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Aldi, Lidl threat can be met

February 21st, 2019

German deep-discount grocers Aldi and Lidl are pushing U.S. grocery retailers to up their game but don’t present an insurmountable challenge, according to management consultancy Bain & Co. Full story

Sauces

February 21st, 2019

Americans consume most of their condiments at home but do much of their experimenting with new flavors and sauces while dining out, according to Datassential’s Condiments, Sauces, and Dressings Keynote… Read more »

Toilet Paper

February 21st, 2019

According to a study, the largest U.S. makers of at-home tissue products—Procter & Gamble Co., Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Georgia-Pacific—use only virgin fiber in their major brands, and no recycled content,… Read more »

Juice

February 21st, 2019

Newer health attributes will make products stand out in an increasing wellness-oriented market. Full story

Green Tea Matcha Bar

February 21st, 2019

Nestlé will launch its KitKat green tea matcha bar in Europe, responding to consumer requests to make innovative KitKat flavours available outside Japan. Full story

Espresso Monster

February 21st, 2019

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is expanding its Monster Energy portfolio in the UK with the launch of a new ready-to-drink coffee drink range, designed to appeal to coffee drinkers and… Read more »

Canned Wines

February 21st, 2019

British start-up Nice aims to disrupt the wine industry with the launch of a pale rosé and a sauvignon blanc in cans, rolling out to 600 Sainsbury’s stores. Full story

WinCo set to debut in Montana

February 21st, 2019

The discount chain will open locations in Helena and Billings next month, expanding its presence to 10 states throughout the western U.S. Full story