Packaging / Labeling: Page 2

  • Frito-lay, PepsiCo, chips
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    Christopher Doering/Food Dive

    Exclusive: PepsiCo to bring iconic chip brands into new snacking categories in 2023

    Cheetos-flavored pretzels, Doritos co-branded jerky and a cracker with one of its major chip brands will allow the CPG giant to change how shoppers view its snacks and increase occasions when they are consumed.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    Chris Casey/Food Dive

    How upcycled food companies tackle their biggest challenge

    As more brands create products using ingredients that would have gone to waste, leaders in the industry say educating consumers is key to success.

    By Dec. 19, 2022
  • Six people wear food packaging costumes with oversized versions of the revamped Nutrition Facts label. Explore the Trendline
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    (2020). [photograph]. Retrieved from FDA.


    Honest, clear and effective messaging on product labels is important to both manufacturers and consumers — but finding the right way to communicate can be challenging.

    By Food Dive staff
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    Sponsored by The Ibotta Performance Network

    2023 Forecast: The accelerated rise of private label

    Economic weakening, fluctuating consumer behavior, and the latest rise of Private Label are challenges for brands to reckon with en masse.

    Dec. 19, 2022
  • Whole Earth Brands, sugar, sweetener, equal
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    Equal sweetener owner Whole Earth announces CEO transition plan

    The company’s board appointed member Michael Franklin to serve as its interim head starting Jan. 1. He replaces Albert Manzone, who has run the firm since 2016.

    By Dec. 15, 2022
  • Mars, SNICKERS, Protein, Bars
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    Courtesy of Mars

    Mars enters performance nutrition with Snickers Hi Protein Bars

    The product has the same chocolate, caramel and peanut ingredients as the iconic treat, but 20 grams of protein and only four grams of sugar.

    By Dec. 14, 2022
  • Poppi, soda
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    Courtesy of Poppi

    Functional soda Poppi raises $25M

    The beverage maker also bulked up its C-suite by appointing former Anheuser-Busch executive Lana Buchanan as its chief marketing officer.

    By Dec. 13, 2022
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    5 tips for navigating a challenging distribution environment

    Learn how companies are navigating the supply chain difficulties they face, from sourcing ingredients and raw materials from suppliers through distribution to retail and foodservice outlets.

    Dec. 5, 2022
  • Hershey's hot chocolate bomb
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    Courtesy of The Hershey Company

    Leftovers: Hershey bursts into Hot Chocolate Bombs; Premier Protein flips for pancakes

    The confection and snacking giant is bringing its own spin to the wintertime drink, and Kraft Heinz hopes its Lunchables Holiday Packs will give parents the gift of more time to prepare presents. 

    By Food Dive Staff • Dec. 2, 2022
  • Do Good Food, eggs
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    Courtesy of Do Good Food

    Post’s Michael Foods to offer verified carbon reduced eggs in 2023

    The company is partnering with supplier Do Good Foods, and will quantify the impact each foodservice buyer’s purchase had on climate change. 

    By Dec. 2, 2022
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    Christopher Doering/Food Dive

    Upstart bottled water makers thirst for differentiation in $40B industry

    While companies like PepsiCo and Coca-Cola dominate the space, brands looking to carve out their own niche are touting better-for-you products and sustainability attributes to stand out.

    By Dec. 1, 2022
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    Retrieved from Cove on November 28, 2022

    Cove debuts biodegradable water bottles

    The Los Angeles-based startup will launch the containers, which it says are the first of their kind, on Thursday in Southern California.

