Nestlé has defended itself and its allergy charity consort against criticism of the marketing of its ''lunchbox friendly'' muesli bars to schools despite them being unsuitable for nut allergy sufferers. ...
The idea that wheat causes obesity or sickness has been rubbished by scientists conducting a review.
High tree nut consumption is strongly associated with lower risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome, according to a new study published in PLOS ONE.
The metabolic benefits associated with increased an increased dietary intake of fermentable fibres may be due to the way in which our bacteria in use them to control levels of...
A lack of fermentable fibres in people's diet may pave the way for allergic inflammatory reactions such as asthma - and increasing intake of these fibres could help battle asthma,...
Enzymatic treatment of fiber could help develop better quality high-fiber breads, finds research.
General Mills-owned Cascadian Farm says its organic pea-based protein bars plug consumer desire for alternative protein sources.
The success of The Premium Snack Company’s freeze-dried veggie snack line depends on consumer understanding of the production process, says its sales and marketing director.
Snacking subscription service Graze.com has pumped nearly $5m into US expansion - a market that has very, very big potential, CEO says.
Americans prefer salty snacks but they're also looking for health - can these two co-exist?
General Mills says its subscription snacking service Nibblr will feed next generation business growth as convenience booms.
Optimizing volume and crumb texture in rice-based gluten-free bread leads to higher glycaemic index levels, finds research.
Snacking as we know it will evolve, driven by an unruly consumer desire to try new and exciting concepts and companies must buck up and innovate to profit, says a...
UK bread major Warburtons will pump £20m ($32.8m) into a new production plant dedicated to sandwich alternatives as demand in the segment booms.
Nestlé, Kellogg and Asda are among those criticised by consumer group Children’s Food Campaign (CFC) for not doing enough to promote healthy eating as a government-backed scheme designed to do...
Back to Nature Foods plans to increase its scale in the ‘important’ cookie and cracker categories with newly acquired SnackWell’s business.
People don’t eat cereal from a bowl every morning – they go to Starbucks, drink smoothies and eat breakfast biscuits. Cereal makers need to play catch up, says a healthy...
General Mills reported lower-than-expected earnings for Q2, fiscal 2014 but said it plans to reinvigorate business in the second half with NPD.
Trans fats have been discussed for nearly two decades rendering the FDA’s extended comment period trivial in the grand scheme of things, says the innovation insights director at Datamonitor Consumer....
A new study has suggested that even a short-term diet of junk food can have a detrimental and damaging effect on the brain’s cognitive ability.
Adolescents who consume breakfast cereal in the morning are more alert, content and in some instances show improved cognitive performance, according to Kellogg-funded research.
Organic pecan shells have antimicrobial properties against Listeria and can meet the demand for natural alternatives for use in organic meat processing.
Maltitol, isomalt and sorbitol can successfully replace sugar in muffins without any drastic changes to batter properties, finds research.
Fiery flavors, popped chips and retail-ready pack designs were some of the biggest trends for snack makers this year, according to trade heads in Europe and the US.
A broad and mixed range of healthy and traditional snacks is important as snacking becomes a way of life for Americans, the CEO of the Snack Food Association (SFA) says.