Posts by Erin Cabrey
Over the last few weeks, many major companies have joined the #StopHateForProfit initiative, a campaign urging companies to suspend advertising on Facebook throughout July in an effort to pressure the social media platform to address misinformation and hateful content on its sites.
Myles Powell, founder and CEO of Washington, D.C.-based frozen comfort food brand 8 Myles, has had a full plate over the last few months as he doubles down on his goal to create a “strong regional brand” in the Northeast. The company, funded by food and beverage business accelerator Union Kitchen, is focusing on retail and product expansion as it brings its frozen mac and cheese business to new markets.
In the latest distribution news, Know Brainer’s Max Mallows land in Walmart and CVS, Whole Foods adds offerings from Yolélé and Fancypants Baking Co.’s new keto cookies hit shelves at multiple retailers.
Danone Partners With Biosciences Company Brightseed to Identify Phytonutrients in Supply Chain Using AI
Danone North America announced today its partnership with Brightseed, a biosciences company which maps plant nutrients using artificial intelligence technology, to identify previously unknown nutritional benefits from plant-based ingredients used in Danone products.
Six food brands were selected from a field of 12 for Thursday’s final round of NOSH’s Pitch Slam 8 presented by 301 Inc., the first edition of the pitch competition to be conducted virtually.
Since its launch in 2018, Massachusetts-based brand One Mighty Mill has aimed to “revitalize local food systems” with products made using locally sourced, fresh-milled wheat, starting with bagels and tortillas. Now, the brand is focused on sustainably scaling its wheat supply chain and expanding distribution beyond New England as it goes deeper on its snack offerings, launching two new pretzel flavors and a hummus and pretzel snack pack at Whole Foods.
Brands Give Back: KIND Launches Frontline Impact Project; Caulipower Donates $1M to American Heart Association
KIND Snacks has launched the Frontline Impact Project, a centralized platform where healthcare workers and other organizations on the frontlines can request and receive necessary food, lodging and transportation assistance.
Two years after its launch, keto snack brand HighKey has made a name for itself on Amazon, going toe-to-toe with beloved brands like Chips Ahoy — and winning: it’s currently the massive consumer platform’s best-selling chocolate chip cookie.
One month after announcing the cancellation of Summer Fancy Food Show 2020, originally slated to take place June 28 through 30 in New York City, the Specialty Food Association (SFA) has followed up by enacting several cost-saving measures.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many high-profile sustainability initiatives have taken a back seat to single-use packaging, with many grocery stores banning reusable bags and Starbucks no longer accepting refillable mugs. Despite this, Loop is going all in on reusable packaging, launching its waste-free CPG delivery platform nationwide through retailers Walgreens and Kroger with heavyweight brand partners including PepsiCo, Nestlé and Unilever.