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

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JUST water Unveils Six-Pack of Responsibly Sourced and Packaged Spring Water

Stop & Shop is the first to debut the JUST water six-pack. The six-packs will be rolling out to other retailers from now through March 2017.

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Packaged Facts: Natural and Organic Retail Foods and Beverage Market Hits $69 Billion

Packaged Facts estimates that total U.S. retail sales of natural and organic foods and beverages through all retail channels will reach $69 billion by the end of 2016—an 11 percent gain over 2015 sales of almost $63 billion and 32 percent higher than sales five years earlier.

Packaged Facts' Culinary Trend Tracking Series (CuTTS) is a source for tracking culinary trends and opportunities in the restaurant, foodservice, retail prepared foods, and packaged food and beverage sectors.

According to leading market research firm Packaged Facts in the brand new report Chocolate Candy Market in the U.S., 11th Edition, the premium chocolate segment has an important influence on innovation in the overall candy market.

More than a quarter of parents (26 percent) learn about a new product as a request from their child.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a major step in making sure consumers have updated nutritional information for most packaged foods sold in the United States.