Time-tight consumers are searching the aisles for convenient products. Portability and easy-handling is a priority for snacking on the go, simple and easier mixes for baking and fast cereal and bar options for breakfast. Consumers have no time to waste and industry cannot waste time in catering to this fast-lane lifestyle.
Germany-based Bosch Packaging Technology will debut its biscuit on edge packaging system at the upcoming IBIE and Pack Expo this year in the US.
Meat snacks brand Duke's has unveiled new packaging for its Shorty Sausages and Steak Strips to highlight the premium positioning of the range.
Totino’s pizza sticks and stuffed nachos have hit shelves in major retailers across the US this month as General Mills continues to expand its on-the-go snack meal portfolio.
Sweet baked goods manufacturer Hostess has entered the US frozen snacks market with a deep-fried version of the Twinkie.
Kayco Company-owned brand Absolutely Gluten Free has unveiled new snacking product Organic Superseed Crunch.
Snyder’s-Lance says it can grow the microwave popcorn category by reinvigorating the Pop Secret brand it acquired as part of Diamond Foods this year.
Snack brands Lance, Snack Factory and Cape Cod have outperformed their respective categories in the past quarter, according to owner Snyder’s-Lance.
Growth in sales of Malt-O-Meal and Pebbles has driven an increase in Post Holdings' cereals business.
Snack sales are growing more than twice as fast in the US ‘speciality gourmet’ retail channel than through mainstream stores, according to retail analysts Spins.
Kraft Foods has officially introduced its Planters Peanuts brand to China for the first time.
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...
A first-ever scientific analysis of different types of breakfast cereals and their impact on the health of Australians has found positive benefits for body weight and nutrition, regardless of the...
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.
California-based confectionery brand Project 7 has entered the snacks category with a range of on-the-go nuts and grains clusters.
Erin Baker’s Wholesome Baked Goods' Homestyle Granola line has gained non-GMO Project verification and will be available at most major retailers across the US in Fall 2016.
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...
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...
tna has opened an office in Italy to serve the country and wider Mediterranean region including Spain, Portugal and France.
Baking mix brand The Invisible Chef has launched a range of new products under a licensing partnership with Jelly Belly.
In half a decade, seaweed has made the leap from traditional Korean side dish to an ingredient making a big impression on the US snacking scene.
European confections and snacks have become increasingly appealing to American consumers for their premium quality and health benefits. European Confections, a New York-based confectionery importer, will bring over 20 new...
US kettle chip manufacturer Saratoga Chips launched its first popcorn line, OrganicPop.
Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched a range of trail mixes under confectionery brands M&M’s, Bounty and Galaxy in the UK.
California popcorn brand Gaslamp is introducing new flavor Malibu Mix to grocery stores across the state as it continues to tap demand for locally produced food.
Convenience stores should shake up their product ranges to make the most of summer snack sales, according to General Mills.