January 8, 2014

It's a new year, one filled with high hopes and endless possibilities. And Dr Pepper hopes consumers choose to celebrate what makes them one of a kind in 2014 through the "One of One" (“/1”) campaign.

January 8, 2014

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing on Wednesday unveiled the ECRM Data web site, ECRMData.com.

January 8, 2014

Older patients at high risk for heart disease who follow a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil do not need to restrict calories, increase exercise or lose weight to prevent diabetes, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine that was released Monday.

January 6, 2014

Minute Maid Juices to Go will welcome two new flavors to its product line.

January 3, 2014

Comedian Chelsea Handler and 7UP TEN are teaming up to bring a fresh challenge to Americans for 2014.

January 3, 2014

Wheat Thins fans will get a new product to enjoy with the introduction of Wheat Thins Popped in March.

January 2, 2014

PureCircle, a producer and marketer of stevia, announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved PureCircle's Rebaudioside M (Reb M) as a general purpose sweetener for foods and beverages in the United States.

January 2, 2014

Reily Foods Co. on Monday announced the acquisition of independent coffee roaster New England Tea and Coffee Co.

December 30, 2013

Back to Nature Foods Company on Monday announced that it has acquired SnackWell's, a cookie and snack business, from Mondelez Global.

December 27, 2013

Brynwood Partners V on Friday announced that it is selling its investment in DeMet’s Candy Company for $221 million to Yildiz Holdings A.S., the owner of Godiva, a chocolate brand. The transaction is expected to close in January 2014.

December 27, 2013

U.S. retail sales reportedly rose 3.5% between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, 2013 compared to the same period in the prior year.

December 27, 2013

Skimpy Mixers, a new low-calorie drink mixer, will be available Dec. 26 to Jan. 2 at select Walmart locations across the nation as part of a limited-time only promotional launch.

December 26, 2013

Consumers never tire of candy. Euromonitor data indicates that U.S. dollar sales for chocolate increased 19% between 2007 and 2012, and non-chocolate sales were up 17%.

December 26, 2013

The Hershey Co. is launching the Lancaster brand in January — the first time the company has launched a new brand that’s not a brand extension or acquisition in the past 30 years.

December 26, 2013

Mars will launch a new M&M flavor in May, M&M’s Brand Birthday Cake Chocolate Candies.

December 20, 2013

Rite Aid is extending store hours and featuring gift items as the holiday shopping season comes to an end, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

December 19, 2013

Abuse of the cough ingredient dextromethorphan among high school seniors is down, according to this year’s Monitoring the Future survey, which measures drug use and attitudes among the nation’s eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders.

December 18, 2013

Blue Diamond Growers, an almond processing and marketing company, announced the results of a recent national survey by Harris Interactive which provided a closer look at Americans' New Year's resolutions.

December 18, 2013

For peanut butter cup lovers, the New Year will mark not only a fresh start but also a chance to dig into Butterfinger's newest confection.

December 18, 2013

Midwestern supermarket chain Hy-Vee will renovate 50 of its stores to include casual dining and cocktails, according to published reports.

December 17, 2013

To help CPG manufacturers and retailers identify and leverage the varying shopper beliefs about health and nutrition, IRI has released the first NutriLink segmentation study, which classifies U.S. consumers into six groups based on their behavior and attitudes toward health, diet and nutrition, as well as their demographics.

December 17, 2013

IRI on Tuesday released SilverLink, a new report that segments the U.S. population ages 50 years and older based on demographics; attitudes toward aging, health and wellness; shopping behavior; and lifestyle habits.

December 16, 2013

Small and craft brewers contributed nearly $34 billion to the U.S. economy last year, according to a new analysis by a beer-brewing trade group.

December 16, 2013

More Americans now say they are loosening the purse strings in advance of the holiday season, and fewer say they are tightening their belts, according to a recent survey.