CPG: Food

Articles about Food CPGs.

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  What’s for Dinner is the age-old question every parent hears, and most say I don’t know.  Today more and more families or looking online, or for new avenues of fresh food distributions in the way of meals and meal components that can be mixed and matched into perfect family meal.   Alternative fresh food […]
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Kroger said yesterday that it is opening a new “spoke facility,” powered by Ocado, in Central Ohio, that it says “will extend the grocer’s reach and ability to provide fresh and friendly services to its customers … The 61,000-square-foot facility located on Shook Rd in Lockbourne will collaborate with the fulfillment hub in Monroe, Ohio and […]
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Starbucks announced yesterday that it is selling its Evolution Fresh business to Bolthouse Farms.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement said that “Evolution Fresh is a leading producer of primarily organic, cold-pressed, premium juice products. By joining forces with Bolthouse Farms – the No. 1 super premium refrigerated beverage brand and largest […]
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SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Bolthouse Farms today announced entry into a definitive agreement for Bolthouse Farms to acquire the brand and business of Evolution Fresh. The partners (employees) that support the business will also transition to Bolthouse Farms upon close of the transaction. Evolution Fresh is a leading producer of primarily organic, cold-pressed, premium […]
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Walmart announced today the expansion of its DroneUp delivery network “to 34 sites by the end the year, providing the potential to reach 4 million U.S. households across six states – Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia. This provides us the ability to deliver over 1 million packages by drone in a year. “Between […]
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We continue to expand our delivery operations to help customers get the items they need when they need them, and it’s been an exciting journey. From Express delivery, where customers can have items delivered to their doorsteps in as little as two hours, to InHome, where they can get those orders placed right into their […]
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer recently opened two new supercenters in northeast Ohio. Located in Brunswick and Canton, the 155,000-square-foot stores are considered retail anchors in developing communities, the company said in announcing grand openings at both locations. Each supercenter offers consumers a state-of-the-art retail experience that features multiple ways to shop, Meijer said. “These […]
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The 170-year-old Lancashire pie-maker, Holland’s Pies, is to make its products available in sustainable, price-marked packs (PMPs). From the middle of June, the new packs will be offered in Potato & Meat, steak & kidney, Cheese & Onion and the company’s latest filling, Peppered Steak, which the pie-maker launched last September. The range can be […]
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The shopper should set the agenda for your brand — always. Those brands that fall out of touch with consumer tastes become disconnected from those with the sole power to keep you profitable and relevant. This is why Raydiant produced the State of Consumer Behavior 2022 report. By serving up actionable insights into what the […]
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Flavoured milk brand Yazoo is running its ticket promotion with the Merlin group for the third summer running. The deal offers two-for-one tickets for attractions such as Alton Towers and Thorpe Park and is available until November. Maren Fuhrich, Yazoo’s brand manager, said: “With the summer months approaching, we wanted to shake up the mundane so […]
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Three former Walmart and Jet.com executives announced this week that they are launching Sustain.Life, described as a “platform empowering small- and medium-sized enterprises to take impactful climate action,” having “raised $16 million in seed funding.” According to the announcement, “Sustain.Life democratizes sustainability by making it easier and more affordable to measure, manage and report carbon […]
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The next five years will be pivotal for the dairy and non-dairy sectors. Dairy drinks have sought to reassure consumers about health with added functionality, and environmental claims are becoming more detailed. And with the cost of living crisis, brands will need to keep prices in check to reaffirm their role in providing affordable nutrition […]
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Third-party marketplaces have emerged as one of the biggest growth opportunities for retailers this year, with companies from Macy’s and Bed Bath & Beyond to Giant Food and Michaels launching marketplaces (or announcing plans to do so) in the last six months alone. Albertson’s will soon join that mix as well, and the company’s Senior […]
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This is the second of an ongoing series profiling Momentum Commerce team members (MCs for short). Click here to see more of our team, and be sure to check out our open roles! Before coming to Momentum Commerce, what was your experience in the eCommerce space? I came out of school with a degree in […]
