Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Cherry-flavored launches dominate consumer preferences

8/20/2014

  • BeverageDaily.com (France)

Beverages with cherry flavors generated the most interest out of all new soft drink launches, according to a recent survey of primary grocery shoppers by consumer insights company Instant.ly. In the s… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Peanut butter drives Smucker growth

8/21/2014

  • FoodBusinessNews.net (free registration)

Although sales were down for Pillsbury's flour and base cake products, the company watched overall operating income rise 19% during its most recent quarter, driven by demand for J.M. Smucker products … Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Fonterra to lease new cold storage space at Australian port

8/20/2014

  • New Zealand Herald, The

Fonterra will occupy half of a new cold storage space at an intermodal freight facility at Australia's Ports of Auckland, which is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2015. The facility w… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Analysts: Sorbee could fetch top dollar if sold

8/21/2014

  • TheDeal.com (free registration)

Sugar-free snack producer Sorbee International could benefit from a hot mergers and acquisitions market in the confection industry if current owner Werther Partners LLC chooses to spin off the brand. … Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Alabama city's recycled glass is now being repurposed

8/19/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Huntsville, Ala., residents were angered in 2010 when they learned that sorted, recycled glass was being dumped in a nearby landfill. The city is remedying the problem by having Republic Services tran… Read More