Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Tight focus is key to CPG brand expansion

7/28/2014

  • CSP

Legacy brands often consider expanding into new categories to maintain positioning in the marketplace, but a recent report from The Hartman Group details the right and wrong ways to go about brand ext… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Aldi eyes up to 650 U.S. stores in next 5 years

7/29/2014

  • Charleston Daily Mail (W.Va.)

Aldi hopes to double its footprint in West Virginia to 14 stores over the next five years, as part of a growth strategy that includes 600 to 650 new stores nationwide. “We’ve got the product line,… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Exploring ice cream melting profile, chocolate ice cream mix

7/28/2014

  • DairyFoods.com

Researchers are currently studying the melting properties of ice cream to determine the right amount of fat globule control necessary to achieve the ideal melting profile. Chocolate ice cream, however… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Pecans offer versatility to confectionery market

7/29/2014

  • BakeryAndSnacks.com (France)

Pecans are full of antioxidants and offer a versatility that makes them ideal for use in confectionery products, according to Margaret Lisi, program director at the Center for Pecan Innovation. They c… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Millennials and the future of food shopping

7/23/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Millennials are much like the young versions of previous generations, except they grew up in a digital age and lived through the Great Recession, circumstances that affect the way they shop, Hartman G… Read More