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


Nestle to Sell U.S. Candy Business for $2.8B

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 Partners with Campbell’s, Kraft Heinz, Barilla for Fresh Meal Kits

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.

The company promoted Mignini to COO and established a new "accelerator" unit to take over ailing fresh business.

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

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