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Glanbia Acquires SlimFast

The global nutrition group, Glanbia, has acquired SlimFast, a weight-loss company, for $350 million.   The company said that SlimFast will complement its performance-nutrition portfolio and...

Keurig Dr. Pepper Acquires CORE Nutrition

Plano, TX -- In the latest move by a mainstream beverage company into functional beverages, Keurig Dr Pepper has acquired CORE Nutrition, a company...

Coca-Cola Gets into Hot Beverages with $5.1B Costa Deal

Atlanta, GA – With overall soda sales at a 31-year low, Coca-Cola Co. will buy coffee chain Costa Coffee from the UK hospitality company...

Healthnotes Acquired by TraceGains Compliance Solution

Westminster, CO — TraceGains, a compliance software solution providing information exchange across the supply chain for food, beverage, and CPG companies, has acquired Healthnotes,...

Johnson & Johnson Buys Zarbee’s For Future

Skillman, NJ – The purchase of Zarbee’s Inc by Johnson & Johnson Consumer is just the latest instance of large consumer packaged goods companies...

UNFI to Buy Supervalu for $2.9 Billion

United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) and Supervalu Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which UNFI will acquire Supervalu for $32.50...
Marc Washington new Irwin Naturals CEO

Q&A with Marc Washington of Irwin Naturals (Hungry! Healthy! Hiring!)

Los Angeles, CA — Marc Washington, the newly minted CEO of Irwin Naturals, took a break from a sales summit in Park City, UT,...

Amazon to Buy Online Drugstore PillPack

Seattle – — Drugstore industry stocks took a hit on Thursday with the announcement Amazon is buying online pharmacy PillPack, which delivers pre-sorted doses...

General Mills Takes Stake in GoodBelly

Minneapolis — In its largest investment to date, 301 Inc., the venture business of General Mills, has become the lead investor in a $12 million...
Whole Foods Market

Amazon Whole Foods – One Year On

A year ago this week, the retail world changed forever when Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey announced ecommerce behemoth Amazon.com was buying the...

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