Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Combination of green tea, pomegranate offers relief to children with gastric upset

10/24/2014

  • Medscape (free registration)

A new study shows that children with diarrhea improved faster when the regular rehydration solution was combined with green tea and pomegranate extract. Doctors say the polyphenols in the extract mix … Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Study: Weak promos have taken a toll on consumable sales

10/24/2014

  • Drug Store News

A lack of strong promotions has led to slow sales in the consumables category, with only dollar stores reporting an uptick in consumable purchases, according to the Consumer Value Study of Consumables… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Danone and URC team up in the Philippines to produce beverages

10/24/2014

  • DairyReporter.com (France)

The Universal Robina Corporation and Danone are partnering to manufacture beverages in the Philippines through a joint venture called Danone Universal Robina Beverages. URC is currently a leader in th… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Asian cocoa processing drops 6% in Q3

10/24/2014

  • Bloomberg

Cocoa processing in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia fell by 5.9% in the third quarter as prices soar due to a rising global demand for chocolate, according to the Cocoa Association of Asia. Asia ran… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Southern Calif. city approaches 75% recycling rate

10/21/2014

  • Los Angeles Wave

Bell Gardens, Calif., is on track to achieve a 75% recycling rate years ahead of California's 2020 mandate thanks in part to a new collection method that doesn't require residents to separate out thei… Read More