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Prime time: Paleo cookie brand start-up with national ambition

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 launches raft of new branded snacking lines

Snyder's-Lance has extended some of its biggest brands with new products including filled pretzel pieces and limited-edition popcorn.

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Sprouted grain snack opportunities: flavor, free-from and Europe

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.

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Rudolph Foods targets high-end pork rind at health-conscious millennials

Rudolph Foods is expanding its Southern Recipe brand with high-end protein snack Southern Recipe Small Batch.

Coeliac charity launches UK's 'first' gluten-free event for food professionals

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.

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Hot cereals 2015: top 10 best-selling US hot breakfast cereal brands

For a market focused on heat, the performance of the US hot cereals category is looking a little cool.

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Cold cereals 2015: Top 10 best-selling US breakfast cereal brands

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 pledges to carry eight staple gluten-free products in every store

Morrisons has become the latest UK supermarket to sign up to Coeliac UK’s Gluten-free Guarantee campaign.

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US supplier Sioux Natural launches vegan plant-based egg substitute

Iowa-based Sioux Natural has developed a plant-based egg alternative targeted at the wholesale baking industry

Pinnacle Foods reveals plans to streamline Boulder Brands product range

New owner Pinnacle Foods has revealed plans to reduce the size of the Boulder Brands product range.

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Fancypants Baking eyes further growth after rebranding Crunch Cookie range

Massachusetts-based Fancypants Baking Co has redesigned its Crunch Cookies’ packaging to highlight that they are free from peanut and tree nut allergens.

Boulder Brands UK own label and Udi's-branded gluten-free products recalled

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.

Udi's Gluten Free UK products recalled due to sesame seed contamination

Boulder Brands UK has recalled five Udi’s Gluten Free products from sale in the UK due to sesame seed contamination.

Free-from consumers set to increase spend as product range widens

Half of UK free-from consumers are likely to eat more free-from food in the coming year, according to new research by Mintel.

BFree: the Irish free-from bread brand making its mark in US retail

Irish allergen-free bakery business BFree Foods is ramping up its presence in the US after making its mainstream debut last year.

New online free-from retailer Honest Eats set to offer products from across Europe

An online free-from store launching in the UK has claimed it will offer a “diverse and affordable” range of European food and drink brands.

Bauli aims to grow US panettone use with gluten-free and savory breads

Italian bakery Bauli is launching what it claims is the US’s first gluten-free panettone bread.

Simple Mills aiming to boost distribution to 5,000 stores by end of year

Natural baking mix manufacturer Simple Mills has revealed ambitions to more than double its distribution by the end of the year.

Boulder Brands' Udi's Gluten Free grows product range and listings in UK

Free-from brand Udi’s Gluten Free has extended its presence in the UK with new products and listings.

PepsiCo rolling out gluten-free Quaker oatmeal range across US retail

PepsiCo is rolling out gluten-free Quaker oatmeal across the US from this month.

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Dang Foods targets demand for plant-based snacks with crispy onion chips

Dang Foods is claiming a first with the launch of a range of flavored crispy onion slices.

News in brief

Dow doubles capacity for its Methocel MX food grade product line

Dow Chemical Company has completed an expansion, which will more than double capacity for its Methocel MX food grades products line.

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Epic Provisions: Analysts and brand fans react to acquisition by General Mills

General Mills is tapping key snacking trends – and entering a category tipped to be worth $1.3bn by 2017 - with its acquisition of Epic Provisions, according to analysts Mintel.

Free-from brand Enjoy Life to launch protein snacks as it aims to raise profile

Mondelēz International's US free-from brand Enjoy Life Foods is expanding its line-up with on-the-go protein snacks as it looks to raise brand awareness.

Late Christmas: cake and pudding sales bounce back after a weak start

UK sales of festive cakes and puddings recovered in the two weeks before Christmas after a slow start in early December.

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