Mergers & Acquisitions
Business of Food & Beverage
What Do Consumers Prefer in their Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwiches?
Nov. 22, 2023
Stephanie Powell, director of marketing for Alpha Baking Co., discusses the results of a survey Alpha Baking commissioned to determine how consumers construct sandwiches using...
Courtesy of Homefree
Cookie, Brownie Maker Homefree Wins Google Single-Use Plastics Challenge
Nov. 22, 2023
Processor has focused on reuse of foodgrade materials for snack packaging and environmentally friendly cookie boxes.
Be Thankful for Less Expensive Thanksgiving Meal, AFBF Survey Says
Nov. 21, 2023
The average price of a classic Thanksgiving meal has dropped, but it is still the second-most expensive year to feast since the American Farm Bureau Federation began tracking ...
U.S. Senator Reintroduces Real MEAT Act to Label Alternative Proteins as ‘Imitation’
Nov. 17, 2023
Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) originally introduced the Real MEAT Act in 2019 to clearly differentiate alternative proteins from animal proteins on product labels.
Anheuser-Busch InBev U.S. Chief Marketing Officer to Resign as Bud Light Still Slides
Nov. 16, 2023
CMO Benoit Garbe will leave the company at the end of the year, a casualty of the backlash over the Dylan Mulvaney partnership and response.
PepsiCo Sets New Sodium Reduction Targets for Convenient Foods Portfolio
Nov. 15, 2023
New nutrition initiatives will also focus on adding diverse ingredients to the portfolio, all in the name of improving consumer health.
Courtesy of Tindle Foods
Tindle Chicken Makes U.S. Retail Debut, Gearing Up for Nationwide Launch in 2024
Nov. 14, 2023
Frozen patties, tenders, wings and nuggets are available for the first time in select retailers on the East and West coasts, in the Midwest and online.
Courtesy of Pure Prairie Poultry
Two-year-old Pure Prairie Poultry Launches Charter Retail Brand of Fresh, Air-Chilled Chicken
Nov. 13, 2023
New Food Products
Perdue Wants You To Eat Its Chicken Feed
Nov. 9, 2023
Candy & Confectionary
Treats Playing Tricks Again: Inflation Pushes Candy Prices Higher for Halloween 2023
Oct. 30, 2023
Courtesy of Process Expo
Process Expo Rebrands, Will Be Called EATS Starting with 2025 Edition
Oct. 25, 2023
Packaging Barcodes and Labels
Hershey, Reese’s Take Heat for Potentially Misleading Sweepstakes Messaging
Oct. 17, 2023
Courtesy of Holistic Spirits Co.
Woody Harrelson’s Holistic Spirits Co. Debuts, Launches First Two All-Natural, Botanical Spirits
Sept. 27, 2023
Courtesy of Hain Celestial Group
Hain Celestial Unveils New Logo, Corporate Identity in Latest Transformative Move
Sept. 14, 2023
Butterball: Consumers Thinking Thanksgiving, Turkey … and Inflation
Sept. 1, 2023
Lifeway Foods Ramps Up Cheese Production, Invests in Tech to Support Farmer Cheese Potential
Aug. 24, 2023
Co-Founder of Prime Energy Addresses Labeling, Caffeine Content Concerns
Aug. 11, 2023
Courtesy of Tindle Foods
Tindle Foods Unveils New Look, Plan to Develop Plant-Based Sausages, Milks and Ice Creams
Aug. 2, 2023
Fast-growing manufacturer of Tindle Chicken sets its sights on increased product development and worldwide distribution.
Courtesy of The Kraft Heinz Co.
Fruits and Vegetables
Kraft Heinz, Fresh Del Monte Inc. Partner on New Lunchables with Fresh Fruit
Aug. 1, 2023
First-ever offering of fresh fruit goes hand-in-hand with company efforts to improve the nutritional profile of the beloved Lunchables product line.
Federal Courts Dismiss Lawsuits Against Subway (Tuna) and Kraft Heinz (Mac Prep Time)
July 28, 2023
Plaintiffs in separate cases had tried to challenge Subway for ingredients in its tuna and Kraft Heinz for its microwave instructions on its Velveeta mac and cheese cups.
Anheuser-Busch Layoffs on Tap in Wake of Bud Light Controversy, Loss of Top U.S. Beer Spot
July 27, 2023
Bud Light lost its spot as the top-selling beer in the U.S. after the backlash over the Dylan Mulvaney controversy, and the parent company will trim the U.S. corporate workforce...
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