August 20, 2012

The Philadelphia chocolate-and-peanut bar that started as a World War I ration is back — even though it didn't really go anywhere. Candy company Just Born announced that it has overhauled its Peanut Chews' brand image to better reflect its roots.

August 20, 2012

Eight supermarkets in the Richmond, Va., area are using one of the most important parts of the store to promote healthy eating: the checkout lane.

August 17, 2012

Kraft’s Honey Maid brand has launched Grahamfuls, a line of filled graham crackers. The new snack comes in three flavors: Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter and Chocolate, and Banana Vanilla Crème.

August 17, 2012

Drug Store News recently sat down with Tom Hadfield, CEO of AeroDesigns, to discuss the company’s new delivery system for energy — the AeroShot Energy— and the brand’s inherent point of differentiation.


August 17, 2012

The maker of Splenda has introduced a new zero-calorie sweetener. McNeil Nutritionals said Nectresse, made from monk fruit extract, is 100% natural.

August 17, 2012

Sport and energy drinks are the hot spots of the beverage category. The sport segment, powered by such low-calorie products as PepsiCo’s Gatorade G2 and Coca-Cola’s Powerade Zero, has continued to register double-digit sales increases.


August 16, 2012

Yoplait is expanding its portfolio with a new on-the-go item.

August 14, 2012

Clif Bar on Monday initiated a voluntary recall of a small amount of 12-pack blueberry crisp Clif bars and individual mislabeled blueberry crisp Clif Bars in chocolate chip Clif bar wrappers with the "best by" date of 17MAR13G3, which were distributed to a limited number of stores predominately east of the Mississippi River.

August 10, 2012

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing reported that the current drought conditions have yet to lead to an increase in food prices.

August 10, 2012

Fuze has launched a new collection of teas and juice drinks.

August 2, 2012

Active Health Foods announced that it has reached an agreement with UNFI, a leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products — including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce — in the United States.

August 1, 2012

"Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks," goes the line from the famous baseball anthem. For some people, however, that innocuous lyric is a ticket to the hospital, or worse.

August 1, 2012

Campbell's confirmed that a new leader will take over the company's Pepperidge Farm business.

July 30, 2012

Coca-Cola has streamlined its operating structure and the senior leaders for those businesses, the company said.

July 26, 2012

A study released Thursday found that low levels of vitamin D can mean a much greater risk of death among older adults.

July 25, 2012

Retailers attending ECRM's Diet, Vitamin & Sports Nutrition EPPS last week identified AeroDesigns' AeroShot Energy as the best new product at the trade event.

July 25, 2012

Campbell Soup outlined a three-prong growth strategy, which includes new product introductions, in a meeting with investors held on Tuesday.

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.