April 17, 2012

Walgreens’ success with fresh foods has left the retailer hungry for more.

April 13, 2012

Gluten-free foods have exploded into the mainstream as more people see the foods as a healthier option. The Celiac Disease Foundation estimated that 17 million Americans may be gluten-intolerant. Millions more claim that avoiding gluten helps them control everything from arthritis to asthma.


April 13, 2012

Americans may be eating more meals at home, but they are still as pressed as ever for time. That means that food-prep time-savers are crucial for consumers. Consumers want to make healthful, fresh meals at home, but they depend on some prepared elements.


April 13, 2012

Sprout Foods is broadening its current pouched baby food portfolio with the launch of a line of organic toddler meals.

April 11, 2012

Natura Pet Products has launched a website that gives pet parents insight on where the company's pet food ingredients are sourced and how the formulas are made.

April 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration's New Dietary Ingredient Draft Guidance should not give the agency pre-market approval over new dietary supplement products, the Council for Responsible Nutrition claimed Monday in a commentary published in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, the official journal of the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.

April 6, 2012

Hidden Valley has developed a new condiment that is designed for a variety of food and snacks.

April 5, 2012

Dog food brand Beneful has debuted a new line of dog snacks.

April 4, 2012

Food Lion has launched its Hunger Has a Cure campaign to support Feeding America's network of local food banks.

April 3, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday released case studies presented last week before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2012 National Immunization Conference on how retail pharmacy can expand access to immunizations and help support disease-prevention initiatives.

March 28, 2012

There has been an increase in awareness around pediatric food allergies and the potential children have for eating something they’re not supposed to while at school following the January death of a 7-year-old student in Virginia.

March 27, 2012

The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning heard arguments on whether the individual mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

March 26, 2012

According to analysis by Pharmavite, vitamin-buying households spend more than other category buyers across the health and beauty department with regard to average dollars spent per item per occasion.

March 23, 2012

Fortune magazine has named supermarket operator Spartan Stores as one of its most admired companies for 2012.

March 22, 2012

The Food Marketing Institute on Thursday named Hannah Walker director of government relations to represent food retailers on Capitol Hill.

March 20, 2012

The Food Marketing Institute and Global Market Development Center on Tuesday announced plans for the two associations to partner in offering a comprehensive conference in 2013 focused on health, beauty and wellness.

March 20, 2012

Safeway on Tuesday joined forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on an initiative to develop and promote dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

March 20, 2012

Sam's Club has the most loyal customers, according to a new study by the Temkin Group.

March 16, 2012

While consumers will continue to define value based on price, other key trends — including new product development, technology, store layouts and shopping patterns — will drive the market in 2012, according to SymphonyIRI research.

March 14, 2012

Grocer A&P has promoted Raymond Silcock to CFO.

March 14, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Wednesday that there are 100 days until the commencement of the NACDS 2012 Marketplace Conference.

March 13, 2012

Meow Mix has introduced a new line of cat food that combines the flavors of meat and fish.

March 13, 2012

A Northeastern supermarket chain has made a business magazine's list of the top 10 most innovative companies in the food industry.

March 13, 2012

Retail sales continue to rise for 2012 as the U.S. Census Bureau reported results of February sales on Tuesday.