Nestle USA CEO Steve Presley's annocement that the company's consumer strategy will focus on developing new products internally, refreshing legacy brands and reshaping its portfolio was this week's most-clicked story. "[W]e're really focused on driving a very fast-paced growth agenda," he said.
Food brands dominated this week's news cycle, with Chobani's entrance into the condiment market, a feature on Kraft Heinz' innovation pipeline and a discussion of Kellogg's potential acquistion targets also making headlines. News from dairy producer Dean Foods that it will shutter seven processing plants rounded out the top five.
In restaurant news, the death of French chef Joel Robuchon at 73 prompted many articles looking back on his career. Robuchon was a mentor to chefs including Gordon Ramsay and Eric Ripert, and his international restaurants held a record 32 Michelin stars in 2016. Other popular stories among restaurant industry readers were a look at KFC's new campaign starring Jason Alexander and a feature on how Wisconsin-based chain Culver's has built a loyal customer base.
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