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Can chip-less Doritos packs get America’s youngsters to the ballot box?

PepsiCo snack brand Doritos is hoping to encourage Millennial consumers to vote in the US presidential election with limited-edition packs containing cardboard triangles instead of tortilla chips.

Almost two thirds of 18 to 24-year-olds did not vote in 2012. Pic: © iStock/razihusin

Turkmenistan brewer Berk Group extending into potato chips market

Berk Group, a brewer in former soviet republic Turkmenistan, has secured a loan to expand into the potato chips market.

PepsiCo US Quaker mill to supply gluten-free oats for UK market

PepsiCo has launched a raft of new products under its Quaker Oats brand in the UK, including gluten-free oats and breakfast pouches containing cereal and yogurt.

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Experts advise marketers to promote taste first, health second, at whole grains conference

Marketers should promote the taste, flavor, and texture of whole grains more over their health benefits, experts suggested during the first day of Oldways' ‘Whole Grains Away From Home’ conference in Rosemont, IL.

Is all fair in love & war, logos & lobbying? France begins nutrition label trial

Amid cries of conflicts of interest and fierce industry lobbying, France will test out four different nutrition labels for a trial period to see which is the most efficient in encouraging healthier food choices.

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