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

France proposes strict laws, punishment for binge drinking


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The draft of a health bill in France that aims to curb excessive consumption of alcohol there would punish binge drinking with a substantial fine or up to one year in jail. It would also prohibit the … 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