PepsiCo recently hosted an interactive session at the Active & Intelligent Packaging Providers Conference in the United States seeking the very best ideas for new packaging formats. The PepsiCo brand...

Patrick Gantier , Wrigley Pacific’s new General Manager Patrick Gantier is now General Manager for Wrigley Pacific, a division of the Mars group. Gantier was formerly the General Manager for Mars...

Confectionary manufacturer Wrigley has taken its new caffeine-added chewing gum, launched in the US in April 2013, off the market after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began an investigation...

Global market research organisation Nielsen has launched the first Australian ShopperLAB research facility, which has been installed in the Company’s Sydney head office. Nielsen said the lab, which will...

The Victorian Liberal Coalition Government is contributing $2 million towards Mars Australia’s new expansion of its large manufacturing facility in Ballarat. The Mars expansion, which will cost AU$52...

The Wrigley Company has begun production of Eclipse mints at its factory in Asquith, Sydney, marking the end of imports for Australia’s leading mints brand. “The new line will meet demand for all...

Banana growers have won their wish for a dancing banana to be stripped from an advertisement promoting Wrigley chewing gum. The ad, promoting plaque-fighting gum, groups bananas in with sugary snacks...

Global branding in the food and beverage industry has never been more challenging. Yet for select leading global companies, the often volatile international marketplace is populated with more opportunities...

Mars, Incorporated announced overnight that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, following approval of the transaction by Wrigley stockholders on September 25,...

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (NYSE: WWY) announced overnight that its shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the adoption of the merger agreement with Mars, Incorporated.The combination of two of the globe’s...