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Pillsbury Minis & Bugles Ranch generated ‘big buzz’ at AWMA 2015 – General Mills

General Mills tells BakeryAndSnacks.com that its new Pillsbury Minis were ‘the big buzz’ at AWMA 2015 last week, with its distribution partners excited to see new innovation in the packaged bakery category.

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‘Snack to the future!’ 3D printing concept promises ‘fully edible ecosystem’, including the soil…

A food and concept designer who designed a snack concept as a ‘fully edible ecosystem’ using 3D printing says she wants to show that lab-produced food can be natural, healthy and sustainable.

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Hall & Oates sue Haulin’ Oats and gluten-free pita chips debut Stateside

Hall & Oates haul US granola cereal brand Haulin’ Oats before the courts in NYC, the EU funds a research project on Healthy Minor Cereals and the US gets its first taste of gluten-free pita chips.

Jerky mix (meat + nuts + dried fruit) is the hot new category in high-protein snacking, says Dick Stevens

North Carolina-based brand Dick Stevens is looking for a slice of the action in the burgeoning high-protein-snacks market with a novel ‘jerky mix’ product combining meat, nuts and fruits in a paleo-friendly grab & go product that creates a new sub-sector of the meat-snacks category.

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United Biscuits boss to step down

United Biscuits CEO Martin Glenn will leave the company to join the English Football Association and will be replaced by the boss of UB’s international business Jeff van der Eems.

tna acquires Florigo International and expands its facilities worldwide

tna has acquired Florigo International, in The Netherlands, taking advantage of its vacuum technology which allows manufacturers to cook products at a lower temperature, claiming to reduce the formation of acrylamide by up to 95%.

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Snyder’s-Lance: ‘Industry first gluten-free sandwich cracker is major innovation’

Snyder’s-Lance: ‘Industry first gluten-free sandwich cracker is major innovation’

Snack giant Snyder’s-Lance insists the US sandwich cracker category has a bright future going forward but requires...

Less color means more? DDW ‘surprised’ by bakery color retention study

Less color means more? DDW ‘surprised’ by bakery color retention study

D.D. Williamson tells BakeryAndSnacks.com that it was surprised by the results of company research exploring the color...

Nestlé slashes sugar level by 30% in Fitness cereal revamp

Nestlé slashes sugar level by 30% in Fitness cereal revamp

Nestlé said today it will relaunch fortified adult cereal Fitness in Europe this month, after reformulating the...

General Mills launches new Nature Valley, Chex Mix Popped, Bugles Ranch lines at AWMA 2015

General Mills launches new Nature Valley, Chex Mix Popped, Bugles Ranch lines at AWMA 2015

General Mills has whipped the covers off four new bakery and snack products for C-store retailers at...

Dole develops ‘wearable banana’ as Tokyo Marathon snack gadget
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Dole develops ‘wearable banana’ snack gadget for Tokyo Marathon

Dole Japan has developed a 'wearable banana' for the Tokyo Marathon that tells runners their time, tweets,...

‘OLè!’ Scientists claim big confectionery interest in heart healthy Spanish peanut

‘OLè!’ Scientists claim big confectionery interest in heart healthy Spanish peanut

A US government scientist who developed a new peanut cultivar high in oleic acid that offers a...

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