Getting products to retailers is increasingly an uphill battle for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies as 80 percent of CPG supply chain leaders say transportation is now their greatest worry, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).
Raspberry Rhubarb Goat Milk Caramels from Fat Toad Farm in Vermont was named the most outstanding new specialty food product of 2015 at the recent Summer Fancy Food Show in New York. The product was one of 33 sofi—specialty outstanding food innovation—Award winners who were honored at the annual competition that recognizes excellence in all specialty food categories.
ConAgra Foods Inc. announced plans to sell its store-brand food business. The news comes just two years after the company invested $5 billion to purchase private-label food manufacturer Ralcorp, the Associated Press reported.