July 14, 2014

Lindt & Sprüngli Group announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement to purchase Russell Stover Candies. The Russel Stover and Whitman's brands will complement Lindt & Sprüngli's existing portfolio of premium chocolates, making it the No. 3 North American chocolate manufacturer, the company said.

July 14, 2014

The Warrell Corp., a family owned manufacturer of candies and snacks, announced the introduction of Flipsticks Taffy bars.

July 10, 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s craft label Goose Island introduced several new brews. Madame Rose, part of a barrel-aged line that includes Halia, Gillian, Sofie, Juliet and Lolita, is a Belgian-style sour ale that is aged in cabernet barrels with wild yeast and fresh tart Michigan cherries.

July 10, 2014

Boston Beer launched a West Coast-style IPA, Rebel IPA. Crafted in the Samuel Adams nanobrewery, Rebel IPA is brewed with five types of American hops from the Pacific Northwest.

July 10, 2014

Growth of ready-to-drink tea may have slowed, but industry experts say the segment still has room to grow as consumers increasingly turn to tea as a healthy alternative.

July 9, 2014

Hain Celestial Group, an organic and natural products company, announced a packaging overhaul for its Dream brand, which was designed by the Biondo Group.

July 9, 2014

Inventure Foods, marketer and manufacturer of specialty food brands, on Wednesday introduced Radar Farms Fruit Plus Vitamins, a fortified whole frozen fruit product.

July 9, 2014

Nestlé Pure Life, a bottle water brand, announced that its product portfolio will be expanding with the debut of Nestlé Pure Life Exotics Sparkling Water, a line of unsweetened sparkling water with fruit flavors.

July 8, 2014

Rite Aid celebrated the latest evolution of its Wellness store format, with a June 23 grand opening truly befitting of its 90210 address.

July 7, 2014

General Mills announced a number of new products set to debut this summer, all of which reflect consumer-driven food trends.

July 7, 2014

Hostess Brands on Monday announced that an elusive cult favorite will be reintroduced this week.

July 7, 2014

Tyson Foods and Hillshire Brands last week announced an agreement under which Tyson Foods will acquire all outstanding shares of Hillshire Brands.

July 7, 2014

Veggie Patch, a vegetable-based foods brand, on Monday announced new additions to its roster that will help consumers satisfy cravings for healthier food options, according to the company.

July 2, 2014

PepsiCo and 7-Eleven on Wednesday announced the launch of two new food and beverage products for 7-Eleven customers. The companies are debuting Doritos Loaded and Mtn Dew Solar Flare, an exclusive flavor for 7-Eleven's Big Gulp beverages.

July 2, 2014

The makers of Larabar have announced the debut of Renola, a new type of granola made with nuts, fruits, seeds and spices, which the brand is billing as an alternative to classic granola.

July 2, 2014

Pinnacle Foods announced on Monday that it has terminated its merger agreement with Hillshire Brands, originally announced May 12. Pinnacle is a producer of such branded food products as Vlasic pickles, Mrs. Butterworth syrups and Wishbone salad dressings.

July 1, 2014

CVS/pharmacy has announced a chain-wide effort to make it easier for customers to make health-conscious decisions when shopping for food and snacks with the launch of Gold Emblem Abound.

July 1, 2014

Doritos brand, from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division, has just unveiled three new flavors that will hit store shelves in the spring.

July 1, 2014

The Discovery Center, a hands-on interactive children’s museum, and Weis Markets on Monday celebrated the grand opening of a new interactive exhibit with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

June 30, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. is expanding its Disney Princess Line with the introduction of the Disney Princess Slipper, inspired by Cinderella's iconic glass shoe.

June 26, 2014

Dippin' Dots, a maker of flash-frozen ice cream and frozen treats, announced that it would be expanding its product line with the introduction of Dot Monster Munch ice cream.

June 26, 2014

Smuckers on Thursday announced the introduction of a new on-the-go snack that allows consumers to enjoy a variety of fruit on a daily basis.

June 26, 2014

ThinkThin, a protein bar brand, expands its lineup with the new ThinkThin Lean Protein and Fiber bars.

June 25, 2014

Craft Brew Alliance, an independent craft brewer, announced that its second Craft Beer Explorer Variety Pack is available for purchase in markets across the United States.