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Pepperidge Farm unlikely to succeed in Trader Joe’s cookie ‘copying’ lawsuit, says academic

A professor of law doubts Pepperidge Farm’s law suit against Trader Joe’s, accusing the grocery chain’s Crispy Cookies of resembling its Milano brand, will prevail.

Puratos Group set to grow US business with Pennant Ingredients acquisition

Belgium-based bakery and patisserie supplier Puratos Group is aiming to grow its presence in North America following its acquisition of US business Pennant Ingredients.

Ontario aims to grow agri-food exports with Super-Pufft Snacks investment

Ontario is set to invest in food manufacturer Super-Pufft Snacks in a bid to strengthen the region’s agri-food exports

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Nissin buys Jinmailang out of Chinese noodle joint-venture

Nissin has ended its joint-ventures with Jinmailang so it can focus on supplying premium products to the Chinese market.

Online snacks business Graze ramps up UK retail presence with Tesco and Asda listings

Online snacking brand Graze says it has doubled its distribution points in UK retail since expanding into the bricks-and-mortar market less than six months ago.

General Mills takes $500m Fiber One brand into UK

General Mills has rolled out its $500m higher-fiber brand Fiber One to retailers in the UK for the first time.

Hovis production line closure threatens over 100 jobs

Hovis plans to close a bread production line at its bakery in Wigan, threatening more than 100 jobs.

UBM says security and comfort of attendees is ‘paramount’; registrations up 6%

32 firms pull out of FiE in wake of Paris attacks

Around 32 of 1400 exhibiting companies (3%) have pulled out of the industry event Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) next week in Paris following the city’s fatal attacks, despite efforts from...

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Märsch Importshandels to rely on X-ray inspection by next year

Märsch Importshandels has said it intends to rely fully on X-ray inspection by the end of 2016.

Post Holdings sees 2015 sales lift as US RTE cereal declines slow

Post Holdings has reported strong sales growth in its full year and fourth quarter (Q4) results, driven by an improving ready-to-eat (RTE) US cereal category and its merger with MOM...

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Sweet success as bakery installs Loma X-ray inspection machine

Changing retailer codes of practice and business growth have driven a cake and dessert producer to install an X-ray detection machine from Loma Systems.

Greencore to invest £12M in new manufacturing unit

Greencore plans to invest £12M in building a new manufacturing unit at its food-to-go site in Northampton.

Pinnacle Foods expands presence in natural channel with $975 million acquisition of Boulder Brands

Long-anchored in the conventional channel’s center-store with iconic brands such as Hungry Man and Wishbone, Pinnacle Foods’ $975 million acquisition of Boulder Brands gives it a better foothold in the...

Seabook Crisps turnover soars to £27M

Seabrook Crisps has boosted profitability and increased its turnover by 11% to £27M after adapting to the changing retail environment.

Splitting ConAgra Foods into two will 'enable each company to sharpen its strategic focus', says CEO

Just weeks after announcing its intention to sell its private label business to TreeHouse Foods, ConAgra Foods has unveiled plans to re-engineer itself again, this time by separating into independent...

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Cost cutting drives General Mills to shut NZ manufacturing plant

General Mills will close its East Tamaki plant by the end of the year as part of an international restructuring process in the face of the company's dwindling international performance.  ...

NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Expo to grow 20% in 2016

The confectionery industry is growing, and with it the National Confectioners Association’s 2016 Sweets & Snacks Expo will grow as well.

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Glanbia buys US protein bar maker for €200m

Irish dairy and ingredients giant Ganbia is acquiring Californian protein bar specialist thinkThin for $217m (€200m), as it boosts its bar presence.

Angelic Bakehouse brings healthy bread to Costco

Wisconsin-based Angelic Bakehouse will make its popular Sprouted Seven-Grain bread available in Costco locations across the US Midwest after years of availability in small shops.

General Mills sued over protein content of Cheerios

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against General Mills, alleging that high-protein Cheerios are falsely marketed.

Personalized Oreo packs to strengthen our e-commerce strategy, says Mondelēz

Mondelēz International is offering fans of its Oreo brand of cookies the opportunity to design their own cookie packaging.

KIND trying to sustain growth with sugar removal promise: Euromonitor analyst

With KIND’s announcement that it will be cutting sugar across its line of fruit and nut snack bars, one analyst said this is a move the company hopes will help...

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Dali Foods to lead renewed Chinese IPOs activity after moratorium ends

Dali Foods will be floated after Chinese companies were given the go-ahead to resume IPO activity in the wake of emergency measures that were designed to prevent a plunge in...

Exo launches new line of savory cricket bars

Exo will launch three new savory cricket bars this year, the company has announced.

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