Janet Forgrieve

Janet Forgrieve is a freelance writer and SmartBrief contributor who writes for restaurant and retail briefs. A former business journalist, Janet spent several years covering the restaurant and retail industries for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of South Florida and spent six years covering business at The Tampa Tribune.

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Gen X and millennials have unseated baby boomers to become the biggest force behind specialty food trends.
Gen X and millennials have unseated baby boomers to become the biggest force behind specialty food trends.

Gen X and millennials have unseated baby boomers to become the biggest force behind specialty food trends, and plant-based is the fastest growth category.

Attendees lined up to taste vegan cheese at the Miyoko's booth at the Plant Based World Conference and Expo.
Attendees lined up to taste vegan cheese at the Miyoko's booth at the Plant Based World Conference and Expo.

Plant-based companies of all sizes shared samples and words of wisdom at the first Plant Based World Conference and Expo.

Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper drew traffic in test market.
Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper drew traffic in test market.

Burger King is focused on breakfast, plant-based Impossible Whopper to grow sales

KIND's debut of new frozen snack bars topped this week's most-read list.
KIND's debut of new frozen snack bars topped this week's most-read list.

KIND's debut of new frozen snack bars topped this week's most-read list.

Good Catch, Sophie's Kitchen and a growing group of other plant-based companies are developing vegan seafood alternatives.
Good Catch, Sophie's Kitchen and a growing group of other plant-based companies are developing vegan seafood alternatives.

Good Catch, Sophie's Kitchen and a growing group of other plant-based companies are developing vegan seafood alternatives.

Small food businesses find community in shared kitchen spaces.
Small food businesses find community in shared kitchen spaces.

Food entrepreneurs hatch and grow new concepts in food incubators.

Creative dessert ideas for frozen whipped cream drew in SmartBrief readers.
Creative dessert ideas for frozen whipped cream drew in SmartBrief readers.

Frozen whipped cream desserts, Triscuit's new snacks, Starbucks rewards and Dollar General's plan to self-distribute won readers this week.

PepsiCo's accelerator is focused on sustainable consumer packaged foods.
PepsiCo's accelerator is focused on sustainable consumer packaged foods.

PepsiCo, Nestle and Chipotle are among the latest big food companies to partner with promising startups in accelerators.