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Emily Crowe

Emily Crowe edits food and beverage and marketing briefs at SmartBrief and writes about both industries for SmartBrief.com. She previously wrote for the Specialty Food Association, Technomic and the Clovis News Journal and holds a bachelor's degree from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

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Creating an experience at food retail is rapidly evolving
Creating an experience at food retail is rapidly evolving

In these uncertain times, what are grocers doing to create an experience both in-store and online that keeps customers coming back?

What do today’s grocery shoppers want from seafood?
What do today’s grocery shoppers want from seafood?

Opportunities abound for food retailers looking to ramp up seafood sales.

Series: How to deliver on what today’s adventurous food consumers want
Series: How to deliver on what today’s adventurous food consumers want

With an eye toward discovery and new experiences, today’s consumers are becoming increasingly adventurous with what -- and how -- they eat and drink.

Top 10: Product rebranding and a cashierless Walmart
Top 10: Product rebranding and a cashierless Walmart

Readers were interested in stories about a product rebrand from Quaker Oats and a cashierless Walmart store.

Food companies, restaurants take new approaches to marketing amid pandemic
Food companies, restaurants take new approaches to marketing amid pandemic

How are restaurants, CPG suppliers and grocers changing their marketing messages in the time of coronavirus?

Series: How to deliver on what today’s health-conscious food consumers want
Series: How to deliver on what today’s health-conscious food consumers want

Whether it’s wanting healthier versions of classic dishes and snack foods or searching for grocery items that cater to particular dietary needs, the quest for a healthier lifestyle is pervading the food industry in full force.

How consumer behavior is forever changing the grocery, CPG industry
How consumer behavior is forever changing the grocery, CPG industry

Shifts in consumer shopping behavior brought on by the coronavirus pandemic are creating what could be lasting changes in CPG and food retail.

Top 10: Grocers, restaurants, food suppliers change with the times
Top 10: Grocers, restaurants, food suppliers change with the times

SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers were drawn in by stories of how the industry is reacting and adjusting to the new normal.

Top 10: Toilet paper demand, restaurant closures, shorter grocery hours
Top 10: Toilet paper demand, restaurant closures, shorter grocery hours

Fallout from the coronavirus pandemic dominated food and beverage news this week.

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