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Boulder Brands lines drive 13% surge in Pinnacle Foods Q1 sales

Boulder Brands has added more than $100m to net sales of Pinnacle Foods in its first ten weeks as part of the business.

Boulder Brands includes Udi's, Glutino and Earth Balance

Change of tack: Bimbo switches focus from restructuring to efficiency gains

Grupo Bimbo says it now has a major opportunity to boost the efficiency and productivity of its US and Canada business after concluding restructuring work.

This week Down Under

Kiwi bread study gives rise to healthier staple food

Plus: Barossa Valley brothers develop bottle top to free sulphites from wine; Australians still exceed sugar guidance, though trends are improving; and Regulator mulls ‘all other foods’ maximum residue limit for chemicals.

Almost one fifth of children are over tolerable levels for potential carcinogen 3-MCPD

Almost one fifth of young children exceed the tolerable daily intake for potential carcinogen 3-MCPD, says the Dutch food safety authority, as EFSA prepares to release an assessment on the compound next week.

Addition of peanut flour to some Kellogg’s snacks “outrages” consumers, prompts petition

Kellogg’s efforts to appease consumers who asked it not to add peanut flour to several previously allergy-safe snacks has backfired on the manufacturer – further aggravating parents of children who are allergic to the ground nut and tarnishing the brand’s reputation in some shoppers’ eyes.

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