US distributor Sysco has acquired European foodservice business Brakes Group for $3.1bn.
Massachusetts-based Fancypants Baking Co has redesigned its Crunch Cookies’ packaging to highlight that they are free from peanut and tree nut allergens.
Tesco is to sell only straight croissants from this week – claiming UK shoppers have lost their appetite for the traditional crescent-shaped variety.
Mantrose-Haeuser edible coatings and specialty ingredients for the food, confectionery, pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial industries, has acquired Holton Food Products Company.
Boulder Brands UK has recalled five Udi’s Gluten Free products from sale in the UK due to sesame seed contamination.
Pro Mach has acquired Stork-Texwrap to expand its secondary packaging product line.
Japanese manufacturer Yamazaki Baking has increased its bread sales in the past year despite the impact of cost-conscious consumers and rising raw material prices.
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is axing multibuy deals on potato chips as part of its strategy to abandon the use of such deals across its business.
Sabert Corporation has agreed to acquire Kalman Packaging, a North Carolina based manufacturer of thermoformed plastic hinged food containers, for the bakery/supermarket sector.
Replacing modern wheat with ancient grain khorasan can benefit consumers with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Half of UK free-from consumers are likely to eat more free-from food in the coming year, according to new research by Mintel.
A new study has highlighted clean label opportunities for manufacturers and retailers in the dairy and bakery categories.
Nature's Own manufacturer Flowers Foods has reported an increase in full-year sales despite a slowdown in the last quarter.
Lantmännen has reported strong growth in its food business in 2015 following new product launches, improved efficiency and the acquisition of Finnish bakery business Vaasan.
Enzymes supplier Novozymes is restructuring its business in a move designed to deliver innovation more quickly and with greater commercial impact.
Bakery ingredients supplier Puratos Group is ramping up its presence in Australia and New Zealand with the acquisition of fruit and patisserie fillings business Melbourne Jam Manufacturing Co.
An online free-from store launching in the UK has claimed it will offer a “diverse and affordable” range of European food and drink brands.
Italian bakery Bauli is launching what it claims is the US’s first gluten-free panettone bread.
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Natural baking mix manufacturer Simple Mills has revealed ambitions to more than double its distribution by the end of the year.
PWR Pack, which supplies robotic packaging to the food manufacturing industry, is expanding its production facilities as it moves into 3D grippers.
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Irish retailer Musgrave Group has renewed its contract with Trace One, software company.
US paperboard manufacturer Lamitech is extending into the bakery board market with the acquisition of Signature Food Boards.
Many major East Coast US bakery, snacks and cereals operations were back in operation on Monday morning in the wake of the Winter Storm Jonas blizzard.