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


8% Inflation on Packaged Goods? What IRI Sees for the Year Ahead

Market researcher IRI sees the potential for 8% CPG inflation in early 2022—a level that would shift not only what consumers buy but also where they buy it, according to IRI.


What Are the Hottest CBD Categories for 2022?

Expect to see 'explosive growth' in skincare products for one, says an industry trends watcher.

Jim Sheehan will retire as EVP and CFO after 43 years with the company.

Concerns about short-term inflation are showing little impact on consumers' spending plans, The Conference Board's Lynn Franco indicates.

WGB partners with Cadent to explore the brands leading in the rapidly growing omnichannel space.

Consumers are paying significantly more for their center-plate proteins than they were a year ago.

Beyond Chicken Tenders, made with faba beans, will move from restaurant kitchens to retail shelves as Beyond Meat's plant-based tenders are set to debut at Walmart.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a fourth straight month of record-setting wholesale price increases.

Sky Wellness CEO Thom Brodeur shares five tips for grocers looking to grow their CBD game.

Demand for consumer packaged goods climbed 8.7% over already-elevated year-ago levels as producers continue to contend with labor challenges and higher material and freight prices, the Consumer Brands Association reported.

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