Fusion flavors are just starting to surface in the patisserie sector with inspiration drawn from Asia in particular, a manager at Pidy says.
Britain’s leading bakery brand owner Warburtons has completed the purchase of speciality bread and pastry manufacturer Giles Foods, for an undisclosed sum.
A Far Eastern food firm could snap up UK crisp brand Tyrrells, which is reportedly up for sale for £100M.
Bread bakers should be prepared to face further reductions in salt levels when new limits are set by the Department of Health (DH) later this year – despite hitting their...
Speciality ingredients supplier Tate & Lyle has acquired Swedish oat beta-glucan manufacturer Biovelop.
Determining sodium reduction levels must be backed with sound science and the latest IOM report highlights clear gaps in such literature, says the American Bakers Association (ABA).
Nutrition bars enter - and exit - the snacks aisle at the speed of light these days. So how has Clif Bar managed to sustain the kind of growth rivals...
The Snack Food Association (SFA) has announced a new CEO, effective from July 1.
A second acquisition will further strengthen Post Holding’s position in the high-growth natural cereal segment, its CEO says.
Increased investment in marketing and advertising will drive sales in the back half of the year, said the company’s CEO who sees the company as being on track to being...
Investment in cereal makes sense for Kellogg because it cannot sideline such an important segment but snacks should really be the priority, an analyst says.
Bimbo is a popular bakery brand that is in growth but global penetration remains fairly low outside Latin America, an expert says.
Drug stores, club stores and the foodservice market could be the next big areas of opportunity for gluten-free, according to Boulder Brands, which owns two of the biggest names in...
Consumers want to invest in a product that aligns with their values - and they do care about corporate responsibility, says Kellogg.
Frito-Lay’s flagship brand Lay’s has a global penetration of 26% and is the ninth most chosen fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) brand in the world, according to Kantar World Panel.
New York-based start-up LifeIce is aiming to create a completely new category in the healthy snacking market with new bite-sized all-natural frozen fruit snacks that are sold as a shelf-stable...
US business Boulder Brands has acquired Cheshire gluten-free baking businesses Davies Bakery, previously part of Frank Roberts and Sons.
Kids’ cereal brands must target parents but pester power from their children must not be underestimated or ignored, says an analyst.
Grupo Bimbo’s profits slumped 9.4% for the first quarter of 2013, continuing the downwards trend that has shaped business for the last year.
ADM will put forward a third, higher bid of A$3.4bn ($3.5bn) for Australian bulk grains specialist GrainCorp after a full financial review of the company.
The growing demand for bite-sized treats in the UK has sparked United Biscuits the develop miniature varieties of two of its McVitie’s cake brands, it says.
PepsiCo will push its snacks brands further into Asia in a new deal with Swiss market expansion specialist DKSH.
Weetabix has stopped production of two cereal varieties because of technical problems caused by a poor quality UK wheat, it says.
Former Snack Food Association (SFA) chairman and founder of Rudolph Foods John Rudolph has died, aged 88.
European consumers have got a taste for exotic flavors and a desire for healthier snack alternatives which means spiced nuts and seeds have enormous potential, an analyst says.