Beth Kowitt, Fortune

Beth Kowitt


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Beth:

Chef José Andrés Won’t Wait for Permission to Feed the World’s Hungry

The renowned chef and founder of the World Central Kitchen nonprofit is No. 9 on Fortune’s 2019 World’s Greatest Leaders List. → Read More

With Manhattan Opening, Ikea Learns to Live in Small Spaces—Just Like New Yorkers

Ikea has opened its first "planning studio" in the U.S. in Manhattan with an emphasis on small-space living. → Read More

Google Workers Want Heritage Foundation President with 'Anti-LGBTQ' Views Off A.I. Council

The pushback is part of a broader movement of workplace activism in Silicon Valley. → Read More

Exclusive: PepsiCo Has a New CEO of Latin America—And a New Most Powerful Woman

With Indra Nooyi's retirement, Paula Santilli becomes the company's highest-ranking women with her promotion to CEO of Latin America. → Read More

The Audacity of Howard Schultz

Schultz got kudos for taking a stand on political issues as CEO of Starbucks; that doesn't mean the public wants him to be president. → Read More

The Real Cost of Cheap Groceries

There's a price war raging in the grocery aisle—but the people who actually grow and gather our food may be the battle's true losers. Meet the produce pickers of Texas's Rio Grande Valley, whose penny-per-bunch harvest helps stock your pantry for less. → Read More

Chobani Is Betting You Won't Miss the Dairy in Its New Yogurt

Greek yogurt king Chobani is launching a plant-based yogurt alternative made with coconut to help reignite declining sales in the category. → Read More

The Quest to Make Cow-Free Milk Takes A Big Step Forward

Startup Perfect Day is making milk proteins through the fermentation process. ADM will provide the manufacturing expertise and scale. → Read More

Job Postings of the Future: High EQ Wanted, Must Play Nice with Robots

The workforce of the future will need to know how to work alongside robots while also exhibiting a high level of emotional intelligence. → Read More

The Solution to Gender Equality in the C-Suite? Measuring Successes and Failures

RBC's Kathleen Taylor and Maryam Monsef, Canada's minister of status of women, discussed the issues that are keeping women out of the c-suite. → Read More

Exclusive: PepsiCo Acquires Snack Bar Brand Health Warrior, Betting on Plant-Based Superfoods

The deal is the first investment under PepsiCo’s The Hive. → Read More

Why Canada Is Taking More of a (Polite) Lead on the World Stage

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland talks human rights and trade at the Fortune Global Forum. → Read More

Starbucks Is Brewing Up Massive Growth in China

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said that accelerating growth in China, where it has partnerships with Alibaba and Tencent, is key to its future. → Read More

Why Boeing's CEO of Defense Takes Trump's Idea of a Space Force Seriously

Boeing's Leanne Caret commended the Trump Administration for bringing up the idea of a Space Force at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit. → Read More

Inside Fortune's 2018 Most Powerful Women in Business List

This is how Fortune's Most Powerful Women in Business list comes together. → Read More

Campbell Soup to Sell Fresh Food Business, Including Bolthouse Farms

The company will sell its Bolthouse Farms and Garden Fresh brands, unwinding a major initiative of former CEO Denise Morrison. → Read More

PepsiCo Is Acquiring SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

PepsiCo has agreed to acquire countertop carbonated water machine maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion as it tries to offer healthier products. → Read More

PepsiCo Is Creating a New Unit to Develop Smaller Brands

PepsiCo is creating a new unit called the Hive to help develop smaller brands to better compete amid a shifting food landscape. → Read More

Amazon's Latest for Whole Foods: Curbside Grocery Pickup

It's the e-commerce giant's next move in the grocery wars. → Read More

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi Is 'Concerned' Her Departure Will Leave So Few Female CEOs

There will only be 24 women running Fortune 500 companies. → Read More