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March 21, 2014

Progresso, a brand from General Mills, announced new flavors for its line of Recipe Starters cooking sauces.

MINNEAPOLIS — Progresso, a brand from General Mills, announced new flavors for its line of Recipe Starters cooking sauces. Each pouch has a recipe favorite printied on it to give consumers a head start on meals during the week. Most of the recipes from Recipe Starters require five or fewer ingredients and can be prepared in 30 minutes or less, the company said. 

March 12, 2014

Pacific World’s new Fuse Gelnamel has been voted the “Best Honeymoon Gel Lacquer of 2014” by Brides Magazine.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — Pacific World’s new Fuse Gelnamel has been voted the “Best Honeymoon Gel Lacquer of 2014” by Brides magazine.

“This is such a huge honor and so exciting as we have just launched this new game-changing category within nail care,” stated Melissa Kahane, Fuse Gelnamel senior marketing manager. “Knowing the research and testing the magazine puts into each product featured makes receiving this stamp of approval by the Brides beauty department so much sweeter.”

February 28, 2014

4imprint on Friday posted a blue paper on gaming called "Using Gamification to Improve Engagement."

MANCHESTER, England — 4imprint on Friday posted a blue paper on gaming called "Using Gamification to Improve Engagement." 

The popularity of gamification as a business strategy continues, noted the promotional products retailer. With organizations continuously striving to find new ways to engage and capture the imagination of both their customers and employees, gamification is providing answers.

February 11, 2014

Nature Valley on Tuesday announced the introduction of two new products that are geared towards people with active lifestyles, the company said. It also will tack on a new flavor to its existing Nature Valley Protein Granola line.

MINNEAPOLIS — Nature Valley on Tuesday announced the introduction of two new products: Nature Valley Breakfast Biscuits and Nature Valley Greek Yogurt Protein bars, which are geared towards people with active lifestyles, the company said. The company also is adding an additional variety to its Nature Valley Protein Granola line in the form of Cranberry Almond.  

February 10, 2014

Better Homes & Gardens and its readers have named Pacific World’s at-home gel manicure line SensatioNail the “Best New At-Home Manicure Kit.”

NEW YORK — Better Homes & Gardens and its readers have named Pacific World’s at-home gel manicure line SensatioNail the “Best New At-Home Manicure Kit.”

After a six-month process that involved more than 80,000 consumers weighing in and hundreds of product submissions, SensatioNail surged to the top of the list in its category.

January 28, 2014

Snyder's of Hanover is adding Korn Krunchers, a new line of baked and seasoned corn snacks, to its lineup of products.

HANOVER, Pa. — Snyder's of Hanover is adding Korn Krunchers, a new line of baked and seasoned corn snacks, to its lineup of products. The snack is offered in three flavors: Korn Krunchers Barbeque, Korn Krunchers Nacho Grande and Korn Krunchers Hot Chili Lime.

November 6, 2013

Braun, a member of the Procter & Gamble Beauty and Grooming family of brands, has introduced its latest shaving innovation, the CoolTec electric shaver.

CINCINNATI — Braun, a member of the Procter & Gamble Beauty and Grooming family of brands, has introduced its latest shaving innovation, the CoolTec electric shaver.

While most electric shavers allow heat to build up uncomfortably in the shaver head, CoolTec was engineered with an aluminium cooling bar that continuously removes heat from the shaver head. The shaver’s design elements ensure a noticeable reduction in the signs of dry shaving irritation, including burning, itching, redness, skin tension and warmth, the company stated.

August 6, 2013

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Gluten Free Thin Crust Pizza Dough and Gluten Free Pie and Pastry Dough are now available in most major grocery stores nationwide.

MINNEAPOLIS — Pillsbury today introduced its first-ever line of refrigerated gluten-free dough. Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Gluten Free Thin Crust Pizza Dough and Gluten Free Pie and Pastry Dough are now available in most major grocery stores nationwide.

March 26, 2013

After its fall season-inspired yogurts, Yoplait, a General Mills brand, is bringing two cocktail-inspired additions to store shelves this spring.

