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.
As the foodservice and hospitality industries begin reopening, food halls are demonstrating how they will survive the coronavirus pandemic.
Restaurants, CPG manufacturers and food retailers are all investing in new, innovative ways to give eco-conscious consumers what they’re prioritizing in their food choices.
This week, readers were also interested in Coca-Cola’s restructuring and how to make simple chef-approved chicken dishes at home.
What are foodservice and CPG businesses doing to maintain environmental responsibility, even in the middle of a pandemic?
SmartBrief readers were interested in what foodservice will look like after coronavirus as well as Kroger’s robot-powered fulfillment center and a brand-new shape for chocolate chips.
Customers have been drawn to the convenience, reliability, variety and quality provided by meal kit services during stay-at-home order across the US.
Food and beverage readers were drawn to groceries’ cashierless options, new CPG products and the $2.65B acquisition of Postmates.
This week, SmartBrief food and beverage readers were also drawn to news that lawmakers proposed $120 billion in pandemic relief for independent restaurants.
How are CPG manufacturers, bakeries and other foodservice industry professionals keeping up with consumers’ interest in baking at home?
How are consumers enjoying mocktails and other alcohol-free beverages while many bars and restaurants are closed?