Royal Cup Coffee & Tea will consolidate several existing brands to four new core brand identities, including Prideland, Royal Cup Signature, ROAR and H.C. Valentine. Additionally, the company streamlined its internal processes and operations. Royal Cup will introduce the new brands throughout the U.S. and Caribbean over the next several months.
Tyson Foods plans to create “protein alternatives” including a vegan protein in 2019, according to the company’s CEO. The firm reported a decline in sales in its latest quarter as it contends with falling meat prices.
Kellogg’s has unveiled a new raspberry, apple and carrot variant to its No Added Sugar Granola range, appealing to consumers who follow veganism.
Nestlé USA is boosting its Natural Bliss range of creamers with three dairy alternative variants, as it responds to rising interest in plant-based products.
Lakeview Farms and The Cheesecake Factory have joined to introduce a line of dessert-inspired puddings. Varieties include Cake Batter Strawberry Royale, Chocolate Black-Out, Vanilla Fudge Duet and Salted Caramel Delight, and each are available in packs of two 5.5-ounce cups at Walmart and other select retailers.
Kellogg is considering a sale of its fruit-snack and cookie units, which include such brands as Keebler, Famous Amos and Stretch Island, as the firm works to focus more on core brands. The company also announced it would be reorganizing its operational structure in January to spur growth and innovation.
Stouffer’s has begun rolling out its new Complete Family Meal Kits, customizable kits available without a subscription, to retailers across the U.S.
PepsiCo is carving out a new space in the $2 billion dairy alternatives market with the launch of Quaker Oat Beverage. The three-variety line will hit grocery shelves in January.
Mondelez International Inc. announced all of its packaging will be recyclable by 2025. Also in the next seven years, Mondelez will provide consumers with recycling information about all its products.
A new partnership between Tyson Foods Inc. and the largest feedlot cooperative in the U.S. is changing the transparency conversation. They have joined forces to offer the beef industry’s first-ever program that gives consumers key assurances about the beef they eat. The program has the potential to reshape the entire industry.