AUSTIN, Minn. – The Hormel brand Planters continues to expand its product line into packaged nut snacks, including a line of flavored cashews. The three new flavors are Cinnamon Brown Sugar Cashews, Dill Pickle Cashews and Rosemary and Sea Salt Cashews. Zeeshan Tarique, the Planters senior brand manager, said thatMORE HERE

PURCHASE, N.Y. — Pepsi is introducing a new logo and visual identity system, the first update of the Pepsi globe logo in 14 years. Pepsi will release the new design in North America this autumn to coincide with the brand’s 125th anniversary, and globally in 2024, marking the brand’s nextMORE HERE

In the continuing search for product extensions and new ideas, Keurig Dr. Pepper has launched yet another variety of Royal Crown Cola, RC Berry & Creme. RC, in spite of being the nation’s “third” cola, has never been afraid to try new product extensions. Royal Crown, founded in 1905, claimsMORE HERE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Newport Beach, Calif.-based candy maker LeafBrands, seller of the sandwich cookie Hydrox, has asked the Federal Trade Commission to step in to investigate alleged anti-competitive pressure from competitor Mondelez International, maker of Oreo cookies. Leaf Brands, through the firm MoginRubin LLP, has asked the FTC toMORE HERE