Most Clicked: SmartBrief Originals
Unilever will acquire condiment maker Sir Kensington's
Unilever will acquire condiment maker Sir Kensington's

CPG acquisitions, new restaurant formats resonated with SmartBrief readers this week

Top 10: Exec changes at Mondelez and Snyder's-Lance, how social inspires Taco Bell menu
Top 10: Exec changes at Mondelez and Snyder's-Lance, how social inspires Taco Bell menu

News that Mondelez North American President Roberto Marques will leave the company was this week's most-clicked story among SmartBrief's food and beverage readers. A feature on how social media inspires menu innovation at Taco Bell also proved popular.

Unilever plans to sell its spreads division
Unilever plans to sell its spreads division

Top 10: Unilever’s spread sale, Taco Bell’s breakfast test

Danone's plans for Stonyfield, JAB's Panera acquisition, Wegmans' new CEO
Danone's plans for Stonyfield, JAB's Panera acquisition, Wegmans' new CEO

SmartBrief readers were drawn to news about mergers and acquisitions activity this week, as well as leadership changes and new product launches.

Top 10: Post's startup mindset, executive moves drew food and beverage readers this week
Top 10: Post's startup mindset, executive moves drew food and beverage readers this week

From Post's startup metality to major executive moves, see what stories readers clicked on this week.

PepsiCo's plans, customers' favorite eateries, Wal-Mart's top sellers
PepsiCo's plans, customers' favorite eateries, Wal-Mart's top sellers

SmartBrief readers were drawn to news about the latest innovation in overnight oats, as well as stories illuminating consumers' favorite eateries.

Chobani named a new chief operating officer
Chobani named a new chief operating officer

Top 10: New Chobani exec, M&M flavors, Denny's tweets

News about large CPG companies took the majority of this week’s most-read stories with PepsiCo’s move to create “e-commerce-friendly packaging” sitting at the top of the list.

Top 10: Kraft Heinz, The French Laundry and the annual Beard awards
Top 10: Kraft Heinz, The French Laundry and the annual Beard awards

Top 10: Kraft Heinz, The French Laundry and the annual Beard awards

Top 10: A McDonald's for Francophiles, Meijer's viral valentine and a popular pudding
Top 10: A McDonald's for Francophiles, Meijer's viral valentine and a popular pudding

A New York McDonald's with high-end design and pastry offerings, Meijer's popular Valentine's Day video and new snacks from Snyder's-Lance were among this week's most-read stories.