June 9, 2011

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

June 8, 2011

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois has launched a campaign that showcases the use of glass packaging by food and beverage brands.

June 7, 2011

A new report by Mintel may shed new light on the reasons why African-Americans diet.

June 7, 2011

Walgreens on Monday named Steve Pemberton the company’s divisional VP diversity and inclusion, making him the company’s first chief diversity officer.

June 7, 2011

Wellness natural pet food has introduced two dog food recipes that support total well-being among small dogs.

June 6, 2011

Registered dietitians' role in retail was emphasized as health-and-wellness professionals from retailers, manufacturers and other organizations gathered for the third annual Dietitian Summit, which was held in Philadelphia last month.

June 6, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday addressed the current outbreak of E. coli O104 in Europe.

June 6, 2011

As promised, Walmart unveiled its smaller-format store concept, dubbed Walmart Express, this past week.

June 3, 2011

Kashi has introduced a decadent addition to its TLC layered granola bars line.

June 3, 2011

Kroger has kicked off a two-week campaign that is expected to generate $5 million dollars in cash and food donations to assist 80 local food banks in communities where Kroger's customers and associates live and work.

June 2, 2011

Food Lion's charitable arm once again has teamed up with the Western Union Foundation to support Feeding America.

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 1, 2011

It seems that the Obama administration is looking to replace the food pyramid, which has provided Americans with dietary guidelines for nearly two decades.

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 31, 2011

Cool Gear has introduced a new set of reusable water bottles, cups and food containers that are designed to keep food and drinks chilled for a long period of time.

May 31, 2011

The Food Marketing Institute announced that one of its former executives is rejoining the organization, while another will be retiring.

May 31, 2011

An Eli Lilly executive was elected to Chiquita's board of directors at the company's annual shareholders meeting.

May 31, 2011

Meijer announced that its most recent food pantry donation program has exceeded $2 million in total food donations.

May 31, 2011

Campbell Soup on Tuesday announced the company is expanding its V8 franchise into the fast-growing energy drink category with two new products: V8 V-Fusion + Energy drinks and V8 Energy Shots.

May 25, 2011

Bartell Drugs will kick off its annual food drive at the end of the month, the regional retail pharmacy chain said.

May 25, 2011

Safeway on Wednesday announced that Valerie Lewis, the grocer’s assistant VP legal, was named to the "Top Women in Retail and Finance" list by Women of Color magazine.

May 23, 2011


The wider availability of relaxants and perms — which largely are geared toward African-American hair — coupled with consumers seeking greater value due to a challenging economy has helped fuel sales of the niche segment.


May 23, 2011


It’s not often a niche brand manufacturer attempts to resuscitate what has been for years a commoditized category. But that’s exactly what Meda Consumer Healthcare will be attempting to do with iron — establish a good/better/best proposition to a supplemented category best defined as mediocre.

May 23, 2011

SnackWell’s has overhauled its line of products for women with new portioned, indulgent snacks. The brand, which is owned by Kraft Foods, said the latest SnackWell’s treats will range from 100 to 150 calories per pack.