More than three-quarters of US bakery businesses say there is a serious shortage of engineering and maintenance staff, according to a new study that also found demand for production and R&D...
Hershey has posted 3.7% net sales growth in its second quarter results as it gears up to launch a 'snackfection' item later this year.
Kraft Foods has officially introduced its Planters Peanuts brand to China for the first time.
Germany-based ingredients business Döhler is ramping up its US presence with the acquisition of botanical extracts and tea business Teawolf.
Koninklijke Zeelandia Groep is selling its bakery machinery division to Everbake as it focuses its business on ingredients supply.
Mondelēz International has tailored its Milka brand to Chinese tastes ahead of September launch for the power brand in the emerging Chinese market.
KM Packaging, which makes lidding for ready meals and pre-made flexible packaging for confectionery and bakery products, has launched a resealing film called K Reseal that can be opened and...
Pressure on volumes in the US private label bread market has offset growth in Grupo Bimbo brands, the company has reported.
Premium confections and snacks could find new distribution opportunities in unconventional places as more fashion and design retailers start stocking select on-the-go food and beverages that will help fuel and...
Mexican tortilla and corn flour supplier Gruma – owner of brands including Mission and Guerrero – says US snacks manufacturers are showing a growing appetite for its corn flour.
Taiwan’s food safety authorities are evaluating whether regulations governing the use of two additives to flour products should be amended.
General Mills is set to close production lines in Brazil, China and the US - with the potential loss of almost 1,100 jobs - as part of plans to improve...
RF Biocidics has received certification for its system to pasteurize raw almonds.
Cape Cod chips manufacturer, Snyder’s-Lance has made its pretzel production facility peanut-free in order to accommodate the increasing consumer demand for allergen-free snacks.
Berry Plastics Group has announced it will close a consumer packaging manufacturing site in Dunkirk, New York, axing 50 jobs.
Campaigners are urging major UK bread manufacturers and supermarkets not to use flour from wheat sprayed with glyphosate immediately before harvest.
US baking and process equipment supplier Reading Bakery Systems has installed an automated expanded snack system at its Science & Innovation Center in Pennsylvania.
Technology and demand for healthier and interactive products is helping transform the snacks and confectionery market, say analysts.
Tesco – the UK’s largest supermarket chain – has pledged to use only cocoa from Rainforest Alliance sources in its private-label chocolate.
It's too early to assess its impact on sales, but one food & beverage design guru says Kashi's 'disruptive' new look is just what the Kellogg-owned brand needs.
General Mills has announced ambitions to drive distribution and sales of its natural and organic products while unveiling a raft of cereals and snacks NPD for the coming year.
The US House of Representatives has voted to pass a federal GMO labeling bill (306:117 votes) that would pre-empt and nullify all state-led GMO labeling laws including the one that...
“Consumers are absolutely far more focused on ingredients and on organic products, and conventional retailers are responding to that,” said Bitsy’s Brainfood co-founder Alex Voris.
UK snack bar manufacturer Halo Foods has been sold by Raisio Group, which says it aims to focus on development of its own brands.
Henry Broch and Company is to debut new mung bean and lentil protein powders at the Institute of Food Technologists show in Chicago this next week.