Retailers in China will start selling table grapes grown by Dayka & Hackett and distributed exclusively by Shanghai Nongfu Fruit with the face of Mickey Mouse on them this month. The Disney-branded fruit is part of a promotion for next year's opening of Shanghai Disneyland.
The Walt Disney Co. adopted new nutrition guidelines in October for children's products that feature the company's name and characters. General Mills met the challenge, and will offer the first Disney-branded ready-to-eat cereal products under the new guidelines: Disney's Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Princess and Disney's Little Einsteins.
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture will introduce "Fruit and Veggies -- More Matters," a new healthy eating campaign aimed at inspiring people to eat a greater variety of produce and increase their intake of fruits and vegetables. The campaign will launch next March and replace the "5 A Day" program.
Knowlan's Super Markets Inc., which operates Festival Foods and Knowlan's stores in Minnesota, is upgrading and expanding its electronic shelf labeling system. The new system is more accurate and better features promotions and sale items throughout the store.