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January 10, 2013News for the food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry

  Company Watch 
  • Hershey recognized for sustainability efforts
    Hershey has accelerated sustainability efforts in the past year and a half, including a vow to use only sustainable cocoa by 2020. As a result, it has moved up 172 spots in Newsweek's 2012 Green Ranking and became one of just seven U.S. food and drink companies to join the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, among other recognition. (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Registered dietitian hired by Belle Foods
    Belle Foods has hired registered dietitian Tanya Williams to educate customers about nutrition and help them make healthful food choices. Williams said she will give Belle customers and community members "the resources they need to make a change in their lifestyle in order for them to feel healthier and live better.” Progressive Grocer (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • More men are buying beauty products online
    According to Mintel, more men are shopping online for beauty products, and marketers can do more to tap this growing trend. "Men are a prime target for online beauty retailing as they are less likely to want to spend a lot of time browsing stores and are looking for quick, simple and convenient ways to get the products they want," notes Shannon Romanowski, beauty and personal care analyst for Mintel. Drug Store News (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Advertising & Marketing 
  • Lipton campaign touts basic black
    Unilever is launching a campaign for Lipton black tea in yellow boxes, a flagship product that has been around for decades. The campaign, with the theme "drink positive," includes a yellow-tinted ad showing a young woman drinking hot tea at work and with friends. "This is me, this is my tea," says a female voice. "I feel more inspired, more positive." The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Retail Spotlight 
  • Walgreens exec: What consumers want from a retailer
    Online shopping will continue to grow, as will "showrooming," and Walgreens has devised strategies to meet customers wherever they want to shop, says executive Joseph C. Magnacca. The retailer has also struck a chord with its new Balance Rewards customer loyalty program, which attracted about 50 million members in just four months. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Health & Wellness 
  GMA News 
  • One day left to register for new FSMA rules webinar
    FDA recently announced the publication of two new proposed rules mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act, addressing Preventive Controls for Food and Produce Safety.

    Join GMA for the two-part webinar What the New Proposed Rules for Preventive Controls for Food and Produce Safety Mean to the Industry, which will address what these rules mean to the food, beverage and CPG industry.

    Part I (Jan. 11, 2-3:30 p.m. EST) will feature Joe Levitt and Elizabeth Fawell from Hogan Lovells as they summarize over 1,000 pages of FDA’s publication on this important subject. They will tell you what you need to know about what the rule says, how it impacts your company, and where to focus attention during the public comment period. (This session is closed to the press.)

    Part II (Jan. 14, 2-3 p.m. EST) will feature Jenny Scott and Don Kraemer from FDA, Center of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) for an overview of the major provisions of the proposed rules, the most significant changes that will be felt by the industry and an extended Q&A session.

    One day left to register -- don't wait! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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