Food & Hospitality

B&G Foods reviewing Cream of Wheat mascot (access required)

The Parsippany-based company isn't the first brand to reconsider or review its packaging in the name of challenging systematic racism. Quaker Oats Co. announced last week it would rebrand and rename its Aunt Jemima breakfast syrup, a few weeks after Land O' Lakes quietly removed the likeness of a Native American woman from its box.

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FrutaPOP, an alcohol-infused ice pop is reinventing the ice pop. - TOPPOP

Changing states (access required)

FrutaPop struck gold when it launched to much acclaim in 2017, garnering national coverage in outlets ranging from Forbes to Cosmopolitan and sales all over the country. But in a world where a grocer’s freezer is exclusive real estate, and a large subset of its retailer clientele doesn’t even have freezer space, the company knew reformulating to a shelf stable product would be a boon.

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