Instacart announced yesterday it would launch a service selling ready-to-make meals. The move is intended to help the platform better compete with food delivery services, which have increasingly diversified to offer grocery delivery.
Snack brand Opopop launched with a “flavor wrapping” technology that it said would shake up microwave popcorn. Now the brand is eschewing that concept in order to launch a lower priced offering, debuting next week a line of “Peel and Pour” single-serve popcorn cups.
FoxTrot thinks convenience stores and corner markets need a makeover, and now it’s got more cash to make that a reality. The retailer announced today that it has raised $100M to help expand into new markets and to invest into its ecommerce business.
Pretzel and popcorn brand Quinn announced today that founder and CEO Kristy Lewis has stepped down from her current role and will transition to a new role as Chief Visionary Officer and chairwoman of the board at the company. She will be succeeded by Mike Keown, who most recently was the CEO of sports nutrition brand Honey Stinger.
The ice cream category may already be crowded, but two New England-based ice cream innovators believe there’s still white space in retail for a value-oriented, plant-based offering. Sweet Tree Creamery, once a food-service only partnership between the FoMu brand of plant-based ice cream and co-packer, New England Ice Cream (NEIC), is now launching in stores.
Colorado has long been a hotbed of innovation for better-for-you food and beverage brands. So when tragedy struck last week with the Marshall Fires destroying the homes of thousands in Boulder County, the CPG community responded.
Better Brand has a simple goal: to make classic bakery staples…better. The low-carb, high-protein brand hopes to expand into food service and launch into other categories in the coming year, and believes investment into its production and staffing can help make this a reality.
Building on its success with smoothies, bowls and bites, Daily Harvest is further expanding its offerings with the launch of Harvest Bakes, a new collection of bakeable meals made with vegetables, legumes and whole grains