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C-stores drive PepsiCo's Q3 snack profits

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay business saw an increase in revenue this quarter supported by volume growth in convenience stores.

PepsiCo execs say packaging automation investments will help Frito-Lay bolster future profits
Ishida Europe Open House event for snacks

Ishida sees demand for applying promotional messages to packs for crisps, salt sticks and extruded snacks

Ishida will showcase its twin-delta robot case packer with cookbook functionality, Banner Device for promotional messages and Pot Inserter to place an accompanying dip or sauce directly into a bag, as part of its Open House next month.

Deal will support Hosokawa Bepex’s bakery & grain processing portfolio

Bühler acquires Hosokawa Bepex as it sees a growing demand in emerging markets

Bühler Group has acquired chocolate specialist Hosokawa Bepex, which will be integrated into its Business Area Consumer Foods division.

Pro- and anti- camps square up for battle over Vermont GMO labeling law

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) will go to court on Thursday (Oct 8) in a last-ditch attempt to convince judges that a GMO labeling law due to come into effect in Vermont next year should be blocked until litigation over the legislation is resolved.

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