April 18, 2017

CDC found that flu vaccination reduced the risk of flu-associated death by nearly two-thirds (65%) among healthy children.

April 18, 2017
For the first time this year, the campaign, which put names on the labels of Coca-Cola products, will see labels with last names on 20-oz. soda bottles.
April 18, 2017
Anheuser-Busch InBev chief legal officer Sabine Chalmers will join the board and will serve on its audit and finance committee.
 
April 18, 2017

One of the biggest trends in food and beverage in the past several years has been in better-for-you offerings — something that’s expected to continue to influence new products as consumers remain focused on what’s in their favorite snacks and beverages.

April 18, 2017

The custom algorithm behind Pop Your Bubble deviates from traditional algorithms that suggest familiar content based on past activity and interests.

April 18, 2017

On April 23 and 24, 2017, The Nature's Bounty Co.'s Nutrition and Scientific Affairs team will take the stage on three separate occasions to present the findings from some of its most recent studies.

April 18, 2017

A recent survey conducted by ECRM found good alignment between retailers and suppliers, but the findings also suggest that there is room for the relationship to improve. Read ECRM’s SVP retail Wayne Bennett’s takeaways from the survey.

April 18, 2017

Data from the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation found that 11 companies spent more than $30 million on community-based health-and-wellness programs in 2016 promoting 38 programs that reached 11.2 million Americans.

April 18, 2017

Before joining Revlon, Christopher Peterson was president global brands at Ralph Lauren, having joined the company in 2012 as SVP and CFO,

April 18, 2017

The recall includes all products that retailers may have had in stock since Standard Homeopathic stopped making and shipping the medicines nationwide in October 2016.

April 17, 2017

Crossmark Canada hires 28-year food and beverage retail veteran to oversee customer development in Canada.

April 17, 2017

The skin care/facial category saw a 2% growth in sales for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, driven by the cleansers segment, which was up 9% in the food and drug channels.

April 17, 2017

The Four Loko Shots line is launching with three varieties — green apple-flavored Green Tornado, lemon drop-flavored Screw Ball and cinnamon apple flavored Dragon’s Breath.

April 17, 2017

Karen Wiernik was promoted to director of brand marketing for CytoSport in 2014 and assumed her current role as senior director of innovation and business development in 2016.

April 17, 2017

 In addition to her modeling and acting roles, Delevigne has more than 36 million social media followers.

April 17, 2017

Snyder’s-Lance interim CEO Brian Driscoll has been in the food industry for more than 35 years, leading Diamond Foods until it was acquired by Snyder’s-Lance in 2016.

April 17, 2017

More than half of parents say seasonal allergies affect their kids, with some unsure how to choose the right medicine and 1-in-7 giving allergy medicine labeled for adults.

April 14, 2017

Several categories are heating things up in the beauty aisles, especially Korean beauty.

April 14, 2017

The Sonic Foundation Brush can generate more than 18,000 micro-blends per minute, which the company says can help create an airbrushed, full-coverage look. 

April 14, 2017

According to SPINS data for the week ended March 19, the line of Dr. Formulated probiotics is the fastest-growing line in the natural channel.

April 14, 2017

There is no question that one of the top nonprescription categories contributing to both sales and foot traffic right now is allergy. Sales of nasal sprays — the category that captures all of the latest nasal corticosteroid Rx-to-OTC switches — are up 10.2%.

April 14, 2017

Omission Brewing, whose beers are crafted to remove gluten, has announced the national availability of its latest variety. 

April 14, 2017
Snapchat’s Snap to Store product is a geofilter that retailers can sponsor. 
April 13, 2017

CNBC on Wednesday reported that Apple has hired a small team of engineers as part of a "secret" initiative to develop the next generation of diabetes management devices. "The initiative is far enough along that Apple has been conducting feasibility trials at clinical sites across the Bay Area and has hired consultants to help it figure out the regulatory pathways," CNBC reported, citing sources familiar with the effort. "Apple isn't the only technology company eyeing opportunities in the space, [however]. Verily, Google's life sciences team, is currently working on a 'smart' contact lens to measure blood sugar via the eye, and it partnered up with DexCom in 2015." (CNBC)