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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On-demand delivery startup Jinn pulls out of all “other markets outside London”
TechCrunch • Steve O'Hear
The reason chicken is a popular British food? Because we started factory farming
New Statesman • Madlen Davies
3, 2, 1 ... Bake Off! The Mission To Make Bread In Space
NPR • Paige Pflegler
Ireland's staggering hypocrisy on climate change
The Guardian • John Gibbons
Amazon Meets With Ranchers to Expand Organic Meat Distribution
Fortune Magazine • Reuters
Reliance Industries wants digital arm to be a Rs 40K-crore entity by 2020
The Economic Times of India • Writankar Mukherjee
Why You Need to Be Prepared To Get Fired
Inc. • Chris Dessi
Debunking What the Health, the buzzy new documentary that wants you to be vegan
Vox • Julia Belluz
Am I Spending More Money on Groceries Now That I’m Using My Grocery Deals App?
The Awl • Nicole Dieker
McDonald's Rises Again, Still Serves The Same Burgers And Fries
Forbes • Contributor, Panos Mourdoukoutas
 
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On-demand delivery startup Jinn pulls out of all “other markets outside London”
TechCrunchSteve O'Hear
Jinn, the U.K. same-hour ‘shop on your behalf’ delivery app, has pulled out of all markets outside London, has learned. According to sources, the startup shut down operations in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds as of yesterday, whilst I understand the Spanish...
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Agriculture, Food & Beverage Industry
The reason chicken is a popular British food? Because we started factory farming
New StatesmanMadlen Davies
In the 1950s, chicken was seen as an elite food and was expensive. Chlorine-washed chickens, hormone-fed beef and pork raised on growth-promoting antibiotics. It doesn’t sound very tasty – but this is what could be lining our supermarket shelves after Brexit. Trade...
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Food & Beverage Industry
3, 2, 1 ... Bake Off! The Mission To Make Bread In Space
NPRPaige Pflegler
Crumbs may seem harmless here on Earth, but they can be a hazard in microgravity — they could get in an astronaut's eye, or get inhaled, causing someone to choke. Crumbs could even float into an electrical panel, burn up or cause...
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Agriculture, Climate Change
Ireland's staggering hypocrisy on climate change
The GuardianJohn Gibbons
On the face of it, Ireland appears to be acting on climate change. Last year it appointed its first ever “climate action minister”, and in June it outlawed onshore fracking. What’s more, the telegenic new taoiseach Leo Varadkar dedicated much of the...
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Agriculture, Amazon.com Inc
Amazon Meets With Ranchers to Expand Organic Meat Distribution
Fortune MagazineReuters
Amazon (amzn, +0.09%) plans to meet on Wednesday with a dozen U.S. ranchers, seeking to expand distribution of organic and grass-fed meats as it takes over Whole Foods (wfm, +0.19%) , according to the meeting's organizer. Analysts and investors have speculated that...
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Consumer Electronics, Grocery & Supermarkets
Reliance Industries wants digital arm to be a Rs 40K-crore entity by 2020
The Economic Times of IndiaWritankar Mukherjee
KOLKATA: Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.79 % wants to make its consumer electronics and mobile phone retailing venture, Reliance Digital, a Rs 40,000 crore entity by 2020, three senior industry executives said. It is betting on demand for the newly launched Jio featurephones, service...
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Digital Media, Grocery & Supermarkets
Why You Need to Be Prepared To Get Fired
Inc.Chris Dessi
I know it was in 1982 when it happened because we were in the grocery store and E.T. was on the cover of Time Magazine. I was seven years old, and grocery shopping with my Father. It was a weekday afternoon, and...
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Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease
Debunking What the Health, the buzzy new documentary that wants you to be vegan
VoxJulia Belluz
The film on Netflix mischaracterizes what we know about food and disease. There’s a sensational new documentary out on Netflix that seems to have a lot of people talking about going vegan. In the spirit of so many food documentaries and diet...
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Grocery & Supermarkets
Am I Spending More Money on Groceries Now That I’m Using My Grocery Deals App?
The AwlNicole Dieker
Yes. But not by much, and I’m building a stockpile of food and toiletries.Photo credit: Gina Pina, CC BY 2.0.So I spent a bunch of time last month figuring out how to save money on groceries and toiletries—which actually meant how to...
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Food & Beverage Industry, Restaurants & Food Services
McDonald's Rises Again, Still Serves The Same Burgers And Fries
ForbesContributor, Panos Mourdoukoutas
McDonald’s is rising again, still sells the same burgers and fries it has been selling for years prepared by minimum wage labor- leaving Shake Shack and Chipotle in the dust. McDonald’s business model--based on a standardized and mass-produced menu--is superior to those...
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