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.
Kelloggs’ 50:50 joint venture with agribusiness giant Wilmar must target the lucrative snacks sector as Western breakfast cereals remain unpopular in China and local competition is strong, say analysts.
US cereal giant Kellogg has struck a 50:50 joint venture with Chinese agribusiness monopoly Wilmar International that will manufacture and sell cereals and snacks across the country.
New Nature Valley protein bars will be as big as Fiber One brownies in their first year, General Mills has predicted as consumers replace “mindless munching” with healthier snacking options.
Rosemary extracts can deliver a significant reduction in the formation of hexanal - a marker for oxidation in foods - without the bitter off-flavors associated with other natural antioxidants, tests...
Weetabix has replaced the plastic inner wrap around its biscuits with an easier to open paper alternative and redesigned its cereal packs to reflect this.
PepsiCo’s iconic Quaker Oats brand will enter into the food service arena for the first time as it partners with US breakfast restaurant IHOP to develop new oatmeal products for...
Declining volumes in the $9.51bn US cereals market can be blamed on “cyclical not structural” issues, and do not mean the category has peaked and will carry on going backwards,...
Premier Foods will need to invest to truly differentiate in the UK breakfast biscuit segment as competition is fierce from rivals like Kraft Foods and Kellogg, according to an analyst.
The European Commission has forecast EU cereal prices to remain high and unstable and is wary of the destabilising effects of other commodities such as maize and wheat.
Nestlé UK has responded to critics of its cereal advertising that are claiming it contravenes Advertising Standards Authority rules, claiming the ASA has given the campaign the thumbs up.