Strong food-on-the-go sales helped high street baker Greggs to a 6.4% rise in total sales to £398M in first half results for the 26 weeks to July 4.
The alternative chip craze has exploded with a flurry of root veg and plant products on shelf, but can they compete with or even kill off the infamous potato chip?
While celiacs – by necessity – are pretty clued up about gluten, most Americans are less well-informed, with a sizable number erroneously believing rice and potatoes contain gluten, according to a...
Just two weeks after Kraft and Heinz officially announced they were merging into The Kraft Heinz Company, it has announced it will move from its Northfield, Illinois, offices to downtown...
Research from Mintel suggests Millenials snack around four times a day, mostly for an energy boost, because they are bored or want to reduce stress levels.
An increasing number of commercial organic operations could be contributing to higher levels of greenhouse gases coming from each acre of farm land, say researchers who warn that organic food...
EU quality labelling schemes showing product origin do not always connect with shoppers, says research.
Asda is losing £500,000 a week in plant bread sales, as consumers continue to turn away from the traditional sliced loaf, according to the retailer’s senior category buying manager Emily...
Millennials are in the spotlight as a formidable snacking force, but boomers across the US are the bigger snack spenders, says IRI.
General Mills has set the bar high with a pledge to remove all artificial ingredients from its cereals by 2017 and Kellogg will likely follow suit, says a Euromonitor International analyst.
We’ve all been there – reached for a high protein, fiber dense, fatty acid-rich snack as a healthier option. But did we all hit the gym that day to compensate?...
Snack makers should seriously consider trialing new products in c-stores because consumers are happy to invest dollars into first-time buys, says IRI.
Liquid breakfasts are not truly catching on with consumers as an alternative to cereal-based breakfast options, says Euromonitor International.
Organic packaged snacks remain fairly niche but resonate well with health-conscious consumers and retailers, says Euromonitor International.
Turkey is an attractive destination for European food exports with niche opportunities in dairy, bakery, health and wellness, say market analysts.
Coffee vending machines are evolving: mobile payments, the offer of complementing snacks, and even machines with facial recognition software are innovations helping boost consumer confidence, according to Douwe Egberts Professional.
Fruit snacking has many forms but industry collectively agrees the future must be about stripping back ingredients and giving consumers fruit in its purest form.
Organic breakfast products are an easy and affordable way to dip a toe in organic, the Soil Association says.
Marks & Spencer’s move to fortify its entire bakery range with vitamin D is a good public health move given the population is deficient, says the nutrition and innovation head...
Kellogg invested in impressive sustainability initiatives last year and communicated efforts well, helping it secure the top spot in the consumer reputation charts, says a research expert.
Japan’s vending machine stockers have been seeing sluggish fortunes over the last year as overall sales dropped by 5% last year, down from 2013’s US$42.9bn.
Hostess Brands could see global expansion of Twinkies, Donnettes et al. and an extremely strong bakery player emerge if a buyout transpires, analysts say.
Grupo Bimbo, Flowers Foods, Post and Aryzta have all been touted as suitors in the rumored $2bn Hostess Brands sell-out, but who is best-suited to take on the infamous Twinkie?
A raft of candy makers are moving into snacks and this influx of innovation will serve the category and consumers well, says the CEO of the Snack Food Association (SFA).
Snack makers must stay relevant and share worthy if they want millennials to spend dollars, says the president of retail marketing consultancy firm FCB RED.