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.
This site attended the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York to see how trends including clean labels and plant-based protein are shaping the snacks and confectionery markets.
Record winter wheat yields have been predicted for the US - while bad weather has taken its toll on some European wheat crops.
Canada-based Brandneu Foods has reduced lead times for its kale chips by 75% after installing a flexible line with a second drum enabling it to change flavors in less than 15 minutes.
California-based confectionery brand Project 7 has entered the snacks category with a range of on-the-go nuts and grains clusters.
Gartner predicts the number of connected products in existence will increase from five billion to 21 billion by 2020, which means take up of the Internet of Things (IoT) will...
Dow Chemical Company is aiming to tap growing demand for stand-up pouches with a flexible, recyclable version using its RecycleReady technology.
Frito-Lay is “just getting started” in the premium snacks market according to Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of owner PepsiCo.
‘There’s a lot of excitement about the internet of things (IoT) and big data but realistically many larger food manufacturers already have access to lots of data.
Snacks and confectionery value sales growth has slowed to its lowest level in at least five years in many parts of the world, according to data from retail analysts Euromonitor...
As the primal or paleo trend continues to mature, subscribers are no longer restricted to fitness enthusiasts and CrossFitters who served as ground-zero for the diet, according to Jason Burke,...
B&G Foods is to move production of Mama Mary’s pizza crusts – acquired by the business a year ago for $50m – to one of its own sites.
Frozen goods, in-store bakery and foodservice have been flagged up as key growth areas for Hostess in the wake of its acquisition by a division of private equity firm The...