Kallo and Bjorg owner Wessanen is extending into the gluten-free market with the acquisition of UK gluten-free baked goods manufacturer Mrs Crimble’s.
The list of products recalled over fears they may contain undeclared peanut residue from Grain Craft flour has continued to grow in the past week.
European confections and snacks have become increasingly appealing to American consumers for their premium quality and health benefits. European Confections, a New York-based confectionery importer, will bring over 20 new...
SunOpta – the business at the center of a sunflower kernel recall that affected snacks manufacturers including Treehouse Foods, General Mills, Clif and PepsiCo – has announced a change of...
General Mills and South Dakota State University are to work together in a bid to improve the nutritional qualities of oats and develop varieties with higher yields.
As snacks and bakery businesses across the globe come to terms with the ramifications of the UK’s impending exit from the European Union, we gather responses from businesses, trade bodies...
International bakery business Bridor has unveiled plans to doubles its turnover to €1bn ($1.1bn) by 2020.
Monsanto and Remington Holding have formed a joint venture to develop and market sorghum.
Eating muffins made with safflower oil may help individuals lose more weight and receive greater improvements in cardiovascular health, a study has determined.
International bakery and confectionery business Fazer Group has announced it is to expand its operations with a new factory in Russia and the acquisition of an artisanal bakery in Finland.
Families, ingredient claims, and variety in packaging and flavors have been flagged up as key drivers of growth in the US snacking market.
Biotech firm Meiogenix and yeast supplier Lesaffre are to work together to develop new baker’s yeasts.
Global sugar prices have rocketed 30% since mid-April as the balance between supply and demand tightens. In Europe prices have remained steady but could soon increase, according to Rabobank’s latest...
Hostess Brands has made its first acquisition since coming under new ownership itself in 2013.
BakeryandSnacks has been at the Free-from Food Expo in Amsterdam this week. Here are a few of the sights, soundbites and tastes that caught our attention.
With 96% of US consumers snacking between meals – and the lines between mealtimes continuing to blur – analysts say the range of foods accepted as a snack continues to grow.
Frito-Lay is recalling batches of Rold Gold snacking pretzels over fears they were made with flour containing undeclared peanut residue - just days after Hostess Brands pulled 710,000 cases of...
Hostess Brands has recalled 710,000 cases of cakes and donuts in the US and Mexico over fears they may contain undeclared peanut residue, after two children suffered allergic reactions.
South American food producer Hathor Group is looking to secure US distribution for its Grano cookies and granola.
Speciality baking business Aryzta has again reported mixed fortunes across its business – with sales declining in the US and growing in Europe.
Bakers may need to reassess the relationship they have with retailers – and transform their supply chains – to meet the growing demands of online grocery retail, according to a new report.
UK firm Burton’s Biscuit Company is expanding its US line-up with two more Cadbury products manufactured under licence from Mondelēz International.
Fresh baked goods are the most popular item for UK convenience store shoppers, a new study has shown.
Recent acquisitions Dave's Killer Bread and Alpine Valley Bread have prevented a year on year dip in sales at US bread giant Flowers Foods in the first quarter of 2016.
Global food and drinks businesses including General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever have pledged to reduce trans fatty acids to “nutritionally insignificant levels” by the end of 2018.