TSB manages a £3M green innovation competiton

The Greenius, or Green Genius, national competition aimed at driving forward the UK’s green growth agenda has opened and organisations are invited to compete for a share of £3 million for the development of innovative, near-market technologies leading to commercialisation. Launched by the Deputy Prime Minister in June, the contest is seeking innovative solutions to […]

EPA doubles up green awards for Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market has received a 2012 Green Power Leadership Award for sustained excellence from the Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) for its renewable energy purchase of 800 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) last year. The annual award recognizes leading green power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green […]

Carlsberg Group appoints a new head of Human Resources

Carlsberg Group appoints a new head of Human Resources

Claudia Schlossberger (57) has been appointed Senior Vice President Global Human Resources, Carlsberg Group. She has overall global responsibility for Carlsberg’s 41,000 employees. Since 2003, Claudia had been Chief Human Resources Officer, Metro Group, as well as Metro Cash & Carry. Prior to that, Claudia held various senior HR leadership positions across the Metro Group […]

The Original SoupMan® Heats up the Soup Aisle of Safeway With New Shelf-Stable Cartons

SoupMan, Inc. (OTCBB: SOUP) announced today The Original SoupMan® – the long-adored and best-tasting soup brand in the world, and inspiration for the famous “Soup” episode on Seinfeld – is now available for the first time in new shelf-stable, eco-friendly cartons in the soup aisle of more than 1,400 Safeway (www.Safeway.com) and Safeway-owned grocery stores […]

McCormick Reports Strong Growth In Third Quarter

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, today reported strong growth in the third quarter of fiscal year 2012. To reflect a more favorable tax rate, the company increased its expected full year earnings per share to a range of $3.03 to $3.08. Grew third quarter net sales 9% in local […]

Dean Foods Explores Sale Of Morningstar Business

Dean Foods (NYSE: DF) regularly evaluates options for maximizing shareholder value. As part of that process, the company recently decided to explore a transaction that may result in the sale of the Morningstar business. The company has not yet identified a buyer for Morningstar, but believes the business possesses an attractive portfolio in a growing […]

McCain Foods launches revolutionary mashed potato

McCain Foods is set to revolutionise the use of mashed potato in foodservice with the launch of McCain Simply Potato for Mash from September 2012, enabling caterers to deliver a consistently delicious, creamy and fluffy mash, in just 15 minutes*, with no waste, saving time and therefore money. McCain Simply Potato for Mash has been […]

Burts Chips and Guinness toast the launch of the first ever Guinness flavoured crisp

Artisan, premium crisp brand Burts Chips and Guinness are proud to announce the launch of the world’s first Guinness flavoured crisps, in a move that’s set to mark one of the biggest launches the snack category has seen in years in a deal brokered by global licensing firm Broad Street Licensing Group. Guinness Burts Chips, […]

Beverage Information Group’s 2012 Beer Handbook says U.S. Beer Consumption Continues Decline

It was another year of declines for the beer industry. Heightened competition from other beverage alcohol segments, high unemployment rates among core consumers and a struggling economy contributed to the loss. According to the recently released Beverage Information Group’s 2012 Beer Handbook, the overall beer industry lost 35.6 million 2.25 gallon cases – a 1.3% […]