Food & Beverage Industry News

The food & beverage industry is huge, diverse and constantly changing. This means it is a topic of great interest to many people, so Wiser created a tailored digest to meet those people's needs. The food & beverage news email delivers the latest articles from around the internet in a simple and easy-to-read format. The industry is actually global in nature and covers all food production except for the small amount of food that is still produced by subsistence farmers. In the US, the global nature of the industry is important in terms of exports, strength and sustainability, and food security. Some of the biggest companies in the world are part of the food & beverage industry including PepsiCo Inc., Tyson Foods Inc., Nestle, JBS and Coca-Cola Co. They exist in an industry that continues to consolidate as well as going through change in terms of consumer demands for healthier ingredients, clearer information and controlled costs. The Wiser daily food & beverage industry news email is free and is designed for anyone with an interest in the industry, including food producers and retailers.

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Turkeys Have Gotten Bigger And It's Not Because Of Stuffing
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Black Friday Merchants Look to Extend Moment of Retail Optimism
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7-year-old girl reported missing has been located
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This literal gravy train is here to ruin Thanksgiving
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As The Holiday Season Gets Started, A Look Back At Aprons And Their Stories
NPR • Wynne Davis
Girl, 7, walks out of South Side grocery store with stranger
Chicago Tribune • Deanese Williams-Harris
Why I Can't Be Bullish On Ingles Markets
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Mondelez: 5 Years After Spinning Off Kraft
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The Yam That Deserves To Win The Internet
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Walmart And Amazon's Food Fight
NPR • Julia Dewitt
 
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Turkeys Have Gotten Bigger And It's Not Because Of Stuffing
NPR
Over the past half-century, turkeys have been getting a lot bigger. Due to selective breeding, the average turkey is now twice the size it was in 1960.
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Black Friday Merchants Look to Extend Moment of Retail Optimism
Bloomberg
Holiday season follows generally strong third-quarter results Nearly seven in 10 Americans expect to shop over the weekend As Black Friday shoppers descend on stores this weekend, retailers are experiencing something that’s been in short supply: optimism. Brick-and-mortar chains are coming off...
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Education, Grocery & Supermarkets
7-year-old girl reported missing has been located
Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune Staff
A 7-year-old girl who was reported missing earlier Thursday has been located, Chicago police said. About 8:30 a.m., the child was seen walking out of a Mariano's grocery store with an unknown woman on the South Side. Police said the girl's mother...
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Grocery & Supermarkets, Technology Industry
This literal gravy train is here to ruin Thanksgiving
The VergeSean O'Kane
Gravy is a magical thing. It can rescue even the most bland holiday meals. But too much of anything can be a bad thing, even gravy — especially when it’s being blasted from the tiny cannon of a toy boat strapped to...
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Food & Beverage Industry
As The Holiday Season Gets Started, A Look Back At Aprons And Their Stories
NPRWynne Davis
Before they dress their turkeys, mash potatoes or pull piping hot pies from the ovens this Thanksgiving, people will tie on aprons. It's the stories and people behind those aprons that have delighted EllynAnne Geisel for years. Geisel wrote The Apron Book...
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Grocery & Supermarkets
Girl, 7, walks out of South Side grocery store with stranger
Chicago TribuneDeanese Williams-Harris
A 7-year-old girl was reported missing after she was last seen walking out of a Mariano's grocery store with an unknown woman on the South Side, Chicago police said. Police said the girl's mother brought the child to work Thursday morning at...
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Grocery & Supermarkets
Why I Can't Be Bullish On Ingles Markets
Seeking AlphaNicholas Klemm
Summary Ingles is carrying more debt than the industry norm. Sales have flatlined for the last five years. Management is behind on new consumer trends. Ingles Markets is a regional supermarket chain that is based in North Carolina. As of January 2017,...
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Mondelez: 5 Years After Spinning Off Kraft
Seeking AlphaThe Dividend Guy
Summary Besides making delicious cookies, Mondelez is one of the world’s largest snack manufacturers. During its latest quarter, management posted some solid numbers, showing its strategy worked. Mondelez hasn’t just increased its dividend over the past five years, but it offered a...
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The Yam That Deserves To Win The Internet
NPRCourtney Columbus
It's one of many varieties in Madagascar that are being studied as part of a project to bring better nutrition to people. And no, it's not the same as a sweet potato.
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Food & Beverage Industry, Grocery & Supermarkets
Walmart And Amazon's Food Fight
NPRJulia Dewitt
Amazon and Walmart each want to sell you groceries as part of their plan to sell everyone everything. So now Walmart is inventing new kinds of foods to lure customers into the store.
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