Demand for gluten-free and non-allergenic bakery, snack and cereal products is continuing to surge. This is being fueled by consumers with celiac disease, other allergies and intolerances and also a consumer sentiment that free-from is healthier for you. There is a pressing need for industry to step up the challenge of providing safe foods that also taste good.
With one in 13 children diagnosed with a food allergy in the US*, ‘allergy-friendly’ foods are now infiltrating every category in grocery. But right now, it still makes sense for...
As a leading UK health charity proposes that food labels carry graphics encouraging consumers to exercise, Denny Bros says multi-page labels can help manufacturers display large amounts on information on...
Granola brand Goodness Grainless and sister business Squirrel & The Bee cookies are tapping growing demand for grain-free food with their nut-flour products.
Consumer awareness of the potential health benefits of functional flours is set to continue to fuel growth in the market, according to a new report.
Communication in the supply chain is ‘the basics’ when dealing with potential allergens, according to the European external quality manager at General Mills.
US manufacturer Vintage Italia is launching a new range of bow tie-shaped pasta chips this summer.
Boulder Brands has added more than $100m to net sales of Pinnacle Foods in its first ten weeks as part of the business.
Kellogg’s efforts to appease consumers who asked it not to add peanut flour to several previously allergy-safe snacks has backfired on the manufacturer – further aggravating parents of children who...
Born out of Motor City, Detroit, LiveSmart Bars is set to steer two new bar lines - the Simply Smart Bar and Smart Kids - across the US.
Rising interest in health, wellness and preventive healthcare is set to fuel continued growth in the use of nut ingredients in the bakery and snack industries.
Supermarket chain Marks & Spencer is backing a charity campaign to raise awareness of celiac disease.
A low-carbohydrate, gluten free bread created by food developers TOP bv is set to go into production through Dutch manufacturer Bakery Wiltink.
US start-up Paleo Prime Cookies is aiming to fuel growth with new packaging and by expanding its line-up with new flavors.
Snyder's-Lance has extended some of its biggest brands with new products including filled pretzel pieces and limited-edition popcorn.
They are still niche – and not cheap to work with – but sprouted grains are set to continue to grow in importance to the snacks industry.
Rudolph Foods is expanding its Southern Recipe brand with high-end protein snack Southern Recipe Small Batch.
Nestlé, Marks & Spencer and the Food Standards Agency will be among speakers at what is claimed to be the UK’s first gluten-free networking event for food industry professionals.
For a market focused on heat, the performance of the US hot cereals category is looking a little cool.
Breakfast is regarded as the most important meal of the day – but for many consumers cold cereal has become a less important part of that meal.
Morrisons has become the latest UK supermarket to sign up to Coeliac UK’s Gluten-free Guarantee campaign.
Iowa-based Sioux Natural has developed a plant-based egg alternative targeted at the wholesale baking industry
New owner Pinnacle Foods has revealed plans to reduce the size of the Boulder Brands product range.
Massachusetts-based Fancypants Baking Co has redesigned its Crunch Cookies’ packaging to highlight that they are free from peanut and tree nut allergens.
A recall of Udi’s Gluten Free products due to contamination with sesame seeds has been extended to own-label goods also produced by Udi’s supplier Boulder Brands UK.
Boulder Brands UK has recalled five Udi’s Gluten Free products from sale in the UK due to sesame seed contamination.