May 18, 2012

Sales of coconut water continue to soar. According to a recent report from Mintel, the U.S. market for coconut water was around $350 million in 2011, representing 2% of the total fruit juice and drinks sales.

May 18, 2012

Generic drug maker Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic version of a drug used to prevent clotting of the blood.

May 18, 2012

A duct tape brand has debuted a new duct tape pattern featuring a character from one of Nickelodeon's hit animated series.

May 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Parkinson's disease made by Actavis, the drug maker said Friday.

May 18, 2012

Fresh & Easy has launched a new range of more than 50 preseasoned, ready-to-cook items in stores just in time for the summer grilling season.

May 18, 2012

Maybelline New York is launching at retail in June its Dream Fresh BB, an 8-in-1 skin perfector.

May 18, 2012

A diaper rash treatment and skin protectant has arrived in the United States, MarcasUSA said.

May 17, 2012

A line of insulated can covers is taking a provocative turn.

May 17, 2012

British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford has brought his line of hair care products to the United States.

May 17, 2012

Coty has announced the May launch of its new Nautica Aqua Rush fragrance for men.

May 17, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved generic versions of one of the country's top-selling drugs made by eight different companies, the agency said Thursday.

May 17, 2012

Guayaki is expanding its Yerba Mate portfolio with a new sparkling beverage line.

May 17, 2012

Prestige Brands on Thursday morning announced the launch of Dramamine for Kids.

May 17, 2012

PepsiCo is expanding one of the flagship brands from its Frito-Lay division.

May 17, 2012

Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of a chemotherapy drug, the company said Thursday.

May 17, 2012

Wolters Kluwer Health has introduced what it called the first mobile application for the Nursing Drug Handbook, the company said Thursday.

May 16, 2012

Unilever is taking what it considers to be a breakthrough approach to hair care — by focusing on the scalp, rather than the ends — with its Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy line that hit North America in May.

May 16, 2012

Abbott on Wednesday launched PediaSure SideKicks Clear, a clear nutritional beverage that helps balance out the diet of picky eaters who may be missing nutrients.

May 16, 2012

Amneal Pharmaceuticals is adding blackberry flavoring to a generic diabetes drug following feedback from customers, the company said Wednesday.

May 16, 2012

Earlier this year, Prestige Brands closed the deal on its acquisition of the analgesic Goody’s Powder. And while Goody’s may be characterized as a legacy brand, it is in no way a tired brand — for the 52 weeks ended April 15, sales of Goody’s Powder were up 1.2% to $15.8 million.

May 16, 2012

Anchor Bay Entertainment is bringing more "Chuggington" adventures to DVD this summer.

May 16, 2012

Bic Consumer Products USA’s new FlameDisk offers consumers a convenient, portable alternative to charcoal. FlameDisk, which uses ethanol as its main fuel ingredient, heats up quickly and is cleaner than charcoal.

May 16, 2012

Appropriately promoting niche brands within the intimacy health space can be a little trickier than the average consumer packaged goods product. And social media isn’t necessarily the ideal platform — an adult may not be as comfortable “liking” an intimacy enhancement product on Facebook to show their brand affinity, for example. 


May 16, 2012

A leader in mosquito repelling solutions now is selling its products worldwide.