Food & Beverage

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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.  

Germany's chocolate Easter bunny production up 8.4%


  • Bloomberg Businessweek

German confectioners will make 206 million chocolate Easter bunnies this year, an increase of 8.4% from last year due mainly to the holiday falling on a later date this year, according to the Associat… Read More

Baltimore liquor board appoints its first female leader


  • Baltimore Sun, The

Michelle Bailey-Hedgepeth has been tapped as the new executive secretary for the troubled Baltimore liquor board, effective June 1. Bailey-Hedgepeth is the first female head of the agency since its in… Read More

7 best practices for SMS marketing


SMS marketing -- a short-form version of text messaging -- is a powerful marketing tool. But even with open rates approaching 100% and offer-redemption rates of 10% to 30%, the content of your message… Read More

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