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Walkers’ premium crisps range, Sensations, is creating two limited edition flavours to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee. The flavours, Spit-roast Pork & Apple Sauce and Baked Cheese & Sweet Honey, will be launched alongside what Sensations calls its “poshest-ever” marketing campaign. Sensations claims to have taken inspiration from regal British dining flavours and the new flavours will come in […]
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PROMOTED CONTENT, FROM GENERAL MILLS How is the snacking category performing? With life now returning to some sort of normal, and more people on the move, the snacking market is recovering. ‘Guilt-free’ and more permissible snacks are in demand as consumers look for options to help them stick to healthier habits, especially in a post-pandemic […]
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Last Friday we had a story about how H-E-B has signed on with Looma, a shopper education company, to use a network of smart tablets to tell stories about beer and wine products in a way that will inform purchase decision and connect customers to the people behind the products.  Which I found great, though […]
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With the world’s largest grocery catalog at our fingertips, we’ve had a front row seat to the food trends and eye-popping stats that illustrate how people are eating, drinking and shopping over the past decade.
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In volumes one, two, and three of our sustainability series, we examined how consumer behavior is driving the demand for more environmental awareness among eCommerce, how companies are responding throughout their supply chains, and how major retailers are helping online shoppers go green. Our fourth and final volume asks if going green pays off. While […]
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  Food Marketing professionals never take a break, and they are always looking a customer ahead.  Global CPG retailer Unilever is actively targeting Generation Alpha.  So just who is Generation Alpha?  They are the children of Generation Y, and often the younger siblings of Generation A.  More that 2.5 million are born globally ever week.  […]
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Paul Wilkinson has taken on the role of Group Product Manager – Grocery Partners at Deliveroo. He joins from Amazon where he spent almost two and a half years as Senior Product Manager (Tech), Alexa Shopping. Prior to that, Wilkinson worked for Tesco for nine years, where he held such positions as Head of Technology […]
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MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills, Inc. is stepping up its efforts around regenerative agriculture and views the practice as key to reaching its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals, the company’s top sustainability officer said. Mary Jane Melendez, chief sustainability and social impact officer, offered details about General Mills’ efforts around regenerative agriculture during the May 4 […]
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Cathedral City cheese has created new packaging and designs in its first major change of branding in six years. The new look features a modern, re-designed city scene with the cathedral centre-stage, while the familiar burgundy colouring is retained. The pack also features a signature from the brand’s master cheese grader, highlighting the quality checks […]
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. announced the second year of its Go Fresh & Local Supplier Accelerator, a program designed to enhance and accelerate the selection of local items sold in the Kroger Family of Companies. The program provides a pathway to entry for local businesses of all sizes by allowing American-based growers and producers […]
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Specialist yogurt-maker The Collective has launched a campaign to increase consumer awareness of the brand. The company believes one of its strengths is that it offers gourmet dairy products for all ages, alongside dairy-free options. The campaign, encouraging consumes to join “The Yog Squad”, will be made up of the launch followed by two bursts […]
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Love this story, told by MNB reader Steve Ritchey: With the new “advent” of home delivery, I can’t help but think of the stories my Dad used to tell me about working in small town grocery stores in my home town from the mid thirties until his induction into the Army Air Corps in WWII. […]

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WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Thursday the launch of CVS Health Virtual Primary Care, a new virtual care solution available through a single digital platform. The offering connects CVS Health’s services, clinical expertise, and data for a more coordinated and consumer-centric health care experience. The company said the new solution enables consumers to […]
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Retail media networks (RMNs) are an exciting place to run ads, because of the valuable first-party data that retailers have about their customers. RMNs create an ability to target a specific retailer’s customers and provide valuable insights into how people shop. And brands certainly are not hurting for choices. Just last week, Ulta announced a media network and the hotel chain, Marriott, the week prior. 

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