A panel of New England clam chowder aficionados have chosen Campbell's soup over such brands as Healthy Choice and Progresso. One of the panel members described Campbell's soup as hearty and has good flavor.
Albertsons introduced its own customer loyalty card last week, becoming the last of the major Seattle-area stores to roll out such a program. Smaller competitors are wondering if they, too, will need to implement similar programs to remain competitive.
The food manufacturer yesterday announced plans to market Manchego cheese in several heavily Hispanic communities throughout the country. The cheese, used in dishes such as quesadillas and empanadas, is popular with Hispanic consumers.
Consumer packaging suppliers should aim for low-cost protective packaging and high-quality graphics. The growing demand for colorful designs are used as a point-of-purchase strategy by such manufacturers as ConAgra Foods and Procter & Gamble.