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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Biometric Boom: Costcutter Becomes Global First To Offer Payment By Finger Vein
Forbes • Contributor, Madhvi Mavadiya
Global Plan To Streamline 'Use By' Food Labels Aims To Cut Food Waste
NPR • Allison Aubrey
Can you make meat without an animal? Hampton Creek is betting its future on it
Los Angeles Times • Geoffrey Mohan
Food companies to standardize date labels
The Economic Times of India
Cramer: These retailers are taking steps to avoid being Amazon roadkill
CNBC • Elizabeth Gurdus
Hurricane Maria: category 5 storm batters Caribbean – live
The Guardian • Sam Levin
Amazon is firing on all cylinders to grow its retail presence
CNBC
Private equity, Apple apps and Amazon share blame for Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy
MarketWatch • Tonya Garcia
Scottish and Welsh leaders seek to ward off Westminster 'hijack' of powers
The Guardian • Severin Carrell, Steven Morris
Rise Of The Beerbots: Is Tech Taking The Craft Out Of Homebrewing?
NPR • Alastair Bland
 
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Biometric Boom: Costcutter Becomes Global First To Offer Payment By Finger Vein
ForbesContributor, Madhvi Mavadiya
Photo Credit: Shutterstock Costcutter has become the first supermarket in the world to offer payments using finger vein biometric technology. This is a groundbreaking step forward in the supermarket industry as well as the ever-growing and developing financial technology industry, more commonly...
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Environment, Food & Beverage Industry
Global Plan To Streamline 'Use By' Food Labels Aims To Cut Food Waste
NPRAllison Aubrey
An estimated 133 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S. each year, enough to fill Chicago's Willis Tower 44 times. Globally, 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted annually. And one major culprit? The confusion over "date" labels...
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Agriculture, Copyright
Can you make meat without an animal? Hampton Creek is betting its future on it
Los Angeles TimesGeoffrey Mohan
Josh Tetrick has gone up against Big Mayo, the egg industry, Target and his own staff and board of directors. Now, the 37-year-old food-tech entrepreneur behind Hampton Creek is vowing to beat a handful of food-tech start-ups to market a meat made...
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Ethics & Corporate Citizenship, Food & Beverage Industry
Food companies to standardize date labels
The Economic Times of India
A group of consumer goods makers and retailers including Kellogg Co, Wal-Mart Stores Inc , NestleBSE -0.99 % SA and UnileverBSE -1.16 % Plc plans to simplify and standardize food date labels to reduce food wastage. The standardized labeling to be put...
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Food & Beverage Industry
Cramer: These retailers are taking steps to avoid being Amazon roadkill
CNBCElizabeth Gurdus
In the dog-eat-dog world that is the retail sector, 's Jim Cramer says there's only one ground rule. "Don't just stand there. Do something before the grim reaper comes to get you," the "Mad Money" host said. "That's how I feel about...
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Grocery & Supermarkets
Hurricane Maria: category 5 storm batters Caribbean – live
The GuardianSam Levin
Reporter Daniel Cassady provided this update from San Juan earlier this afternoon as Maria continued to edge closer: The capital city of Puerto Rico seemed calm this afternoon. In the morning, there was a sense of urgency on the road, and the...
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Amazon.com Inc, Grocery & Supermarkets
Amazon is firing on all cylinders to grow its retail presence
CNBC
Amazon's partnership with Kohl's is the latest example of the e-commerce giant's move into retail.
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Amazon.com Inc, Bain Capital
Private equity, Apple apps and Amazon share blame for Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy
MarketWatchTonya Garcia
Amazon.com Inc., of course, shares some of the blame for Toys ‘R’ Us Inc.’s bankruptcy filing. However, experts say there are a number of reasons why the toy retailer filed chapter 11, some that go back for years indicating the company was...
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Food & Beverage Industry
Scottish and Welsh leaders seek to ward off Westminster 'hijack' of powers
The GuardianSeverin Carrell, Steven Morris
The Scottish and Welsh first ministers have attempted to increase the pressure on the UK government over Brexit by jointly publishing a series of amendments to the EU withdrawal bill. Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones are working together to try to fight...
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Food & Beverage Industry, NPR
Rise Of The Beerbots: Is Tech Taking The Craft Out Of Homebrewing?
NPRAlastair Bland
Automated systems have turned the messy, ancient art of brewing into a tidy hobby requiring fairly minimal skill, and of course, a smartphone or tablet. Critics ask: Where's the craft in that?
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