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May 30, 2013

Researchers have found that both kids and adults are drinking fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — Researchers have found that both kids and adults are drinking fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

May 17, 2013

Eco Lips launched Mongo Kiss, a lip balm made with mongongo nut oil and formulated with nutrients like vitamin E and essential fatty acids.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Eco Lips on Wednesday launched Mongo Kiss, a lip balm made with mongongo nut oil and formulated with nutrients like vitamin E and essential fatty acids. NMongo Kiss is certified organic, fair trade certified, non-GMO, gluten-free and made with 100% renewable energy offsets, the company stated. 

May 15, 2013

Kroger on Wednesday unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that cannot be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less distribution center in Compton, Calif.

CINCINNATI — Kroger on Wednesday unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that cannot be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less distribution center in Compton, Calif.

May 10, 2013

Fuse Science on Thursday announced extended distribution for its PowerFuse and ElectroFuse energy drops across select Walgreens stores in the Ponte Verde, Fla., market for the Players Championship Tournament. Point-of-purchase displays feature NFL's Arian Foster and David Ortiz of MLB's Boston Red Sox.

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. — Fuse Science on Thursday announced extended distribution for its PowerFuse and ElectroFuse energy drops across select Walgreens stores in the Ponte Verde, Fla., market for the Players Championship Tournament. Point-of-purchase displays feature NFL's Arian Foster and David Ortiz of MLB's Boston Red Sox. 

The Fuse Science distribution strategy is focused on rolling out product lines within Walgreens locations situated near select PGA tournaments around the country up until, and including, the 2013 U.S. Open in June.

April 30, 2013

A new energy drink made from natural yerba mate is hitting retail shelves now.

CHICAGO — A new energy drink made from natural yerba mate is hitting retail shelves now.

Fuga is a healthy energy drink made from the natural energy resource yerba mate which is said to offer the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea and the euphoria of chocolate. Fuga's array of herbal ingredients also includes prickly pear cactus, ginkgo biloba, guarana, milk thistle and acai, as well as essential vitamins and amino acids to support overall health and well-being.

April 30, 2013

Planters Peanuts has launched a new snack mix with the aim to provide a sustaining boost of energy.

NEW YORK — Planters Peanuts has launched a new snack mix with the aim to provide a sustaining boost of energy.

New Planters NUT-rition Sustaining Energy Mix is designed to provide wholesome fuel and is a good source of protein, fiber and four vitamins and minerals, according to the company.

Planters NUT-rition is available in three varieties:

April 30, 2013

A revamped Adidas personal care range has hit the market, reflecting the athletic energy of today’s man and the confidence of the modern woman.

NEW YORK — A revamped Adidas personal care range has hit the market, reflecting the athletic energy of today’s man and the confidence of the modern woman.

The new collection for men includes body sprays, deodorants, antiperspirants, and hair and body washes. With bold graphics and striking colors, the entire packaging redesign was executed with the dynamic modern Adidas man in mind.

April 21, 2013

Wrigley has entered the "energy" arena with Alert Energy Caffeine Gum. Each piece contains 40 mg of caffeine, the equivalent of a half cup of coffee.

CHICAGO — Wrigley has entered the "energy" arena with Alert Energy Caffeine Gum. Each piece contains 40 mg of caffeine, the equivalent of a half cup of coffee. The company said the gum is targeted to adults who consume caffeine for energy and are looking for a "portable solution." The gum's bitter taste is designed to deter children from using it. The gum is available in eight-piece packs in fruit and mint flavors, and has a suggested retail price of $2.99.

April 11, 2013

Three Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday released a report that found inconsistencies in the labeling and classification of energy drinks, extensive marketing to adolescents and young adults through social media and events, and high caffeine levels that exceed what is considered safe in soda by the Food and Drug Administration.

WASHINGTON — Three Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday released a report that found inconsistencies in the labeling and classification of energy drinks, extensive marketing to adolescents and young adults through social media and events, and high caffeine levels that exceed what is considered safe in soda by the Food and Drug Administration. The report was compiled using responses from 14 energy drink companies received by Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Sens. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., from their investigation into the industry.

April 10, 2013

Nordic Naturals launched Nordic CoQ10 Ubiquinol, formulated with 100 mg of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ-10) ubiquinol in a soft gel delivery format.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Nordic Naturals on Tuesday launched Nordic CoQ10 Ubiquinol, formulated with 100 mg of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ-10) ubiquinol in a soft gel delivery format. Shown to support cardiovascular health and the transformation of food into energy, ubiquinol is the active antioxidant form of CoQ-10, a fat-soluble molecule found in nearly every cell, tissue, and organ in the body, the supplier stated.

April 8, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition issued recommended guidelines for caffeine-containing dietary supplement products, expanding its self-regulatory initiatives that encourage best practices within the supplement industry.

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week issued recommended guidelines for caffeine-containing dietary supplement products, expanding its self-regulatory initiatives that encourage best practices within the supplement industry. 

April 2, 2013

Ahold USA now has the largest number of stores that have received leadership in energy and environmental design certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA now has the largest number of stores that have received leadership in energy and environmental design certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

April 1, 2013

A Colorado-based firm will install solar power systems at 22 Walgreens stores in 14 cities in the state over the next few months, under a partnership between the two companies.

AURORA, Colo. — A Colorado-based firm will install solar power systems at 22 Walgreens stores in 14 cities in the state over the next few months, under a partnership between the two companies.

