February 28, 2011

Coca-Cola is expanding the reach of its Seagram's line of beverages across the United States.

February 28, 2011

A U.S. appellate court denied Kraft Foods' request for a preliminary injunction against Starbucks, upholding a lower court's ruling.

February 28, 2011

Samuel Adams is sprucing up its Imperial lineup of beers with a new scotch-style ale.

February 28, 2011

Bazooka Candy Brands' latest confection is offering consumers a personal and fun way to stay connected with each other.

February 25, 2011

After complaints about Frito-Lay's noisy biodegradable bags for its SunChips brand were made loud and clear by consumers, the bags now deliver the same eco-friendly message on a quieter scale.

February 24, 2011

Expect to see Heinz in a whole new way.

February 24, 2011

Henkel's 2010 sales grew 11.2% to nearly $20.8 billion during the year, the company reported in its financial earnings release.

February 24, 2011

Reviewing progress of its consumer-driven approach to core brand investment in U.S. and international markets, Hershey EVP and COO J.P. Bilbrey unveiled the latest Hershey confectionary innovation.

February 24, 2011

Hostess is promoting its classic Twinkie snack with two limited-edition flavors.

February 23, 2011

As expected, CVS/pharmacy officially has introduced a new line of store-brand products called Just the Basics, which is comprised of household essentials. As previously reported by Drug Store News, the retailer unveiled plans to launch the new line during its 2010 analyst day in October.

February 23, 2011

Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels has introduced a new soft pretzel for gluten-free consumers.

February 22, 2011

CandyRific is making holiday celebrations better than ever with new M&M's-branded novelty items.

February 22, 2011

"The force" is with them indeed.

February 22, 2011

A distributor of over-the-counter probiotic products has developed and launched a new yogurt line exclusively at Walmart stores.

February 22, 2011

Kashi announced the latest new cereal addition to its line of all natural foods.

February 22, 2011

As part of its focus to drive growth among product categories, Kraft Foods said that the company is gearing up to introduce new liquid water enhancers.

February 22, 2011

As the holiday season comes to a close, Mars Chocolate North America already is unveiling its winter holiday offerings for 2011.

February 22, 2011

Peeps are diving into chocolate for the Easter holiday.

February 22, 2011

According to published reports, Dr Pepper is gearing up to launch a 10-calorie beverage targeted at male consumers.

February 18, 2011

A few years after launching its iFood assistant, a tool for on-the-go users that provides recipes and entertainment tips, Kraft is taking meal planning to the next level.

February 18, 2011

Rising commodity costs and brutal competition have been squeezing profits from the ready-to-eat cereal category.

February 18, 2011

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court in December ruled in favor of Wegmans and supermarkets across the state over whether or not the grocers could sell beer on their premises — the ruling expands what many consider to be the most restrictive alcohol distribution laws in the country. 


In Pennsylvania, beer can be purchased only from a restaurant/bar or beer distributor. Beer distributors can sell only by the case or keg, while restaurants and bars cannot sell more than 16 12-oz. beers per purchase. 


February 18, 2011

Dollar sales in the snack/granola bar category have grown nearly 8% in the past year, according to Sue Viamari, editor of Symphony­IRI Group’s Times and Trends report.

February 18, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Australian winemaker Daryl Groom and Walgreens have launched a new table wine blend in line with American Heart Month. Colby Red, which was developed in partnership with Treasury Wine Estates, is dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease. The wine is named after Groom’s son, who was born with a hole in his heart and has undergone multiple surgeries to treat the defect.