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Extrusion can be used to break down raw materials to extract functional compounds for use in final snack products, suggests a food technologist.
The inclusion of dried fruit in Mars Chocolate North America’s goodnessknows snack squares helps deliver the sweetness consumers seek from confections, while also helping the candy-giant deliver on its commitment...
Teenagers and younger adults in the UK are falling far short of international targets for whole grain consumption – with 15% of teenagers consuming no whole grain foods at all,...
Flowers Foods will expand business further beyond soft white bread to align with changing consumer preferences and growth opportunities, its CEO says.
PacXpert from Dow Packaging enables the transition from larger traditional rigid containers to flexible packaging with potential cost-cutting benefits, according to a licensee of the technology.
A panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has backed two processes used to recycle post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into food contact materials.
Many fruit snacks aimed at children contain more sugar than confectionery – but could be misconstrued as ‘healthy’ because of their association with real fruit, according to pressure group Action...
Tomra Sorting Solutions has installed a cold room in its test and demonstration center in Belgium.
Where are the opportunities for bakers in retail? How important will grain research be for the future? And what kind of policy hurdles are industry truly up against?
Bakers must adapt products and merchandizing according to target retail channels because shopper behavior is very different in each, says a retail expert.
GN Thermoforming Equipment has entered the form/cut/stack thermoforming market and revealed it has sold its first unit to a European processor for production of PET sealed containers.
SUN Automation has installed its AccuPrint chambered ink system in Italy and the UK building on US-based fits.
Food companies need to come together and form 'ethical cartels' for successful reformulation, according to three food industry experts.
Nutritional research on grains is imperative because it will help overturn misperceptions among consumers, says the executive director of the Grain Foods Foundation (GFF).
APPE has invested £10m in its UK preform manufacturing plant due to ‘market confidence’ in the firm.
Rigid Containers will start up a 1.8m corrugator in the next few months to increase service levels to a growing customer base.
Mekitec has helped an expanding US-based bakery deal with increased demand.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline Metal Detection has developed an Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) reporting enhancement to optimize metal detector performance.
Snack makers are gearing up for renewed nutrition focus in the EU when the Netherlands takes presidency of the Council in 2016, says the director-general of the European Snacks Association (ESA).
Sliced white bread remains king in India but there is huge promise in premium as consumers become more experimental and health conscious, says a ValueNotes analyst.
Anchor Packaging has launched a line of containers with reduced petroleum-based materials.
Start-ups have faced tough times along with the rest of the European food industry in recent years as a tight economy and ever tighter regulations have bitten deep.
FoodProductionDaily travelled to Milan to see the latest processing and packaging news from the Italian market at IPACK-IMA, Meat-Tech, Fruit Innovation, Dairytech, Converflex and Intralogistica Italia. We also went armed with...
Bakers and other big users of eggs could face major supply shortages if the government does not act quickly to allow temporary imports from more egg-producing countries, claims the American...
Potato chips, tortilla chips and cheese snacks are performing strongly in the US retail market, despite growing demand for healthier snacking options. However, the big winners in the snacks aisle...
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