PLEASANTON, Calif. and BOISE, Idaho — Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Albertsons announced today a definitive agreement under which AB Acquisition LLC (“AB Acquisition”) will acquire all outstanding shares of Safeway (the “Merger”). The merger agreement was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of Safeway.
AB Acquisition is the owner of Albertson’s LLC and New Albertson’s, Inc. (collectively “Albertsons”) and is controlled by a …Read the full article »Comment Count
Wai Koko’s new Coconut Infusions line comes in four varieties with each packaged in an 8.5 oz. slim can. Featuring two citrus-enhanced flavors, Island Citrus and Lemon Lime, as well as its original coconut water and a new mocha-flavored variety, the company has created a sub-line that is polished and attractive.Read 'Review: Wai Koko Coconut Infusions' »Comment Count
CHICAGO and ORLANDO — Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), announced today the most successful consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands in its 2013 New Product Pacesetters report, an industry-recognized benchmark analysis of exceptional first-year CPG sales success for newly launched products. With 190,000 new UPCs and 9,500 new brand launches hitting the shelves in 2013, new products are certainly high-octane fuel for CPG growth engines.
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Canadian “Supershake” creator Rumble plans to offer its all-natural shakes in Ball Corporation’s Alumi-Tek® bottles to U.S. consumers this spring.
“We saw a gap in the market for an all-natural beverage that includes high-quality protein and a significant amount of omega 3s, which is why Rumble was created,” explains Rumble founder Paul Underhill. “To ensure the highest quality drinking experience for our …Read the full article »Comment Count
WATERBURY, Vt. — Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), today announced it has changed its company name to Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) effective immediately. Shareholders approved the new name at the Company’s annual shareholder meeting held last week. The Company will retain its ticker symbol of “GMCR” on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
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SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Urban Remedy (http://www.UrbanRemedy.com) – a certified organic food company that utilizes exceptionally-sourced ingredients to create cold-pressed juices, juice cleanses, wellness kits, healthy snacks, and meals- announced today that it will support the San Francisco-based non-profit GLIDE for the entirety of March, in support of National Nutrition Month.
GLIDE’s “Daily Free Meals” program is the only San Francisco service to …Read the full article »Comment Count
Bourbon Hall of Famer™ Jimmy Russell Celebrates Unprecedented 60 Years with Wild Turkey®; Longest Tenured, Active Master Distiller in North America Sets New Bourbon Industry Benchmark
LAWRENCEBURG, KY (MARCH 10, 2014) – Bourbon Hall of Famer™ Jimmy Russell, Wild Turkey’s® illustrious Master Distiller and the longest tenured, active Master Distiller of any whiskey brand in North America, celebrates 60 years of service …Read the full article »Comment Count
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