August 11, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Mike Mignola VP store operations and Bruno Garisto VP center store sales and merchandising.

August 10, 2011

Jack Link's is combining its beef jerky with hot sauce brand Cholula.

August 10, 2011

On behalf of its Combos brand, which serves as a sponsor of the Boston Red Sox, Mars Chocolate North America executive Tim LeBel threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Red Sox game last week to benefit two charitable causes.

August 10, 2011

A new report by CompaniesAndMarkets.com projected the nutraceuticals market will reach $207 billion by 2016, thanks to an increased demand in functional food, beverages and supplements.

August 9, 2011

Nestlé Waters has introduced a new campaign that encourages consumers to maintain healthy habits by drinking sparkling water beverages.

August 9, 2011

An organic baby food brand has introduced two new cereals designed for infants and toddlers.

August 8, 2011

The Dannon Co. on Monday announced the launch of Dannon Oikos Greek yogurt, which will replace the brand's existing Greek yogurt brand. It will join the company's Stonyfield Organic Oikos Greek yogurt.

August 8, 2011

Organic food brand Happyfamily has announced the launch of two new products to help tots, teens and adults easily kick hunger pangs while on-the-go — Happysqueeze, an organic superfruit smoothie, and Happymorning, an organic supergrain breakfast smoothie.

August 8, 2011

Aspire Brands’ Lip Smacker has inked a licensing deal with Girl Scouts of USA to develop the new Girl Scout Lip Smackers inspired by the flavors of Girl Scout Cookies.

August 8, 2011

Tribe Mediterranean Foods is launching four new flavors to its hummus line, the company said.

August 4, 2011

Knorr has tapped world-renowned chef Marco Pierre White to introduce its latest innovation to Knorr's family of sauces and bouillons.

August 3, 2011

Land O'Lakes has expanded its line of butter products with a cinnamon sugar butter spread.

August 3, 2011

To celebrate the first birthday of its M&M's pretzel chocolate candies, Mars Chocolate said it is looking to break the Guinness World Record for the largest piñata.

August 3, 2011

A diabetes awareness campaign, sponsored by blood-glucose monitoring systems brand OneTouch, has tapped celebrity chef Sam Talbot to help educate and inspire Americans living with diabetes.

August 3, 2011

Indian generic drug maker Wockhardt will sell its nutrition business to France's Danone, the company said Tuesday.

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.