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


Food as Fashion: The Next Foray for Private Brands

While not a new concept, the intersection between the two has sparked the interest of mainstream food retailers.


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 capability was designed to help CPG brands deliver targeted ad campaigns to consumers.

The Lempert Report: Between 1997 and 2011, the prevalence of food allergies in children increased by 50%.

Nestlé said Tuesday that it had agreed sell its U.S. confectionery brands to the Italian confectioner Ferrero for $2.8 billion in cash.

The new hi-tech line is powered by liquefied natural gas, significantly reducing the brewery’s fuel usage, which will result in a 6,000 tons of annual reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

Two significant year-end acquisitions in the snack category will further alter the CPG landscape with another round of consolidations.

The expanded location offers an interactive, destination shopping experience.

The retailer merged segments to deliver revenue and cost synergies.

Two ingredient portfolios are brought together with company launch.

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