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.
PepsiCo's Frito-Lay business saw an increase in revenue this quarter supported by volume growth in convenience stores.
Two all-natural, wheat-based starches launched by Ulrick & Short are said to boost bread volume, increase shelf life and make for a softer loaf over time.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected a complaint that a Weetabix ‘proper breakfast’ advert implied the product was good for overall health.
The Kellogg Company has acquired Egypt’s leading cereal company Mass Food Group for $50m as the country's breakfast cereal category registers rapid growth.
The sustainability ranking of some of the world's biggest chip brands leaves a lot to be desired, according to a recent report from Rank a Brand.
A savvier group of customers want healthier products with fewer preservatives and ingredients, a trend one bread executive says will continue for a long time.
Pocky Sticks maker Ezaki Glico will release another Japanese snack, Pretz, on the US market.
The cereal market has been trending downward in recent years. At this year’s Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, two of the country’s biggest cereal companies, The Kellogg Company and General...
“Free-from” snack products are closer to becoming an industry standard, according to a report from Mintel.
Those who eat food and other snacks on the go may end up heavier and have a greater inclination for obesity, according to a recent study.
Arla Foods Ingredients is showcasing a new high-protein ingredient for cake mixes that the company hopes can take advantage of the 'snackification' trend.
Not so long ago, pouches were just for babies. Today, they’re fast-becoming the go-to format for companies looking to stand out from the crowd in healthy snacks, say the founders...
Three class-action lawsuits claiming grocers fooled shoppers into believing bread was freshly made in stores were dismissed by a United States District Court judge last week.
Changing the consumer mindset is essential to bringing shoppers back into the center aisles, according to a Euromonitor analyst.
Consumers are moving toward healthier options such as breakfast biscuits and away from sweet in the UK biscuits and cake market, according to a report from Key Note.
Kashi's muesli to soak overnight and sweet potato cereal hit on important consumer trends and could take off, says one innovation expert.
The global savory snacks market pulled in $93bn in 2014 alone, but what is trending and where is the market potential for future growth?
Single-item menus from popular quick-serve restaurants (QSRs) have created hot competition in the kids’ snacking category across the globe, says Canadean.
More than half of consumers seek out gluten-free items at the grocery store and salty snacks are pulling in a large percentage of these sales, according to Packaged Facts.
Frito-Lay has developed a microwaveable snack pack that enables consumers to heat chips before eating.
Consumers want simple and wholesome snack bars so ingredients and packaging must reflect this, says the category development head at General Mills Convenience.
Sahale Snacks wants to develop an entire snacking platform beyond nut blends under JM Smucker ownership, says its associate brand manager.
Kellogg has developed a range of breakfast products focused on simpler ingredients, positive nutrition and better portability.
Snack box delivery service Love With Food’s acquisition of competitor Taste Guru, a leader in the gluten-free food delivery sub-category, signals the burgeoning online food subscription category already is consolidating...
Liquid breakfasts are not truly catching on with consumers as an alternative to cereal-based breakfast options, says Euromonitor International.