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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.

July 18, 2011

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

July 11, 2011

Giant-Carlisle plans to open its first store in Philadelphia next week, the grocery chain said.

July 11, 2011

Jelly Belly Candy Co. has teamed up with Snapple to launch a new line of Snapple-flavored Jelly Belly beans.

July 5, 2011

General Mills now has a 51% stake in Yoplait S.A.S. and a 50% interest in a related entity that holds the worldwide Yoplait brands, the company announced Friday.

July 5, 2011

Post Foods has expanded its Pebbles cereal lineup with a limited-edition flavor. New Pebbles Boulders Stone Age caramel apple now is available on store shelves nationwide.

July 5, 2011


Yogurt and yogurt drinks have become a powerhouse category, with Greek-style yogurts boosting category sales. Mintel International Group estimated that category sales reached $4.4 billion across all three channels in 2010, and there is still room for growth.


June 21, 2011

Keebler has introduced a new, wholesome sweet treat.

June 21, 2011

CINCINNATI — Kroger has released its fifth annual sustainability report.

Some of the highlights noted in the report include:

Kroger stores reduced overall energy consumption by 30% since 2000;

Company-wide, including all facilities, Kroger has saved more than 2.2 billion kilowatt hours;

Kroger completed its first wind energy project. Two wind turbines installed at Turkey Hill Dairy in Lancaster, Pa., will supply 25% of the dairy's annual electricity needs;

June 16, 2011

Unilever's offer to shed some of its bar soap business to win United Kingdom competition approval for its acquisition of hair and personal care products manufacturer Alberto Culver was accepted by the U.K. Office of Fair Trading.

June 14, 2011

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

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 2, 2011

A new set of sweet treats from Unilever brands Breyers, Popsicle and Klondike is making its way to the frozen food aisle this summer.

June 2, 2011

To celebrate Men's Health Month, Sam's Club is offering free men's health screening tests this weekend at select stores, which will be sponsored by Unilever brands, including Dove Men's deodorant and body wash.

June 1, 2011

As the weather heats up, new one-of-a-kind creations from Haagen-Dazs have made their way to the frozen food aisle.

May 24, 2011

Creative agency Kaplan Thaler Group has been tapped to run Supervalu’s latest ad campaign, according to a blog posted on the Kaplan Thaler Group site Monday.

May 16, 2011

Illy issimo has introduced two new ready-to-drink coffee-based beverages.

May 13, 2011

Nestle Pure Life water wants consumers to keep their commitment to staying hydrated.

May 11, 2011

Coca-Cola is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a new 1.25-liter package.

May 10, 2011

Heinz has given a nod to the past by packaging its ketchup in classic glass bottles.

May 6, 2011

Nestle Waters North America has inked a deal to acquire the maker of Sweet Leaf and Tradewinds beverage brands.

May 4, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has elected a Coca-Cola executive to its board of directors.

May 4, 2011

Tic Tac is kicking off summer with two new mint flavors.

April 29, 2011

Weis Markets on Thursday announced an increase of its 2011 capital expenditure budget by 7% to $110 million. The current budget includes 14 major remodels, two additions and three new/replacement stores.

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