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.
Krispy Kreme is growing its brand presence in US convenience stores with a snack range launched in partnership with distributor TSW Foods.
Premier Foods’ international and cakes divisions - which include the Mr Kipling brand - have been stand-out performers for the business over the past 12 months.
As a leading UK health charity proposes that food labels carry graphics encouraging consumers to exercise, Denny Bros says multi-page labels can help manufacturers display large amounts on information on...
Aldomak which makes tablets, fudge and macaroons is projecting sales of £1.9m ($2.8m) for 2017 on the back of a slew of contract wins and increased activity with existing clients.
Obesity and overweight rates continue to rise across the globe and although no country has managed to reverse the trend to date, all agree action is required. Join us for...
Granola brand Goodness Grainless and sister business Squirrel & The Bee cookies are tapping growing demand for grain-free food with their nut-flour products.
This time last year, KIND was engulfed in a media firestorm (and a tidal wave of false advertising lawsuits) after the FDA took issue with its use of the term...
Tesco has launched a range of cakes designed to tap rising demand for traditional afternoon tea in the UK.