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


PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to Step Down Oct. 3

Longtime Fortune 500 chief will be succeeded by company’s president, Ramon Laguarta.


Howard Friedman Takes the Wheel at Post Brands

Former Kraft Heinz executive takes over cereal brand following MOM Brands' integration.

Alejandro Rodriguez Bas has held leadership roles at Grupo Lala and PepsiCo.

The new capability activates monetization and brand amplification for CPGs.

Snack It Forward's Nick Desai discusses plant-based snacks -- and their surprisingly warm reception in the supermarket channel -- in WGB's Breakroom.

Hundreds of employees from 25 Twin Cities companies participate in the competitive event that pits teams against each other in a bracket-style competition to see which team can bundle kids' snack packs in the shortest amount of time.

The deal will create an $11 billion supplier with strength in the "on-trend" frozen and snack categories, officials say.

A new study reveals the company was the top growth leader in the produce industry in 2017.

Consumer panel data indicates rapid growth in nontraditional channels, with Amazon gaining fastest

Acosta’s Why Brands Matter report details impact of national and private label brands on shopper purchasing habits.

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