S. retailers including Sam's Club and Big Lots have closed stores there. Their experiences may offer less… Read More

First lady urges students to support healthy school foods


  • Associated Press, The

First lady Michelle Obama used 54 children who won a junior-chefs contest as examples of how healthy foods can be successfully integrated into school meal programs. Obama, who is fighting efforts to r… Read More