February 14, 2013

Evander Holyfield, the only five-time world heavyweight champion, will greet Supervalu's Jewel-Osco customers and boxing fans during appearances at two of the retailer’s Chicago stores.

February 13, 2013

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America on Wednesday announced that its Tums Freshers was voted 2013 Product of the Year in the OTC relief category as part of a survey of more than 50,000 people conducted by global research firm TNS.

February 12, 2013

Häagen-Dazs is starting off the warmer months with the debut of ice cream's lighter, refreshing cousin, gelato.

February 12, 2013

A mere 2% increase in the payroll tax could represent $800 in reduced spending power per year for a person with a household income of $40,000, according to a new study by SymphonyIRI.

February 12, 2013

A two-time winner of "Dancing with the Stars" and a food product manufacturer have a deal to promote healthy snacking options.

February 11, 2013

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced 21 companies have hit their targets in a city-led effort to curb salt. Restaurants, as well as food manufacturers, were named as some of the companies to achieve their goals.

February 7, 2013

MeadWestvaco Corporation on Thursday launched its inaugural consumer satisfaction study, “Packaging Matters.”

February 5, 2013

Costco will replace Coke with Pepsi at its in-store lunch counters, according to published reports.

January 31, 2013

During the fall 2012 checkout scanning campaign at 45 Wegmans stores in New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, eastern Pennsylvania, and the Greater Rochester region of New York, hunger relief donations totaled $1.4 million, Wegmans reported.

January 30, 2013

A hunger relief group serving Philadelphia and surrounding areas has hired a New York-based brand and retail design consultancy to design a prototype nonprofit grocery store to address food deserts.

January 28, 2013

Back to Nature Foods Co. announced today that it has launched a new all-natural sunflower and pumpkin seed variety of Back to Nature Granola.

January 28, 2013

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is embarking on its third attempt to branch out from its chain of Southern comfort food restaurants by expanding a lineup of branded food products to be offered at grocers and outside retail outlets.

January 28, 2013

Target will dedicate about 10,000 sq. ft. at nine of its stores in the Detroit area to fresh groceries, the mass merchandise chain said Monday.

January 23, 2013

A new version of ConAgra Foods' Pam cooking spray is designed to be calorie-free and leave less residue, the company said.

January 22, 2013

Club retailers could be in for a good time over the next three years, according to a new study.

January 18, 2013

DenTek has created the new Scrub Betweens dental pick to help remove plaque and food particles that get between teeth.

January 17, 2013

Ahold banner Giant Food Stores is opening a cheese and specialty food store in central Pennsylvania, the supermarket chain said.

January 17, 2013

The Delhaize Group shakeup continues as news circulates that its Sweetbay Supermarket division will shutter 33 underperforming stores in Florida by mid-February, according to a report on Tampa Bay Online.

January 15, 2013

In the current economy, microwavable single-serve meals may be the answer to consumers’ decreased restaurant use. “These meals occupy the spot between homemade and restaurant meals,” said Harry Balzer, chief industry analyst and VP at NPD Group. “They represent food
service redefined.”

January 10, 2013

Kashi, the natural food and lifestyle company, on Wednesday announced the launch of two new flavors of its Soft 'n Chewy Bars — Berry Muffin and Apple Cobbler.

January 10, 2013

In a move that will reunite all Albertsons stores under one operator, Supervalu on Thursday morning announced a definitive agreement under which it will sell 877 stores across the Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market banners and related Osco and Sav-on in-store pharmacies to AB Acquisition, an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, in a transaction valued at $3.3 billion.

January 10, 2013

More than a dozen executives in Walmart’s merchandising organization, including several with key healthcare responsibilities, will begin the new fiscal year with different responsibilities following a restructuring.

January 9, 2013

AllWhites egg whites and Better'n Eggs egg substitute from Crystal Farms have been endorsed by Weight Watchers, the company announced. Both products received a 0 PointsPlus value per serving.

January 7, 2013

Snacks used to be primarily something given to children as a reward, but today, they're a major part of Americans' eating habits, according to a new report.