Torrey Kim

Torrey Kim edits briefs on the topics of food, beverages and consumer packaged goods at SmartBrief and covers industry news for SmartBlog on Food and Beverage. She holds a master's degree from Wesleyan University and a bachelor's from American University, and you can follow her on Twitter @SB_Food.

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mocktail culture
mocktail culture

More consumers are skipping alcohol -- find out how it's affecting bar bills.

Whole Foods' trend predictions
Whole Foods' trend predictions

Whole Foods' trend predictions for 2019 struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Kellogg and Ahold Delhaize.

Will the trend toward simplified packaging continue?
Will the trend toward simplified packaging continue?

Food producers are launching simple, spare packaging -- will the trend endure?

Boosting technology to maximize efficiency
Boosting technology to maximize efficiency

As the trucking market tightens, technology can help stakeholders across the food supply chain maximize efficiency.

Most Stuff Oreos to Debut
Most Stuff Oreos to Debut

News of Mondelez's upcoming debut of Most Stuf Oreos struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Kroger and McDonald's.

What the US CPG industry can learn from China
What the US CPG industry can learn from China

Chinese consumers are swiftly embracing digital tools and connecting directly with CPG companies. Find out the lessons that US manufacturers can glean from their experiences.

Hershey acquires Pirate Brands
Hershey acquires Pirate Brands

News of Hershey's acquisition of Pirate Brands struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Kroger and Chick-fil-A.

3 ways brands connect the customer experience across in-store and digital channels
3 ways brands connect the customer experience across in-store and digital channels

CPG firms that create a seamless omnichannel experience will see dividends across the shopping spectrum.

4 tips from CPG executives on the future of brands
4 tips from CPG executives on the future of brands

Executives from General Mills, Coca-Cola and other CPG firms share how brands can stay relevant in today's culture.

How consumer interest in healthy food is prompting an evolution in grocery retail
How consumer interest in healthy food is prompting an evolution in grocery retail

Shoppers are growing increasingly interested in better-for-you foods, and that's making an impact on how grocers design stores, adopt technology and select the items they sell.