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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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SmartBrief surveyed its audience of senior executives and business professionals on their travel habits.

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.

From Big Data to e-commerce, industry executives gathered for the 40th annual FMI Midwinter Conference to discuss the future of the food industry.

Burt's Bees protein shake
Burt's Bees protein shake

New technology, new marketing tactics and new products made this week’s top news, but the most-read news story was the announcement that Coca-Cola’s startup incubator, The Founders program, closed.

As we head into the holidays, this week’s list of top 10 stories spread across CPG, retail and foodservice, with foodservice dominating.

Mars candy
Mars candy

From CPG products to store designs and logos, new was the theme of this week's most-popular stories.

Publix Super Markets
Publix Super Markets

This week's top news ran the gamut, covering food retail, new CPG products, digital marketing and trends in jams.

The most-read food and beverage news for this week spanned evenly over food retail, CPG and foodservice with news of Ahold Delhaize’s formation and new logo taking the top two spots.

CPG
CPG

A new report from Nielsen outlining how the CPG industry will change immensely in the next five years made the top of the list in this week’s most-read news.

News of Italy's Osteria Francescana ranking first in the World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards, an honor that has gone to European eateries since 2005, was the most-read story by SmartBrief readers this week.

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