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.
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.
Sweets and snacks companies are increasingly targeting consumers by branding their products “thin” to suggest convenience or health, or to tap the snacking chocolate trend.
Asian marinades brand Soy Vay has extended into the US snacks category with the launch of popped rice clusters.
Seed brand Bigs is aiming to tap demand for hot sauces - and bring innovation to the pumpkin seed category - with two new products.
South American food producer Hathor Group is looking to secure US distribution for its Grano cookies and granola.
SP Food and Bioscience has taken part in a project to find a recipe that gives frozen bread the same properties after baking as freshly made bread.
Speciality baking business Aryzta has again reported mixed fortunes across its business – with sales declining in the US and growing in Europe.
Bakers may need to reassess the relationship they have with retailers – and transform their supply chains – to meet the growing demands of online grocery retail, according to a new report.
UK firm Burton’s Biscuit Company is expanding its US line-up with two more Cadbury products manufactured under licence from Mondelēz International.
Fresh baked goods are the most popular item for UK convenience store shoppers, a new study has shown.
Krispy Kreme is growing its brand presence in US convenience stores with a snack range launched in partnership with distributor TSW Foods.
Premier Foods’ international and cakes divisions - which include the Mr Kipling brand - have been stand-out performers for the business over the past 12 months.