Amy Sung

Amy Sung is the director of content for food and travel at SmartBrief, where she manages both editorial content and content marketing spanning the foodservice, food retail and consumer packaged goods industries, as well as the travel and hospitality industries. In this role, she has worked with companies ranging from Trolli and Kellogg to Amazon Business Services, Deloitte and the Wall Street Journal, as well as associations such as the Food Marketing Institute and the Produce Marketing Association. Prior to joining SmartBrief in 2013, Amy was a writer, reporter and editor at various publications including Supermarket News, FSR and QSR Magazines, Bon Appetit, Serious Eats, Eater, The Seattle Times, Every Day with Rachael Ray and more. In the travel and hospitality space, she has worked with the Travel Channel, Lonely Planet, Forbes Travel Guide, TravelAge West, SpaFinder and more.

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With population growth, climate change and technological innovations, the landscape today isn’t the same as it was yesterday and it won’t be the same tomorrow.

Taco Bell
Taco Bell

New product news was popular this week with news of Nestle’s plans to debut new products under the Starbucks label and Taco Bell's Diablo Tortilla Chips.

Gene Simmons soda
Gene Simmons soda

From the rise of high-end, alcohol-free beverages to Gene Simmons' soda line, beverage and CPG stories caught readers' attention this week.

Necco
Necco

This week’s most popular stories ran the gamut, from big news about big CPG companies to a bevy of fast food news.

Conagra
Conagra

Big names in food retail and CPG made headlines this week with news on strategies for growth taking center stage.

News about new food products caught the eyes of readers this week, particularly new lines from companies including Campbell Soup, Red Bull and Chobani.

General Mills unveils first new Lucky Charms marshmallow shape in 10 years
General Mills unveils first new Lucky Charms marshmallow shape in 10 years

Food nostalgia took over readers this week with news about the first new Lucky Charms marshmallow catching the attention of many.

The majority of this week’s most popular news covered the CPG and retail industries, with the breaking news earlier this week about Ferrero’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Nestle’s US chocolate business taking the most-read spot.

grocery shopping
grocery shopping

This week’s most popular news spread across all sectors of our vertical – food retail, CPG and foodservice.

This week’s top 10 was heavy with CPG and food retail news, particularly stories having to do with Amazon.