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Post’s move to offer the full breakfast is second largest NA food deal of the year

Post Holdings, owner of British cereal Weetabix, has agreed to buy Bob Evans Farms for $1.5bn to expand its portfolio of breakfast staples.

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BakeMark acquires Best Brands

US bakery business BakeMark has acquired Best Brands from CSM Bakery Solutions for an undisclosed sum.

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Stauffer’s Biscuit closes NY bakery to consolidate operations

Animal Cracker maker DF Stauffer Biscuit Co has announced it will close its New York factory at the end of the year to focus operations at the higher production facilities...

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Dorset Cereals introduces root veg to muesli

Associated British Foods-owned Dorset Cereals takes muesli to another level with the introduction of its limited edition carrot and fruit muesli.

Lagos Govt introduces Eko Coconut Bread to boost food security in Nigeria

The Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) has developed a bread made from coconuts in an effort to improve food security in the region.

Gluten-free green banana flour high in RS2 could cut down waste

US ingredient technology company, International Agriculture Group (IAG), has launched a clean label green banana flour that contains a high level of resistant starch to capitalize on the growing demand...

Purple chocolate ups the possibilities for healthy indulgent foods: Herza

Purple chocolate, coloured with nutrient-packed fruit and vegetable powders, can make healthy foods such as muesli more appealing or give indulgent ice cream a healthy halo, says Herza Schokolade.

Brexit update: Irish cereal exports most vulnerable, says new report

A report from Ireland’s Department of Finance reveals over 55% of the top 30 most exposed EU products to the UK are Irish, sparking concern the impact Brexit would have...

Battle of the giants: PepsiCo and Snyder’s-Lance again face off over ‘Pretzel Crisps’ trademark

Snyder’s-Lance subsidiary Princeton Vanguard and PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay have once again faced off in court over a dispute whether the phrase ‘Pretzel Crisps’ can be registered as a trademark.

Ingredion launches range of clean label tapioca flours

Food scientists at Ingredion Incorporated’s Idea Labs have developed a range of multi-functional tapioca flours, based on more than two decades of research to understand the role tapioca can play...

Calbee back in full swing as potato supplies recover in Japan

Japanese snack giant Calbee’s operations have returned to normal, following a potato shortage that disrupted the production of 15 its potato chip brands.

Bells Professional Pastry created to meet growing demand for UK pastry products

Scottish pies, cakes and pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has established Bells Professional Pastry, a dedicated arm of the business focused pastry manufacture.

Sustainability database can help manufacturers avoid buying bad palm oil

There's "a gold rush mentality" in the palm oil sector preventing it from becoming truly sustainable, says Danish NGO NepCon. But its database Sourcing Hub can help manufacturers make the most sustainable...

Clean-label bread market 'ripe for growth' in US, says president of Pak Group

Pak Group’s North American brand, Bellarise, has developed a clean-label Hawaiian roll improver that is available in non-allergen and non-GMO formats.

ADM Milling introduces Multiseed Bread Mix with ancient grains in the UK

ADM Milling has launched a multiseed concentrate that contains ancient grains in the UK, in response to growing consumer demand for wellness-focused foods.

Pringles Australia releases duo of Aussie flavors ahead of footy finals

Kellogg’s-owned Pringles has launched limited edition Chicken Salt and Meat Pie flavors to its tubular-boxed potato chip snacks in Australia.

Fairfields Farm rolls out new microwavable crisps concept in UK

Artisan snack producer, Fairfields Farm, has created the first ever microwaveable bag of crisps (potato chips in the US).

Astarta secures $25m loan from EBRD to develop and modernize Ukraine grain sector

Ukraine agricultural conglomerate Astarta Grain has secured a $25m loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to upgrade its grain and sugar facilities.

CSM Bakery and 3D Systems to bring 3D printing to food industry

CSM Bakery Solutions is collaborating with 3D Systems Corp to develop 3D printers for the food industry, expected to be ready for distribution by the end of 2018.

Kellogg plans to cut further 223 jobs in Battle Creek

Kellogg’s is planning to cut 223 jobs in at the ready-to-eat cereal (RTEC) plant on Porter Street in Battle Creek, US, in 2018, in a move to streamline and decrease...

Public health risk - Americans do not eat enough bread: study finds

US scientists suggest Americans increase their consumption of grains foods such as bread, rolls, tortillas and ready-to-eat (RTE) breakfast cereals to make up their shortfall in nutrients.

Flavour pairing with plant proteins: What’s best for your product?

Plant proteins such as hemp, brown rice and pea have complex taste profiles that work best with tailor-made flavours. But it's not always obvious that sulphur pairs well with strawberry...which...

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Gluten-free surges into mainstream despite challenges

Gluten-free has moved from trend to mainstream. BakeryandSnacks reviews the demand and its demise in certain areas, as well the confusion and the rising number of contentious health risks.

Nairn’s fight against shrinkification

Cracker brand Nairn’s is adding 20% extra product to its Gluten Free Wholegrain Crackers range in an attempt to wade off shrinkification, said CEO Marty Gray.

The eco-health benefits of fortifying bread with fruit by-products: study

Portuguese scientists suggest fortifying bread with fruit and yeast by-products increases fiber content in bread and could reduce waste in the environment.

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