Frito-Lay has benefited from improved productivity and lower commodity costs in the past 12 months, PepsiCo has reported in its full-year results.
Development of potato-based snacking products has slowed in the UK as Brits turn to alternatives such as popcorn and tortilla chips.
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 giving US consumers the chance to transform its Lay’s potato chip line-up with a major new promotion.
PepsiCo has unveiled a new packaging format for its potato chips – a bag that transforms into a bowl for sharing.
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...
PepsiCo is looking to drive a healthier portfolio via new health-friendly vending machines and a 2016 launch of organic Gatorade.
Food should taste and smell good but what else should and can it do when ‘visually stimulated’ consumers like millennials engage in eating occasions? Touch, sight and sound are increasingly...
India’s breakfast cereal market has grown over 22% per year since 2009 as America’s cereal industry awaits a full recovery.
A study claims that while snacks in schools are getting healthier, snack companies are still targeting children with unhealthy snacks.
PepsiCo will highlight its sustainability progress across its most significant areas: water, packaging, waste, energy and agriculture at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, in Dubai, this week (October 27).
The baking and snacks industry must explore innovations in grains to meet the challenges of a growing population, according to PepsiCo's global R&D head.
PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra will focus their efforts on the Middle East at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week (October 27-29) with two conferences entitled Next Generation Manufacturing and...
PepsiCo's Frito-Lay business saw an increase in revenue this quarter supported by volume growth in convenience stores.
Doritos Rainbow chip campaign in support of gay teens has drawn both praise and ire from consumers, but one Mintel analyst believes it was a great way to target a...
The sustainability ranking of some of the world's biggest chip brands leaves a lot to be desired, according to a recent report from Rank a Brand.
The US Food and Drug Administration has censured Frito-Lay for a leaky roof, dirty facility and possible cross contamination of manufactured food at a Tennessee snack food facility.
BakeryandSnacks has chewed over IRI data to compile a satisfying list of the top 10 best-selling US snack bars.
PepsiCo’s research and development used to be focused on brand refreshes but we’re now working with a whole new strategy that is ‘paying off in buckets’, says its global R&D...
Frito-Lay has developed a microwaveable snack pack that enables consumers to heat chips before eating.
PepsiCo’s new report on its sugarcane supply chain in Brazil and the impact it has on land rights has been welcomed with caution and some critique by Oxfam.
UK retailers are battling it out as more discounters enter the market and PepsiCo must respond carefully to these changes, its CEO says.
PepsiCo has announced a series of appointments, including one to address the importance of digitally connected consumers and e-commerce distribution channel.
Frito-Lay has developed a method to puff nuts and legumes for enhanced-texture snacks.
Frito-Lay will modernize its Ontario plant in Canada, helped along by a $3m investment from the local government.