Top news and merchandising and marketing trends unfolding with grocery consumer brands in beverages, natural and organicsnacks, condiments and more.


The Surge in Labeling Certification

Fair trade resonates with the majority of Americans, according to a study probing insights into consumer decision-making.


Kraft Heinz Launches Incubator for 'Disruptive' Food Brands

Acknowledging that size matters less than it used to, the CPG giant is searching for new “challenger” foods.

The snack giant will implement the SAP platform to support growth and accelerate its speed of innovation.

The company announced an $8 billion deal to acquire Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

While not a new concept, the intersection between the two has sparked the interest of mainstream food retailers.

Peapod has launched six new meal kit varieties developed in partnership with CPG brands.

The capability was designed to help CPG brands deliver targeted ad campaigns to consumers.

The Lempert Report: Between 1997 and 2011, the prevalence of food allergies in children increased by 50%.

Nestlé said Tuesday that it had agreed sell its U.S. confectionery brands to the Italian confectioner Ferrero for $2.8 billion in cash.

The new hi-tech line is powered by liquefied natural gas, significantly reducing the brewery’s fuel usage, which will result in a 6,000 tons of annual reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.