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Critic-free innovation: What snack makers should learn from students

Snack manufacturers can follow in the footsteps of design students – innovating positively, without a critical mind, says a market expert.

Dispatches: Snaxpo 2015

Retail expert: Snack makers must get into ‘grocerants’ and e-commerce

Retail-restaurant models and e-commerce are the rise and snack makers must act fast to secure presence in these spaces, says a retail expert.

Cereal survivor: Fiber could be a protective part of our diets, say researchers

Cereal fiber has a ‘potentially protective’ role, say US researchers, after a study showed that people with the highest intake of cereal fiber had a 19% lower risk of death.

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Bakery sector satisfies sweet tooth at ExxonMobil Anuga stand

ExxonMobil treated guests to samples of bakery products, in partnership with its customers who use its food grade lubricants, at Anuga FoodTec last week.

ConAgra Foods outlines 3 point plan to grow consumer business

ConAgra Food outlines a three-point plant for growing sales of commercial brands, including Swiss Miss, Pam and Orville Redenbacher's, which continue to struggle despite improved share, profit and volume stabilization.

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RF Biocidics delivers decontamination tech to almond firm

RF Biocidics has installed its radio frequency equipment at an almond firm to eliminate possible harmful contaminants.

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Tyrrells Poshcorn to enter France

Tyrrells to enter French popcorn market with Poshcorn

Tyrrells has rebranded its popcorn range as Poshcorn and plans to enter the French segment for the...

Prepacked bread decline: Mintel

Supermarket shake-ups to hit packaged bread hard?

Prepackaged bread could be hit harder as underperformers are squeezed off supermarket shelves, according to Mintel.

Anti-cancer bread: Onion skin antioxidant promise

Onion waste: The anti-cancer kick for wheat bread?

White bread fortified with antioxidant-rich onion skins presents promise in preventing onset and spread of gastric cancer...

General Mills Q3 profit slump: NPD learnings

General Mills profits drop 16%: ‘We can learn a lot from entrepreneurs’, says CEO

General Mills’ net profits have continued to slide despite improvements in US cereal and snacks, but its...

Kellogg Australia looking at health star ratings

Kellogg Australia: ‘We’re closely looking at health star ratings’

Kellogg is exploring Australia’s voluntary front-of-pack health star rating scheme following public attacks from consumer advocacy group...

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