CHICAGO — Wrigley has put the brakes on its new Alert Energy Caffeine Gum, whose introduction prompted the Food and Drug Administration to launch an investigation into the health impact of “new and easy sources of caffeine” on children.
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Energy drink manufacturers will no longer be permitted to market to minors in Suffolk County, N.Y., now that the nation’s first Energy Drink Education and Protection Plan has been signed by County Executive Steve Bellone.
LAS VEGAS — Dannon Oikos was the top-selling new food or beverage in 2012 with $283.8 million in year-one sales across supermarkets, drug stores, mass marketers (including Walmart), club and dollar channels, and military commissaries, according to IRI’s New Product Pacesetter list released here Wednesday at the 2013 IRI Summit.
FAIRFIELD, Ohio — Both of Jungle Jim’s International Market’s 5,000-square-foot “Gourmet Galeria” housewares departments merchandise about 1,500 kitchen gadgets and the same upscale brands as high-end Williams-Sonoma.
Department stores, mass merchants and supermarket retailers are capitalizing on television chefs' expertise with exclusive arrangements and other partnerships involving celebrity chef-branded cookware.