Dept. Dairy

  1. Channel: Drug
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is launching Nice! For You, a new tier of its popular owned grocery brand, Nice!, to help customers find food choices that help support their journey to a healthier lifestyle. Nice! launched in 2011 and offers a range of everyday food and beverage products at an incredible value. While all Nice! products meet national brand […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Müller has teamed with NaviLens to increase accessibility for blind and partially sighted people. Müller Yogurt & Desserts is rolling out NaviLens codes across all its branded products, increasing accessibility for blind and partially sighted (BPS) people. The move, which is the latest in the… This story continues at Müller partners with NaviLens Or just […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart will increase support for its grocery operations with enhancements to its perishable network, including five new high-tech perishable distribution centers (DCs), expansions to four traditional perishable DCs and a retrofit of the retailer’s Winter Haven, Fla. DC with the latest technology. One of the new DCs, in Shafter, Calif., has been operational since 2021, […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
CINCINNATI—Kroger Co. has identified the 579 stores and other assets it will divest if its planned $24.6 billion merger with Albertsons Cos. goes through. The 579 stores owned by both retailers are located in 18 states and Washington D.C., and include 124 locations in Washington state, 101 in Arizona, 91 in Colorado, and 63 in […]
  1. Department: Food
  Ah, watermelon! The summertime delight, the picnic staple, the fruit that makes you wonder if nature really did stuff an entire swimming pool into a green-striped ball. The team at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® and the Grocerant Guru® says, hold on to your seeds (unless you’re one of those sophisticated types who only […]
  1. Department: Food
  Hello, culinary adventurers and grocerant enthusiasts! It’s the Grocerant Guru® here to share some sizzling news that’s set to spice up your summer. Katz’s Delicatessen, the iconic New York City institution, has teamed up with Food Network star Jeff Mauro and his Mauro Provisions for a culinary collaboration that’s sure to ignite taste buds […]
  1. Department: Food
  The team at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® and the Grocerant Guru® believe that, summer is the season of outdoor festivities—parades, firework shows, and ballparks are alive with excitement. But beyond the spectacles and entertainment, there’s another adventure waiting to be discovered: the culinary delights from kiosks scattered throughout these events. Crafting a great […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Hey there, fellow food enthusiasts! This year’s Independence Day cookout might burn a bigger hole in your pocket, but don’t worry Steven Johnson the Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® has the scoop on how to stretch those dollars. According to the American Farm Bureau’s annual Fourth of July market basket survey, […]
  1. CPG: Adult Beverage
One of the most entertaining parts of going to the Cannes Advertising festival for the first time recently was eavesdropping on so much marketing chatter in one place. It was surreal to walk the cobblestone streets past cafe tables and hear, not French, but snippets of conversation with language like “brand salience” and “mental availability.” […]
  1. CPG: Food
American brand Cheez-It, the new snack from Kellanova, makes its UK debut this summer. Baked with 100% real cheese and a combination of wheat, corn and potatoes, the recipe has been tweaked for European tastebuds. The UK range will include two flavours – Cheese &… This story continues at US brand Cheez-It launches in the […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Swizzels has expanded its Marvellous Mallows range with the introduction of Drumstick-flavoured Marvellous Mallows Giant. The new Mallow countline tastes of the nostalgic Drumstick flavour, Raspberry and Milk, with a blend of light and soft textures and has been created as an on-the-go option for… This story continues at Swizzels launches new Marvellous Mallows Giant […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Yes, the Grocerant Guru® has long championed the appeal of mix-and-match meal component bundling, a hallmark of the grocerant niche. This summer, the team at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believe that EG America is setting a new standard by leveraging this approach to captivate both new and returning customers with their $5 meal deals. […]
  1. Department: Food
