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

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Food Company Finds Success in Allergen-Free

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

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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.

Acknowledging that size matters less than it used to, the CPG giant is searching for new “challenger” foods.

Here's a look at the latest products and programs to ensure consumers have plenty of beverage choices for warm-weather gatherings.

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

Packaged Facts estimates that total U.S. retail sales of natural and organic foods and beverages through all retail channels will reach $69 billion by the end of 2016—an 11 percent gain over 2015 sales of almost $63 billion and 32 percent higher than sales five years earlier.

Sales are up 36 percent from 2015, as health supplements, pet care and cosmetics dominated in 2016.

Recent product development and positioning in frozen foods reflect current overall food trends like clean labels and international and regional flavors.

The retailer merged segments to deliver revenue and cost synergies.

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.

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