August 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is looking for comments from consumers, the food industry and others about proposed labeling for gluten-free foods.

August 2, 2011

Despite the negative connotation high-fructose corn syrup carries as an additive to food and beverages, it seems that consumers are more concerned with fat and calorie intake.

August 1, 2011

CytoSport recently reported its receipt of a letter from the San Francisco office of the Food and Drug Administration alerting the company to concerns about its use of the word “milk” in its Muscle Milk trade name and to questions about the language used to describe Muscle Milk to consumers.

July 28, 2011

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois announced its acquisition of a single-furnace glass container plant in France.

July 27, 2011

Dreyer's, which is owned by Nestlé, has introduced snack-size frozen treats.

July 26, 2011

Clif Crunch and Clif Mojo on Tuesday announced the expansion of their snack bar lineups with new flavors that now are available at grocery, natural food and mass merchandise stores nationwide.

July 26, 2011

Yogurt brand The Greek Gods announced that it has brought on a new spokesman.

July 25, 2011

Consumers eating more meals at home and innovation from manufacturers have led to a spike in sales of frozen convenience foods. A number of frozen segments showed double-digit increases in the 52-week period ended May 15.

July 25, 2011

Hostess has added a chocolate-frosted treat to its Donettes line.

July 25, 2011


The Food and Drug Administration last month published long-awaited draft guidance on new dietary ingredients in the Federal Register.

July 25, 2011

Crystal Light is looking to shake up the beverage category with a new line of “mocktails,” available in appletini, margarita and mojito flavors.

July 25, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America introduced the Marathon Smart Stuff bar, a snacking solution that contains such healthful ingredients as dried fruits and nuts, and is fortified with a blend of eight essential vitamins and minerals. 


July 25, 2011

An energy strips brand that recently hit the market was honored with the 2011 Best New Product Award at the Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing Diet, Vitamin and Sports Nutrition Show.

July 25, 2011


According to a study published online June 27 on the site of the Archives of Internal Medicine, the more dietary fiber you consume, the less likely you are to die from any cause. And that’s good news for retailers.

July 22, 2011

Herr's is turning up the heat with its newest potato chips, co-created by T.W. Garner.

July 21, 2011

Navitas Naturals has introduced a new line of snacks that combines nutrient-dense superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.

July 19, 2011

Grocer A&P announced on Monday the launch of a new program, Live Better Baby Club, which is designed to help customers save on their baby-related purchases.

July 19, 2011

Diamond Foods has cut the fat from its Kettle potato chips brand.

July 18, 2011

The Hispanic microsite on Kroger’s new website for its baby products line comes at a time when the country’s Hispanic population growth outpaces that of the country’s total population.

July 18, 2011

The president of Coca-Cola subsidiary Odwalla will step into a new role next month.

July 15, 2011

Blast Powder Nutrition Co. on Thursday announced its entry into the energy shot/drink market with its Blast Powder, a packet that can be added to a beverage and contains 300 mg of caffeine.

July 14, 2011

Rite Aid is launching new flavors of its private label Thrifty Ice Cream in California stores, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

July 14, 2011

Vitamin D deficiency may increase the chance of muscle injuries in elite athletes, specifically NFL football players, suggested a recent study presented last week at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s annual meeting.

July 13, 2011

The Hain Celestial Group, a maker of natural and organic personal care products, has announced its transition to the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard for Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients.