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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, heart rate, and doubles as a nutritious in-race snack.

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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 brand to cut sugar levels by 30%.

‘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 longer shelf life and heart healthy properties says it has attracted interest from major US confectionery companies.

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

General Mills has whipped the covers off four new bakery and snack products for C-store retailers at AWMA 2015 in Las Vegas.

We recognize we have to change the in-store experience

Target to double Made to Matter natural & organic collection as part of food 'reinvention' plan

Target will double the size of its 'Made to Matter' range of natural, organic, and sustainable products this year as part of a plan to "reinvent" its grocery offering and "deliver more organic, natural, gluten-free items" to shoppers.

Special Edition: Powered up and packing nutritional punch

DSM: Just because a product is ‘natural’ doesn’t mean it is nutrient rich

Consumers may be interested in natural products but fortification remains vital given nutrient shortfalls in the US, says DSM.

Children's food: Vitamins in sugary food 'misdirect' consumers

Manufacturers of children’s food need to appeal to both children’s taste preferences and parental concerns over nutrition - but is excessive sugar warping children's tastes? 

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IFIC consumer findings suggest industry could profit by fortifying healthful products
Special Edition: Powered up and packing nutritional punch

IFIC consumer findings suggest industry could profit by fortifying healthful products

Manufacturers could profit by fortifying products with innate healthy properties, because consumers expect and accept fortification from...

VIP Nuts: Beer brand collaboration stretches reach

VIP Nuts: We’ve cracked it with beer collaboration

Collaborating with major beer brands like Carlsberg and Cobra has stretched our reach even further, says the...

Kerry Pinnacle sale to move away from B2C bakery

Kerry Group: We’re stepping away from ‘non-core’ B2C bakery

Kerry Group’s decision to sell its business-to-consumer Australian bakery is part of a strategy to re-focus on...

Kerry Group to sell Pinnacle Australia bakery

Kerry Group on cusp of Pinnacle sale

Kerry Group is in advanced discussions to sell its €160m ($181.28m) Australian bakery business Pinnacle, the company...

Meat Chips: High-protein snacking, meat processing

Meat Chips founder: ‘Chips with meat don’t happen overnight’

Developing potato chips that contain high levels of real chicken has been complex and taken eight years...

Functional snack bars China: Beauty, Traditional Chinese Medicine

Beauty and Traditional Chinese Medicine bars could be 'instant wins' in China

Snack bar makers can create instant wins in China with beauty bars or products containing Traditional Chinese...

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