Kraft is promoting its new DiGiorno flatbread pizza with deliveries to tweetups, in-person gatherings arranged on Twitter. PR agency Weber Shandwick is asking influential tweeters to host events in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles.
Nestle India Limited is being touted as a "strong buy" and good long-term investment. The company, incorporated in 1959 as Food Specialties, has seven factories and is the biggest producer of instant coffee in India.
Functional food maker Mastix Medica has taken over a chewing-gum and mint operation from Koko's Confectionery & Novelty. "Our directly compressible chewing-gum tablets are an excellent delivery vehicle for nutritional supplements and, longer term, for pharmaceutical products," Mastix's CEO said.