France has usurped the US as the most innovative retail pizza market, according to new Mintel research.
Lantmännen has reported strong growth in its food business in 2015 following new product launches, improved efficiency and the acquisition of Finnish bakery business Vaasan.
UK supermarket chain Waitrose has reported a boom in sales of buckwheat – while the number of global baking ingredient launches using buckwheat flour has more than doubled in the past three years.
UK business Great Food Affairs is expanding its Slabs crisp brand – which claims to be four times thicker than standard crisps - with a single-serve range.
Starting in the local natural food channel, the product started branching into mainstream channels last year, and is now sold in 16 countries.