Pepsi has entered the artisanal beverage space with Caleb’s Kola, a drink made with cane sugar, kola nut extract and a blend of spices packaged in 10-oz. glass bottles. Each bottle has 110 calories and 29 grams of sugar.
Nipro Diagnostics introduced its True Metrix Self-Monitoring and the True Metrix Pro Professional Monitoring blood-glucose systems.
SpermCheck in August gained additional retail distribution for its SpermCheck Fertility, an FDA-approved at-home screening test that determines with 98% accuracy whether a man has a normal or low sperm count. Infertility affects nearly 7 million U.S. couples every year.
Omron Healthcare in October launched its most accurate line of blood pressure monitors ever, according to the company.
Somersets, a line of shaving and skin care products, is known for its signature bullet-shaped packaging for its shaving oil.
Just when you thought the shave segment had seen it all, Procter & Gamble’s Gillette made waves earlier this year when it launched its new Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall technology.
Prestige Brands’ FiberChoice got a makeover in August, courtesy of design firm Little Big Brands.
GlaxoSmithKline launched Tums Chewy Delights, bringing to the iconic antacid brand a gummy delivery format.
Procter & Gamble earlier this year added some heft to its Metamucil brand with a pair of line extensions that create a linear brand block.
SpiderTech is one of the more recent companies to announce the launch of a kinesiology tape at retail.