One hundred grocery retail banners and 30 national consumer brands have pledged to participate in the 2014 Wounded Warrior Project Believe in Heroes campaign, whose mission is to empower injured service members, according to Acosta Sales & Marketing....More
Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: Fruity Farts Candy; chocolate cream-filled biscuit sticks; baked snack bites, bruschetta flavor; smoked paprika and chipotle rub; and a pineapple-mango 10-calorie beverage....More
Foster Farms, the California processor linked to an ongoing salmonella outbreak that started last year, has recalled an unspecified amount of chicken products that may be contaminated with salmonella Heidelberg....More
Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: sandwich thins; matcha (a fine powder green tea) to go; hot sauce; cashew cumin cauliflower coconut (etc.) bar; and a meatloaf dinner casserole....More
Alcohol-infused jams, candy, ice cream — even pickles — are a specialty food trend, according to products showcased at the Special Food Association’s Fancy Food Show, which ran June 29 through Tuesday in New York....More
Food retailer respondents to SN’s 11th annual Survey of Center Store Performance are switching out underperforming products, enhancing fresh food departments and testing aisle layouts, in an effort to grow center store sales.