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August 24, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Iams brand expanded its Iams Naturals line with two new recipes: Sensitive Naturals and Simple & Natural. These new products join Iams Healthy Naturals, launched in 2007, which offers four recipes for dogs and three for cats.


August 24, 2011

A recent consumer survey released by AlixPartners found that a little more than half of all consumers (51%) identify a traditional grocery retailer as their point of destination when making a grocery trip.

August 24, 2011


Gluten-free foods and beverages aren’t just for people with celiac disease anymore.

August 24, 2011

Pet lovers want the best for their furry friends. Last year, Americans spent $55 billion on their pets, according to Packaged Facts, and the upward trend shows no signs of slowing.

August 24, 2011

Omega-3 sourced from dietary supplements may be more beneficial to a healthy diet than omega-3 sourced from conventional food, according to a new meta-analysis published in July by the Public Library of Science Genetics.

August 24, 2011

“Biggest Loser” trainer Bob Harper is featured on a diet aid launched earlier this year by Iovate Health Sciences that will go head-to-head against former “Biggest Loser” trainer Jillian Michaels.

August 22, 2011

Goya is celebrating its 75th anniversary by sponsoring a six-city concert series and will donate 75,000 lbs. of food to local charities.

August 22, 2011

Nice! may tout no-frills packaging, but make no mistake, Walgreens' latest private-label introduction is anything but. It's another example of Joe Magnacca's influence as president of daily living solutions; and it's another way by which Walgreens will better connect to its customers.

August 19, 2011

Canada-based drug store chain Loblaw has extended its Get Checked Now diabetes program, the company announced Thursday.

August 17, 2011

Walgreens recently launched a private-label line of food items to be called Nice!, according to published reports.

August 15, 2011

Target is adding fresh, handmade food to its small-format store in Chicago, the mass merchandiser said.

August 12, 2011

Birds Eye has expanded its line of Steamfresh Chef's Favorites varieties for consumers looking to bring restaurant-style vegetables to the dinner table at home.

August 11, 2011

Family Dollar opened its 7,000th store Thursday, further cementing the dollar-store channel as an area of rapid growth.

August 11, 2011

Two years after publishing its initial Urban Grocery Study, Mid-America Real Estate Corp.'s Urban Team has accumulated comprehensive and comparative data rendering new statistical findings and trends that may prove invaluable to grocers and other retailers planning to penetrate the urban Chicago marketplace.

August 10, 2011

A new report by CompaniesAndMarkets.com projected the nutraceuticals market will reach $207 billion by 2016, thanks to an increased demand in functional food, beverages and supplements.

August 10, 2011

Save-A-Lot, the hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery chain owned by Supervalu, on Tuesday dispatched two "brand ambassadors" on the Save-A-Lot Fuel Your Family Road Trip.

August 10, 2011

Snyder's-Lance announced it has acquired a snack food distributor serving the Rhode Island, eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire markets.

August 10, 2011

The Food Marketing Institute has appointed Terry Levee to serve as director of food safety programs.

August 9, 2011

After exceeding more than $2 million in food and donations, Meijer announced that it once again has launched the Simply Give campaign throughout its stores.

August 9, 2011

An organic baby food brand has introduced two new cereals designed for infants and toddlers.

August 8, 2011

Purchase frequency in the drug channel is up 6.7%. Sounds good, right? More shoppers buying more often — that's the end-game, isn't it? Except not so fast, because the real question is whether or not higher frequency of purchases actually translates into greater revenue streams.

August 8, 2011

Giant Food Stores will convene a panel of local experts at one of its stores in Harrisburg, Pa., for its Giant's Childhood Obesity Forum on Aug. 16.

August 8, 2011

Organic food brand Happyfamily has announced the launch of two new products to help tots, teens and adults easily kick hunger pangs while on-the-go — Happysqueeze, an organic superfruit smoothie, and Happymorning, an organic supergrain breakfast smoothie.

August 4, 2011

Costco and BJ’s Wholesale Club continue to produce solid sales growth, aided by high gas prices, shoppers’ desire to save money and the clubs’ ability to pass through the cost of food price inflation.

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