Lifestyle Foods helps consumers grab and go without sacrificing health
YORK, Pa. Lifestyle Foods is helping consumers curb their daily calorie intake without sacrificing taste.
Lifestyle Foods’ chilled grab-and-go line of products pairs together soups, including chicken noodle, vegetarian vegetable and tomato basil varieties, with either Caesar or garden salads, accompanied by light Caesar, ranch or Italian dressings. Lifestyle Foods also offers an oatmeal kit, complemented by fresh apple, raisins and turbinado sugar.
"It was a joint effort in development amongst our team," said Lifestyle Foods founder and CEO Jason Bross. He added, "We wanted to come up with something simple [that] isn’t being done yet."
Molson Coors names Hasbro executive as board member
DENVER — One of the nation’s largest brewing companies has appointed a new member to serve on its board of directors.
Brian Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro, joined Molson Coors’ board, effective immediately. Goldner is the ninth independent director following a search to replace Pam Patsley, who stepped down as a director in December 2009. The Molson Coors board of directors is comprised of 14 directors.
“We welcome Brian to our board and look forward to benefitting from his extensive global growth experience,” said Peter Coors, chairman of Molson Coors. “His proven ability to grow multibrand international companies will be a valuable asset in our continued pursuit to become a top global brewer.”
Mintel reports consumers’ perception on wine consumption
CHICAGO — Health experts have addressed the benefits of drinking wine to boost overall health, and it seems that most consumers are taking notice.
New research by Mintel found that 85% of consumers believed moderate wine consumption is beneficial to overall health, while 87% of wine drinkers believed red wine in moderation can be good for your heart, compared with the almost half (44%) who believed the same about white wine. What’s more, 74% of wine drinkers agreed with the statement that drinking wine in moderation is better for your health than drinking beer in moderation, Mintel said.
Consumers also are more likely to drink wine during the holiday season; sixty-six percent of wine drinkers said they frequently drink wine on holidays and special occasions at home.
"Wine consumption increases around the holidays, as does the average amount spent on a bottle," said Garima Goel Lal, Mintel senior analyst, noting that the average amount spent for a special occasion or holiday party is about $26.71 per bottle.