Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

The art of food marketing in the digital age

8/22/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Mobile technology and social media have fueled changes in the way people interact with food, from posting photos of favorite meals to scouring Pinterest for recipes, The Hartman Group's CEO Laurie Dem… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Nestle raises the bar on animal welfare standards

8/21/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)
  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Nestle has adopted new animal welfare standards, requiring its 7,300 international suppliers to give animals more room, to diminish animals' pain and to invite visits by independent auditors. The comp… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Bega Cheese to boost milk supply by 25% to meet Asian demand

8/22/2014

  • Australian (tiered subscription model), The

Bega Cheese will invest $25 million to boost its milk supply by 25% over the next three years, in an effort to meet rapidly growing consumer demand for dairy products in Asia. Asian markets account fo… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Shanghai’s Zotter Chocolate Theater a tourist draw

8/22/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Austrian chocolatier Zotter Schokoladen Manufaktur is well-known for offering tours of its high-tech chocolate facility, and the company decided to bring the same attraction to its new plant in Shangh… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Consumer push leads to more transparent packaging

8/20/2014

  • Food Processing

Consumers are requesting more transparent packaging for food and beverage containers because it suggests freshness and is reminiscent of homemade products. "Consumers talk about wanting to see the pro… Read More