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.


Food Brands Partner on Healthy Soil Initiative

The Lempert Report: The program is also intended to help fight climate change.

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.

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.

Packaged salads dollar and volume sales increased more than 20 percent in the past year.

Dole was named one of the top U.S. food brands in an analysis of consumer conversations by Engagement Labs.

The expanded location offers an interactive, destination shopping experience.

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

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

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

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