July 9, 2012

Jel Sert has acquired three functional beverage brand names from Solis Brands.

June 14, 2012

Kroger on Thursday posted its 34th consecutive quarter of positive identical-supermarket sales, vetting the company's approach to competing in the food industry not as a traditional food retailer, but as a retailer that happens to sell its customers a lot of food.

June 6, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets announced the hiring of Brett Wing as VP of FoodMaxx operations.

May 4, 2012

Kmart is introducing prescription pet medications at its stores, the mass merchandise retail chain said Friday.

April 30, 2012

Kashi has launched a new initiative that will boost the company's availability of organic and non-GMO foods affirmed by the Non-GMO Project, a leading independent verifier of non-GMO foods.

April 27, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it will invest $125 million in its 2012 growth program, a 25% increase compared with 2011.

April 16, 2012

Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

April 2, 2012

Kellogg's has announced the debut of its latest Crunchy Nut cereal.

March 12, 2012

Less than two months after resigning as president and CEO of Sam’s Club, Brian Cornell has landed at Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo where he will serve as CEO of the company’s North American food division reporting to chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi.

March 5, 2012

ConAgra Foods has kicked off its third annual childhood hunger awareness campaign, which is supported by an original song, exclusive video content, a social media influencer campaign and the company's brands.

February 23, 2012

Pharmacy and identical-store sales were identified as positives for Safeway, which discussed its fourth-quarter results with analysts on Thursday.

February 13, 2012

Weis Markets on Monday reported an increase in 2011 sales of 5% to $2.8 billion.

February 2, 2012

Safeway and Kraft Foods on Thursday announced that their Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive yielded nearly 362,000 bags of groceries for food banks and other hunger-relief centers throughout the United States.

January 26, 2012

It seems that certain beverage brands owned by PepsiCo have gained a strong presence in the market and have greatly benefited their parent company.

January 18, 2012

The Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph's University — which provides education for those interested in entering the retail food industry — and the Food Marketing Educational Foundation will honor Weis Markets at their 44th annual citation award dinner.

January 17, 2012

Former Revlon executive Jack Stahl has been appointed to Saks’ board of directors, effective Jan. 16. He also will serve on the audit committee of the board.

January 11, 2012

The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

January 10, 2012

Weis Markets on Monday announced it has lowered the prices on 1,700 staple items and that it will freeze the prices of these products for 90 days through April 2, marking the company’s eighth 90-day Price Freeze since 2009.

January 4, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday named Joseph Douglas the grocer's VP pharmacy.

December 23, 2011

The charitable arm of Coca-Cola has donated $60,000 to three Atlanta-based organizations that aim to reduce hunger.

December 15, 2011

Coca-Cola on Thursday announced that Geoffrey Kelly will be retiring from his post as SVP and general counsel.

December 14, 2011

Nestlé on Tuesday released a scorecard on the company's progress in the areas of nutrition, health and wellness in the United States over the course of 2011.

December 13, 2011

Unilever’s Dove Hair has announced the real woman star of its new “Make Friends with Your Hair” television ad campaign.

December 7, 2011

Mars announced that its pet care business has partnered with Rescue Bank to to enable more efficient delivery of pet food donations to animal shelters and rescues.