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Snee: Hormel innovating “at a faster cadence than ever before”

February 27, 2019

Hormel saw strong growth in its most recent quarter from such brands as Jennie-O and Old Smokehouse, and the firm is looking to pick up the pace for future new product rollouts. “With exciting innovation pipelines, retail brands such as Natural Choice, Skippy, Justin’s and Applegate, we’ll continue to deliver innovation to the marketplace at… Read more »

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McCormick unveils plethora of new products

February 27, 2019

McCormick has forged a partnership with Buzzfeed’s Tasty platform, a popular Facebook channel featuring overhead cooking videos, to release co-branded McCormick Tasty recipe mixes. McCormick also has plans to debut other new products this year, including French’s dipping sauces, Zatarain’s Garden District Kitchen meals and McCormick Gourmet-branded premium salt and pepper items. Full story

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Royal Cup Coffee & Tea will consolidate several existing brands

February 21, 2019

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. Full Story

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Tyson Foods plans to create “protein alternatives”

February 21, 2019

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. Full Story

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Kidfresh aims to expand into snacks, lunches

February 13, 2019

Youth-focused frozen meal brand Kidfresh aims to expand beyond the freezer aisle by offering lunches and snacks, founder Matt Cohen says. “We are focusing on segments that are growing and where there is a need for better-for-you options for kids,” he says. Full story

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Cheesecake Factory debuts retail pudding line

January 23, 2019

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. Full story

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Kellogg considers selling cookie unit amid reorganization

November 14, 2018

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. Full story

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