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.
Pacific Grain and Foods, one of the largest bakery ingredients suppliers in the US, has become Agri-Neo’s first US client to purchase its latest food safety technology Neo-Pure.
Cape Cod chips manufacturer, Snyder’s-Lance has made its pretzel production facility peanut-free in order to accommodate the increasing consumer demand for allergen-free snacks.
Vermont Nut Free Chocolates has unveiled upgraded packaging for its bestselling products at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.
Kallo and Bjorg owner Wessanen is extending into the gluten-free market with the acquisition of UK gluten-free baked goods manufacturer Mrs Crimble’s.
General Mills has unveiled NPD plans including new gluten-free Cheerios and natural products as it looks to maintain growth in its cereals business.
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...
General Mills and South Dakota State University are to work together in a bid to improve the nutritional qualities of oats and develop varieties with higher yields.
US kettle chip manufacturer Saratoga Chips launched its first popcorn line, OrganicPop.
Himanthalia - or sea spaghetti - may not be commonly known. But as a healthy like-for-like pasta replacement that boosts vegetable intake and is harvested in a sustainable way, it...
Another major US manufacturer has voluntarily recalled products over fears they may contain undeclared peanut residue.
Asian marinades brand Soy Vay has extended into the US snacks category with the launch of popped rice clusters.
Bare Snacks is about to launch a range of organic coconut chips as it sets its sights on expanding its distribution.
BakeryandSnacks has been at the Free-from Food Expo in Amsterdam this week. Here are a few of the sights, soundbites and tastes that caught our attention.
Seasonal flavors, premium and free-from health trends continue to dominate the snack industry, according to the latest annual Snack Attack showcase hosted in New York City.The 16 brands who presented...
Frito-Lay is recalling batches of Rold Gold snacking pretzels over fears they were made with flour containing undeclared peanut residue - just days after Hostess Brands pulled 710,000 cases of...
Hostess Brands has recalled 710,000 cases of cakes and donuts in the US and Mexico over fears they may contain undeclared peanut residue, after two children suffered allergic reactions.
Rod Troni, chief marketing officer Snyder’s-Lance, on the role snacking plays for today’s consumers, the changing retail landscape and how the pretzels, crackers and chips business is set to develop...
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.