Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Personalized "Share a Coke" campaign spurs sales

9/29/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Coca-Cola's U.S. sales rose nearly 2% after the "Share a Coke" campaign launched this past summer. Labels on Coke, Diet Coke, and Coke Zero bottles and cans were replaced with 250 of the most popular … Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Expanded offerings could help boost bakery sales, analyst says

9/29/2014

  • BakingBusiness.com

"Retail sales of baked goods have underperformed, growing on average by a modest 2% per annum" since 2000, according to Nicholas Fereday senior analyst at Rabobank. Artisanal, unpacked items have seen… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Wal-Mart, other retailers work to eradicate food deserts

9/29/2014

  • Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

About 23.5 million Americans live in U.S. Department of Agriculture-designated food deserts, where more than 20% of residents live below the poverty line and one-third are located a mile or more from … Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Mars sponsors multi-sensory chocolate exhibit

9/29/2014

  • CandyAndSnackToday.com

The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University will open an multi-sensory exhibition next month that details the history, ecology, culture and production of chocolate, sponsored by Mars Chocolat… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Innovative packaging creates buzz for beverages

9/24/2014

  • Food Dive

New packaging technologies, a demand for increased aesthetics and fierce competition among ad agencies are driving a trend toward innovative beverage packaging. Brands from soda to spirits are investi… Read More