November 1, 2013

Stop & Shop hopes to raise $2.5 million for hunger relief during the holiday season, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said Friday.

October 30, 2013

STUF Men’s Defense, a skin care line just for guys, has announced that it is now being sold on Amazon.com.

October 28, 2013

Albertson's LLC, which operates Sav-On Pharmacies, opened last week a Sav-On Pharmacy by Albertsons inside Palomar Medical Center.

October 25, 2013

Dr. Brown's new Healthy Wipes aims to provide convenient cleaning for a variety of baby's needs with the use of xylitol. The line features Tooth & Gum, Nose & Face and Pacifier & Bottle wipes — each designed with natural ingredients that are designed to discourage harmful bacteria through gentle cleaning.

October 25, 2013

Procter & Gamble may be able to sell its Iams pet food unit to Del Monte Foods Co., according to published reports.

October 25, 2013

Many pet owners are confused about pet nutrition and industry standards, according to a new survey.

October 23, 2013

The J.M. Smucker Co. is introducing new breakfast mixes to its Hungry Jack line for the holiday season, the food products manufacturer said Wednesday.

October 22, 2013

GoGo squeeZ has introduced its newest flavor of squeezable applesauce, the company said.

October 21, 2013

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program last week determined that Kowa Health Care America can support general performance claims for Okinawa Life, a dietary supplement marketed as providing a variety of health benefits.

October 18, 2013

Online grocer Peapod is partnering with Chicago's Shedd Aquarium to mark National Seafood Month and promote sustainable seafood.

October 18, 2013

Unilever is launching two new butter-like spreads, the company said.

October 17, 2013

Bi-Lo and Dole have joined forces to help raise money for an anti-hunger campaign begun by a 9-year-old girl who donated her 40-lb. cabbage to a soup kitchen to feed the hungry, the companies announced Thursday.

October 17, 2013

Nestle is planning to launch a cup version of its popular Butterfinger candy bar next year, the company said.

October 17, 2013

Tetley USA, the U.S. subsidiary of the U.K.-based tea company, released results of a survey of tea drinkers to coincide with the launch of its new Black & Green blend.

October 16, 2013

Candy maker Mars Chocolate North America has introduced a new set of planning tools to help retailers develop their marketing strategies and build chocolate sales, the company said.

October 14, 2013

The Hershey Co. plans to launch its first new candy brand in 30 years in January, the company said.

October 11, 2013

Del Monte Foods will sell its consumer products business to Del Monte Pacific Limited for $1.675 billion in order to focus on the pet products market, Del Monte Foods said.

October 11, 2013

New York-based specialty food retailer Gourmet Garage is debuting a new line of vegetable juice smoothies aimed at children.

October 11, 2013

Organic Doctor, a naturally inspired skin care line in the U.K., is now available exclusively at Vitamin World stores in the U.S. — marking the first time that the retailer has carried a line of personal care items.

October 10, 2013

Anheuser-Busch is continuing to blur the line between beer and cocktails. The brewer’s latest addition to the popular Ritas family is Bud Light Lime Cran-Brrr-Rita, a limited-edition winter offering.

October 10, 2013

When multiple multinational companies start investing their acquisition monies into one particular category, it’s a good bet that category is poised for some pretty significant growth.

Right now, that category is dietary supplements

October 10, 2013

Nestlé USA Confections and Snacks on Thursday introduced its new sweets selection from Nerds, SweeTarts, Laffy Taffy, Butterfinger, Nestlé Crunch and more. The company also is offering three new Halloween candy variety packs.

October 10, 2013

Higher-end products are where the beer category is headed.

The specialty segment, which includes such super-premium brands as Blue Moon, Shock Top and Land Shark, has been strong with volume sales ahead 13% and dollar sales up 15% for the 52 week period ended June 30.

October 10, 2013

In its first flavor innovation since 2005, Sprite is launching all-new flavor Sprite Cranberry and Sprite Cranberry Zero.