A sugar tax of 20% could discourage shoppers from buying unhealthier breakfast cereals, research has shown.
Families, ingredient claims, and variety in packaging and flavors have been flagged up as key drivers of growth in the US snacking market.
From 20th June, manufacturers will be able to claim a “lower blood glucose rise” when using non-digestible carbohydrates as sugar replacers, following the publication of a new article 13.5 claim in...
Sweets and snacks companies are increasingly targeting consumers by branding their products “thin” to suggest convenience or health, or to tap the snacking chocolate trend.
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.
Almost three years after winning a positive EFSA opinion linking sugar replacement and tooth health, the claim has been written into EU law books.
Ingredients supplier Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has partnered with GLG Life Tech Corporation to market stevia and monk fruit sweeteners.
The list of products being pulled from shelves over fears they contain sunflower seeds contaminated with a bacteria that that causes listeria continues to grow.
General Mills is this month rolling out Tiny Toast, described as the manufacturer’s first new US cereal brand in 15 years.
Seed brand Bigs is aiming to tap demand for hot sauces - and bring innovation to the pumpkin seed category - with two new products.
Clif, Nature Valley, Quaker and Spitz are among brands that have pulled snack products from US store shelves in the past 24 hours after ingredients supplier SunOpta extended its recall...
SunOpta – the supplier connected to a raft of US recalls relating to potential sunflower seed contamination – has extended the recall period of its products for a second time.
South American food producer Hathor Group is looking to secure US distribution for its Grano cookies and granola.
The Good Bean – a Berkley-based snack brand built around the garbanzo bean (chickpea) - more than doubled its sales in 2015 and expects to do so again in 2016...
A raft of additional snack products are being pulled from shelves by SunOpta and Treehouse Foods over fears they may be contaminated with a bug that causes listeriosis.
Redd Superfood Energy Bars has secured a $1m investment as it looks to further expand its US product range and distribution.
Global food and drinks businesses including General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever have pledged to reduce trans fatty acids to “nutritionally insignificant levels” by the end of 2018.
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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.
Treehouse Foods – which last week recalled dozens of products in a listeria scare – has reported a good performance by its North American snacking foods in the first quarter...
Snacking chocolate brand Brownie Brittle will be highlighting its first organic line at the upcoming Sweets & Snacks Expo as consumer interest in an organic diet grows.
Scientists at food and agricultural services provider Cargill have developed new processes that they say could reduce saturated fat content in baked goods by as much as 40%.