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Snyder's-Lance: Grazing is in our DNA – snacking is perfect solution to grazing

Rod Troni, chief marketing officer Snyder’s-Lance, on the role snacking plays for today’s consumers, the changing retail landscape and how the pretzels, crackers and chips business is set to develop...

News from 2016 Sweets & Snacks Expo: Hydrox Cookies are back with a vengeance

Cookie brand Hydrox - which was axed in 1999 - has returned to the US market in a big way with listings in Kroger and Walmart stores.

Irish Food Board hires TransgressiveX to develop Stript Snacks’ biltong

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has hired TransgressiveX (TX) to further develop the Stript Snacks’ meat snack brand in Ireland.

Multinational firms sell poorer quality (but more expensive) food to Eastern Europeans

Multinational food firms are manufacturing poorer quality, unhealthier (but sometimes more expensive) versions of their trademarked brands for the Eastern Europe market, says the Czech Republic, which wants to see EU legislation to...

New product round-up May 2016: Pringles Cheesy Quesadilla, TMNT cakes and Epic Provisions jerky bars

BakeryandSnacks presents a round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovations that caught our eye in May, starting with new Boulder Canyon Authentic Foods kettle chips.

Grupo Bimbo's Canada Bread Company to close Ontario rolls and bread factory

Grupo Bimbo-owned business Canada Bread Company is to close one of its Ontario factories.

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Cash in one’s chips: The humble potato’s new Asian markets

Potatoes: like dairy not the first global staple you think of when it comes to Asia, but that doesn’t mean to say that there isn’t a growing market for spud-based...

Naturell launches India’s first protein-rich extruded snack

Naturell India has launched a seven-grain protein snack which it claims is a first of its kind in the country.

Ethical labels are worth €709 billion globally - so which one is best for your product?

Fairtrade in France but organic in Austria? Euromonitor analysed 26,000 products across the world to help manufacturers understand which ethical labels work best for their products, depending on the country, category...

Organic brands Dave’s Killer Bread and Alpine bring growth to Flowers in Q1

Recent acquisitions Dave's Killer Bread and Alpine Valley Bread have prevented a year on year dip in sales at US bread giant Flowers Foods in the first quarter of 2016.

Redd energy bars to expand range and distribution after $1m investment

Redd Superfood Energy Bars has secured a $1m investment as it looks to further expand its US product range and distribution.

TSW Foods to bring Krispy Kreme products to convenience stores

Krispy Kreme is growing its brand presence in US convenience stores with a snack range launched in partnership with distributor TSW Foods.

Exceedingly good result: Premier Foods cake sales grow every quarter

Premier Foods’ international and cakes divisions - which include the Mr Kipling brand - have been stand-out performers for the business over the past 12 months.

Fazer becomes 'significant player' in global oats with Frebaco acquisition

Finnish bakery and confectionery business Fazer Group has expanded its presence in the oats market with the acquisition of Swedish mill Frebaco.

Tyrrells grows European presence with acquisition of Germany's Aroma Snacks

Fast-growing UK potato chip supplier Tyrrells has acquired German organic chips business Aroma Snacks.

The big issue: How can industry be part of the obesity solution?

Obesity and overweight rates continue to rise across the globe and although no country has managed to reverse the trend to date, all agree action is required. Join us for...

Healthy & Natural Show

Goodness Grainless and Squirrel & The Bee target $10m in grain-free sales

Granola brand Goodness Grainless and sister business Squirrel & The Bee cookies are tapping growing demand for grain-free food with their nut-flour products.

Another Leicester victory: PepsiCo’s free chips so popular they go on sale

A limited-edition potato chip created by Walkers to give away free to soccer fans has proved such a hit that it is now rolling out to retailers.

Snyder's-Lance: we will do heavy lifting needed to grow pretzel category

Snyder’s-Lance has revealed ambitions to rejuvenate its Snyder’s of Hanover brand, admitting it has some “heavy lifting” to do.

Nestlé prioritises low salt products and calls for reduction targets

Nestlé is preparing to adjust its global portfolio in a bid to help consumers eat significantly less salt – as well stay one step ahead of any forthcoming regulatory measures.

Post Holdings: Shift away from promotions is healthy for us and cereal category

Post Holdings says a shift away from promotions is set to benefit the cereals category and its own cereals business.

Treehouse Foods reports strong US snacks sales in first quarter

Treehouse Foods – which last week recalled dozens of products in a listeria scare – has reported a good performance by its North American snacking foods in the first quarter...

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Supply chain communication ‘the basics’ for allergen control – General Mills

Communication in the supply chain is ‘the basics’ when dealing with potential allergens, according to the European external quality manager at General Mills.

Kellogg US snacks sales hit by direct store delivery shake-up

A major reorganization of Kellogg’s snacks direct store delivery system took its toll on sales in the first quarter of the year, the company has admitted.

Sweets & Snacks Expo 2016

Snacking chocolate brand Brownie Brittle taps organic boom with new range

Snacking chocolate brand Brownie Brittle will be highlighting its first organic line at the upcoming Sweets & Snacks Expo as consumer interest in an organic diet grows.

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