A Mintel report shows that the Chinese snack food sector is fragmented, with the top 10% companies accounting for only 11.7% of market share.
Wessanen has consolidated its position in Europe's sustainable, organic food market with the acquisition of Spanish firm Biogran. Does this mean the Dutch firm itself is looking increasingly attractive to...
tna has launched a VFFS (vertical form fill seal) system with integrated labeler and inserter for snack manufacturers who want to insert sachets of seasonings or dips into their bags and confectionery...
Baker Perkins has developed an encapsulating system bringing cookie dough and its filling together in one machine for the first time.
Many consumers struggle to tell the difference between cocoa certification program labels like Fairtrade and company own labels, such as Nestlé’s Cocoa Plan, but all agree social responsibility should be...
The challenge of managing consumer packaged goods data has prompted two shopper data firms, Nielsen and Label Insight, to form an alliance to help manufacturers and retailers to make faster...
Over one-third of consumers worldwide carefully read food labels, scanning for ingredients on their “must avoid” list, Euromonitor recently found.
Omega-3 consumption is on the rise, but consumers are still not completely convinced of their benefits and manufacturers need to be motivated to address this.
Switzerland-based Napasol AG has acquired its licensee Napasol North America (NNA) which commercializes pasteurization equipment to the nut, seeds, herbs and spices industry.
Ferrero is nearing the acquistion of biscuits firm Delacre in an attempt to decrease its reliance on chocolate and expand in North American, says market analysts Euromonitor.
The Kellogg Company has announced it will pull advertisements from far-right news publication, Breitbart, whose executive chairman is US president-elect Donald Trump's appointed chief strategist, Steve Bannon.
Snyder’s-Lance is selling the nut business of Diamond Foods to private equity firm Blue Road Capital.
Cisse Cocoa has brought fair trade, single-origin cocoa beans to its chocolate bark products, as the company believes the 'snackfection' trend is no longer a secret to the consumer
Putting the consumer’s need at the heart of innovation will pay big dividends for food manufacturers.
Co-founder and president of Pure Growth Organic, Sabrina Peterson, recently told BakerysandSnacks that she thinks “there is a lot of good” in hydroponics.
Digital printing allows consumers to do more and crazy things they could not imagine before, says Hewlett-Packard (HP).
Tetra Recart, part of dairy processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak, is strengthening its portfolio of long shelf life food products globally.
Research into sugar reduction in food and beverages has been given a boost with the inclusion of two major food categories in DOLCE.
Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce platform, reached record sales of $15bn during Double 11 this year, prompting domestic confectionery and snack brands to step up their web strategies.
Italian producers strutted their stuff at 2016 Real Italian Wine & Food (RIWF) in London last week, unconcerned about the effects of Brexit
With the latest trend for confectionery and bakery including videos and commercials to promote products, Germany’s top industry associations discuss ‘snackertainment’, energy-efficiency, packaging costs, vegan diets, halal, and industry 4.0,...
The free-from grains trend is gaining pace as gluten-free becomes a global standard in the bakery industry, wrote Euromonitor’s senior insight analyst Pinar Hosafci.
Lightly curried broccoli & almond bites are one example of how snack makers can expand protein-fortified, gluten-free portfolios, says Ingredion.
Active, intelligent packaging is similar to the 1950s phenomenon of TV, according to Digimarc, which creates digital barcode scanners for products including ice cream tubs, biscuits and chips.
Speaking to BakeryandSnacks during the recent Food Vision event in Chicago, Veggies Fries’ founder and CEO, David Peters, said, in order to create a “disruptor product” in the food industry,...