UK cereal company Weetabix has been put up for sale by its Chinese owner Bright Food Group and there are several suitors in the frame, says analysts.
BakeryandSnacks analyzes IRI’s multi-outlets with c-stores data regarding the bakery category for the 52 weeks ending December 25, 2016.
The US flour-milling and ingredients company has joined General Mills, Cargill, Royal DSM, Buhler and The Hershey Company in assisting eight African countries to feed themselves.
General Mills has launched a host of new snacks that address a range of modern snacking trends focused on health around the world.
J&J Snack Foods Corp (J&J) has acquired Hill & Valley, a $45m manufacturer of a variety of pre-baked cakes, cookies, pies, muffins and other desserts located in Rock Island, Illinois....
BakeryandSnacks correspondent has collected comments from several renowned US CPG brands about their business plans for 2017, and what direction the food industry is headed.
‘Frivolous’ is how a California federal judge described a proposed class action targeting the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in Kellogg’s cookies.
Mercy For Animals (MFA) contends the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is still behind the times in outlawing caged egg production.
Brazilian multibillion-dollar investment firm, 3G Capital, is likely to target General Mills for its next acquisition move, after it helped Heinz take over Kraft Foods for $40bn alongside Warren Buffett-owned...
Trade union Unite could call upon its members working at Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) in Wiltshire, UK, to strike.
Food and drink companies need to turn their words on marketing to children into action, says European consumer rights group BEUC, as it calls 'game over' on marketing unhealthy food...
General Mills is hoping to turn around the performance of its Fiber One snacks with a marketing push and new and revamped products.
General Mills today said its first-quarter 2017 sales had failed to meet expectations – with growth in brands including Lärabar and Nature Valley failing to offset declines in other parts...
If a high percentage of the calories in your product are from added sugar, and you are stating or implying that it’s healthy and nutritious, are you at risk of...
General Mills’ Reese’s Puffs cereal has become the first sponsor of a new weekly Yahoo show covering competitive video gaming.
General Mills has named the new head of its US Retail arm, which is the largest operational segment of the FMCG giant and includes its cereals, snacking and bakery divisions.
IRI data reveals how the 10 biggest brands in key US snack bar categories have performed in dollar and unit terms in the first six months of 2016.
General Mills is the latest major CPG company to be targeted with class action lawsuits alleging it misrepresented the oats used in selected Nature Valley bars and snacks as ‘100%...
IRI data reveals how the 10 biggest brands in key US salty snacks categories have performed in dollar and unit terms in the first six months of 2016.
General Mills – which made some bullish comments about its breakfast cereals business earlier this year – has outperformed major rivals in the first half of 2016.
Totino’s pizza sticks and stuffed nachos have hit shelves in major retailers across the US this month as General Mills continues to expand its on-the-go snack meal portfolio.
IRI data reveals how the biggest businesses in key parts of the US bakery market performed in the first half of 2016
Amazon is set to tap fast-growing online snack sales with the recent roll-out of an exclusive snacking range.
General Mills must face a lawsuit claiming the company misled consumers by marketing Cheerios Protein as a higher-protein alternative to regular Cheerios, a US federal judge has ruled.
Ingredients supplier SunOpta has recorded a $16m half-year loss from a sunflower kernel recall that affected dozens of snacking products - but expects to claim most of this back through...