January 12, 2015

M&M's brand on Sunday introduced a new television commercial, which put M&M's Crispy in the spotlight. The candy returned to store shelves after a decade-long hiatus thanks to consumer demand.

January 12, 2015

Pita chip brand Stacy's is heating up the winter months with the addition of Stacy's Fire Roasted Jalapeno chips.

 

January 12, 2015

TruMoo announced the return of its limited edition Chocolate Marshmallow milk to help make the winter months a little sweeter for both kids and kids at heart.

 

January 9, 2015

For the month of December, brick-and-mortar retailers realized a 6.5% decline in year-over-year sales

January 9, 2015

Procter & Gamble has recognized seven of its top-performing external business partners with its Partner of the Year award. In addition, P&G also awarded more than 50 other companies the External Business Partner Excellence Award, including two for superior performance in Supplier Diversity.

January 8, 2015

Celestial Seasonings, a brand from Hain Celestial Group, announced the release of three new teas. 

January 8, 2015

Nearly a quarter (21%) of Americans stated that they are likely to return or exchange at least one of the presents that they received this holiday season, according to a study released Wednesday by Retale.

January 7, 2015

Jelly Belly Candy Co. announced the expansion of its Star Wars collection, which will now include a gift box and a bean machine. 

January 7, 2015

Post Foods has added two new varieties to its Honey Bunches of Oats line, which includes Honey Bunches of Oats Whole Grain Honey Crunch and Honey Bunches of Oats Whole Grain Vanilla Bunches.

January 6, 2015

Grocer Fresh & Easy has reinvigorated its brand and its stores with a focus on more fresh and natural foods, and is bringing this mission to life through a pilot in Las Vegas.

January 6, 2015

L&R Distributors, a distributor of more than 35,000 HBC, GM and cosmetics products, has promoted Lee Colarco to VP of category management and procurement.

January 6, 2015

The Promotion In Motion Companies, the manufacturer behind such brands as Welch's Fruit Snacks, Sun-Maid Milk Chocolate Raisins and Sour Jacks Sour Candies, named Joseph Vittoria as EVP and chief administrative officer, effective mid-January. 

 

December 30, 2014

Post Great Grains will usher in the New Year with a new selection of granola and snack mix products, the company announced. Additionally, the brand will launch a new campaign asking consumers to leave fad dieting behind in 2015.

December 23, 2014

American Pistachio Growers is teaming up with Anheuser-Busch to promote the perfect pairing — beer and nuts.

December 18, 2014

ECRM has announced that it is simultaneously hosting the Private Brands Foods and the Private Brands Health & Beauty Care events the week of April 12, 2015 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Fla.

December 18, 2014

According to Retale survey results, 15% of all holiday shoppers wait until the last minute to do their gift buying.

December 17, 2014

They say the Holidays are a time for reflection and with Super Bowl Sunday — perhaps the biggest night of the year for TV advertising — just around the corner, the editors and publishers of DSN thought it would be fun to look back at our top 12 TV commercials of all time for CPG brands. Did your favorites make the cut?

December 16, 2014

An interest in proactive wellness and proper nutrition is fueling demand for functional foods, Packaged Facts noted Tuesday in a new report.

December 15, 2014

Simply Beverages, the makers of Simply Orange and Simply Lemonade beverages, is adding a line of juices to its portfolio. 

December 11, 2014

Holiday shoppers took advantage of deep discounting and early sales to lift retail spending in November, the National Retail Federation said Thursday.

December 11, 2014

Quaker Oats Co., a unit of PepsiCo, on Thursday announced a line of new breakfast products. The brand said it hopes the new additions will give consumers an exciting, nutritional option for the cold months ahead. 

December 10, 2014

Menasha Packaging’s Lakeville, Minn., facility has been certified by British Retail Consortium Global Standards, a leading global safety and quality certification program.

December 8, 2014

 Jelly Belly Candy Co. announced a festive way to ring in the New Year with the introduction of new Champagne Jelly Belly beans. 

December 8, 2014

Tostitos, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced the introduction of a new party snack — Tostitos Rolls! tortilla chips, a tortilla chip with a tubular shape.