Beverages

New Products: May 2014

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This month’s new food products include freekah, Iceade beverage, snacks, pies, white chocolate, lobster bisque, artichokes, ground coffee, breakfast sandwiches, bread, baby food, water, and cashews.


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Private Label Products Hot List - Food

Snacks, meal replacements, sugar-free, coffee and convenience all factored into the top dollar sales gains for private label in 2013.
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Nearly 100 private label product subcategories spanning dozens of IRI categories made the cut for the 2013 iteration of the PLBuyer Hot List of foods, comprised of subcategories that saw 10 percent or more dollar sales growth over the course of the year across supermarkets, drugstores, mass market retailers, military commissaries and select club and dollar retail chains the 52 weeks ending December 29, 2013. 


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Tetra Pak Acquires Miteco

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Tetra Pak has acquired Switzerland-based Miteco. 


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New Products: February 2014

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This month’s new food products include chai tea, red and green tortilla chips, Colby Jack cheese cracker cuts, chicken breast tenders, spinach tortillas and Belgian chocolate cups.


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Private Eye - Beverages

Private Label Pick-me-ups

Our secret shoppers head to their local retailers to find out what’s happening with beverages in both ready-to-drink and ready-to-brew products.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Both ready-to-brew and ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages are popular among consumers.


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Cover Story

Store Brand Beverage Trends

Beverage innovation related to K-cup concept extensions, upscale cold-pressed juices, sparkling waters, and next-generation sodas pose multiple opportunities for private label.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Once you move beyond the biggest revenue-driving beverage categories for private label—milk and water—a diverse playing field of opportunity opens itself to new degrees of innovation.


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New Products: November 2013

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This month’s new food products include all-natural fruit snacks, seafood cocktail sauce, organic chocolate, waters in glass bottles, pound cake, pretzel dogs, natural lollipops, “lite” caffeine coffee capsules, break & bake cookie dough, strawberry banana gelatin snacks, combo pack mini muffins, six cheese pizza and autumn roast ground coffee.


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Cover Story

The Top 10 Trends in Private Label

Several targeted approaches to product development—including natural, storytelling, nostalgia and more—will help feed private label’s growth across a diverse set of food and non-food categories over the next year and beyond.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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What is your private brand’s story?


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New Products: October 2013

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This month’s new non-food products include holographic label materials and reclosure film facestocks.


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Category Insights: Beverages

Beverage Flavors Sparkle

From sparkling water, to soda, to cold-pressed juices, private label beverage flavors and packaging are anything but ordinary.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Last year I bought a juicer. I’d been hearing about juicing everywhere and decided it was time to see for myself if this was truly the magic path to a healthier life.


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September 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products include cane sugars, barbeque sauce, condiments in squeeze bottles, cinnamon snack seasoning, and jalapeno tzatziki, ice cream, herb toasts, corn puffs, instant coffee, coconut water, and a water enhancer.

Podcasts

Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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Private Label Buyer Magazine

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September 2014

The September 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes a convenience channel update, as well as category insights on frozen store brand trends and health and beauty items. Check it out today!

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