Nestlé UK and PhunkyFoods join forces on new healthy kids programme

Nestlé UK has partnered with PhunkyFoods, an award-winning independent curriculum-based healthy eating and activity programme, on a new Healthy Kids Programme, which will reach 76,000 children between 2012 and 2015. Through the Nestlé UK Healthy Kids Network, Nestlé will support PhunkyFoods with £820,000 on an ambitious new three-year initiative – helping to expand PhunkyFoods’ reach […]

ConAgra Foods Issues 2012 Citizenship Report Update of progress on the company’s Good for You, Good for the Community, and Good for the Planet Platform

ConAgra Foods Issues 2012 Citizenship Report Update of progress on the company’s Good for You, Good for the Community, and Good for the Planet Platform

ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one ofNorth America’sleading food companies, today released its 2012 Citizenship Report, providing a detailed look at the company’s efforts to nourish its employees, give back to the community, and protect the environment while driving economic gains for its stakeholders. Available online at,ConAgra Foods’2012 Citizenship Report covers specific initiatives underway within […]

Small tea company risks future success on a name change “The name was too damn long,” says CEO and owner

Building a brand in today’s competitive grocery aisles is a challenge for the largest consumer products companies. For a small entrepreneurial business with a limited marketing budget, it is even tougher. When Richard Rosenfeld launched two leaves and a bud tea company ™ in 2004, he wanted “a brand name that said ‘tea,’ was unique […]

Free Taco Day and 30,000 Chicken Breasts will be Flame Grilled!

Taco Cabana will flame-grill more than 30,000 chicken breasts to create more than 60,000 chicken fajita tacos for its guests next Tuesday. The fast-casual chain with its Mexican patio cafe environment and true flavors of Mexico-inspired menu, is giving away the free chicken fajita tacos on Oct. 2 in anticipation of National Taco Day. Taco […]

Boston Pizza Names Helen Langford New Vice President of Food Services

Newly created position to deliver on brands’ innovative and bold culinary strategy Boston Pizza today announced the hiring of Helen Langford for the newly created position of Vice President of Food Services. Langford brings more than ten years of product innovation, quality assurance and supply chain expertise to the role and will oversee Boston Pizza’s […]

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 ( 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 […]