Hostess Brands Inc. has won permission from the bankruptcy court to sell most of its bread brands at auction on February 28, and says it will submit plans to sell...
The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) will revamp its Renshaw brand to coincide with the launch of a new e-commerce global platform for the business that targets the sugar craft...
UK bagel maker New York Bakery Co (NYBCo) has revamped its brand with a new premium range and full packaging re-design playing on iconic New York visuals, indulgence and variety...
PepsiCo and Kellogg lead the global snacks market with Frito-Lay and Pringles, but who fares better in the realms of Facebook and why does this matter?
PepsiCo Lay’s has been voted one of Chinese consumers’ favorite savory snacks and ‘superbrand’ for 2013 by brand consumer research and accreditation institute Superbrands.
Cadbury owner Mondelez International has entered a joint venture to expand distribution in Saudi Arabia, which it calls an “important and strategic market” in the region.
Increasing demand for industry to produce healthier foods helped Novozymes to a strong 2012 performance in its food and drink business, however the Danish enzyme specialist says growth was ‘below expectation’.
The president of Hostess Brands' BCTGM workers union has said its members are looking to support and work with well-capitalized bidders.
Brand equity is the best thing Wonder Bread has going for it by a long shot and future business strategies should hinge on this, an analyst says.
American donut major Krispy Kreme has announced it will open its first franchise in India later this week. The maiden store, in Bangalore, will be the first of 80 retail locations...
Post Foods has acquired natural and organic cereal maker Attune Foods for an undisclosed sum.
Weetabix has developed whole grain breakfast biscuits to target on-the-go, busy consumers.
Fazer CEO Karsten Slotte plans to leave the Finnish company, while former Hershey executive Andrew Jacobs joins premium confectioner Wolfgang Candy.
Georgia-based Flowers Foods has emerged as the first ‘stalking horse’ bidder for assets from bankrupt baker Hostess Brands.
Van’s Natural Foods has launched a range of gluten-free, whole grain cereals, crackers and snack bars to plug health demands for nutritious breakfast and snack options.
Premier Foods will begin using EU-sourced wheat in its Hovis packaged breads in a bid to maintain quality following a poor UK harvest.
Bankrupt Twinkies and Wonder Bread maker Hostess Brands says it expects to establish up to six ‘stalking horse’ bidders for its iconic bakery brands when bids are presented to the...
UK savoury snack manufacturer Intersnack has appointed Sam Thain as factory general manager for its Corby site, home of its Pom-Bear snack brand.
Offloading Skippy peanut butter - which still generates the majority of its $370m annual sales in the mature US market - will continue to skew Unilever’s portfolio towards faster-growing emerging...
Warburtons is to close its Blackpool bread roll bakery with the loss of 55 jobs.
Unilever has struck a deal to sell its Skippy peanut butter business to Hormel Foods for approximately $700m.
General Mills plans to introduce a host of new ready-to-eat cereal products to the US in 2013, but seems unlikely to heavily discount its range to line up with competitors.
This year has seen a flurry of activity in the bakery, snack and cereal market with big buys, joint ventures and companies left up for sale as we enter 2013....
Kettle Chips maker Diamond Foods has recorded a $10.7m loss in the first quarter of 2013 after incurring expenses for an investigation into improper payments to walnut growers.
Mexican Coca-Cola bottler Arca Continental (AC) has bought two snack companies as it seeks to deepen its hold in the ‘highly complementary’ snacks arena.