MINNEAPOLIS — After its fall season-inspired yogurts, Yoplait, a General Mills brand, is bringing two cocktail-inspired additions to store shelves this spring: Yoplait Light piña colada and Yoplait Original cosmopolitan-flavored yogurt.

Yoplait Light piña colada contains 5 g of protein per 6 oz.-serving with 90 calories and Yoplait Original cosmopolitan contains 5 g of protein per 6 oz.-serving with 170 calories. Both flavors also are a good source of calcium and vitamin D.

March 21, 2013

Alcon has launched a mobile website designed to facilitate dialogue between patients and pharmacists about eye and ear treatments, the company said.

NEW YORK — Alcon has launched a mobile website designed to facilitate dialogue between patients and pharmacists about eye and ear treatments, the company said Thursday.

Alcon announced the launch of Drops101 Web Tools, which offers access to information about two of its products: Ciprodex Otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone), for acute otitis externa and acute otitis media in children with tymponostomy tubes; and Moxeza ophthalmic solution (moxifloxacin hydrochloride) for bacterial conjunctivitis.

January 23, 2013

Hero Nutritionals on Wednesday introduced two sugar-free vitamins to its Yummi Bears line that are naturally sweetened with lo han fruit and inulin fiber.

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Hero Nutritionals on Wednesday introduced two sugar-free vitamins to its Yummi Bears line that are naturally sweetened with lo han fruit and inulin fiber.

“Overall the gummy vitamin category is up by 19% year over year, with the new sugar-free trend emerging," stated Claire Polson, national sales and marketing manager for Hero Nutritionals. “Additionally, the supplement alternative sweetener category grew by 10%, with the children’s multivitamin category driving it at 23% growth as compared to 2011.”

December 14, 2012

Goody, a maker of hair accessories and styling tools, is supporting the 19th annual “Today Show “Holiday Gift Drive, through a donation of more than $200,000 hairstyling accessories to benefit children, teens and their families across the country this holiday season.

ATLANTA — Goody, a maker of hair accessories and styling tools, is supporting the 19th annual “Today Show “Holiday Gift Drive, through a donation of more than $200,000 hairstyling accessories to benefit children, teens and their families across the country this holiday season. The donation was made on “The Today Show” that aired on Friday.

October 9, 2012

Goldenberg's Peanut Chews has teamed up with Little Baby's Ice Cream to debut a new ice cream flavor.

PHILADELPHIA — Goldenberg's Peanut Chews has teamed up with Little Baby's Ice Cream to debut a new ice cream flavor.

"We at Goldenberg's Peanut Chews are elated to be able to combine two Philadelphia favorites into one sweet treat," Goldenberg's Peanut Chews marketing manager Bob Zender said.

September 18, 2012

Yoplait has introduced Yoplait Smoothies, which feature frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Yoplait has introduced Yoplait Smoothies, which feature frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt. The smoothies can be made by adding skim milk and blending, and each 4.5-oz. freezer package yields a single 12-oz. serving. “Each smoothie provides 10 grams of protein when prepared with milk and are sweetened with all-natural stevia,” Yoplait Smoothie marketing manager Maija Aittola said. Available in mixed berry and strawberry banana orange flavors, Yoplait Smoothies carry a suggested retail price of $2.99.

August 16, 2012

Yoplait is expanding its portfolio with a new on-the-go item.

MINNEAPOLIS — Yoplait is expanding its portfolio with a new on-the-go item.

The brand has introduced Yoplait Smoothies, which feature frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt. The smoothies can be made by adding 3/4 cup of skim milk and blending. Each 4.5-oz. freezer package yields a single 12-oz. serving, Yoplait said.

August 10, 2012

Progresso has developed a new line of versatile cooking sauces that can be used to create delicious home-cooked classics.

MINNEAPOLIS — Progresso has developed a new line of versatile cooking sauces that can be used to create delicious home-cooked classics.

Recipe Starters, available in five flavorful varieties — creamy parmesan basil, creamy roasted garlic with chicken stock, fire roasted tomato, creamy portabello mushroom and creamy three cheese — aim to provide families with a versatile solution to the weeknight dinner dilemma.

