Top 10: PepsiCo news, Walmart’s shelf tags, Tyson’s meat alternative

PepsiCo’s restructuring news made waves among SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers this week, as did the company’s acquisition of Hormel’s CytoSport business, which includes the Muscle Milk line. PepsiCo is launching its restructuring program and boosting its investments in supply chains, technology and advertising to spur growth following the completion of a global business review.  

In other popular CPG news, Nestle released 24 new Starbucks-branded products and Tyson is planning to introduce a plant-based meat alternative later this year. On the food retail side, readers were drawn in by news of Walmart’s digital shelf tag testing, as well as Kroger’s search for a creative advertising agency.

Finally, Blaze Pizza made restaurant news with its test of a 14-inch pizza, which is larger than its typical offerings, as it works to cater to carryout and delivery customers.

Read the full top 10:

  1. PepsiCo launches restructuring program following global review

  2. Nestle rolling out 24 Starbucks-branded products this week

  3. PepsiCo acquiring Muscle Milk parent brand from Hormel

  4. Walmart testing digital shelf tags at 2 locations

  5. Why Kroger is looking for its first creative agency

  6. How The Honest Co. updated its laundry line packaging

  7. General Mills shifting to agile innovation approach

  8. Tyson to debut plant-based meat alternative this year

  9. Mondelez CEO reveals areas of snacking opportunity

  10. Blaze Pizza debuts bigger pie to feed delivery, carryout demand

 

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