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Coca-Cola dips into alcohol alternatives with the launch of Bar None, a collection of ready-to-drink mocktails. It's a new look for Coke with a “shift in the growth mindset of the company” that is “adopting more growth behaviors, being curious, taking more risks.”...
After an eight-month search, the Boston Beer Company has identified its next chief marketing officer. The country’s second-largest craft brewery today named Lesya Lysyj, who is currently the U.S. president of Welch’s Foods Inc., as its new CMO. Read full post here...
Having watched as oat milk fueled its successful recent round of coffee innovation, Rise Brewing Co. is betting the increasingly popular ingredient can work just as well on its own. The New York City-based coffee company began producing its own supply of organic oat...
Veteran CPG marketing executive Eric Berniker, who most recently served as CMO of CORE Hydration, has joined organic sports drink maker Roar Beverage Company as its new CMO and its investor AccelFoods as an operating partner. Read full post...
Amos Ryals McMullian Jr. has been elected president and chief executive officer of Flowers Foods, Inc. by the company’s board. He will succeed Allen L. Shiver, who intends to retire from the company and step down from the board of directors following Flowers’ annual...
Lisa Chang has been named chief people officer for The Coca-Cola Co., effective March 1. In this role, Ms. Chang will oversee the company’s global human resources operations. Ms. Chang joins Coca-Cola from AMB Group, L.L.C., where she was senior vice-president and...
Conagra Brands, Inc. has announced plans to lay off approximately 100 employees at its Pinnacle Foods, Inc. office in Boulder as part of a planned shutdown of the facility. “In October, Conagra Brands acquired Pinnacle Foods and, as a part of that transaction,...
Dan Huber has been promoted to chief executive officer of Foster Farms. He succeeds Laura Flanagan, who has resigned after a little more than two years in the position to pursue other opportunities. Read full post...
Kelly J. Prior has been promoted to president of Litehouse, Inc., a maker of refrigerated salad dressings, dips and cheeses. Mr. Prior has been interim president since November 2018, when Jim Frank, president and chief executive officer, announced his plans to retire....
Mark L. Schiller, the new president and chief executive officer of the Hain Celestial Group, Inc., envisions a “fundamentally different approach” for the business. Going forward, he said, Hain Celestial will become a smaller, more focused company with higher margins...
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