July 25, 2012

Coca-Cola has launched its Move to the Beat campaign across more than 100 countries, which marks the brand's largest-ever Olympic Games activation.

July 20, 2012

Lay's is celebrating its 75-year anniversary by launching the "Do Us A Flavor" contest, which invites fans to submit their potato chip flavor ideas for the chance to win a grand prize of $1 million or 1% of their flavor's 2013 net sales, whichever is higher.

July 20, 2012

A division of Nestle has bought a stake in a Colorado-based drug maker focused on treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

July 17, 2012

A consumer push for healthier snacks has led to an explosion of yogurt sales. Sales of yogurt have increased every year since 2006, according to Mintel.

July 16, 2012

Sales of vitamins, totaling almost $3.6 billion, were up 2.7% for the 52 weeks ended May 13, according to SymphonyIRI Group data across food drug and mass (excluding Walmart).


July 13, 2012

Kahlua has unveiled an on-the-go beverage for coffee lovers.

July 12, 2012

A Giant-Carlisle store in Pennsylvania will sponsor an event to teach kids about healthy eating.

July 10, 2012

Wonder has introduced a new bread for kids under its Smart bread line.

July 9, 2012

Clif Bar’s Meet the Moment program on Monday invited outdoor enthusiasts to inspire and be inspired, empowering them to Protect the Places We Play by sharing their photos and stories of outdoor adventure at MeetTheMoment.com. Through user interaction with the site, Clif Bar will donate up to $100,000 to five nonprofits dedicated to preserving the outdoors, the company stated.

July 9, 2012

Jel Sert has acquired three functional beverage brand names from Solis Brands.

July 6, 2012

Yakult USA is introducing a probiotic drink to the U.S. market.

July 5, 2012

Lay's is expanding its Kettle Cooked line with two new flavors.

July 3, 2012

Stonyfield has bolstered its line of organic Oikos frozen Greek yogurt.

June 28, 2012

Botanical Labs on Wednesday launched its certified gluten-free Protein Complete liquid dietary supplement that is fortified with 10 g of protein per 1-oz. serving.

June 28, 2012

Fiber One has introduced a cereal that touts fiber, crunchy nut clusters, real almond slices and whole grain flakes.

June 28, 2012

Jelly Belly has unveiled a new line created under license from Sunkist Growers.

June 27, 2012

General Mills on Wednesday announced the launch of its Fiber One 90-calorie brownies in a chocolate chip cookie flavor formulated with 5 g of fiber.

June 27, 2012

Reed's has expanded its portfolio to include an organic kombucha beverage.

June 26, 2012

Kashi has launched two USDA-certified organic cereals that combine organic corn flakes with a touch of natural sweetness.

June 24, 2012

Fresh is driving new trips to drug stores — there is no denying. But, in general, drug stores have been good at creating more reasons to shop their stores. DSN identified a few hot consumables and GM products that are likely to help grow impulse purchases.

June 21, 2012

There’s plenty of pep left in energy drinks. “Energy drink performance accelerated in 2011, and we expect strong growth once again in 2012,” said Gary Hemphill, SVP of Beverage Marketing Corp.’s information services division

June 14, 2012

TABS Group on Thursday reported a small increase of 2% to $12.2 billion in vitamin sales for the 52 weeks ended in April, according to the "TABS Group Annual Vitamin Study," now in its fifth year.

June 13, 2012

A cookie brand founded by the Prince of Wales is coming to the United States.

June 6, 2012

Abbott on Tuesday announced the launch of Ensure Clear, a nutrition beverage available in peach and blueberry pomegranate flavors that offers three times more protein than juice, according to the company, and 21 vitamins and minerals to help adults looking to fill dietary gaps.