May 20, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. is celebrating a milestone with a product overhaul that will both draw in consumers and drive impulse sales, the company said.

May 19, 2014

Cape Cod brand is adding two new flavors to its product lineup.

May 19, 2014

In an effort to highlight its commitment to consumer preferences and tastes, Hershey is debuting a range of innovative confections this week at the National Confectioners Association's Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago.

May 19, 2014

Nutella, a brand from Ferrero U.S.A., on Monday celebrated its 50th anniversary by teaming up with Dominique Ansel, chef and owner of Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City and the originator of the Cronut.

May 16, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. is giving consumers a mix of whimsical fantasy and iconic sci-fi with its latest additions, which includes two of Hollywood's biggest blockbuster films — "Star Wars" and "Frozen."

May 16, 2014

Popchips on Thursday announced the launch of Popchips veggie chips, which are set to arrive on retail shelves in a 3-oz. bag.

May 15, 2014

Budweiser's limited-edition, red, white and blue cans and bottles have started arriving on store shelves just in time for Memorial Day.

May 15, 2014

A new survey from the Organic Trade Association reveals that Americans are hungry for more organic products, with sales of such products in the United States leaping to $35.1 billion in 2013, which represents a 11.5% increase from the previous year.

May 15, 2014

Assortment packs and minis are two hot candy trends, and Wrigley has tapped both for the new flavor in its successful Starburst Minis line.

May 15, 2014

Retailers have been sweet on the chocolate category, but non-chocolate sales also have been strong. The National Confectioners Association forecasts that while chocolate sales were ahead 4% last year, with $4 billion growth over the next five years, a number of non-chocolate candy segments also had a boost.

May 15, 2014

South Beach Diet recently unveiled a new addition to its family of nutritious and convenient snacks — the South Beach Diet 100 Calorie Smoothie in chocolate truffle flavor.

May 15, 2014

Mars Chocolate North America is launching a number of treats for Halloween 2014. The Halloween chocolate category exceeded $1 billion in sales for the first time in 2013, with an increase of 6.4% over the previous year, according to Mars.

May 13, 2014

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, announced a variety of kits, which combine popular snack and meal items in a shelf-stable unit.

May 13, 2014

Nielsen last week named the U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2014, recognizing products introduced in 2012 that have "met the standards for distinctiveness, relevance and endurance."

May 12, 2014

Pinnacle Foods on Monday announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the company to Hillshire Brands. The transaction will include cash and Hillshire common stock.

May 8, 2014

Breyers announced that it will begin offering 36 gluten-free varieties. The varieties will feature a "gluten-free" claim, in line with the Food and Drug Administration's rule on gluten-free labeling.

May 8, 2014

Aquafina, a product from Pepsi-Cola North American Beverages, is launching a campaign encouraging people to drink more water.

May 7, 2014

Lipton Iced Tea, a brand from Unilever, launched the first film in a three-part, comedic series produced in partnership with actress Kristen Bell.

May 6, 2014

Coca-Cola on Monday announced that it's eliminating brominated vegetable oil in its products after consumers reached out to express their objections to the ingredient, according to a report from the New York Times.

May 6, 2014

Planters, a brand from Kraft Foods Group, introduced four new peanut flavors to its product lineup.

May 5, 2014

Ancient Harvest, a provider of organic, non-GMO and gluten-free foods, on Monday announced the launch of new Mac & Cheese and Culinary Ancient Grain lines.

May 2, 2014

Haagen-Dazs on Thursday announced that it will expand its gelato line and also will be adding new ice cream flavors to its limited-edition line.

May 1, 2014

M&M's added two new mega-sized confections to its product mix, officially introducing what the company is heralding as "the world's biggest M&M's."

May 1, 2014

Peeps, a brand from Just Born Quality Confections, on Thursday announced the biggest new product launch in the company's 61-year history.