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


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The $420M deal adds a fast-growing brand to the Amplify snacks portfolio, officials said.

The Lempert Report: The snacks are made with rescued veggies and spent grain.

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.

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

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

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