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 10, 2014

Personal care brand SheaMoisture has broadened its portfolio with new formulas made especially for babies and children with allergies and sensitive skin, including gluten and fragrance intolerance.

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 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

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 3, 2014
There were two big deals in the nutrition space this week: Kroger bought one of the most successful VMS e-commerce sites in Vitacost.com, and Hormel bought a dominant nutritional/supplement brand in Muscle Milk. 
 
With Vitacost.com, Kroger will offer customers the convenience to order online and ship to their door with an expanded assortment online. Vitacost.com fields about 45,000 SKUs, and there's a roughly 10,000 SKU overlap when Kroger's mix is factored in.

 

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 1, 2014

CytoSport Monday evening announced that it will be acquired by Hormel Foods Corporation.

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 30, 2014

The Walmart Foundation on Monday announced the start of a summer-long initiative to help children and families gain access to nutritious meals and learn healthy-eating habits.

June 28, 2014

Beverages play an important role in today's drug stores, and the segment is only becoming more diverse as such offerings as sports drinks and enhanced waters increasingly hit the market, alongside ever-popular carbonated beverages. To shed light on some of the biggest trends sweeping the category and to help retailers better understand how to better leverage the power of shopping occasions, DSNTV recently interviewed John Carroll of Coca-Cola for its Executive Viewpoint video series.

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

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

June 24, 2014

Fans of Hawaiian punch will be able to get their fix in lollipop form this summer.

June 24, 2014

Digiorno, a frozen pizza brand from Nestlé USA's portfolio, on Tuesday announced its new Design a Pizza kit, which allows consumers to customize pizzas to suit their personal preferences.

June 23, 2014

BJ's members will now be able to brew the wholesale chain's brand of coffee with their Keurig coffee makers.

June 23, 2014

Soy protein supplements, which contain natural estrogens, do not reduce testosterone levels in men with Type 2 diabetes who already have borderline-low testosterone, according to a new study.

June 20, 2014

Mars Chocolate announced the introduction of a new Combos party bag to help usher in the summer. The 15-oz. bag is ideal for a range of activities — from family gatherings to road trips — according to the company.

June 20, 2014

Mikes Hard Lemonade Co., producer of the flavored malt beverage Mike's Hard Lemonade, recognized its 1 millionth fan on Facebook by going all out. Literally.