Companies are increasingly moving into new market areas in a bid to drive and grow business. It's a risk, particularly if knowledge in the new sector isn't as strong as competition, but it seems to be one worth taking...
Food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers are slow to meet the rising demand in digitalization and adapt their machines to customized packaging, according to Siemens.
Forty-eight natural products are competing to be winner of the Best of East Awards at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, Maryland this year.
Swiss Chalet sauce-flavored Lays potato chips – rolled out earlier this month in restaurants – are now getting a retail launch.
UK-based bakery and ingredients firm Real Good Food has created a subsidiary business to grow its cake decorating export business in the US.
Investment in innovation and capacity has contributed to 5% organic revenue growth at UK cakes and baked goods manufacturer Finsbury Foods.
PepsiCo is ramping up its presence in the UK snack markets with the roll-out of popcorn brand Pop Works & Company.
Flowers Foods this week said it is taking a “hard look” at every aspect of its business following a tough first half of the year that has seen its share...
Premier Foods is expanding its booming Cadbury Cakes brand in the UK with a range of sharing cakes.
Kellogg has extended the menu at its NYC cereal café with a pumpkin spice latte bowl based on limited-edition Mini-Wheats Pumpkin Spice cereal.
Ingredients supplier Bunge North America is to take a controlling stake in Mexican corn flour producer Grupo Minsa.
BakeryandSnacks presents a monthly round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovation that caught our eye in August.
Berry Plastics Group has entered into an agreement to acquire AEP Industries (AEP), a manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging films in North America, for $765m, expected to close in December.
SkinnyPop owner Amplify Snack Brands has seen sales surge by more than a quarter, but admitted recently launched tortilla chip brand Paqui has got off to a slow start
US ingredients equipment supplier Shick Solutions has been acquired by Bretèche Group for an undisclosed sum and will be joining forces with Bretèche businesses including Diosna, VMI and Esteve....
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.
Private equity firm, Gryphon Investors, has agreed to acquire Lawler Foods, which manufactures gourmet cheesecakes, layer cakes, pies and other desserts for retail and foodservice customers across North America. ...
Technology and demand for healthier and interactive products is helping transform the snacks and confectionery market, say analysts.
Starbucks Corporation has invested in Italian boutique bakery Princi and will be bringing the company’s products to its recently announced premium Starbucks Reserve Roastery sites.
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.
Continued pressure on the UK grocery market has hit profits at the country’s biggest bread brand.
Hershey has rejected a takeover approach from Mondelēz International that would have created ‘the world’s largest candy company.’
Kentucky-based tortilla and flatbread manufacturer Mesa Foods has been acquired by Hispanic foods specialist Teasdale Foods.
Kellogg has set up a venture capital fund that will be used to invest in businesses developing new ingredients, foods, packaging and technology.
International bakery and confectionery business Fazer Group has announced it is to expand its operations with a new factory in Russia and the acquisition of an artisanal bakery in Finland.