Snyder’s-Lance has extended its Cape Cod reduced fat line to include a consumer favorite and strong performer; Sea Salt & Cracked Black Pepper, its marketing manager says.
United Biscuits brand Jacob’s Oddities has been voted the Savory Snack Product of the Year 2013 from a 10,000-strong consumer survey.
Branded snack titan Frito-Lay may appeal the year-long patent row it lost with private label specialist Ralcorp over use of ‘bowl’ shaped tortilla snacks.
The independent complaints panel of the Portman Group has dismissed a complaint that suggested Burts Guinness flavored potato chips breached alcohol marketing rules.
A snack is a snack in every market making global brand building easier, a Euromonitor analyst says.
A US flour and grain blend recall has hit major brands including Frito-Lay and Mondelez and forced widespread precautionary recalls on snacks, cereal and biscuit products.
The Pringles acquisition is helping Kellogg become a global player in snacks, CEO John Bryant said in presentation at the CAGNY meeting recently.
Frito-Lay has confirmed jobs cuts at its Rold Gold pretzel facility in Canton but has refused to comment on reports that this is a result of declining pretzel sales.
Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI) has extended its fibre range with a new ultra-fine wheat bran ingredient that it says can improve structure, texture and nutrition in a broad range of...
KB Natural Foods is recalling three batches of its own-label pre-packaged cashew nuts and almonds because of a rodent infestation.
Fears about food contact material anthraquinone’s carcinogenic properties have prompted Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) to drop it from its recommended list for food packaging substances.
Knowledge on ingredients and formulation puts Taura Natural Ingredients in good stead as it ventures into developing and manufacturing fruit snacks for selected partners, its marketing manager says.
A new research and development (R&D) center will enable Snyder’s-Lance to deliver category-expanding, innovative new products for 2013, its president and COO says.
Contract manufacturer Natur Boutique wants to shift its organic dried banana snack beyond health stores and is in talks with major retailers.
Resistant starch can effectively replace flour in foods like muffins, focaccia bread, and chicken curry to boost the fiber content without affecting the sensory characteristics, says a new study from...
Consumers of differing political ideologies may also make different purchase decisions when it comes to foods, according to new research.
A crisp manufacturer has been fined £8,000 and ordered to pay costs after a man lost his thumb in an unguarded machine at its factory in Crumlin, Newport, Wales.
The rise of celiac disease is not a result of higher gluten content from wheat breeding but more likely a result of increased per capita consumption of wheat flour and...
UK premium potato chip brand Corkers has benefited from a wake of independent business left behind as Kettle and Tyrrells move mainstream, its MD says.
The Girl Scouts of America are facing some healthy flak after promoting their new Mango Crème cookies with NutriFusion as nutritionally equivalent to fruit.
Use of wheat for feed should be lower than last year but will remain high and this could put more pressure on already tight supplies for the bakery and snacks...
Online platforms can attract and channel customers, particularly for equipment companies, the marketing director at WP Bakery Group says.
There is potential in hot extrusion processing to enhance the nutritional profile of ready-to-eat (RTE) snack products enabling health demands to be plugged in a booming sector, a new review...
Kellogg is significantly outpacing the competition in the frozen food aisles, posting a 12.8% surge in sales the fourth quarter of 2012 and a 10.8% rise in the full year,...
Occasion-based snacking during events like the Super Bowl, Christmas or Thanksgiving is driven by tradition, fun and indulgence not health, an analyst says.