Close to $400bn is spent annually on snacks worldwide, but who is the global snacker and what are the purchase motivators?
AIB International has made changes to its baking science and technology course as part of a multi-year update project to increase relevancy.
Resmi International has recalled Manjilas Tapioca Chips Spicy in Australia due to high levels of hydrocyanic acid.
Olive oil withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several seed oils and also yields healthier foods, say researchers.
Australasia’s food regulator has released a consultation paper on the back of calls by an Australian food industry body for the start date for new dietary fibre content claims to...
America has voted: they want wasabi ginger Lay’s chips. No big surprise, but a vote that should see snack makers running back to the lab to dream up ‘new’.
Truffles can be brought to a wider population without sacrificing their exclusive appeal, though price remains a factor, according to one supplier of truffles for crisps.
A&B Ingredients has introduced a new pea protein isolate to the US market to meet the demands for vegetarian forms with greater functionality, the company said. The new variety, called...
With revenues going from zero to “north of $20m” in three years, the growth of Way Better Snacks has been nothing short of meteoric. But while great branding, its focus...
HayssenSandiacre has redesigned its Merlin, Minerva and Integra machines launching the entry level Merlin Blu at Pack Expo in Chicago.
United Biscuits has appointed the Sunday Times’ non-executive director of the year, Frank Meysman, as its non-executive chairman.
Food processing equipment manufacturer FOODesign, a tna company, has launched its hot oil batch-pro 12, a series of cookers and fryers outside of the US.
An EU-funded project that aims to improve safety testing for genetically modified (GM) foods has published its first results.
Defatting oats creates more concentrated levels of dietary fiber, particularly beta-glucan, research suggests.
Brazil’s National Biscuit Industry Association (ANIB) is merging with the country’s Association of Pasta Manufacturers (ABIMA), which also represents the processed bread and industrial cakes sector, to form a new...
Local, family farms play a huge role in the global snacks sector – offering solid relationships and a keen focus on the environment, say industry association heads.
Seabrook Crisps has invested £32,730 in new machinery and the creation of at least four jobs as part of wider plans to boost innovation, improve production flexibility and boost sales.
United Biscuits will take its core savory snack lines on a UK depot tour to engage with retailers on how best to stock and display products in impulse channels.
Frito-Lay has opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in the US as part of its move to convert 20% of its diesel fleet.
Frito-Lay Japan has developed an array of limited edition snacks for October, from avocado and cheese tortilla chips to burdock and soy flavored extruded snacks.
Bakery and snack makers looking to mitigate acrylamide have many options, but they’ll have to navigate through a heavily patented world of ideas, says a fellow at Kellogg Company.
Frito-Lay held sturdy Q3 sales but lost market share to premium competitors – a loss PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi admitted was far from ideal but not a long-term concern.
The EU cereal harvest will hit record levels this year, driving higher than average exports, says the European Commission (EC).
The by-product from non-genetically modified, food grade cottonseed packs high levels of protein into extruded snacks, says a professor from New Mexico State University.
Diamond Foods will pool snack NPD efforts under one roof with its first dedicated innovation center.