October 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble once again is highlighting the benefits of many of its brands via the “Have You Tried This Yet?” program, a campaign that now is in its second year and is designed to highlight products for self, family and home.

October 25, 2011

Costco Wholesale's donations to a Washington state voter initiative that would legalize liquor sales by private retailers have broken state records, according to published reports.

October 25, 2011

StarKist has introduced a new line of canned tuna that is aimed at Hispanic consumers.

October 24, 2011

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has highlighted the U.S. food and beverage industry's accomplishments on Food Day, which celebrates the more than 15 million Americans who work to provide billions of consumers with safe, healthy, convenient and affordable food.

October 24, 2011

Jack Link's Beef Jerky has acquired an Underwood, Iowa-based distribution facility.

October 24, 2011

Kimberly-Clark set an all-time record high in net sales during its third quarter.

October 24, 2011

Certain chewing gum companies are introducing smaller packs that will carry a lower price tag, according to a new report.

October 24, 2011

Sunbelt Granola has launched a Facebook campaign to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

October 24, 2011

Winona Foods has added five new varieties of cooking sprays to its Winona Pure line.

October 21, 2011

A new DVD designed to help workout enthusiasts, athletes or rehab patients improve their knee health and prevent injury has entered the market.

October 21, 2011

Lotus Bakeries said that the Anna's Thins cookies brand will show off a new look this month.

October 21, 2011

Former chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble A.G. Lafley has joined Legendary Entertainment’s board of directors.

October 21, 2011

General Mills on Thursday announced a voluntary recall of a single day’s production of its chocolate-flavored Fiber One 90-calorie chewy bars because of a labeling issue.

October 21, 2011

Worried you can't get your child to eat their vegetables? Pack them in a chip.

October 21, 2011

ConAgra Foods brand Ro*Tel has introduced a new canned tomato sauce.

October 21, 2011

SoloHealth on Friday announced a nationwide rollout in 2012 of its next-generation health-and-wellness kiosks, the SoloHealth Station, with the goal of replacing many of the 25,000 outdated blood-pressure machines found today in retail locations nationwide.

October 21, 2011

More than 1-in-4 kindergarten children, and 1-in-5 teachers, had difficulty distinguishing between medicine and candy in new research conducted by two now seventh-grade students, who presented their findings earlier this week at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition here.

October 21, 2011

Walgreens announced a series of changes in its merchandising division following a realignment of the group, aimed at “better integrat[ing] with and accelerat[ing] our strategy to become America’s first choice for health and daily living,” Walgreens president of daily living products and solutions Joe Magnacca said late Friday in a statement to Drug Store News.

October 20, 2011

Campbell Soup Co. has boosted its lineup of Healthy Request soups to include eight new varieties.

October 20, 2011

Intevation Food Group has introduced a line of frozen crouton-coated vegetables.

October 20, 2011

The FRS Co. on Thursday named Matt Kohler chief marketing officer.

October 20, 2011

A report released by the Institute of Medicine suggested that front-of-package labels don't give clear guidance about a product's healthfulness.

October 20, 2011

Hamacher Resource Group identified six categories — first aid, eye/ear care, sun care, smoking cessation, durable medical equipment (including incontinence products) and foot care — that are selling better in independent pharmacies over chain pharmacies as part of a white paper released Thursday.

October 20, 2011

Insight Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of a nasal decongestant due to the possibility of bacterial contamination, the company said.