Branded snack titan Frito-Lay may appeal the year-long patent row it lost with private label specialist Ralcorp over use of ‘bowl’ shaped tortilla snacks.
UK start-up The Frank Food Company will target the free-from, nutrition and energy sectors with its new cereal bar range, its managing director says.
A major new player in the flour milling industry will emerge later this year following the merger of ConAgra Mills and Horizon Milling (a joint venture between Cargill and CHS)...
Finnish ag-food giant Raisio has sold its €7m a year oat, soy and rice foods business that includes its Soygurt business to €330m Norwegian food company Kavli.
Oxfam will step up its campaign to improve the treatment of people and resources that form part of the supply chain of the world’s biggest food conglomerates, after it cast...
The UK's Federation of Bakers has snubbed the Real Bread Campaign’s report and described it as fundamentally flawed, selective and misleading.
Flowers Foods has won the bid for a majority of Hostess bread assets including Wonder Bread and Nature’s Pride outside of auction after no other bidders stepped forward.
Finsbury Food Group has sold its free-from business to Genius Foods for £21M to focus on its core bread and cake business ̶ and reduce debt.
Sunsweet Bakery has launched a new line of purple colored plum-infused baked goods that offer a tasty, new experience with a ‘myriad of health benefits’, it says.
Unilever and Nestlé say Oxfam missed an opportunity for a wider and more comprehensive debate about food ethics after the NGO published a damning report on the supply chains of...
The Real Bread Campaign has slammed UK industrial bread manufacturers on the misleading use of ‘wholemeal’ and ‘wholegrain’ and has called for meaningful legal definitions and robust regulation.
Vie de France Yamazaki has closed a frozen bread facility in Chicago to shift production to a larger plant in Atlanta as demands and expansion plans outstretch capacity.
Irish food and ingredients giant Kerry Group has reported a 10.8% increase in operating profit for the year of 2012 on the back of strong growth driven by its ingredients...
Associated British Foods – worst-in-class in an Oxfam report critical of 10 food giants for essentially operating under a corporate social responsibility (CSR) “veil of secrecy” – has hit back, slamming the...
US snack firm Snyder’s-Lance said it will close a Canadian facility to cut costs and consolidate production.
The Pringles acquisition is helping Kellogg become a global player in snacks, CEO John Bryant said in presentation at the CAGNY meeting recently.
Increased financing costs and higher tax rates caused a plunge in net profit for Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012.
Frito-Lay has confirmed jobs cuts at its Rold Gold pretzel facility in Canton but has refused to comment on reports that this is a result of declining pretzel sales.
Switzerland-based bakery firm Aryzta has acquired German company Klemme for €280m ($376m) to capitalize on growth in frozen bakery and to move from independent channels into large retailers.
A new research and development (R&D) center will enable Snyder’s-Lance to deliver category-expanding, innovative new products for 2013, its president and COO says.
A certification standard for social and environmental performance will safeguard the social mission of Rubicon Bakery – initially set up as a non-profit social enterprise, its owner said.
Contract manufacturer Natur Boutique wants to shift its organic dried banana snack beyond health stores and is in talks with major retailers.
Nestlé’s share price fell 2.3% on Thursday as the company announced its slowest growth in three years, with developing markets hit by natural disasters and continued market weakness in Europe...
KP Snacks has launched a multi-pack of its beef flavored Space Raiders to cater to increased demands for the soaring brand and plug value needs, it said.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has upheld a complaint against Weetabix’s online app WeetaKid and ruled that the app can no longer exist in its current form.