February 8, 2011

Clorox is letting consumers know everything the company uses in its products.

February 8, 2011

Diet Pepsi is showing off its skinny side.

February 8, 2011

The J. M. Smucker Company said it is increasing the list price for many of its coffee products sold under the Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts brand names.

February 7, 2011

Dannon has expanded its Activia line with a blend of low-fat yogurt, fruit pieces and low-fat crunchy granola.

February 4, 2011

"The Colbert Report" on Wednesday hosted a segment “Tip of the Hat; Wag of the Finger” that featured — and poked a little fun at — Walgreens’ private-label beer Big Flats 1901.

February 4, 2011

Orange soda brand Sunkist has teamed up with sports broadcasting legend Dick Vitale to offer consumers a chance to win 1-of-8 $10,000 weekly cash prizes.

February 3, 2011

A new gourmet ice cream line has made its way to the freezer aisle.

February 2, 2011

In honor of American Heart Month, Diet Coke has teamed up with supermodel and reality show host Heidi Klum to raise awareness and funds for women's heart health education and research.

February 2, 2011

HappyFamily, an organic baby food brand, has launched a line of portable baked organic cheese, veggie and whole grain snacks.

February 2, 2011

The words “chocolate brownie” and “dietary supplement” may seem contradictory, but one company has managed to bring the two together.

February 2, 2011

The National Consumer League on Wednesday filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission that called into question advertising and labeling claims made by Glacéau’s Vitaminwater.

February 2, 2011

Nestlé Health Sciences completed its acquisition of a company that develops "medical foods" for such medical conditions as kidney disease, inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer.

February 2, 2011

As an official sponsor of the National Football League, Procter & Gamble has donated $300,000 to the NFL's campaign to fight childhood obesity and promote health and wellness among kids nationwide.

February 2, 2011

Gluten-free products, once regarded as a niche category, have become mainstream, according to new research by Packaged Facts.

February 2, 2011

Wish-Bone is introducing four new salad dressing flavors.

February 1, 2011

Hershey is facing accusations that it has not helped efforts to end child labor, which potentially could impact the sales of its products during one of the biggest sale seasons of the year.

February 1, 2011

New twists on classic candy brands helped propel dollar sales in the chocolate candy segment ahead nearly 10%. An increase in prices contributed to the dollar sales gain, but a big boost came from line extensions and limited-edition flavors.

February 1, 2011

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate North America has added a new product to the Snickers portfolio. Snickers Peanut Butter Squared adds peanut butter to the classic Snickers combination of peanuts, caramel, nougat and milk chocolate. The candy is the top-testing new bar launch for Mars in the last three years.


Each 1.78-oz. single pack includes two square-shaped bars and carries a suggested retail price of 89 cents. The bars also are available in fun-size bags in two sizes: 11.5 oz. and 21.5 oz.


February 1, 2011

A Minute Maid product has achieved $1 billion in sales worldwide.

February 1, 2011


Continued product innovation in the sugarless gum segment helped push dollar sales ahead nearly 5% for the 12 weeks ended Nov. 28, 2010, according to SymphonyIRI Group.


January 31, 2011

A company that develops wireless power technology is bringing that technology to consumer packaging.

January 31, 2011

The National Hockey League and diaper brand Huggies have teamed up for a month-long campaign to collect diapers and donations for families and babies in need across North America.

January 31, 2011

A Novato, Calif.-based leading corporate brand beer supplier has launched a private-label beer for Walgreens, according to published reports.

January 28, 2011

Bazooka, which is part of The Topps Co., has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of Sharkies organic fruit chews, according to published reports.