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United Biscuits North America MD Francheterre to lead Tangerine Confectionery

United Biscuits Europe and North America managing director Anthony Francheterre has been named CEO of Tangerine Confectionery.

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Marinade brand Soy Vay enters snack category with popped rice clusters

Asian marinades brand Soy Vay has extended into the US snacks category with the launch of popped rice clusters.

Listeria alert: SunOpta sunflower fears cross Pond with Bounce UK recall

A widespread product recall that has affected hundred of US products has crossed the Pond with the recall of Bounce protein balls in the UK.

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Bare Snacks set for organic launch is it aims to expand distribution

Bare Snacks is about to launch a range of organic coconut chips as it sets its sights on expanding its distribution. 

Snack Attack 2016

What's hot at Snack Attack 2016?

Seasonal flavors, premium and free-from health trends continue to dominate the snack industry, according to the latest annual Snack Attack showcase hosted in New York City.The 16 brands who presented...

Pepperidge Farm aims to make a splash with organic wheat Goldfish crackers

Pepperidge Farm is hoping to widen the audience for its Goldfish crackers with the launch of the brand’s first lines containing organic wheat.

Pladis: Yildiz consolidates Godiva, Ulker, UB and DeMet's into new global business

Yildiz Holding is bringing together its core confectionery and bakery businesses to form new global company Pladis.

General Mills rolls out Tiny Toast – its ‘first new’ cereal brand in 15 years

General Mills is this month rolling out Tiny Toast, described as the manufacturer’s first new US cereal brand in 15 years.

Sweets & Snacks Expo 2016

Bigs seeds spices up sunflower with Tapatío and brings innovation to pumpkin

Seed brand Bigs is aiming to tap demand for hot sauces - and bring innovation to the pumpkin seed category - with two new products.

ASA bans Nomad Foods advert for exaggerated portion size

Frozen food manufacturer Nomad Foods Europe has been forced to withdraw a TV advert for misleading consumers over the portion size of a pasta dish after using more than one packet...

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Hathor Group seeking spot in US market for Brazilian granola and cookies

South American food producer Hathor Group is looking to secure US distribution for its Grano cookies and granola.

Aryzta revenue down 7% in North America as European growth continues

Speciality baking business Aryzta has again reported mixed fortunes across its business – with sales declining in the US and growing in Europe.

The Good Bean rides bean-based snacking wave in the Year of the Pulse

The Good Bean – a Berkeley-based snack brand built around the garbanzo bean (chickpea) - more than doubled its sales in 2015 and expects to do so again in 2016...

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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...

Sweets & Snacks Expo 2016

Burton's bringing Cadbury Mini Fingers and Wispa biscuits to the US

UK firm Burton’s Biscuit Company is expanding its US line-up with two more Cadbury products manufactured under licence from Mondelēz International.

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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.

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