Walgreens announced Monday an expansion of its relationship with SolarCity, saying the new power systems would reduce more than 47.5 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over the next two decades.

March 20, 2013

A group of doctors and public health professors are hoping the Food and Drug Administration will place stronger regulations on energy drinks to protect children and adolescents from what they call the harmful effects of high caffeine consumption.

NEW YORK — A group of doctors and public health professors are hoping the Food and Drug Administration will place stronger regulations on energy drinks to protect children and adolescents from what they call the harmful effects of high caffeine consumption.

March 18, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has given Sears Holdings a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award, the company said Monday.

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — The Environmental Protection Agency has given Sears Holdings a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award, the company said Monday.

Sears Holdings, which operates Kmart, said its efforts to promote sustainability and energy efficiency would be recognized at a ceremony in Washington on March 26.

The company has been an Energy Star partner since 1998.

March 11, 2013

Oceans Omega has a new supply agreement with DSM Nutritional Products for the production of Oceans Omega's OTEC emulsion ingredients, the company said Monday.

PARAMUS, N.J. — Oceans Omega has a new supply agreement with DSM Nutritional Products for the production of Oceans Omega's OTEC emulsion ingredients, the company said Monday.

DSM is a supplier of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, carotenoids and other ingredients to the feed, food, dietary supplement and personal care industries. Oceans Omega supplies stabilized omega-3 EPA and DHA ingredients.

March 8, 2013

Aculief will showcase its recently released Aculief "wearable acupressure" product at the Natural Products Expo West.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Aculief on Friday will showcase its recently released Aculief "wearable acupressure" product at the Natural Products Expo West here. 

Aculief applies pressure to the LI4 acupressure point, located between the thumb and forefinger. The LI4 has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to relieve tension and to promote your body’s natural flow of energy. 

March 8, 2013

PepsiCo is testing the waters of a new beverage segment with Kickstart, a new breakfast drink that's a mix of Mountain Dew and 5% real fruit juice.

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo is testing the waters of a new beverage segment with Kickstart, a new breakfast drink that's a mix of Mountain Dew and 5% real fruit juice. The beverage comes in two flavors, orange citrus and fruit punch, and has 80 calories per 16-oz. can, about half the calories found in a typical soda.

So far, Kickstart is being positioned as an alternative to coffee or juice, and not as an energy drink.

 

 

March 8, 2013

Tom's of Maine on Friday announced the launch of Goodness Report, a new way for consumers to learn more about the company's ingredients, packaging, waste, water, energy and community.

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Tom's of Maine on Friday announced the launch of Goodness Report, a new way for consumers to learn more about the company's ingredients, packaging, waste, water, energy and community.

March 7, 2013

Walgreens on Thursday announced plans to build what the company believes will be the nation’s first net-zero energy retail store, which engineers predict will produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Thursday announced plans to build what the company believes will be the nation’s first net-zero energy retail store, which engineers predict will produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes.  

March 4, 2013

In celebration of its recently launched Telescopic Shocking Extensions mascara, a new mascara that delivers the look of lash extensions, L'Oréal Paris is kicking off a nationwide digital contest inviting consumers to snap and upload a photo to LorealGetNoticed.com for the chance to be named the next "face" of L'Oréal Paris.

NEW YORK — In celebration of its recently launched Telescopic Shocking Extensions mascara, a new mascara that delivers the look of lash extensions, L'Oréal Paris is kicking off a nationwide digital contest inviting consumers to snap and upload a photo to LorealGetNoticed.com for the chance to be named the next "face" of L'Oréal Paris.

February 25, 2013

The energy drink category, which has enjoyed double-digit sales and unit growth for several years, faces increasing scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration.

The energy drink category, which has enjoyed double-digit sales and unit growth for several years, faces increasing scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA has said it will consider requiring companies to disclose the amount of caffeine in the drinks and add warnings about possible side effects on labeling.

February 21, 2013

Rise-N-Shine recently highlighted its Wake Up on Time supplement formulated to help night owls transform into morning people.

SPARTA TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Rise-N-Shine recently highlighted its Wake Up on Time supplement formulated to help night owls transform into morning people. Taken right before bed, Wake Up on Time starts to work six to eight hours later by releasing energy supplements for an alert, refreshed feeling.

“It's more than a vitamin; it's time in a bottle because, instead of hitting the snooze button over and over again, our product allows you bounce out of bed, ready to go,” Cathy Beggan, founder of Rise-N-Shine stated. 

February 13, 2013

Retail sales were up slightly in January as the increases in payroll taxes and energy prices forced consumers to change spending habits, according to a new report by the National Retail Federation.

WASHINGTON — Retail sales were up slightly in January as the increases in payroll taxes and energy prices forced consumers to change spending habits, according to a new report by the National Retail Federation.

February 5, 2013

Duane Reade announced the Niantic Labs new mobile game Ingress would be integrated across the chain's more than 250 locations in an effort to increase 'share of voice' and customer engagement.

NEW YORK — Duane Reade on Tuesday announced the Niantic Labs new mobile game Ingress would be integrated across the chain's more than 250 locations in an effort to increase 'share of voice' and customer engagement. Duane Reade, part of the Walgreens family of companies, is one of the first retail partners in the New York Metropolitan area for "Ingress", which blends the physical and virtual world to create a one-of-a-kind gaming experience, Duane Reade stated.