February 2, 2012

CVS Caremark has announced the appointment of Larry Burton as SVP government affairs, effective Feb. 27, bringing more than 30 years of experience in strategy development, public policy and government affairs to the company.

February 1, 2012

Pacific Shore Holdings has introduced its latest energy product.

January 26, 2012

Historical Remedies, based in St. Paul, Minn., last week launched a line of six homeopathic "stress reduction" lozenges for introduction into the food, drug and mass channel at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS in Atlanta.

January 25, 2012

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

January 23, 2012

Weis Markets on Monday announced it has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that will help the grocer assess the environmental impact and energy efficiency of the trucks supplying its 161 stores.

January 20, 2012

In an unexpected turn of events, Brian Cornell is stepping down as Sam’s Club president and CEO and will be replaced by Rosalind Brewer, who currently serves as president of the Walmart U.S. East business unit.

January 19, 2012

Fresh & Easy has introduced its own line of vitamins and supplements that includes 20 products.

January 17, 2012

Breathable Foods said its calorie-free breathable energy product now is available in the United States.

January 12, 2012

Active Health Foods has introduced an energy bar designed for dialysis patients.

January 6, 2012

The company behind Hansen's natural sodas and Monster energy drinks has a new corporate name.

January 4, 2012

PureBrands has launched a national advertising campaign for its Sheets energy strips brand in an effort to reach Hispanic consumers.

December 16, 2011

AAA forecasts 91.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the 2011-2012 year-end holiday travel season, a 1.4% increase over the 90.7 million people who traveled one year ago, the travel organization announced earlier this week.

December 14, 2011

Active Health Foods has introduces a new line of energy bars fortified with B vitamins.

December 13, 2011

Cardium Therapeutics on Tuesday announced the availability of MedPodium Nutra-Apps — small, pharmaceutically sealed, tasteless, easy-use capsules in pocket-sized packaging.

December 6, 2011

Altrient is launching three new nutritional supplements that will be available on the company's website.

December 5, 2011

Alkaline batteries are showing tepid growth, and experts expect sales to plunge as much as 3% as fierce competition among manufacturers continues to pressure pricing. More devices are using built-in rechargeable battery systems — another trend hurting primary battery sales.


December 5, 2011

Sales of carbonated beverages remain stagnant, but sales of energy drinks, sports drinks and functional waters have seen gains over the last quarter. Sales of ready-to-drink tea and yogurt drinks and smoothies also are segments showing promise.


December 2, 2011

President Barack Obama on Friday announced nearly $4 billion in combined federal and private-sector energy upgrades to buildings over the next two years.

November 30, 2011

Clif Bar on Tuesday boosted its commitment to the Honda LA Marathon with a two-year sponsorship for 2012 and 2013.

November 16, 2011

Active Health Foods has launched its energy bar in the retail market.

November 16, 2011

Natrol on Wednesday announced its partnership with Bikram Choudhury, a world renowned yoga instructor who developed the brand of yoga known as Bikram yoga, to offer a new line of ayurvedic supplements called Vedic Mantra.

November 14, 2011

Celestial Seasonings has introduced an energy shot that combines B vitamins, botanicals and kombucha, a fermented black tea.

November 7, 2011

Kraft reportedly is gearing up to roll out a caffeinated version of its liquid water enhancer brand MiO, according to published reports.

October 19, 2011

It may be time to start carving out more real estate for single-serve energy shots, or more appropriately for the food, drug and mass channel two-packs and four-packs of shots.