Jabber Named Sr. VP Of Retail Division At Kroger

Cincinnati —  Valerie Jabbar, currently group vice-president of center store merchandising for The Kroger Co., is succeeding Steve McKinney as senior vice-president of retail division. McKinney is retiring after more than 40 years with the grocery retailer. Jabbar joined the…

More Changes In Store For Snacking, Treating

The shift in consumer snacking and treating brought on by the pandemic is continuing to unfold. The NPD Group, Inc.’s Darren Seifer reveals what’s on the horizon. Cleveland — Snacks and treats play a constantly evolving role in consumers’ lives,…

CaPao Cacaofruit Bites Receive Upcycled Food Certification

Chicago — CaPao, a mission-based start-up snack brand created by Mondelēz International’s SnackFutures innovation and venture hub, is one of the first products to be certified under the Upcycled Food Association’s (UFA) Upcycled Certification Program. CaPao, which is made with upcycled cacaofruit,…

GNT Adds Green Colors Made From Spirulina, Turmeric

Mierlo, Netherlands — GNT Group B.V. has expanded its range of plant-based Exberry brand colors with two green shades made from spirulina and turmeric. Exberry Shade Lime Green provides a vibrant yellowish green, while Shade Jade Green offers a vivid bluish green,…