Post Holdings hopes to return the long-neglected and aging PowerBar brand back to its former glory by revitalizing its marketing, branding and product innovation in 2015, according to company executives.
Food blogger Vani Hari (a,k.a. the ‘Food Babe’) claimed victory on Wednesday after Kellogg said it was “actively testing natural alternatives” to the antioxidant BHT in cereal packaging liners and General...
Snyder’s-Lance will ramp up European sales from $5m to $20m in the next five years with NPD and broader distribution, its international sales chief says.
US snack major Diamond Foods has bought a 51% stake in its European Kettle chip co-manufacturer to drive presence in the booming vegetable chip market, its CEO says.
Kellogg has added cranberries to its Raisin Bran cereal in the US in response to consumer calls for more nutritious breakfast options.
US bean chip brand Beanitos is looking for co-packers and distributors to kick-start European expansion where it wants to pull in one quarter of total sales within five years.
Seabrook Crisps could “investigate areas for potential investment” to speed up growth after appointing independent corporate finance advisor McQueen, according to ceo Jonathan Bye.
Healthy snack specialist NuGo Nutrition will edge into the high-fiber snacking space after acquiring Gnu Foods FiberLove.
Post Holdings CEO Rob Vitale said today that his firm’s $1.15bn move to buy smaller ready-to-eat cereal rival MOM Brands for $1.15bn was the “right move, at the right price,...
Frito-Lay’s upcoming sweet cinnamon snack Cheetos Sweetos will help the company latch on to a younger consumer base interested in sweet snacking, says Euromonitor International.
Zeelandia and Fine Organics have set up a joint-venture for India and its neighbouring markets under the name Fine Zeelandia to sell mostly locally produced baking ingredients.
Weston Foods subsidiary Maplehurst Bakeries will acquire decorated cake manufacturer Creative Occasions.
Lantmännen Unibake will acquire Finnish bakery firm Vaasan, strengthening its presence in the Baltic Sea region, the CEO says.
Signature Flatbreads aims to create at least 200 jobs and target £100M in turnover within the next three years, joint md William Eid claimed after the company’s launch.
PepsiCo has slammed a campaign from Sum Of Us against its Doritos brand that suggests the chips contain unsustainable palm oil.
Kellogg has developed two lines under its Special K brand to appeal to health-conscious women.
Frito-Lay’s 2014 TV ads for Lay’s in the US were the most effective across the snack and confectionery category, staving off competition from Hershey and Mars, according to analysis firm...
Which retail channel is right for your brand? Natural? Club? Convenience? And once you’ve jumped through all the buyers’ hoops, will you still be able to make any money? It...
Aryzta has pledged to shake up the ethnic baking category, creating UK business Signature Flatbreads with the help of the former bosses of Aryzta subsidiary Honeytop Speciality Foods.
General Mills will continue its cost-saving program across the US and Canada with further plant closures, announcing the shutdown of two Pillsbury production sites.
General Mills’ flagship cereal brand generated a storm of interest in television advertising for 2014 - way ahead of the competition, according to analysis firm Ace Metrix.
Kellogg has secured a gateway to introduce its own brands in the promising MEA region by acquiring a controlling stake in Egyptian biscuit maker BiscoMisr, says an analyst.
Kellogg will launch its gluten-free corn puffs into free-from sections of major UK retailers this month to align with shopper expectations, it says.
Consumers increasingly are turning away from cereal for breakfast in favor of nutrition-dense, on-the-go foods, creating a growth opportunity for consumer packaged foods companies that can offer fast solutions to...
General Mills has reported a significant slump in profits for its second quarter, pulled down by a tough environment in North America, particularly across breakfast cereals.