    By Sam Silverstein • Nov. 28, 2022
  • Unique Snacks, pretzel
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    Permission granted by Unique Snacks

    Once a ‘sleepy category,’ the pretzel grabs its fill of the $106B snacking space

    Long mocked as an unloved staple of bars and airplanes, brands such as Hershey’s Dot’s have turned to bold flavors to attract snack-obsessed consumers.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
  • Nestle, nespresso, coffee, paper
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    Courtesy of Nestlé

    Nestlé’s Nespresso to debut paper-based compostable capsules

    The new pods will be piloted in France and Switzerland in spring 2023, and will complement the brand’s existing aluminum option.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
  • Sabra, hummus
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    Courtesy of Sabra

    Hummus leader Sabra regaining swagger after ‘difficult’ move to halt production

    Several months after temporarily shutting down its Virginia plant for repairs, CEO Joey Bergstein said the brand, co-owned by PepsiCo, is experiencing a sharp rebound in sales and recouping lost market share.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
  • Campbell Soup, chunky
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    Christopher Doering/Food Dive

    Inside Campbell Soup’s overhaul to innovation and how it’s paying off

    From technology to how workers collaborate, the 153-year-old food giant is scrapping old practices in favor of new ones to quicken product development and boost its chances of success.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
  • Doritos, Frito-Lay, PepsiCo
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    How PepsiCo adapts to keep pace with food innovation

    The company’s Frito-Lay unit is using artificial intelligence and expanding its consumer outreach to design new products and create more flavor options.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
  • General Mills minis
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    Courtesy of General Mills

    General Mills thinks big with mini versions of 3 cereals

    With bite-sized offerings of Trix, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Reese’s Puffs, the CPG giant is capitalizing on cereal’s growing popularity as a snack.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
  • PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, minis, doritos, cheetos, sun chips
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    Courtesy of PepsiCo

    PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay introduces bite-sized versions of popular snacks

    Doritos, Cheetos and SunChips Minis are packaged in canisters that the CPG giant said are conducive to sharing or eating on the go.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
  • Nestle, deliwich
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    Retrieved from Nestle.

    Nestlé aims for bigger bite of $600M thaw and eat category

    The nascent segment, which is growing at a 25% CAGR, allows food makers to get their brands into the hands of on-the-go consumers who don’t have immediate access to an oven or microwave.

    By Oct. 31, 2022
  • A royal blue box of Entenmann's Cake Truffles in Chocolate Delight.
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    Courtesy of Entenmann's

    Leftovers: Entenmann’s bakes a truffle treat; Kellogg and Elf on the Shelf cool down breakfast

    The sweets baker rolls out two varieties of bite-size indulgent treats, and Sierra Nevada’s new brew gives fresh hops the deep freeze.

    By Food Dive staff • Oct. 28, 2022
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    Christopher Furlong via Getty Images

    Constellation transitions to passive role at Canopy Growth

    As part of a deal, the alcohol giant would keep its existing 35.7% stake, but no longer be allowed to nominate representatives to the board or approve certain transactions.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
  • Interior of Metcalfe's Market store in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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    Permission granted by Metcalfe's Market

    Consumer Brands Association names news industry trade group head as CEO

    David Chavern, who takes over on Jan. 3, joins the group as CPGs deal with issues such as inflation, supply chain challenges and labor shortages.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
  • Old El Paso, General Mills, chips
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    Courtesy of General Mills

    General Mills’ Old El Paso enters snack category with chips

    The brand, best known for taco shells, tortillas and seasoning mixes, is debuting three sweet and savory Tex-Mex-inspired flavors at Walmart.

    By Oct. 21, 2022
  • FDA Commissioner Robert Califf stands at a podium and speaks, while CFSAN Director Susan Mayne sits next to him at a table covered with a blue cloth.
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    Megan Poinski/Food Dive

    FDA leaders say the agency is ‘focused on food’

    Commissioner Robert Califf and safety and nutrition head Susan Mayne told a conference this week how they plan to use policy to improve what people eat amid unhealthy diets and poor nutrition.

    By Oct. 13, 2022
  • A Seattle-style dog made with Tofurky plant-based sausage
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    Courtesy of Tofurky

    Arkansas plant-based meat labeling restrictions are unconstitutional, judge rules

    The court said terms like “burger” and “hot dog” on Tofurky’s clearly labeled plant-based items aren’t deceptive and provide consumers with important information about the products.

    By Oct. 11, 2022