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September 18, 2013

A new Halloween survey from the National Confectioners Association, an advocate for the confectionary industry and its customers, found an overwhelming majority of respondents chose chocolate as their favorite Halloween treat.

September 16, 2013

Food Network host Marcela Valladolid has teamed up with Safeway to create the Marcela Valladolid brand, the grocer announced Monday.

September 13, 2013

Better known as an upmarket grocer, Whole Foods Market is opening a store in a low-income neighborhood in Chicago, the retailer said. The opening, slated for 2016, is part of a broader effort by mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to reduce the city's "food desert" problem.

September 13, 2013

Yoplait yogurt announced on Friday a new, more vibrant packaging design with more pronounced health benefits for its Go-Gurt brand yogurt to hit store shelves.

September 12, 2013

Nestea Iced Tea launched on Thursday a new portable, customizable drink innovation: Nestea Liquid Water Enhancer.

September 11, 2013

Jelly Belly Candy Co. introduced new Camo Beans, a special selection of jelly beans inspired by the art of camouflage, as well as a new support initiative for military families.

September 11, 2013

Nearly all doctors say that the sharp growth in Type 2 diabetes around the world and the obesity epidemic are linked to excess sugar consumption, according to a new report by the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

September 11, 2013

Kellogg Co. brand Special K announced a new breakfast shake packed with vitamins and minerals, low in calories and offering the caffeine equivalent of a cup of coffee.

September 10, 2013

Jif Peanut Butter announced on Tuesday a new whipped flavor innovation to add to its line of peanut butter products.

September 9, 2013

Bolthouse Farms, a Campbell Soup Co. brand, announced Monday three new limited-edition beverages to hit grocery store shelves this holiday season.

September 6, 2013

Bud Light announced on Thursday the start of its newest marketing campaign for the 2013 National Football League season. The official beer sponsor of the NFL, Bud Light's new campaign will include new TV creatives and NFL- and team-specific packaging.

September 6, 2013

Musco Family Olive Co., a California-based supplier of table olives, introduced a new single-serve snack cup filled with black, pitted olives.

September 5, 2013

Ahold USA banner Giant Food of Landover, Md., is marking Hunger Action Month in September with a food-collection program.

September 5, 2013

The J.M. Smucker Co. introduced a new line of natural fruit spreads made with quality ingredients from natural sources, the company stated.

September 5, 2013

Are drug stores becoming the new convenience stores? A new survey by The Hartman Group indicates that for many shoppers, the drug store is a destination for convenient purchases.

September 4, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced an agreement to launch Campbell’s Fresh-Brewed Soup K-Cup packs, which will offer consumers the taste and experience of Campbell’s soups in a convenient snack that can be prepared at the touch of a button in Keurig brewers.

September 4, 2013

IRI announced it has acquired Aztec, a provider of market measurement and related services for consumer packaged goods, liquor and pharmaceutical manufacturers and retailers in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Aztec was acquired from Aegis Media.

September 4, 2013

Jones Soda Co.'s series of Halloween-inspired soda flavors is returning to Target stores around the country.

August 29, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., has opened 20 pickup locations with online grocer and sister company Peapod, the supermarket chain said.

August 28, 2013

Craft brewers are the star of the show in the latest issue of Costco Wholesale Corp.'s member magazine.

August 28, 2013

A company that has developed an edible security platform for addressing the global problem of counterfeit foods and medicines has been named a 2014 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

August 26, 2013

Jif Peanut Butter announced the beginning of the company's 12th Annual Jif Most Creative Sandwich Contest, and to help celebrate the new marketing promotion, the company unveiled new peanut butter spreads.

August 26, 2013

Nearly half of families rely on recipes that are fast and easy to make for dinner, according to a new survey of shoppers by supermarket chain Stop & Shop.

August 23, 2013

Walmart displayed a powerful commitment to revitalizing U.S. manufacturing in front of roughly 1,500 supplier company representatives, government and economic development officials, dozens of senior merchants and the company's top executives as they convened Thursday for its first-ever domestic sourcing summit at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

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