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Preferred Popcorn moves into organic market with K&W acquisition

US manufacturer Preferred Popcorn has acquired its first organic production facility.

General Mills reports progress on improving nutrition and health profiles

General Mills - which has pledged to remove all artificial ingredients from its cereals by the end of 2017 - this week reported that 77% of its Big G cereal portfolio now...

Organic growth: Flowers unveils details of national Dave's Killer Bread roll-out

Flowers Foods has unveiled its plans to drive incremental growth through the roll-out of organic brand Dave's Killer Bread across the US this month.

New mummy for Honey Monster: Raisio licenses brand to The Brecks Company

Honey Monster cereals are to be produced and marketed in the UK market by The Brecks Company following a licensing deal with brand owner The Raisio Group.

No deal: McCormick walks away from Premier Foods takeover

McCormick & Co has abandoned its plans to take over Premier Foods, owner of number one UK cake brand Mr Kipling.

Former PepsiCo chief Prado to lead pork snacks supplier Evans Food Group

Snack industry veteran Jose Luis Prado - former boss of Quaker Oats North America - has partnered with private equity firm Wind Point Partners to acquire pork rind snacks supplier...

Almarai Q1 results: Bakery outperforms dairy and poultry divisions

Saudi Arabian food and drink business Almarai has reported a surge in profits from its bakery division, while increased costs have hit profits from its dairy business.

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Vermont Smoke & Cure secures Target listing with smaller meat sticks

Vermont Smoke & Cure has extended its range with a smaller meat stick and secured a nationwide listing with Target.

Revealed: How Premier Foods aims to grow cakes business in US and UK

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has revealed strategies to grow its on-the-go and US cakes businesses.

General Mills receives NYPA funding to upgrade Buffalo cereals facility

General Mills is to upgrade its oldest facility in the US with the help of $500,000 in finding from the New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees.

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Tyrrells founder William Chase returns to snacking with popcorn brand

Tyrrells Crisps founder William Chase – who sold the business in 2008 – has returned to the snacks industry with his own popcorn brand.

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Prime time: Paleo cookie brand start-up with national ambition

US start-up Paleo Prime Cookies is aiming to fuel growth with new packaging and by expanding its line-up with new flavors.

Snyder's-Lance launches raft of new branded snacking lines

Snyder's-Lance has extended some of its biggest brands with new products including filled pretzel pieces and limited-edition popcorn.

PepsiCo US management shake-up as Frito-Lay boss Greco leaves

PepsiCo has announced a senior management shake-up following the departure of Frito-Lay North America chief Tom Greco.

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barkTHINS builds 'chocolate snacking' category with peanut & sea salt addition

barkTHINS plans to continue pioneering the snacking chocolate category by launching its latest variant: dark chocolate peanut with sea salt.

Aldi and Happy Shopper snacks recalled over production hygiene fears

A raft of baked and snacking products sold by businesses including retailer Aldi and wholesaler Booker in the UK have been recalled over fears they were produced in unhygienic conditions.

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods rejects third approach by McCormick

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has rejected a third takeover bid by McCormick & Company but has said it is prepared to have talks with the US flavors business....

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Think Jerky targets $1m first-year sales from flavors developed by celeb chefs

Chicago-based startup Think Jerky has set its sights on generating $1m in revenue in its first year on the market.

PepsiCo takes Quaker into breakfast snack bars market

PepsiCo has extended its Quaker brand snacks bars into the US breakfast market with Quaker Breakfast Flats.

KRAVE Jerky general manager: We could be a $500m brand

KRAVE – the upmarket jerky brand that helped to spearhead a renaissance at the premium end of the meat snacking category – could be a $500m brand “very quickly”, claims...

Daelmans stroopwafels coming to the US

Dutch firm Daelmans has entered the US with its stroopwafels and has already secured listings in major retail chains such as Target and 7-Eleven.

Chips are down: shoppers to vote on which Burton's snack stays on shelf

Burton’s Biscuit Company is launching two limited-edition variants of its Fish ‘n’ Chips brand – and asking UK consumers to decide which becomes a permanent part of the range.

Why General Mills is feeling 'bullish' about future growth in US cereals

General Mills expects its cereals and snacks brands to drive growth in the business in the coming year – the second vote of confidence in the US cereals market from...

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Rudolph Foods targets high-end pork rind at health-conscious millennials

Rudolph Foods is expanding its Southern Recipe brand with high-end protein snack Southern Recipe Small Batch.

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods rejects McCormick takeover approach

UK manufacturer Premier Foods – maker of Mr Kipling cakes - has rejected a takeover approach by US spices business McCormick & Company.

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