Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

LaCroix, Nestle expand sparkling water lines

7/10/2014

  • BevNet.com

Sparkling water and seltzer grew faster than any other beverage category last year, with consumption escalating by 9.5 million gallons, according to Nielsen, and beverage companies are expanding produ… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Kroger continues price cuts with Ky. division

7/10/2014

  • Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

Kroger's Louisville, Ky., division has cut prices on almost 10,000 commonly bought products, including lettuce, dog food, coffee and laundry detergent. The move is part of an effort started last month… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Stonyfield to fund Maine organic dairy training program

7/9/2014

  • Forecaster (Falmouth, Maine), The

Stonyfield has partnered with Wolfe's Neck Farm in Maine to develop a training program for organic dairy farming, as the demand for organic dairy rises. The program, funded by a three-year grant of ne… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Rayge Candy relies on customer service

7/10/2014

  • Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.) (tiered subscription model)

Rayge Candy Co., a family-owned confectionery distributor, has remained in business for 63 years by focusing on customer service and keeping up with trends. The company offers products ranging from sm… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Report: Food packaging has 175 hazardous chemicals

7/8/2014

  • Daily Express (London)

A new report has found that 175 potentially toxic chemicals are being used in food packaging and many of the substances could get into the food itself. "Chemicals with highly toxic properties may lega… Read More