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.  

How Mountain Dew makes the most of brand experience


  • Forbes

Much of Mountain Dew's success has to do not just with advertising but creating experiences that allow consumers to interact with the brand. Engaging its employees, tying its efforts to local communit… Read More

Wal-Mart's plans for 2015 focus on e-commerce


  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Wal-Mart plans to scale back its new store openings next year in favor of building high-tech warehouses for direct-to-consumer shipping as e-commerce continues to grow, Wal-Mart CEO Carl Douglas McMil… Read More

Not your grandfather's mess hall


Participants in the Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence created healthful recipes, explored world flavors and ingredients, and learned to enhance the food they serve to their fellow servicemen … Read More