Kind Moves into Fast-Growing Plant-Based Ice Cream
CPG

The frozen space is one of six new categories the 15-year-old Kind has entered into during the past year as it moves beyond its core bars to become a broader snacking company. Kind's Frozen Pints wil...

FoodDive
May 18, 2021

Perrier Adds Energy Line to Sparkling Portfolio
Beverages - CPG

Perrier, a brand of Nestlé SA, Vevey, Switzerland, expanded into the carbonated energy beverage market with its latest release: Perrier Energize. The effervescent mineral water from France sources it...

Beverage Industry
May 12, 2021

Nestle Announces New Vegan Milk Brand to Compete with Oatly
Beverages - CPG

The pea-based milk alternative, called Wunda, will be available in France, the Netherlands and Portugal in the coming weeks, the Swiss maker of Nespresso coffee and Purina pet food said in a statement...

Fortune
May 7, 2021

Nestle in Talks to Buy Nature’s Bounty Vitamins
CPG - Health & Beauty

Nestle is in talks to buy nutritional supplement maker The Bountiful Company, the Swiss food giant said on Monday, as it looks to move further into a health and nutrition sector that is growing faster...

Reuters
April 27, 2021

Lasagna Meets Mac in New Nestle Mashup
CPG

Nestle is combining two comfort foods into one with its new Stouffer’s LasagnaMac. Featuring the brand’s macaroni and cheese stacked between layers of lasagna with meat sauce, the mashup was desig...

Food Business News
April 23, 2021

How Nestlé is Shaping its Portfolio
Branding - CPG

With more than $30 billion in transactions since 2018, the world's largest food company is refocusing its offerings on faster-growing categories popular with consumers. Since 2017, Switzerland-based ...

FoodDive
March 7, 2021

Nestle to Sell North American Water Brands for $4.3 Billion
Beverages

The sale, to One Rock Capital Partners and Metropoulos & Co, includes brands such as Poland Spring, Deer Park, Ozarka, Ice Mountain, Zephyrhills, Arrowhead and Splash, as well as U.S. office bever...

CNBC
February 18, 2021

Nestlé Rolling Out a Vegan KitKat Later This Year, but Not in...
CPG

The plant-based movement has found a new partner: the KitKat. Nestlé confirmed it will roll out a vegan version of its popular chocolate treat later this year in "several countries across the globe....

USA Today
February 16, 2021

Chobani enters crowded RTD coffee space
Beverages - CPG

Chobani took its biggest step yet to grow beyond dairy with the rollout of ready-to-drink cold brew coffees — bringing the company up against heavyweights such as Nestlé, PepsiCo and Danone. The c...

FoodDive
January 14, 2021

Danone’s So Delicious launches plant-based cheese
CPG

Danone's plant-based So Delicious Dairy Free brand has expanded its offerings to include shredded and sliced cheeses, as well as creamy spreads. The shreds and slices are available at some stores nati...

FoodDive
January 12, 2021

Tyson Foods’ Jimmy Dean goes plant-based
CPG

The rollout of the Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwiches is the latest move by large CPG companies to do just that. Nestlé introduced its first U.S. products in 2020 that incorporated plant-based meat in i...

FoodDive
January 6, 2021

Freshly launches new lower-carb product line
CPG - Dining

Freshly said the new offerings are a result of growing customer demand for lower-carb meals, which fits a larger trend toward healthier meal options and elevated at-home dining. In the announcement, F...

GroceryDive
December 16, 2020

Makers of diapers and baby formula brace for lower sales as pa...
CPG - Retail

Procter & Gamble, Nestle and Reckitt Benckiser are among the companies that could be negatively impacted by shrinking birth rates this year. For the full story, visit CNBC  -  https://www.cnb...

CNBC
November 16, 2020

Nestlé acquires healthy meal startup Freshly for up to $1.5B
CPG

Nestlé USA just announced that it has acquired Freshly for $1.5 billion — $950 million plus potential earnouts of up to $550 million based on future growth. For the full story, visit TechCrunch...

TechCrunch
October 30, 2020

The newest Cinnamon Toast Crunch product isn’t what you&...
CPG

Nestlé is bottling 'Cinnamilk' and putting it in stores nationwide this January For the full story, visit Mashed  -  https://www.mashed.com/270279/the-newest-cinnamon-toast-crunch-product-isnt-w...

Mashed
October 30, 2020

JM Smucker sells Crisco to B&G Foods for $550M
CPG

CPG - J.M. Smucker announced plans to sell its Crisco oils and shortening business to B&G Foods for about $550 million in cash, the company known for its jams said in a statement. For the full ...

Food Dive
October 27, 2020

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