All the packaging for Clover and Country Life Spreadable is now fully recyclable As part of its commitment to ensure all packaging is reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025, the Saputo Dairy UK is removing the non-recyclable cover papers from its Clover, Utterly Butterly and… This story continues at Saputo UK introduces recyclable cover papers […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Amazon has teamed up with media investment company GroupM to co-develop original, shoppable content for the new Amazon Live free ad-supported TV (FAST) channel, which launched in April 2024 on Amazon’s Prime Video and Freevee streaming TV services. The mobile experience that sits alongside Amazon Live’s streaming TV content. (Image courtesy Amazon) The partners will […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Although inflation’s pace has slowed since the middle of 2022, the cost of everyday essentials continues to rise. At Dollar General, more shoppers are experimenting with store brands as they seek ways to lessen the strain on their family budgets, says Jackie Li, senior vice president, private brands and global sourcing at […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
  In 2019, Chipotle Mexican Grill took a unique and proactive approach to brand elevation by participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee with its own version: the Chipotle Bee, For Real. This initiative was a testament to the power of innovative branding in driving future growth and creating a new energy within a brand.  […]
  1. Department: Food
Over the past five years, the prices of various food items have risen significantly, affecting staples like milk and fruit as well as treats like chocolate bars and ice cream. Savings experts at BravoVoucher analysed data from the Office for National Statistics on the average… This story continues at Biggest grocery price increases over last […]
  1. CPG: Food
Müller Yogurt & Desserts has reformulated its Müller Light yogurt range and is supporting the move with a packaging redesign and marketing campaign. The new Müller Light yogurt range will include added vitamin B6, which contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, and vitamin… This story continues at Müller Light range re-launched Or just […]
  1. Department: Beverage
  The world of beverages is constantly bubbling, and the latest trend making waves is the Dirty Soda. This seemingly unusual concoction blends classic sodas with unexpected twists, like creamy coffee, fruity bursts, and even a touch of salt. But what’s behind the fizz? Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® thinks […]
  1. Data & Insights
We’re at a surreal stage of generative AI adoption, as some of the growing pains of this still relatively new technology are revealed in funny and bizarre ways. Google released “AI Overviews” at scale in the US recently, giving everyone an opportunity to kick the tires and ask Google questions answered by AI, which then […]
  1. CPG: Food
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert regarding Crecelac Goat Milk Infant Formula and other infant formula products imported and distributed by Dairy Manufacturers Inc. The alert highlights Cronobacter contamination concerns with Crecelac Infant Powdered Goat Milk Infant Formula. Although Dairy Manufacturers Inc. initiated a recall on May 24, 2024, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Müller Yogurt & Desserts has launched a new phase of its “Rice, Rice Baby” campaign featuring England footballer Declan Rice in time for the Euro 2024 football tournament starting next month (June). The “seven-figure” campaign, which begins on Monday 3 June, builds on the previous… This story continues at Müller launches new wave of ‘Rice, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
In recent years, the global food industry has experienced a significant transformation as an increasing number of consumers adopt plant-based protein alternatives. The rising demand for veggie burgers, meatless sausages, dairy-free milk, and plant-based yogurts not only reflects changing consumer preferences but also highlights a growing awareness of the environmental, health, and ethical impacts of […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Cathedral City is back on TV screens with its brand new ‘City’ campaign throughout May, June and July, across national TV slots and social media. The ‘City’ creative aims to show how Cathedral City can elevate everyday cheese usage occasions. It aims to tempt audiences… This story continues at Cathedral City returns to TV screens […]
  1. CPG: Food
In a significant move, Dairy Manufacturers Inc., a Texas-based company, has initiated a voluntary recall of several baby formula products after they were found to be noncompliant with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. The recall encompasses all lot codes of three specific products: Crecelac Infant 0-12, Farmalac 0-12, and Farmalac 0-12 Low Lactose. […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Target will lower the everyday prices of approximately 5,000 frequently shopped items. Reduced prices already are in effect for about 1,500 items, and additional cuts will be instituted over the summer. Consumers will see lower prices on products including milk, meat, bread, soda, fresh fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, coffee and diapers. In a post […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at for […]

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WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation has released its annual list of the Top 100 Retailers. Compiled by Kantar, the list ranks the industry’s largest retail companies by their U.S. sales. “This year’s list of the Top 100 Retailers largely reflects a post-pandemic return to normal,” NRF Executive Director of Research Mark Mathews said. “As […]