Pepperidge Farm owner Campbell Soup Co has reported strong profit growth from its Global Biscuits and Snacks division.
Each month, Bakery And Snacks presents a round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovations that have caught our eye. Here’s the selection for February 2016
Cormac O’Cleirigh, chief business development officer at global yeast technology company Renaissance Bioscience, on the untapped opportunities in yeast – and how the food and beverage industries could look to...
Food importer and processor Western Commodities is ramping up its finished products business following the debut of snack bar brand Good Full Stop.
US distributor Sysco has acquired European foodservice business Brakes Group for $3.1bn.
Bread prices are at their lowest level for eight years and are continuing to put pressure on bakery industry margins, according to Kingsmill brand owner Associated British Foods (ABF).
Kellogg says it has a ‘huge opportunity’ to grow its snacks business in North America through smaller formats and new retail channels.
General Mills is extending its Annie’s range into the cereals market – four years after the brand ended its first foray into the highly competitive category.
Treehouse Foods has said 2016 marks the “beginning of an important journey” as it focuses on integrating the private label business it has acquired from ConAgra Foods.
A former product developer for businesses including Heinz, Nestlé and United Biscuits has created a range of snacking granola pouches.
Kellogg has said it was in the process of changing its Australian breakfast cereal packaging before a row broke out over its use of the country’s health labeling system.
Vitamin D2 from UV-irradiated yeast maybe a cheaper and more ecological way to fortify bread but it shows poor bioavailability in humans, suggests EU-funded research.
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.
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.
Name recognition won the day in the 2016 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards, as brands such as Kraft, Kellogg’s, and Folgers won big in their representative categories.
Kellogg has said it believes its US breakfast cereals sales will return to growth in 2016.
Innovation including new nuts and chocolate products has contributed to a strong performance by the confectionery and snacks division of Norwegian-based business Orkla.
Kellogg has reported a 10.6% drop in overall sales in the last quarter of 2015 to £3.1bn – but says performance of its US cereals business is improving.
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.
UK supermarket chain Waitrose has reported a boom in sales of buckwheat – while the number of global baking ingredient launches using buckwheat flour has more than doubled in the...
Good availability is pushing down the price of some key seed crops – but the situation isn’t so bright for buyers of sunflower seeds.
VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) has filed a patent for a bio-based mineral oil barrier film and is looking for partners to commercialize the technology.
Overall sales of Post ready-to-eat cereals were impacted by a decline in the performance of the MOM brands acquired last year, the company has reported in its results for Q1 2016.