A new partnership between Heartland Harvest (Illinois) and Harvest Innovations (Iowa) is set to deliver new gluten-free pasta to the food industry, tapping into a substantially growing sector.
Only a handful of employees at Kellogg will be privy to the secret recipe of its newly formulated Special K brand for Europe as the cereal giant works to stave...
Industry efforts to reduce and/or remove trans fats from food products have led to progress, but this progress is slowing, and the industry must continue its effort to reformulate, says...
Cereal science association AACC International has put forward recommendations on how whole grain products should be characterized.
Nutrition bars enter - and exit - the snacks aisle at the speed of light these days. So how has Clif Bar managed to sustain the kind of growth rivals...
The UK was hit by an extreme wheat crisis last year forcing industry into import mode and forecasts suggest this trend may stay, says a commodity analyst.
While peanut flour has been around for years, recent interest in protein - particularly the plant-based variety - has sparked renewed interest, particularly in the nutritional bars market, according to...
A second acquisition will further strengthen Post Holding’s position in the high-growth natural cereal segment, its CEO says.
Investment in cereal makes sense for Kellogg because it cannot sideline such an important segment but snacks should really be the priority, an analyst says.
Consumers want to invest in a product that aligns with their values - and they do care about corporate responsibility, says Kellogg.
Growth rates of several individual label claims under the health & wellness umbrella have started to level off, according to new research from Symphony Consulting.
Kids’ cereal brands must target parents but pester power from their children must not be underestimated or ignored, says an analyst.
Remember the gluey texture of the oatmeal your mom served you as a kid? Turns out, this is a good thing, according to new research comparing the satiating effects of...
On paper at least, boxed breakfast cereal ticks all the right boxes. It’s quick, great value for money, and nutritious - the perfect recession-proof food.
The ‘al-desko’ breakfast trend has hit Britain and prompted consumer demands for re-sealable, easy to open cereal packs, says a Mintel analyst.
ADM will put forward a third, higher bid of A$3.4bn ($3.5bn) for Australian bulk grains specialist GrainCorp after a full financial review of the company.
In February 2012, Kraft unveiled a category first: MilkBite milk and granola bars for the refrigerated dairy aisle combining “real milk” (and as much calcium as an 8floz glass of...
A gluten-free scanning app in Australia could prompt industry to improve nutritional content and label on-pack, says a research fellow from the George Institute for Global Health.
Weetabix has stopped production of two cereal varieties because of technical problems caused by a poor quality UK wheat, it says.
The health-conscious yet frugal consumer is increasingly difficult to convince, even when presented with a plethora of health and nutrition claims on pack. So, just how can manufacturers prompt that...
Use of health and nutrition claims on kids' cereal is widespread, but manufacturers are using them with caution and the majority favor nutrient content claims.
The Dutch version of the Choices logo has been confirmed as the first government-backed healthy logo scheme to gain EU and Member State support.
A barley variety high in fructans and positively linked to improved gut health holds promise for wholegrain foods, according to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).
Leading scientists have hailed sorghum as a highly nutritious and cost-effective gluten-free grain, but said industry use remains nascent.
A drop in domestic wheat use has left higher global supplies – up 2.9 million for 2012/13, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).