The incidence of severe allergic reactions to food has increased at a dramatic rate, rising 377% from 2007 to 2016, according to a study of private insurance claims conducted by FAIR Health.
Mars has agreed to purchase Preferred Brands International, parent company of the Tasty Bite brand, which produces Asian and Indian dinner products.
Toronto-based Cott Corp. is selling its traditional beverage manufacturing business to Tampa, Fla.-based Refresco. Cott has manufactured beverages for private brands for more than sixty years.
Plant expected to support continued growth of Birds Eye business.
Speciality coffee importer and roaster Royal Cup has acquired Richgood Gourmet, the maker of cold-brew brand Icebox Coffee.
The acquisition is expected to help Naturally Splendid continue its strategy to gain market share in the healthy food retail markets.
The launch of Amazon Instant Pickup and Aldi’s new partnership with Instacart, both announced this week, propel forward online grocery shopping, which according to industry analysts is quickly gaining momentum despite significant lingering challenges.
The “on-the-go” snacking subcategory is a $1.1 billion area, and while many areas of the store have struggled to find growth, it has posted a compound annual growth rate of more than 10% every year between 2012 and 2016.
It seems that Londoners are turning to air care products to tackle pollution. Indeed, Mintel’s Air Care UK 2017 Report reveals that while those in the capital are the most likely to be concerned about pollution, they are also the most likely to have increased their use of air care products over the past year.
In April 2015, Blue Bell brand voluntarily recalled all of its products on the market made at all of its facilities including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks because they had the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This presentation analyzes the recovery of the Blue Bell brand before, during and after the 2015 recall.