August 2, 2012

Panasonic has expanded its growing portfolio of beauty products with the launch of three new products: a heated eyelash curler, precision body shaver and facial hair trimmer.

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Panasonic has expanded its growing portfolio of beauty products with the launch of three new products: a heated eyelash curler, precision body shaver and facial hair trimmer.

The newest products join Panasonic's current beauty product portfolio, which includes facial steamers, pore cleansers and bikini trimmers.

June 27, 2012

General Mills on Wednesday announced the launch of its Fiber One 90-calorie brownies in a chocolate chip cookie flavor formulated with 5 g of fiber.

MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills on Wednesday announced the launch of its Fiber One 90-calorie brownies in a chocolate chip cookie flavor formulated with 5 g of fiber.

Each chocolate chip cookie brownie is made with semisweet chocolate chips in a cookie-batter brownie, topped with a chocolatey drizzle and contains 20% of the daily value of fiber.

April 12, 2012

Clorox has partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to launch a new healthcare resource for Hispanic families.

OAKLAND, Calif. — Clorox has partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to launch a new healthcare resource for Hispanic families.

Clorox and NAHN said the Hispanic Nurses Network consists of Spanish-speaking nurses in Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York, who will act as healthcare advocates to share health information and educate Hispanics on how to keep their homes healthy through media interviews at local outlets and Q&A sessions at Facebook.com/CloroxLatino.

January 25, 2012

Cheerios is extending its multigrain cereal line for the first time.

MINNEAPOLIS — Cheerios is extending its multigrain cereal line for the first time.

New Multi Grain Cheerios peanut butter cereal offers consumers the rich, indulgent flavor of peanut butter without derailing their diets by touting five whole grains and 110 calories per serving, the company said.

January 23, 2012

Wellesse on Friday announced the launch of the "New Year New Healthy You" sweepstakes, featuring a grand prize worth $3,000 that includes a year's supply of all Wellesse liquid supplements and choice of a treadmill, elliptical or exercise membership.

FERNDALE, Wash. — Wellesse on Friday announced the launch of the "New Year New Healthy You" sweepstakes, featuring a grand prize worth $3,000 that includes a year's supply of all Wellesse liquid supplements and choice of a treadmill, elliptical or exercise membership.

December 14, 2011

Nonin Medical on Monday announced that its GO2 Personal Finger Pulse Oximeter was featured on "The Balancing Act" program on Lifetime Television on Dec. 13.

MINNEAPOLIS — Nonin Medical on Monday announced that its GO2 Personal Finger Pulse Oximeter was featured on "The Balancing Act" program on Lifetime Television on Dec. 13.

Yvonne Leonard, Nonin Medical consumer products marketing manager, shared with viewers how knowing their oxygen saturation and pulse rate can help them manage chronic respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

June 28, 2011

Fiber One is adding a breakfast choice to its lineup of products.

MINNEAPOLIS — Fiber One is adding a breakfast choice to its lineup of products.

New Fiber One 80 Calories cereal is a honey-flavored cereal that provides 10 g of fiber per serving, in addition to calcium, iron, B vitamins, folic acid and zinc, according to the company.

May 18, 2011

Sunstar Americas announced the recent introduction of its newest entries into the flosser category: Gum Eez-Thru flossers with vitamin E and fluoride, and Gum Eez-Thru mint flossers in a new value size.

CHICAGO — Sunstar Americas announced the recent introduction of its newest entries into the flosser category: Gum Eez-Thru flossers with vitamin E and fluoride, and Gum Eez-Thru mint flossers in a new value size.

May 13, 2011

Malt-O-Meal announced a new program that seeks to educate consumers about how cereal packaging can affect the environment.

MINNEAPOLIS — Malt-O-Meal announced a new program that seeks to educate consumers about how cereal packaging can affect the environment.

Through its Bag The Box initiative, the cereal brand has launched BagTheBox.com, as well as a blog devoted to the cause, which invites users to view fan-created videos and exchange ideas on sustainable packaging and green initiatives.