Is ConAgra’s strategy of cutting back on deep discounts on brands such as Banquet, Chef Boyardee, and Snack Pack – a move that has improved margins but dented revenues – a savvy one, or is it a dangerous gamble that could see it losing distribution in the current, highly pressured...
Hummus and dips brand Sabra now generates an estimated $800m in annual retail sales in the US, and is “well on its way to becoming $1bn brand,” according to joint venture partner PepsiCo.
Now more than a decade old, 12,000 products worldwide boast a Whole Grain stamp. The Whole Grains Council shares some emerging trends.
Cide Road organic switchel is now the dominant brand in the US switchel market and the #3 player in the broader drinking vinegars market, with distribution to 3,500 stores nationwide, from Kroger and HyVee to Sprouts and Whole Foods Market, claims CEO and co-founder Kevin Duffy.
Usually urban legends are little more than myths. But every once and awhile there is a nugget of truth behind them, as in the case of athletes drinking pickle brine to prevent cramps and speed recovery.
With 40 institutional investors this week urging the world’s biggest food companies to shift their emphasis from animal- to plant-based protein, we spoke to a couple of key players in the protein powders category – AIDP and Axiom Foods – to get their take on current market dynamics.
Superfoods are no longer restricted to exotic and hard to find plants in under-developed countries. Rather, the latest batch comes from a little closer to home and likely already are in most US consumers’ pantries, according to a food trendologist.
Nestlé is the top-rated food and beverage company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – its score of 92 out of 100 was more than double the sector average (39).
Non-GMO verification is moving beyond branded goods as more ingredient suppliers look to become certified, says certification body FoodChain ID.