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


Hostess Feels Pain of Walmart Pinch

The Twinkie maker said a reduction in promotional space trimmed sales and financial projections.


Campbell’s Investor Takes Aim at Entire Board

Third Point rips "dismal" performance, blames sibling heirs; Weis Markets separately draws investor attention.

Bolthouse Farms and Garden Fresh Gourmet are among the units on the chopping block.

The new partnership will focus on global expansion, while some 500 Starbucks employees will join the Nestle team.

The move aims to strengthen the sports drink brand’s position against PepsiCo’s Gatorade.

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

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.

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