Development of potato-based snacking products has slowed in the UK as Brits turn to alternatives such as popcorn and tortilla chips.
General Mills has launched the first TV advertising for the Lärabar snack brand it acquired in 2008.
Each month, Bakery and Snacks presents a round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovations that have caught our eye: Here’s the selection for January 2016:
PepsiCo is rolling out gluten-free Quaker oatmeal across the US from this month.
Many major East Coast US bakery, snacks and cereals operations were back in operation on Monday morning in the wake of the Winter Storm Jonas blizzard.
General Mills has announced it will close its chilled and frozen dough factory in Berwick, UK, this autumn.
Seven out of ten US convenience store shoppers buy salty snacks to boost their mood, according to new research by General Mills.
A new approach to product development by General Mills – testing foods directly with consumers in store - reflects how important the ‘voice of the crowd’ has become, according to a leading...
General Mills is tapping key snacking trends – and entering a category tipped to be worth $1.3bn by 2017 - with its acquisition of Epic Provisions, according to analysts Mintel.
General Mills has acquired Texas-based meat snacks manufacturer Epic Provisions less than three years after it was founded.
General Mills is tapping key consumer trends – including simpler ingredient lists and sweet & spicy flavors – with a raft of upcoming and recently launched products. Here we round up...
Below are 10 of the stories that most captured the attention and imagination of BakeryandSnacks readers over the past 12 months. In many ways, the list is a microcosm of...
As long-awaited Star Wars sequel The Force Awakens is released across the globe, we look at some of the licensed bakery, snacks and cereal products that will be contributing to...
California-based snacking and nutrition brand Clif Bar has joined a campaign to help conserve the state’s water supply.
General Mills has rolled out its $500m higher-fiber brand Fiber One to retailers in the UK for the first time.
General Mills will close its East Tamaki plant by the end of the year as part of an international restructuring process in the face of the company's dwindling international performance. ...
A study claims that while snacks in schools are getting healthier, snack companies are still targeting children with unhealthy snacks.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against General Mills, alleging that high-protein Cheerios are falsely marketed.
A month after telling shoppers it was “embarrassed and truly sorry” after an undeclared allergen (wheat) was detected in selected boxes of gluten-free Cheerios, General Mills has been hit with...
The planned closure of a General Mills factory, threatening 265 jobs, has been described as a “devastating blow” for Berwick-upon-Tweed.
The global breakfast cereal market’s revenue is expected to balloon from $34.8bn in 2014 to $40.3bn in 2019, according to a research from Technavio.
A San Francisco-based company has developed a portable sensor that will alert users whether their food contains gluten within two minutes.
Despite a recent recall of nearly 2m boxes of gluten-free Cheerios, Packaged Facts reports that General Mills is poised to see a huge return from their investment in the gluten-free...
General Mills announced late Monday afternoon that it will voluntarily recall 1.8m boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios after undeclared wheat was detected in gluten-free cereals.
Chocolate giant Hershey has committed to 100% local peanuts for its Ghana school feeding programme.