Less salt, less fat or rich in added vitamins – great aspirations, but it’s more work to make a product that still tastes good. Although the industry has been making strides towards achieving reformulation targets, big technical challenges remain.
Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has temporarily removed a number of Houmous products from its stores due to a ‘taste issue’.
Northern Ireland granola maker, Just Live a Little, will be released onto the French market on May 8, 2017.
BakeryandSnacks presents a roundup of products that caught our eye this month.
Plant-based food startup Ingredient Alliance has introduced new savory snacks under its Natura brand to the US market.
The putative class action against ConAgra alleging its Crunch ’n Munch popcorn violates California’s unfair competition law by containing artificial trans fat has again been dismissed.
Two of the US’ largest snack manufacturers – Amplify Snack Brands and Snyder’s-Lance – are set to meet in court over rival brands of Better-For-You (BFY) popcorn.
Chocolate spreads and jams contain huge amounts of sugar, with two slices of bread containing the entire maximum daily intake - but some experts have questioned whether the quantities eaten are...
PepsiCo has launched an incubator programme to help nurture the ‘best and brightest’ entrepreneurs in the nutrition, health and wellness sectors. Eight ‘breakthrough brands’ will benefit from a €25,000 ($26,500)...
Matthew Fort and Tom Parker Bowles received “an overwhelmingly positive response” from the moment they launched Mr Trotter’s Great British Pork Crackling onto the UK market in 2011.
According to Mintel data, 63% of Chinese consumers are eating more fresh fruits and vegetables as snacks; 42% are eating more dairy-based snacks; and one in four is consuming more...
Baking ingredients producer, Bellarise, has developed a new yeast product that can help 'lean' dough increase its gassing power by 30% and cut proof times by up to 15%.
A stronger focus on gut health is pushing manufacturers to add probiotics to their snacks, but the larger CPG companies are struggling to keep up with the trend, the company...
Kraft Food Ingredients (KFI) said the Kraft Heinz merger is a definite advantage in developing novel clean label snacks.
At the launch of its second annual biscuit review, the manufacturer of McVitie’s (the UK’s largest selling biscuit brand) said it will make Britons’ much-loved snack even healthier.
Specialist bread products manufacturer Chaucer Foods UK has formed a partnership with olive oil brand Filippo Berio to develop the range of Filippo Berio Crostini.
Nutritional supplements manufacturer Vital Health Foods has launched a line of grab-and-go nutritional snacking options for the South African market.
Yumpa, a range of energy bars made with cricket flour, is the first of its kind in Europe to have an EU accredited fully compostable wrapper.
Clean label is a good way for consumers to decide whether a snack and dairy product delivers on transparency, but it is not an indicator of health value, said Kerry’s...
Battle Oats flapjacks will be distributed through 300 Holland and Barret stores across the UK and Ireland by the end of the month.
The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has launched legal action against several US biscuit manufacturers and retailers for allegedly failing to warn consumers about the high levels of acrylamide (AA)...
E. coli O121 has sickened 25 people in Canada with a link to flour.
Family-owned Tiny but Mighty Popcorn has redesigned the packaging of its entire product line with paintings created by Iowa native artist, Grant Wood.
UK brand Pastinos is targeting health-conscious snackers with a crunchy pasta snack as sales of regular pasta falls victim to the health kick.
What made a practicing doctor give up medicine to create and supply a high-fibre flour? “I saw an opportunity to be infinitely more effective in preventing disease in the first place. Fibre...
Test results found the wheat increases the digestibility of phosphorus, calcium and other minerals in poultry.