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BURLINGTON, Mass. & PLANO, Texas — Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) today announced the successful completion of the merger between Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. The transaction creates the seventh-largest company in the U.S. food and beverage sector...
Jeff Hansberry has been named president and chief executive officer of Caveman Foods, L.L.C., a manufacturer of paleo snack foods. Read full...
Mondelez International has completed the previously announced acquisition of Tate's Bake Shop, a premium cookie brand, for approximately $500 million. The company said it will operate Tate’s as a separate, standalone business under its current management team from its...
Michael H. Solomon has been named president of Dole Fresh Vegetables at Dole Food Company, Inc. In this role, Mr. Solomon will be responsible for all the division’s operations across North America and will report to Johan Linden, president and chief executive officer...
The latest yogurt launch from General Mills, Inc. is YQ by Yoplait, a high-protein, less sweet yogurt made with ultra-filtered milk. The plain variety contains 17 grams of protein and 1 gram of sugar per 5.3-oz serving. Flavored varieties include coconut, peach,...
Post Consumer Brands is rolling out a new concept that brings ice cream flavors to the morning daypart. Malt-O-Meal and Cold Stone Creamery--two American heritage brands--have come together to offer Strawberry Blonde (honey graham and strawberry-flavored cereal with...
Bare Snacks is rolling out a line of vegetable chips based on beets, carrots or sweet potatoes. These crunchy chips are the first line of baked, never fried, no oil veggie chips on the U.S. market, the company claims, and are made with simply sliced real vegetables,...
Richard Ferranti has been promoted to president of Rich Products Corp. as part of a series of executive promotions that are expected to add greater strategic depth to the company’s leadership team. He succeeds William G. Gisel, who will remain chief executive officer....
Luca Zaramella has been named executive vice-president and chief financial officer of Mondelez International, Inc., effective Aug. 1. A 20-year veteran of the company, he currently is senior vice-president of corporate finance. Read full...
The Kraft Heinz Co. has announced that Planters Cheez Balls and Cheez Curls will return to grocery store shelves nationwide for a limited time. The cheese-flavored snacks were phased out 12 years ago but are returning following demand generated from online groups and...
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