Retailers and CPG companies faced with the twin pressures of low inflation and a lack of volume growth are discovering new methods of driving profit improvement from some surprising sources within their supply chains.
Dannon Light & Fit Greek Yogurt, Tide Pods and Monster Energy Ultra were recognized as New Product Pacesetters this week as Information Resources (IRI) unveiled the best new products of 2013 at its annual summit.
Jelly Belly Candy Co. makes more than 100 different flavors of jelly beans, but in celebration of St. Patrick's Day, it's showing some special attention to its green Jelly Belly beans. There are 17 green varieties in all, each containing its own special flavor.
LLamasoft, a leading global supply chain design software developer, has named Alejandro Nieto as SVP of international sales. Nieto will be responsible for sales in Latin America as well as EMEA and APAC regions.
Lay's potato chips has issued a last call for submissions in its search for its next potato chip flavor. Fans now have less than a month to submit their "Do Us A Flavor" contest submissions for a chance to win a $1 million grand prize.
Chiquita Brands International plans to combine with and Fyffes, an international importer and distributor of tropical produce, in a stock-for-stock transaction that will create a global banana and other fresh produce company with approximately $4.6 billion in annual revenues.