December 15, 2011

Coca-Cola on Thursday announced that Geoffrey Kelly will be retiring from his post as SVP and general counsel.

December 14, 2011

Nestlé on Tuesday released a scorecard on the company's progress in the areas of nutrition, health and wellness in the United States over the course of 2011.

December 14, 2011

Michelob Ultra is set to enter the hard teas and lemonade category, according to an AdAge report.

December 13, 2011

Cardium Therapeutics on Tuesday announced the availability of MedPodium Nutra-Apps — small, pharmaceutically sealed, tasteless, easy-use capsules in pocket-sized packaging.

December 13, 2011

Unilever’s Dove Hair has announced the real woman star of its new “Make Friends with Your Hair” television ad campaign.

December 9, 2011

Intentional Chocolate has introduced a new line of chocolate that is certified organic and uses cocoa from Rainforest Alliance farms.

December 7, 2011

Mars announced that its pet care business has partnered with Rescue Bank to to enable more efficient delivery of pet food donations to animal shelters and rescues.

December 5, 2011

Coca-Cola is turning its cola cans white this holiday season to benefit the World Wildlife Fund. The company is committing up to $3 million to WWF’s polar bear conservation efforts and is asking fans in the United States to join the “Arctic Home” campaign by texting donations to help protect polar bear habitats.

December 5, 2011

Sales of carbonated beverages remain stagnant, but sales of energy drinks, sports drinks and functional waters have seen gains over the last quarter. Sales of ready-to-drink tea and yogurt drinks and smoothies also are segments showing promise.


December 5, 2011

With consumers eating more meals at home, frozen food sales are soaring. Packaged Facts predicted the frozen food category will grow to $70 billion in 2015, an increase of $14.1 billion (or 25%) over 2010.

December 5, 2011

Dr Pepper Snapple Group recently manned up behind a campaign supporting their action-adventure diet soda for men: Dr Pepper Ten. Drug Store News tapped Eddie Hicks, VP national accounts, to get the low-down.


December 2, 2011

ConAgra Foods has completed its acquisition of private-label pretzel maker National Pretzel, the company announced.

December 2, 2011

Nestlé Crunch has unveiled a limited-edition chocolate bar that will be available this holiday season.

December 2, 2011

Shortly after announcing the debut of its frosted white holiday packaging, Coca-Cola will pull the look in favor of its iconic red can.

December 2, 2011

Sabra has introduced a limited-edition hummus product in time for the holiday season.

December 2, 2011

At the request of the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. marshals on Thursday seized all dietary supplements manufactured by Syntec because of false claims made about the safety and effectiveness of their supplements in treating a number of diseases.

November 30, 2011

Clif Bar on Tuesday boosted its commitment to the Honda LA Marathon with a two-year sponsorship for 2012 and 2013.

November 30, 2011

A new line of 100-calorie cocktails has hit store shelves.

November 30, 2011

Schiff Nutrition on Tuesday appointed Brian Swette to its board of directors.

November 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration last week took legal action against the dietary supplement manufacturer ATF Fitness Products for substituting ingredients and products without noting the changes on the final product labels.

November 28, 2011

A study published online earlier this month by the American Journal of Cardiology concluded that supplementation with vitamin D conferred substantial survival benefits, specifically in patients with documented deficiency.

November 23, 2011

Coca-Cola has tapped pop star Natasha Bedingfield for its 2011 fully integrated holiday marketing campaign.

November 21, 2011

Peeps has introduced chocolate dipped caramel-flavored marshmallow chicks in time for the holiday season, the company announced Monday.

November 18, 2011

A new machine from a company based in Wando, S.C., gives retailers a new way to sell ice cream, according to published reports.