June 21, 2011

Michael Kiss, a chef who works at Whole Foods’ store in Rockville, Md., is one of the natural food supermarket chain’s army of “cooking coaches,” who are on staff to talk to customers about what kinds of food are available at the store and how to pick out the right kinds of food — something that’s helpful in a store known for carrying a dizzying variety of exotic ingredients.

June 20, 2011

I'm with cocoa Crio Brü offers a new take on hot chocolate, made with real cocoa beans, with all the health properties thereof, and brewed just like coffee. Price: $11.97 CrioBru.com

June 20, 2011

ESI Cases and Accessories is encouraging consumers to get a whiff of the company's Jelly Belly candy-scented smartphone and accessories cases.

June 20, 2011

A popcorn seasoning brand has launched its all-natural, ready-to-eat popcorn in four kosher varieties.

June 20, 2011


Sports drinks and energy beverages remain the driving forces behind the beverage category. Dollar volume across all three channels for both segments spiked nearly 15% for the 12-week period ended April 17, according to SymphonyIRI Group data.


June 20, 2011

MusclePharm has introduced a sports nutrition supplements line through a licensing deal with MMA Elite of Ultimate Brand Management.

June 20, 2011

Carex Health Brands earlier this month announced the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Boston.

June 20, 2011

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has introduced a new brand of iced tea that puts a playful spin on patriotism.

June 20, 2011

Safeway celebrated National Picnic Day on Saturday by breaking the Guinness World Record for longest picnic table and debuting its new private-label brand.

June 20, 2011

Energy shots have delivered a jolt to pharmacy sales to the tune of an incremental $50 million in the past year. That business was borne out of targeting the typical all-nighters: college kids cramming for exams, truck drivers and third-shift workers. But seniors?


June 17, 2011

A line of all-natural, 100% juice blends has arrived in more than 290 Publix stores across four states.

June 16, 2011

PepsiCo has donated $50,000 to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists that will be used for scholarships and internships to support Latino students pursuing careers in communications, journalism and social media.

June 16, 2011

First came the Double Stuf; now Nabisco is bringing "milk's favorite cookie" to a whole new level.

June 15, 2011

A new kind of organic tea is coming to grocery stores.

June 14, 2011

Ore-Ida's Bagel Bites brand is asking consumers to take a pledge to commit to wholesome nutrition.

June 14, 2011

PepsiCo said that it is ready to test market a new reduced-sugar cola.

June 13, 2011

The maker of Sugar In The Raw and Stevia In The Raw products has launched a new television advertising campaign to show consumers "it's only natural."

June 13, 2011

Lindt is expanding its dark chocolate offerings with two new Excellence bars.

June 13, 2011

Natural and organic foods and beverages are expected to realize dramatic growth in 2011 and beyond, following strong U.S. retail sales over the past five years.

June 13, 2011

Old Orchard Brands is celebrating the flavor of tart cherries with a new beverage line.

June 10, 2011

Tropicana is giving its Trop50 brand a refreshing boost.

June 9, 2011

A new brewed drink is looking to provide an alternative to coffee.

June 9, 2011

Friendship is updating its look and taking it to supermarket aisles.

June 9, 2011

Wellness has expanded its line of canned cat food with 12 new varieties.