Consumers underestimate calorie counts for, and consume more of, foods from companies with positive corporate responsibility programmes, say researchers.
Mondelēz International will acquire a 80% stake in Vietnam’s leading biscuit firm Kinh Do to spur growth in the rising Asia-Pacific market.
Snack manufacturers should run slower packaging speeds for improved efficiency, durability and product protection, says the sales director of CT USA.
Snack makers and suppliers will be under pressure to make fast changes across all packs once the FDA finalizes its ruling on the nutrition facts panel, but can suppliers keep...
Tomra has developed its camera technology and software to modify its Genius 640 3-way sorter with two rejector streams for dates in MENA because ‘the industry wants different sizes, below...
Past celiac research has focused on gluten wheat proteins as the cause of reactions, but researchers say there may be other non-gluten proteins in wheat also to blame.
Flexible packaging firm Ampac has developed a pyramid-shaped snack pack that opens into a tray, creating a fun experience for snackers, its marketing VP says.
Mondelēz International third-quarter earnings fell 11% compared to last year due to disputes with French retailers over wholesale pricing changes and 'soft' developed market demand.
Yildiz Holding's acquisition of UK United Biscuits makes it the world's third largest biscuit player, but now it will have to work hard to find its 'power brand' answer to Mondelēz's...
A cascading line of three digital sorting machines has improved product quality, increased production, and decreased costs at the Poindexter Nut Company in California, according to sorter manufacturer Key Technology. ...
Ilapak has announced plans to build an 80,000sq ft production facility in North West Arkansas, starting operations in January 2016.
United Biscuits (UB) has been sold to Turkish food firm Ulker Biskuvi Sanayi, private equity owners Blackstone and PAI Partners have confirmed.
Increased saturated and trans fatty acids in salty snacks pose health hazard to Brazilian college students, say researchers.
Sonoco has completed its $360m acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), a European provider of composite cans, drums and rigid plastic containers.
Ingredients suppliers should target India’s sweet and savory snacks sector because it’s untapped and brimming with potential, says Euromonitor International.
Protein fortification continues to be a hot topic, with high protein forms of shakes and other beverages, nutrition bars, cereals and other foods crowding the market. Now startup company Rap...
To successfully innovate you need a strong process underpinned by capacity, capability and capital, says an R&D expert.
Snack makers need to protect fragile product and meet increasing e-commerce and promotional demands – good reasons to increase the use of corrugate in secondary packaging, says a business strategy expert.
KP Snacks has launched £1 price-marked nuts across its four top-selling flavors to try and drive sales in convenience stores.
CEO Henry Miller had a vision for his company, Henry’s Humdingers, when he founded it. He wanted to give consumers a new take on honey and at the same time...
Equipment suppliers must learn about the nutrition and functionality of grains because manufacturers are increasingly looking for NPD assistance, says Baker Perkins.
In a nation of consumers who like their names on their Cokes and the chance to have a say in the next Lay’s potato chip flavor or create the next...
Around 2,000 hectares of agricultural land is lost each day due to the salinity in soil. Could breeding salt-tolerant crops be a new way to sustainable food?
Snyder’s-Lance is using radio rather than TV for its latest Lance Snacks marketing campaign to target consumers effectively – while on the go, the senior brand director says.
Chaucer Foods has agreed to buy 65% of US-based Crunchies Food Company, which supplies healthy snacks, including freeze-dried fruits and vegetables, to expand its global business.