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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Vegan cheese brands are growing faster with products that come closer to the taste and texture of dairy cheese.
Vegan cheese brands are growing faster with products that come closer to the taste and texture of dairy cheese.

Vegan cheese brands are growing faster with products that come closer to the taste and texture of dairy cheese.

Kellogg's new products, possible cookie division sales proved popular.
Kellogg's new products, possible cookie division sales proved popular.

Kellogg's new products, possible cookie division sales proved popular.

Startups turn to ugly produce to feed people, help the planet.
Startups turn to ugly produce to feed people, help the planet.

Ugly produce startups provide solutions to waste and food insecurity.

Domino's new "pizza theater" concept sets sales record.
Domino's new "pizza theater" concept sets sales record.

Stories from Kellogg, Welch's, Coca-Cola, Domino's, Dunkin' proved popular with SmartBrief readers.

Chocolate makers came together with sweet treats and stories of sustainable sourcing at The Big Chocolate Show.
Chocolate makers came together with sweet treats and stories of sustainable sourcing at The Big Chocolate Show.

Chocolate makers came together with sweet treats and stories of sustainable sourcing at The Big Chocolate Show.

Smoothie King's clean-label efforts include eliminating added sugars.
Smoothie King's clean-label efforts include eliminating added sugars.

Smoothie King, PepsiCo and other food makers and sellers are stressing nutrition and wellness.

Campbell's plans to sell divisions including Bolthouse Farms
Campbell's plans to sell divisions including Bolthouse Farms

Top 10: Campbell’s Soup, Tom’s Urban, Halloween treats

Top 10: A modern McDonald’s, Tyson’s protein plans, ALDI’s new US offerings
Top 10: A modern McDonald’s, Tyson’s protein plans, ALDI’s new US offerings

McDonald's new Chicago eatery, Tyson Foods plant-based protein plans, new products at ALDI US

Better plant-based burgers find a place on the menu
Better plant-based burgers find a place on the menu

Small chains and indie eateries feed demand for plant-based meats.

Top 10: SUPERVALU’s sale, P&G’s price increases, 50 years of the Big Mac
Top 10: SUPERVALU’s sale, P&G’s price increases, 50 years of the Big Mac

United Natural Foods $2.9 billion deal to buy SUPERVALU ranked high with SmartBrief readers.