Web sites offer easy ways to count calories
HARRISBURG, Pa. Several Web sites to help people keep track of their caloric intake have emerged, the Harrisburg, Pa., Patriot-News reports.
The Web sites allow users to search a database of the foods they eat, enter the quantity and then view chart or graph displaying calories, carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
Clorox, Kettle Foods receive GMA awards
Clorox and Kettle Foods got awards for innovation and creativity Tuesday from the Grocery Manufacturers Association and its Associate Member Council.
The awards were given as part of the association’s sixth annual CPG Awards.
Starting this year, GMA is awarding manufacturers in two divisions. Division A covers companies with sales less than $1 billion, while Division B covers companies with sales of $1 billion or more.
Past winners include the Campbell Soup Co. in 2005 and Kraft Foods in 2004. Last year’s recipient was Unilever, which achieved “center store excellence” with retail partner Ahold Stop & Shop.
Heinz gives its Web site a facelift
PITTSBURGH The H. J. Heinz Company yesterday announced the launch of its newly updated and renovated Web site, www.heinz.com, a project that Heinz partnered with Pittsburgh-based agency sunKING Digital to redesign.
New content on the site is accompanied by expanded search functions and improved technology designed as a portal for consumers, the news media and shareholders to easily find information about the company, sunKING said.
A landing page invites viewers to “Discover the World of Heinz,” and content is broken down into four categories: health and wellness, our company, our food and sustainability. Each section directs the visitor further to more information about the company, tips for enjoying Heinz products and the company’s mission to operate socially responsible business practices.
The site also showcases the company’s global presence and the diversity of its products, sunKING has said.