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Grupo Bimbo & General Mills make Forbes ‘most innovative’ list

Grupo Bimbo ranked 83 and General Mills ranked 91 in Forbes' World's Most Innovative Companies 2014 list

Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo and US cereal major General Mills have ranked on Forbes’ annual top 100 ‘most innovative’ companies list.

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UK home baking future ‘less dynamic’

UK home baking declined in value by 3.2% for the first half of 2014 and will continue on a downward trend for some time, says IRI.

Weston Milling and AB Mauri merge in Australia

George Weston Foods’ Weston Milling will merge with AB Mauri Australia/New Zealand to form a large bakery ingredients business across the region.

Consumers want organic versions of their favourite food, say sector specialists

Organic seeds, spicy ingredients as well as organic versions of everyday meals are key trends, according to the company EHL Ingredients and a food marketing expert.

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Listeria cases rise sharply in Sweden as 94 sickened from FoodQualityNews.com

The Public Health Agency in Sweden is investigating two outbreaks of Listeria that have sickened at least 60 people.

Chocolatiers offered ‘some release’ as ICCO extends cocoa surplus from ConfectioneryNews.com

The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) has revised its estimate for the 2013/14 cocoa season and now expects a slightly larger supply surplus.

Smurfit Kappa launches online shopping eye-tracking tool from FoodProductionDaily.com

Smurfit Kappa has partnered with EyeSee, a technology company, to launch an eye-tracking tool which helps food manufactures look at the impact of their disruptive shelf-ready packaging, which is designed to stand out.

Geopolitics hit Naturex first half results from FoodNavigator.com

French botanicals giant Naturex said first half results had been dented by a difficult macroeconomic environment and exchange rates, despite restructuring and acquisition moves.

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Environmental pledges need strategic supplier engagement

Actioning environmental pledges: Strategic engagement with suppliers critical, says procurement expert

Strategic partnerships with ingredients suppliers, not simple vendor contracts, will prove critical to the success of environmental programs like...

Mooncake Festival 2014: Asia's biggest cake event

Mooncake Festival 2014: The biggest event in Asia’s cake calendar

The annual Mooncake Festival celebrated in China and Vietnam is by far the biggest event for cake...

Low-carb bakery to burst into mainstream

Low-carb bakery to go mainstream, says expert

Low-carb baked goods will soon hit mainstream as companies work to overcome formulation and processing challenges to...

Snacks eaten with meals on the rise, NPD Group

Young people eating snacks to ‘round out’ meals, says NPD Group

Younger consumers are reaching for snacks to accompany and round out meals, and the better-for-you category is...

Kids’ cereal New Zealand: Regulatory overhaul needed

Kids’ cereal in New Zealand needs regulatory overhaul, say researchers

Policies governing nutrient and health claims, labeling and use of mascots on breakfast cereals in New Zealand...

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