September 9, 2014

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, will be acquired by General Mills for $46 per share for a total transaction of $820 million.

September 9, 2014

Reed's, a manufacturer of natural foods products, will add an organic coffee kombucha beverages to its line of Culture Club Kombucha.

September 8, 2014

Busch announced a package redesign as well as a chance to win a hunting getaway. The 2014 Busch Hunting can features hunting graphics — including silhouettes of deer, elk and duck — over Busch's signature "blaze orange" background. 

September 8, 2014

Frito-Lay's Cheetos brand announced a slew of mischievous iniatives to help engage consumers for Halloween, which include a limited-edition Cheetos bag and a redesigned Cheetos Halloween online hub. 

September 5, 2014

Annie's launched two new frozen-food options in an effort to provide consumers with a healthier snacking alternative. 

September 5, 2014

True Nopal announced that its line of True Nopal Cactus Water will be available in the Los Angeles region and Hawaii Costco locations beginning in September. 

September 4, 2014

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire the business assets of Davis Beverage Group and Davis Bottling Co.

September 3, 2014

IRI on Wednesday released a new “Point of View: Winning with the Hispanic Consumer Today" study to help CPG marketers connect with this diverse, rapidly expanding customer group.

September 2, 2014

Google last week announced that it has been testing a small fleet of drones in Australia in an effort to remove "the friction of moving things around" as part of an initiative called "Project Wing."

September 2, 2014

The Magic Hat Brewing Co. recently released Wilhelm Scream, its first-ever pumpkin ale that's named for the iconic scream sound effect that's been used in more than 200 movies.

August 28, 2014

Unique Beverage Co., a player in the sparkling water category, has announced that its Cascade Ice flavors of lemonade, coconut, black raspberry, orange mango and pink grapefruit will be available in six packs and single 7-oz. bottles beginning in September.

August 28, 2014

Coca-Cola Life — a reduced-calorie cola sweetened with cane sugar and stevia leaf extract — has arrived stateside, making its debut in The Fresh Market stores across Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and South and Central Florida.

August 28, 2014

Consumer packaged goods companies need to plan for a “1-5-10” market in the United States during the next five years, in which digital’s current 1% penetration will likely expand to 5% and could accelerate to as much as 10% in short order, according to a new report, "The Digital Future: A Game Plan for Consumer Packaged Goods," prepared for the Grocery Manufacturers Association by The Boston Consulting Group, Google and IRI. 

August 27, 2014

IRI on Tuesday announced that Susan Bennett has joined the company as EVP and general counsel. 

August 27, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the winners of the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo Product Showcase.

August 27, 2014

A Nielsen study released Wednesday found that Americans are lagging behind their Asian and European counterparts when it comes to online shopping. 

August 27, 2014

Weight Watchers' Sweet Baked Goods line will get a new addition to help usher in autumn.

August 26, 2014

Life Choice, a brand from protein snack company and ConAgra, has added Delight Bites to its lineup. 

August 26, 2014

Polaner All Fruit, which was certified as a non-GMO food maker earlier this summer, has rolled out a revamped website and a contest to celebrate.

August 25, 2014

Kraft and Keurig Green Mountain recently announced a partnership that will result in Maxwell House, Yuban, McCafé and Yuban coffee brands being available to owners of Keurig coffee makers.

 
August 22, 2014

DSN presents a preview of some of the hottest general merchandise and consumables products that will appear on the show floor at NACDS Total Store Expo.

August 21, 2014

Food Lion has unveiled a new shopping experience for customers in 31 stores in the greater Wilmington, N.C., market.

August 21, 2014

Peanut butter maker Jif is rolling out tow new varieties of its new Jif To Go Dippers with a social media contest. 

August 20, 2014

Since their introduction a few years ago, Clif Bar & Co.’s Shot Bloks have been among the best-selling nutrition bars in the specialty store segment.