Small and midsize CPG companies increasing number of successful new product launches
April 7, 2017
IRI has announced last year’s most successful consumer packaged goods launches in its 2016 New Product Pacesetters report, an industry-recognized benchmark analysis of exceptional first-year CPG sales success for newly launched products.
As part of its forward-looking innovation and growth strategy, and following its acquisition of in-store bakery company Superior Cake Products last year, Hostess Brands is expanding its presence in the in-store bakery category with the launch of Hostess Bake Shop.
The Little Kernel, a healthy line of "miniature" popcorn snacks, has announced a donation of $2500 to Generation Rescue, the leading national organization that provides hope, information and treatment assistance to families affected by autism spectrum disorders, in honor of April as Autism Awareness Month.
ABA issues friendly challenge to industry partners
March 31, 2017
During the ABA Board of Directors Meeting at the American Bakers Association (ABA) 2017 Convention, the ABA Board approved an additional $600,000 on top of its existing investment to the Grain Foods Foundation.