General Mills plans to introduce a host of new ready-to-eat cereal products to the US in 2013, but seems unlikely to heavily discount its range to line up with competitors.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged greater use of neglected traditional grains, saying that there is global overreliance on just a handful of staple foods.
A better understanding of how the manufacturing parameters impact the production of granola could help the industry to create products that better match consumer expectations and have consistent quality, say...
Malaysia will house production of Nestlé breakfast cereals for the first time and export brands to neighbouring Asian countries.
NBTY Inc. has announced the acquisition of Balance Bar Company from Brynwood Partners, its private equity owner. Details of the deal were not announced.
A Spanish study has called for European rules on mercury and arsenic in infant cereal in light of high - in some cases ‘risk’ - levels found, particularly in organic...
A Zambian company has launched a fortified breakfast cereal; the profits of which will secure business for poverty-stricken farmers and aid conservation work in the Luangwa Valley.
US nutrition bar specialist Balance Bar has launched a dark chocolate line using cocoa sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.
Kellogg and Wilmar’s 50:50 joint venture will dive into immediate opportunities in China’s developed snack market; using Pringles as its springboard, a Kellogg executive has said.
Bright Food closed its purchase of Weetabix today, but one analyst has reiterated the challenge it will face driving the iconic cereal brand in China.
Kellogg’s boss John Bryant said he was "very disappointed" by the recent Mini-Wheats recall in a call with analysts yesterday, but insisted that it was not a reflection of "systemic"...
While “there is no doubt” that revamping school lunches will benefit children’s health, the speed with which schools are having to implement the new rules has made compliance extremely difficult...
Epidemiological studies reveal a clear association between increased wholegrain consumption and a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, cardiovascular disease, elevated blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and weight gain.
Innovia Films’ regular biaxially orientated polypropylene (BOPP) film promoted better shelf-life in granola cereal than its renewable and compostable film, a study finds.
PepsiCo’s investment to localize its Quaker brand in China with traditional herbal medicine fortification and texture adaptations has enabled it to thrive, an analyst says.
Cereal Partners Worldwide’s reformulation plan for 20 of its Nestlé breakfast cereal brands must happen gradually and unobtrusively to succeed, warns a nutrition policy specialist.
Kellogg’s recent recall of two cereal products following a metal mesh contamination scare will cost the firm between $20-30m and will hit consumer trust in the short-term, an analyst says....
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A faulty manufacturing part may have caused metal mesh to be present in some Kellogg cereal products, prompting the firm to issue a voluntary recall yesterday.
The nutritional value of breakfast cereals marketed to children in Australia is disappointing, with high sugar and salt content and low fiber levels, the country’s consumer watchdog CHOICE says.
The Kellogg Company has reformulated its Special K Protein Plus cereal and pushed it as a favorable choice for consumers looking manage weight over the fall.
Western breakfast brands don’t often work in China. They need manipulating to appeal to very different tastes, packaging and format preferences and, of course, another language.
Production of Annabel Karmel snack bars has ceased and a recall has been issued in the UK and Republic of Ireland following three consumer complaints of insect contamination.
Zip-Pak has upgraded its bag resealing offering with the launch of Vector, a new concept designed to offer greater protection for food and homecare products against picking up moisture and...
General Mills has issued a voluntary recall on a single day’s production of Almond Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut Granola Bars as it may contain unlisted allergens.