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.  

Former Vitaminwater exec launches new "energy water" brand


  • (France)

Former Vitaminwater COO Carol Dollard has launched a new "naturally energizing" drink inspired by Hispanic aguas frescas. Agua Enerviva features guarana extract, and Dollard said the 10-calorie drink … Read More

How Wal-Mart's small stores affect the local competition


  • (Alabama)

Wal-Mart is expanding its small-format Neighborhood Market concept across markets in Alabama, increasing competition for local grocers and retailers. "We had some loss of business, but not as bad of a… Read More

What you need to know about service animals


The Americans with Disabilities Act says businesses must admit service animals anywhere their owners go. But business operators and their employees sometimes don’t know exactly what the law stipulat… Read More