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Fall 2017 NPD: General Mills goes back to artificial, Corkers launches olive oil chips

General Mills is reintroducing its artificially colored and flavored cereal after consumers complained its natural version did not make the grade – a daring move as the trend towards clean, natural foods gains momentum worldwide. Aligned with this though, Corkers has launched Olive Oil chips.

BakeryandSnacks looks at the latest products hitting the shelves this fall, noting that one, surprisingly, bucks the clean label, natural trend. Pic: ©GettyImages/stuartmiles99

Post’s move to offer the full breakfast is second largest NA food deal of the year

Post Holdings, owner of British cereal Weetabix, has agreed to buy Bob Evans Farms for $1.5bn to expand its portfolio of breakfast staples.

General Mills misses Q1 2018 profit as cereal sales fall

Cheerios maker General Mills reported a smaller-than-expected profit for the first quarter ended August 27, hurt by a 7% decline in sales by its US cereal operating unit.

‘Product blending is becoming increasingly popular’ says tna as it launches VMBS for snacks and gummies

tna has launched a vibratory motion blending system (VMBS) called roflo 3 to mix multiple dry or wet products.

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BakeMark acquires Best Brands

US bakery business BakeMark has acquired Best Brands from CSM Bakery Solutions for an undisclosed sum.

Dinant’s snacks plant granted HACCP certification

Dinant’s snack plant in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, has received HACCP certification from SCS Global Services food safety auditor.

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