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.  

Mars to eliminate fossil fuels, greenhouse gases by 2040



Mars is investing in renewable energy to eliminate its fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. The company recently announced its investment in a wind farm in Texas that will help it mee… Read More

Target taps PepsiCo exec as new CEO


  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)
  • CNBC
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

PepsiCo Americas Foods CEO Brian Cornell will take over the reins at Target, the company announced Thursday. Cornell has also been CEO at Sam's Club, which is part of Wal-Mart, and has experience at g… Read More

Will House fix ACA's seasonal employee problem?


A bipartisan group of House members has introduced a bill intended to change one of the many confusing aspects of the Affordable Care Act: its two definitions of "seasonal" employment. Read more. Read More