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‘Right move, right price, right category!’ Post Holdings swallows MOM Brands for $1.15bn

Post Holdings CEO Rob Vitale said today that his firm’s $1.15bn move to buy smaller ready-to-eat cereal rival MOM Brands for $1.15bn was the “right move, at the right price, in the right category".

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Labeling the origin of 0.9% meat flavoring is ‘ridiculous’, says European Snack Association

The European Snack Association (ESA) has criticized a European committee decision in favor of mandatory meat origin labeling, saying it's meaningless for low-level flavor use.

Cheetos Sweetos: A ‘sweet’ way to latch on to younger snackers?

Frito-Lay’s upcoming sweet cinnamon snack Cheetos Sweetos will help the company latch on to a younger consumer base interested in sweet snacking, says Euromonitor International.

High omega-3 linseed flour enables bakery health claims, says developer

Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI) has developed a linseed-based flour omega-3 levels that enables blood cholesterol health claims to be made on the end product.

Sales of gluten-free products continue to grow double digits on quality, selection

Improving the quality and selection of gluten-free foods available in mainstream channels will help sales in the category grow nearly 1.5 times through 2019, according to market analysis by Packaged Facts. 

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Not a week goes by without media headlines talking about the potential of insects to help feed the world. But where does that potential really lie?

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Zeelandia completes Brics strategy with Indian joint-venture

Zeelandia and Fine Organics have set up a joint-venture for India and its neighbouring markets under the name Fine Zeelandia to sell mostly locally produced baking ingredients.

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Cereal Killer Café, crisp sandwiches hit on nostalgia, Euromonitor

Cool café culture? Kids’ cereal and crisp sandwiches are on-trend, says Euromonitor

The UK’s Cereal Killer Café and Simply Crispy Crisp Sandwich Café spark nostalgia among adults but also...

Lantmännen to acquire Vaasan

Baltic shake-up: Lantmännen to acquire Vaasan

Lantmännen Unibake will acquire Finnish bakery firm Vaasan, strengthening its presence in the Baltic Sea region, the...

PepsiCo Doritos palm oil ad: Sum Of Us campaign

PepsiCo: Sum Of Us Doritos palm oil attack is ‘patently false’

PepsiCo has slammed a campaign from Sum Of Us against its Doritos brand that suggests the chips...

Vacuum flour transfer can improve dough: OAL Group

Vacuum flour transfer can improve dough, says OAL Group

Bakers must consider carefully how flour is moved from silos to mixers because this stage is critical...

BakeryandSnacks Personality of the Year 2014

Personality of the Year 2014: 'When you’re working for the EU it has to be innovative'

Jan-Willem Van der Kamp from TNO has been voted as BakeryandSnacks’ Personality of the Year 2014 for...

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