March 9, 2011

Kashi announced the launch of its Berry Blossoms cereal and cherry-vanilla cereal bars.

March 9, 2011

Consumers are just as interested in utilizing green services as they are in purchasing green products, according to new Mintel research.

March 8, 2011

A new line of chips made from beans and rice is slated to hit stores nationwide this spring.

March 8, 2011

Freschetta has introduced two products to its lineup of frozen pizza: Freschetta Simply...Inspired Pizzas and Freschetta By The Slice.

March 8, 2011

Kellogg's has teamed up with nonprofit and volunteer network Action for Healthy Kids to launch the Share Your Breakfast program, designed to encourage Americans to help children who might otherwise go without breakfast.

March 8, 2011

Looking to reach marshmallow chick fans everywhere, Peeps has launched an online store where consumers can purchase its signature candies and merchandise.

March 8, 2011

Nestle is looking to boost its coffee business.

March 8, 2011

Two years after launching a nonalcoholic beer in its native Japan, Kirin Brewery said it was taking the hit beverage for a test run in the United States.

March 8, 2011

Amid reports of a nationwide bed bug outbreak, a new pesticide-free solution has hit the market.

March 7, 2011

Frank's RedHot is cooking up something spicy in the frozen food aisle.

March 7, 2011

Following the introduction of its Smartwhite bread, Wonder Bread is introducing a new 100% whole wheat bread to its lineup.

March 4, 2011

Consumers always want more, whether it is a thinner, lighter iPad, a faster car or a muffin with more blueberries. The same is true in the world of coupons, where a stumbling national economy caused shoppers to demand more coupons from consumer packaged goods companies.

March 4, 2011

A spring water brand is rolling out new packages through a new marketing partnership with Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Movies.

March 4, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Juicy Fruit has expanded its sugar-free gum offerings with new mystery-flavored Juicy Secret gum. The gum builds on the 2009 launch of Juicy Fruit’s foray into sugar-free treats with its pellet gum, available in parent company Wrigley’s Big E-pak. Juicy Secret will be available in a 15-stick slim pack nationwide.

March 4, 2011

Soy milk brand Silk has added a coconut milk product that contains no dairy, no lactose and no cholesterol.

March 4, 2011

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — The active gum category has a new functional addition. Kraft Foods recently introduced Stride Spark, a gum that contains vitamins B6 and B12, two essential nutrients known for helping to release energy in the body.

Manufacturers have been boosting new gum flavors with vitamins and supplements in an effort to help consumers meet their daily nutritional requirements and keep the category exciting. The strategy has worked — gum has seen steady growth over the past few years, outpacing many other confection segments.

March 4, 2011

The definition of snacking has broadened, and more choices are competing for the consumer dollar. Consumers also continue to want more for their money.

March 4, 2011

American cuisine always has been influenced by the country’s diverse population. An expanding ethnic population and a proliferation of TV cooking shows have led to even greater interest in ethnic foods among American consumers.

March 3, 2011

Kellogg's Special K brand has created decadent cereal bars with weight-conscious consumers in mind.

March 2, 2011

Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet lineup now includes a 2-oz., single-serve energy shot.

March 2, 2011

Kraft is taking a cream cheese brand to new heights with the introduction of a spoonable, easy-to-blend cooking cream.

March 1, 2011

Three years after purchasing a minority stake in Honest Tea, an organic bottled tea company, Coca-Cola said it has exercised its option to acquire the remaining portion of the company.

March 1, 2011

A new leader has been named for a maker of shelf-stable seafood products.

March 1, 2011

Kraft Foods has put the spotlight on Athenos with the brand's first-ever advertising campaign.