Audrey Altmann is a food and beverage editor at SmartBrief where she writes and edits content about the consumer packaged goods, beverage, agriculture, foodservice and school nutrition industries.
SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers were also drawn in by stories about Hershey’s new Reese’s candy bar and s’mores set.
From plant-based to animal-free dairy, substitutes to traditional milk, ice cream and other dairy products have soared in popularity and are expected to continue to grow in the future.
This week, the news of Texas Roadhouse founder and CEO Kent Taylor’s death also resonated with SmartBrief food and beverage readers.
As more people enjoy eating breakfast at home during the pandemic, CPG companies have created new products to meet the varying needs of consumers.
Cracker Barrel’s menu innovations and the sale of Nestle’s bottled water division were also popular with SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers this week.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues into 2021, consumers are looking for food and beverage options that meet varying experiences.
Packaging that prioritizes food safety and sustainability is set to succeed in the restaurant industry this year.
Restaurants turn to CPG product sales as the coronavirus pandemic continues to restrict indoor dining.
New CPG product debuts and Pizza Hut’s “Nothing But Stuffed Crust” also caught the attention of SmartBrief food and beverage readers.
This week’s list of top stories also included SpartanNash’s strategy for 2021 as well as Kraft Heinz international growth plans.