July 30, 2014

Snacking is an occasion that reflects the transformative changes occurring in modern eating, the Hartman Group noted with an infographic on Wednesday. 

July 30, 2014

IRI on Wednesday reported that 15% of consumers will be increasing usage of natural and organic products.

July 30, 2014

Matador Beef Jerky, a snack brand produced by Jack Link's Beef Jerky, has added Chili Lime variety to its line of products.

July 30, 2014

Organo Gold, a gourmet coffee company, on Wednesday announced the launch of single serve BrewKup.

July 30, 2014

Cracker brand Triscuit continues its partnership Martha Stewart for the Triscuit Summer Snackoff with a challenging new recipe, the company announced.

July 29, 2014

B&G Foods, a manufacturer and distributor of branded shelf-stable foods, announced the release of a Pirate's Booty limited-edition, themed multipack featuring characters from Marvel's Avengers.

July 28, 2014

Consumer confidence was relatively flat in second quarter 2014 after dramatically increasing in Q1 2014, according to IRI’s latest MarketPulse survey released Monday.

 

July 28, 2014

Packaged coffee maker Millstone has added two new varieties of coffee to its line, one of which is certified fair trade.

July 28, 2014

As craft beer continues to nudge its way into the spotlight, new research from Mintel reveals some heady findings on consumers and their favorite bold brews.

July 25, 2014

LXR Biotech announced the launch of Eternal Energy TR, a 1.93-oz. time release energy shot that provides energy and focus for up to 10 hours, according to the company.

July 25, 2014

PepsiCo on Thursday announced that James Schiro has resigned from the company's board of directors for health reasons, effective immediately.

July 24, 2014

LEAF Brands announced new Zero Calorie versions of their popular Astro Pop sodas, which were introduced in 2011.

July 24, 2014

Feed the Children and PepsiCo handed out 25-lb. boxes of food to 800 families at an event on Thursday.

July 24, 2014

A new beverage company, Zone 8, has launched its line of juices and teas with the promise that they contain “no artificial anything.”

July 23, 2014

Inergetics, a developer of nutritional supplements, announced that the company will be presenting Martha Stewart Essentials, a line of whole food-based vitamin supplements developed in tandem with Martha Stewart herself at Cardinal Health's Retail Business Conference.

July 23, 2014

Instant.ly, an on-demand consumer insights platform, on Tuesday debuted the Instant.ly Shelf Score, an index that measures consumer intent to purchase new consumer packaged goods.

July 23, 2014

Three states are suing the makers of 5-Hour Energy for false claims, according to published reports. Oregon, Washington and Vermont have all filed suit and more states are expected to join in.

July 21, 2014

Azteca Foods last week announced the launch of a new "healthier for you" selection of refrigerated tortillas, which includes four no-preservative flour options.

July 18, 2014

Cafe Bustelo, a brand from J.M. Smucker Co., announced a partnership with Keurig Green Mountain to produce Cafe Bustelo K-Cup packs, which are now available in grocery stores.

July 18, 2014

Lindt and Sprüngli earlier this week celebrated the official opening of Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven at the Jungfraujoch “Top of Europe,”  situated 3,454 meters above sea level.

July 16, 2014

CytoSport announced the launch of Muscle Milk Organic, available exclusively at Target stores and Target.com.

July 15, 2014

Suddenly Salad, a brand from the General Mills portfolio, announced that it would be expanding its pasta salads to include grain salads. The new grain salad mixes blend such grains as brown rice, wild rice, wheat berries and quinoa, and combines them with herbs and spices.

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.