Many consumers struggle to tell the difference between cocoa certification program labels like Fairtrade and company own labels, such as Nestlé’s Cocoa Plan, but all agree social responsibility should be...
WASH, the World Action on Salt and Health, has hit out at discrepancies in the sugar and salt levels found in the same cereal brand sold in different countries.
With the latest trend for confectionery and bakery including videos and commercials to promote products, Germany’s top industry associations discuss ‘snackertainment’, energy-efficiency, packaging costs, vegan diets, halal, and industry 4.0,...
Active, intelligent packaging is similar to the 1950s phenomenon of TV, according to Digimarc, which creates digital barcode scanners for products including ice cream tubs, biscuits and chips.
The active, intelligent packaging industry will double in size from €15bn in 2015 to €32bn in 2022, according to AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging industry Association).
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...
A row has broken out between Unilever and Tesco over price hikes.
Simple, recognisable nutrients like beta-glucan and fibre should be on the menu when targeting a new wave of active and positive seniors, say experts.
Cereal and confectionery packaging manufacturer ÅR Packaging says its recently announced acquisition by CVC Capital Partners will move the business into the 'next stage of its development'.
Nestlé’s gives ConfectioneryNews a look inside its $31m expanded quality assurance center in Dublin, Ohio, where it is battling the emerging threat of foreign bodies in confections.
Bakers and breakfast cereal manufacturers have been told by the UK government to cut the amount of sugar in their products by 20% over the next four years.
The damage caused by IOI’s deforestation and peatland drainage is “far greater” than that detailed in the complaint that led to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil suspending the supplier back in...
Global food and drinks businesses including General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever have pledged to reduce trans fatty acids to “nutritionally insignificant levels” by the end of 2018.
‘Consumer expectations are getting higher and higher,” according to Justin Shimek, chief technology officer at Mattson, based near San Francisco, US.
Nestlé, Marks & Spencer and the Food Standards Agency will be among speakers at what is claimed to be the UK’s first gluten-free networking event for food industry professionals.
Here we present an overview of the retail sales performance of the largest brands in key sectors of the US snack bars market in 2015, featuring IRI data showing the...
Breakfast is regarded as the most important meal of the day – but for many consumers cold cereal has become a less important part of that meal.
The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and its new president Dick de Koning of PACKZ, has made changes to its Advisory Board.
A former product developer for businesses including Heinz, Nestlé and United Biscuits has created a range of snacking granola pouches.
Kellogg has said it was in the process of changing its Australian breakfast cereal packaging before a row broke out over its use of the country’s health labeling system.
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:
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.
EquipNet has opened an office in Sao Paulo because it says it has seen an increase in the use of pre-owned F&B manufacturing equipment, due to an increasing number of...
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...