Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

RC Cola VP shares what the company looks for in its bottlers

10/21/2014

  • BeverageDaily.com (France)

Royal Crown Cola International works with bottlers of every size, as long as they are flexible and meet the soda company's strict standards for sanitation and quality, Vice President of Business Devel… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

CPGs offer more healthy options, GMA survey finds

10/21/2014

  • Supermarket News (free registration)
  • CSP

Consumer packaged goods companies across the U.S. have added more than 30,000 healthy items since 2002, with 10,000 added in the past four years, according to the 2014 GMA Health and Wellness Survey. … Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Wal-Mart's plans for 2015 focus on e-commerce

10/20/2014

  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Wal-Mart plans to scale back its new store openings next year in favor of building high-tech warehouses for direct-to-consumer shipping as e-commerce continues to grow, Wal-Mart CEO Carl Douglas McMil… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Domino Sugar to release stevia sweetener this year

10/20/2014

  • Reuters

Domino Sugar plans to release its first no-calorie "natural" sweetener product this year, extracted from stevia plants in Paraguay, in a move that reflects a growing consumer trend away from artificia… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

5 Ardagh facilities receive Energy Star certification

10/14/2014

  • Business Journal (Fresno, Calif.), The

Ardagh Group's glass bottle making plant in Madera, Calif., was awarded Energy Start certification after it took steps to reduce energy use and waste. Efforts at the plant include installing compresse… Read More