In a sign of how much American palates have changed, Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chip is building on the success of its original seaweed chip line with a reformulated organic version...
Alpen bars targeting busy professionals are the first Weetabix products to be formulated specifically for the Chinese market, following the UK company’s majority buy-out by Chinese conglomerate Bright Foods in...
Bakeries are being forced to shrink the size of their sweet products, as weight-conscious consumers demand better quality desserts with less sugar and fewer calories.
Flowers Foods is open-minded on the lookout for future acquisition opportunities and is committed to driving its portfolio into new US markets, its CEO says.
Canadian snack firm Dare Foods has rolled out a series of peanut-free snacks to target the back-to-school season.
Premier Foods has put £10m ($16m) behind a multi-media promotional Mr Kipling campaign, just months after committing £20m ($32m) for a snack pack production line.
General Mills has made a bold move to expand its presence in the fast-growing natural and organics market with an $820m deal to acquire Annie's.
KP Snacks’s plans to close factories at Consett in County Durham and Corby in Northamptonshire, threatening up to 186 jobs, have ‘devastated’ longstanding workers there, according to trades union GMB.
David and Bill Jordan, the brothers who launched the Jordans cereals brand, have taken over ownership of European Oat Millers (EOM), a major supplier of breakfast cereal ingredients and own-label breakfast cereals....
The secret to successful innovation is about taking risks, being open to failure and trying again, says the vice president of innovation at Grupo Bimbo.
Allied Bakeries (AB) has created 27 new jobs at its Glasgow facility after pumping £8.4M into its new Kingsmill Sandwich Thins production line.
Snyder’s-Lance has promoted Dan Morgan to chief sales officer to head up a team of 650 employees focused on sales, operations and distribution globally.
Kellogg has bid for a 51% stake in Egyptian biscuit and breakfast cereal firm BiscoMisr, according to a filing in Egypt’s stock exchange – a move which would makes sense,...
Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo and US cereal major General Mills have ranked on Forbes’ annual top 100 ‘most innovative’ companies list.
US total sales for Special K dropped $56m for the year; a slump that could be rescued with lifestyle-focused NPD, says the head of innovation at Mintel.
PepsiCo chairman Indra Nooyi has pledged to double the company’s investment in its Indian food processing operation to add to the sizeable sums it has already spent in the country....
The Grocery Manufacturers Association awarded PepsiCo for its Do Us A Flavor campaign.
More than 800 job cuts have been proposed at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Gunstones bakery and Avana Bakeries, previously owned by 2 Sisters and now owned by Utopia Foods.
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) has renewed its multi-year soccer jersey sponsorship with Philadelphia Union in a deal rumored to be more than $11m.
The ‘Saratoga chip’ - a snack food sensation first cooked up in 1853 by George Crum in Saratoga Springs, NY - was ultimately overwhelmed by the might of Herman Lay’s...
Expanding into the US snack sector needs to happen now or never and CrossFit could be the way in, says the founder of UK Paleo bar start-up The Primal Kitchen.
Kellogg has become the second food major to respond to a damning Oxfam report with a climate change revamp that pledges to disclose global greenhouse gas emission targets by December 2015.
Scandinavian frozen free-from player Fria expands into Ireland as part of its ongoing European growth strategy.
Kellogg has launched Special K Nourish in Australia – a three-grain cold cereal variety that marks part of its 2014 brand revamp.
Kellogg buying United Biscuits would make sense, according to an expert with prior senior history at UB, as media speculation over the possibility of such a deal intensified.