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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.

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Food technologist: Global interest in sourdough is growing

Sourdough is becoming increasingly popular in baking because of its versatility and ability to enhance flavor and texture as well as lengthen shelf life, says a food technologist.

‘State-of-the art’ warehouse for Blue Diamond's US almond plant

California-based almond agricultural co-operative, Blue Diamond Growers, is struggling to cope with increasing throughput at its processing plants and will expand warehouse facilities by 33% to absorb the impact, according to the group.

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Bühler and APRES evaluate industrial peanut dry roasting parameters in Salmonella reduction

Bühler has carried out tests with the American Peanut Research & Education Society (APRES) to evaluate the effectiveness of industrial peanut dry roasting parameters in Salmonella reduction using Salmonella surrogate, Enterococcus faecium.

On its own, fiber lacks sex appeal; add protein and it's bang on trend...

The recommended daily fiber intake is 25-30g, but most Americans get only about half that amount, according to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which notes that aside from gut health benefits, fiber may also “play a role in preventing coronary heart disease, colorectal and other cancers, type 2 diabetes, and...

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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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