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General Mills aiming to revive Fiber One snacks with NPD and marketing push

General Mills is hoping to turn around the performance of its Fiber One snacks with a marketing push and new and revamped products.

Busy Aussies don’t leave breakfast drinks just for brekkie

The meal that is widely considered to be the most important of the day is regularly missed by almost a quarter of Australians—though few have time for breakfast-in-the-bottle alternatives.

General Mills Q1 2017 results

Snacks brands growth fails to offset overall General Mills sales slump

General Mills today said its first-quarter 2017 sales had failed to meet expectations – with growth in brands including Lärabar and Nature Valley failing to offset declines in other parts...

Kellogg, Post & General Mills hit with wave of lawsuits as plaintiff’s bar turns up the heat on sugar

If a high percentage of the calories in your product are from added sugar, and you are stating or implying that it’s healthy and nutritious, are you at risk of...

ADM subsidiary Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts expands processing capacity

US domestic peanut processor Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts has expanded its processing capacity.

'First' entirely gluten-free dining hall opens on US college campus

Kent State University claims to have opened the first certified gluten-free dining hall on a college campus.

Kirkegaard replaces Sharpe as CSM Bakery Solutions head

US bakery ingredients and finished goods business CSM Bakery Solutions has promoted Marianne Kirkegaard to president and chief executive officer.

News in brief

Tate & Lyle increases capacity for added value oat ingredients

Tate & Lyle has upped its manufacturing capacity for added value oat ingredients ten-fold at its Swedish facility.

Nellson investing up to $50m in new-build bar facility in California

Nutrition bar manufacturer Nellson is to invest up to $50m in a new production facility in California.

Video: Puratos opens innovation center to help customers tap key bakery trends

International bakery ingredients firm Puratos has unveiled a new innovations center in the UK.

General Mills cereal brand becomes first sponsor of Yahoo eSports show

General Mills’ Reese’s Puffs cereal has become the first sponsor of a new weekly Yahoo show covering competitive video gaming.

Graze snacks brand eyes retail opportunities beyond the UK

Snacks subscription service Graze is looking at opportunities to take its retail range overseas following the success of its UK debut.

Modified barley yields 30% more in salty soil: Study

A genetic anomaly discovered in barley may allow the crop to thrive in high-salt conditions, a study has determined.

Hunger pains: Kids who skip breakfast more likely to get angry, say teachers

Three quarters of Canadian teachers say children who skip breakfast are more likely to become frustrated or angry at school, according to a new survey for Kellogg.

Do kids make better food decisions than their mums when choosing snacks?

Children’s acceptance of healthy food is underrated by their mothers as a study finds kids choose a higher number of healthy foods for their mothers than for themselves.

Game on: Quest Nutrition bars to sponsor university eSports team

Fast-growing protein bar manufacturer Quest Nutrition is to sponsor the eSports teams at an Illinois university.

Kellogg extends New York cereal café menu as it aims to tap foodie culture

Kellogg has extended the menu at its NYC cereal café with a pumpkin spice latte bowl based on limited-edition Mini-Wheats Pumpkin Spice cereal.

Post Foods tests Snapchat marketing with Honey Bunches of Oats campaign

With Snapchat ads, a personalized ad generator, and the tagline “THIS. IS. EVERYTHING.,” Post Foods LLC believes it has the tools to target younger Millennials with surgical precision.

Against the tide: Goldfish and other snacks buck decline in Campbell’s sales

Campbell’s Soup Co promises investment to maintain growth for its cracker and biscuits brands and plans further innovation in its fresh bakery business.

NuGo Nutrition acquires protein bar manufacturer Promax

Protein bar manufacturer Promax has been acquired by Pennsylvania-based NuGo Nutrition.

Snyder's-Lance takes full ownership of UK popcorn business Metcalfe's Skinny

Snyder's-Lance has acquired the remaining shares in UK popcorn business Metcalfe's Skinny Limited – just months after taking a minority stake.

General Mills names new heads of US Retail and Europe-Australia divisions

General Mills has named the new head of its US Retail arm, which is the largest operational segment of the FMCG giant and includes its cereals, snacking and bakery divisions.

ÅR Packaging to hold renewable packaging factory tour as it enters ‘next stage of development’

Cereal and confectionery packaging manufacturer ÅR Packaging says its recently announced acquisition by CVC Capital Partners will move the business into the 'next stage of its development'.

Berry Plastics to acquire AEP to become a ‘one-stop shop’ for customers with flexible film needs

Berry Plastics Group has entered into an agreement to acquire AEP Industries (AEP), a manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging films in North America, for $765m, expected to close in December.

Enova Foods collagen tea claims to reduce wrinkles in 4 weeks

Enova Foods is targeting the health and wellness sector by expanding its protein snack bars and launching a collagen tea.

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