November 7, 2011

The heat is on in the snack food aisle. “A lot of growth in the category is coming from more flavorful offerings, particularly in the chip category,” said Chris Clark, a spokesman for the Snack Food Association.

October 25, 2011

Coca-Cola's classic red cans are getting a new look to reflect the brand's partnership with the World Wildlife Fund.

October 12, 2011

Weis Markets on Wednesday reported third-quarter sales of $678.6 million, an increase of 6%. Comparable-store sales increased 6.5% during the thirteen-week period ended Sept. 24.

October 3, 2011

Campbell's is hoping consumers are ready to "mangia" as it launches a new line of Italian sauces under the Wolfgang Puck brand.

October 3, 2011

In line with its partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Nestlé Waters said that its Nestlé Pure Life brand is continuing its support of breast cancer awareness and research through its Pink Pack retail program.

September 23, 2011

Coca-Cola has reduced the price of its mini cans.

September 23, 2011

Coca-Cola has teamed up with United Nation's organization UN Women to promote women's economic empowerment.

September 9, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Regina Tator as its director of private brands.

September 6, 2011

Safeway on Tuesday announced its offering of flu shots in its grocery stores — positioning its flu season inoculation as more convenient to drug stores.

September 1, 2011

Jewel-Osco is looking to support Hunger Action Month by once again launching a campaign that will benefit multiple food banks in Illinois and Indiana.

August 31, 2011

Retailer Whole Foods is continuing its foray into the health-and-wellness realm.

August 30, 2011

Frito-Lay has introduced Fiery Fusion snacks for its Doritos and Cheetos brands.

August 29, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced that its Iams pet food brand has launched two new Iams Naturals products.

August 26, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week announced the completion of an extensive remodel of its Camp Hill, Pa., store.

August 16, 2011

Nestlé's Pure Life brand is reaching out to Latina mothers to underscore the importance of healthy hydration and active lifestyles through a new integrated bilingual marketing campaign, "Echale Agua a Tu Vida."

August 16, 2011

After announcing that it would roll out a 1.25-liter package for several of its soft drink brands, Coca-Cola reportedly also is revamping its Diet Coke cans, according to a published report.

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

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 10, 2011

Save-A-Lot, the hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery chain owned by Supervalu, on Tuesday dispatched two "brand ambassadors" on the Save-A-Lot Fuel Your Family Road Trip.

August 3, 2011

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

July 28, 2011

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

July 26, 2011

In an effort to increase the stickiness of Supervalu shoppers, Supervalu president and CEO Craig Herkert on Tuesday spoke of the company’s “hyper-local retailing” concept during a conference call with analysts.

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

A food distributor has penned a three-year agreement with a supermarket chain to provide customers with nonproprietary natural, organic and specialty products.