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Rockline Industries has acquired a nearly 240,000 square foot facility, on a 30-acre site, in Russellville, Ark.
While Stephens has long said that thinking “inside the box” is often appropriate, since answers to 90 percent of retail problems can be found inside the four walls of the store, the new title for his regular column includes that remaining 10 percent. In today’s retail world, we all live “In & Out of the Box.” —DJP
Plant manager Jim Gibson, of private brand ketchup manufacturer Fremont Company, was awarded the prestigious H.D. Brown Person of the Year Food Processing award.
After 30 years of leading Little Lady Foods, a private label contract manufacturer, John and Dan Geocaris will step down from management of the company.
Last November Walmart entered the “green” cleaning space with the introduction of Great Value Naturals (GVN), a private brand of all-natural household cleaners.
Diamond Wipes International, a leading Western U.S. manufacturer of wet wipes, is celebrating their 20th year in business in 2014.
Those of us who make the retail world our home are more than familiar with the product tagline, “New & Improved!” The eye-catching phrase quickly grabs shopper attention as an indicator of change. But the degree of difference between old and new can land anywhere on the reformulation spectrum, from minor tweaks to a complete product overhaul.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a proposed rule to require manufacturers of antibacterial hand soaps and body washes to demonstrate that their products are safe for long-term daily use and more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness and the spread of certain infections.
Post Holdings, Inc. said it will buy private label peanut butter maker Golden Boy Foods Ltd. ("Golden Boy") and protein bar maker Dymatize Enterprises, LLC ("Dymatize") to expand into the private label and active nutrition categories.