Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Wellness category presents opportunity for private label beverage brands

12/16/2014

  • BevIndustry.com

Sales of private label beverages have slowed as the economy recovers from the great recession, but introducing health-focused beverages with reduced sugar and calories or added fiber could be a way fo… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Near field communication has potential for smart bread packaging

12/16/2014

  • BakeryAndSnacks.com (France)

Data exchange technology like near field communication could be used to link staling information with color-changing labels to create "smarter" bread packaging, according to Sam Allen, an analyst at C… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Agropur, Baker Cheese invest in Wisc. dairy plants

12/15/2014

  • DairyFoods.com

Two dairy companies are expanding their facilities in Wisconsin with job-creating projects slated for completion in 2016, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. announced. Agropur will invest more t… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Jacques Torres: Better pay to cocoa farmers will boost supply

12/16/2014

  • CNBC

Boosting fair trade payment to small cocoa farmers could help the chocolate business flourish and reach 4.5 million tons annually by 2020, says master pastry chef and premium chocolatier Jacques Torre… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Glass packaging industry becoming more "aggressive" about innovation, O-I VP says

12/10/2014

  • Glass International online

"In general, the glass packaging industry is becoming a lot more aggressive with innovation," Michael Lonsway, vice president of global product innovation at Owens-Illinois, said at this year's glasst… Read More

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