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Emily Crowe

Emily Crowe edits food and beverage and marketing briefs at SmartBrief and writes about both industries for 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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The changing nature of the frozen food aisle
The changing nature of the frozen food aisle

Frozen food is a changing industry, and consumers and CPG companies alike are taking notice.

General Mills’ cereal collaboration with Travis Scott and KFC’s NYC Cheetos Sandwich pop-up caught SmartBrief readers’ attention this week.

More consumers than ever are turning to the internet when it comes to buying groceries. What are food retailers doing to keep up with the trend?

SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers were drawn in this week by tales of Nestle USA’s transition to a warehouse system and pillowy ricotta dumplings.

SmartLabel rolled out in 2015 as a way for CPG companies and manufacturers to tell the full story about their products. Where does the initiative stand today?

The food industry is finding ways to prevent E. coli outbreaks and recalls when it comes to romaine lettuce.

Ferrero’s acquisition of multiple brands from Kellogg and executive shakeups in the CPG industry resonated with SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers this week.

The “eatertainment” concept is growing throughout the country and companies are finding new and unique ways to appeal to today’s guests.

New CPG products and restaurant news piqued readers’ interest this week.