The start-up explosion in bakery, cereal and snacks will continue as online shopping booms and consumers seek out the extraordinary, says Mintel.
Kellogg has triumphed in its battle to acquire Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr, following the withdrawal of rival bidder Abraaj Capital at the end of last month.
Grupo Bimbo’s acquisition of Saputo Bakery is a surprise because the Canadian packaged cake firm is unprofitable and struggling, says Euromonitor International.
Snack sales and volumes across Europe remained strong last year, creating a conservative R&D sentiment throughout industry, says the European Snacks Association (ESA).
Company executives, research experts and industry advocates are among those in our top 10 battling to be crowned BakeryandSnacks’ 2014 ‘Personality of the Year’.
The steer away from carbs will continue into 2015 but if industry is clever, the shift presents plenty of opportunities, says a healthy foods expert.
Marketing insight from Frito-Lay, snacking trends for the future and wheat science were just a handful of the best-read stories on BakeryandSnacks for 2014.
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Midnight cereal chomping, energy-dense sports snacks and on-the-go breakfast replacements are just some of the trends set to shape the snacking market next year, according to Datamonitor Consumer.
The UK will publish an extensive report on the role of carbohydrates in the diet next year, presenting opportunities for bread makers to fight back against carb-bashing, says the Federation...
Antioxidant-rich cereals, protein-packed snack bars and bread tailored to women’s nutritional needs were just some of the product innovations identified by Datamonitor Consumer during 2014.
Our editorial panel has sifted tirelessly through a pile of fantastic nominations for this year’s BakeryandSnacks Personality of the Year awards and compiled a sparkling top 10 list.
Developing baked goods for diabetics has heaps of potential in China given the rates of diabetes and mounting concern in the country, says Datamonitor Consumer.
When it comes to Australia’s most popular snacks, it seems that tastes tend more towards savoury than sweet, market research has found.
Three major white bread brands have made it into the UK’s top 20 best-selling food and beverage list, according to IRI data, but every single one has seen sales plummet.
Two major snack brands have made it into the UK’s top 20 best-selling food and beverage list with above-market growth, according to IRI data.
Many British consumers feel guilty about snacking and even more associate it with ‘breaking’ a diet plan, research finds.
PerkinElmer has acquired Perten Instruments for $266m to ‘significantly expand’ its presence in the food testing.
Sprouted grain flour is gaining traction with food manufacturers and consumers alike thanks to its sweeter taste, longer shelf life, increased nutrient bioavailability and overall better baking experience, claims Peter...
Protein is hot - and big brands are piling more of it into everything from breakfast cereal to ice cream. Yet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans say “inadequate protein intake in...
Cambridge Engineered Solutions, a US metal conveyor belt manufacturer, has hired its first sales manager to support the company’s business growth in the UK and Ireland.
The higher cost and lack of familiarity with whole grains are complicating some schools’ efforts to comply with requirements to serve 100% whole grains that went into effect last July,...
Choosing gluten-free food is a lifestyle choice, but there is no evidence that it’s a healthier option for those not suffering from gluten intolerance, say experts.
Consumers’ perception of whole grains have come a long way, but with most Americans consuming only 15% of the recommended daily intake of them, whole grains still have several barriers...
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