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New products gallery: Ruby Rockets launches snack tubes, algae inspires the VeganEgg, and Kellogg serves up breakfast-to-go

New products, Ruby Rockets, vegan eggs, Kellogg’s breakfast-to-go mix

From plant-based ‘snack tubes’; to the VeganEgg, snackable breakfast options, and kale & potato chips; check out FoodNavigator-USA’s gallery of new products hitting US shelves this fall/winter.

Published: 25-Nov-2015

UNI Packaging invests in 2nd HP Indigo 20000 digital press following demand for personalization and regional promotions

UNI Packaging invests in second HP Indigo 20000 digital press

UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web technology for flexible packaging and sleeves.

Published: 19-Nov-2015

Crunch-down: America’s top 10 best-selling snack bars

Top 10 snack bars in US, IRI data

BakeryandSnacks has chewed over IRI data to compile a satisfying list of the top 10 best-selling US snack bars.

Published: 06-Aug-2015

Grupo Bimbo: The multi-billion global acquisition trail

Grupo Bimbo acquisitions: The multi-billion global trail

The world’s biggest bread maker has been on a spending spree over the past three years; splashing out on a Canadian artisanal buy last week, just one month after a Spanish donut acquisition.

Published: 29-Jul-2015

Whole grains 101: Highlights from the 2015 Whole Grain Summit

Whole grains 101: Highlights from the 2015 Whole Grain Summit

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans say half of our grains should be whole. So how are we doing? FoodNavigator-USA headed to Portland, Oregon, for the 2015 Whole Grain Summit  - organized by Oregon State University and the Grains for Health Foundation - to find out...

Published: 07-Jul-2015

Kellogg unveils simpler ingredients NPD to spur breakfast category

Kellogg NPD: Special K, Origins, MorningStar

Kellogg has developed a range of breakfast products focused on simpler ingredients, positive nutrition and better portability.

Published: 06-Jul-2015

Nine most innovative products: Sweets & Snacks 2015 award winners

Nine most innovative products: Sweets & Snacks 2015 award winners

Retailers have voted for the new U.S candy items that have the best go-to-market potential at the National Confectioners Association’s Sweets & Snacks Expo.

Published: 20-May-2015

Nuts 101: From green machines to nutritional dynamos, 10 surprising facts about peanuts

Green machines, nutritional dynamos, 10 surprising peanut facts

30 years ago, nuts were perceived as the nutritional equivalent of candy. Today, they are widely recognized as a nutrient powerhouse. But why are peanuts – which have unique health and sustainability credentials – still perceived by some consumers as not quite as healthy, or at least as hip, as higher-priced rivals such as almonds or walnuts? FoodNavigator-USA spent three days with the Peanut Institute to find out…

Published: 14-May-2015

Snacking Trends Forum highlights: ‘Packaged food doesn’t have to be junk food’

Snacking Trends Forum highlights, from meat snacks to cricket flour

From all-day grazing to the 20% YoY growth in meat-based snacks, the merits of cricket flour, when and how to raise capital, nutrient density and guerrilla marketing, the FoodNavigator-USA Snacking Trends Forum  covered a lot of ground. Here are some of the highlights from the 60-minute session, which is now available on demand.

Published: 19-Mar-2015

New products gallery: Chobani woos tots, Hain lives the coconut dream, Boom Chicka Pop goes into puffs

New products gallery Chobani, Mtn Dew, Dannon, 7-Eleven

From Hain Celestial’s coconut dream desserts to Field Roast’s innovative vegan cheese slices, this month’s new products gallery is packed with innovative new food and beverage products.

Published: 27-Jan-2015

Top 12 stories of 2014: Frito-Lay marketing, snacking and wheat science

Top bakery, snack, cereal stories 2014

Marketing insight from Frito-Lay, snacking trends for the future and wheat science were just a handful of the best-read stories on BakeryandSnacks for 2014.

Published: 19-Dec-2014

NPD watch: Green tea cereal, meat bars and bread for women

NPD 2014: Datamonitor Consumer Innovation Tracking

Antioxidant-rich cereals, protein-packed snack bars and bread tailored to women’s nutritional needs were just some of the product innovations identified by Datamonitor Consumer during 2014.

Published: 16-Dec-2014

Celebrating brilliance: Top 10 finalists for Personality of the Year 2014

BakeryandSnacks Personality of the Year 2014: Top 10 finalists

Our editorial panel has sifted tirelessly through a pile of fantastic nominations for this year’s BakeryandSnacks Personality of the Year awards and compiled a sparkling top 10 list.

Published: 11-Dec-2014

BEMA networking event Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

BEMA Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 Dubai

BEMA (Baking Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds) brought together its exhibiting members at the inaugural Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai, recently.

Published: 20-Nov-2014

Popping trends of the popcorn industry: FONA

Popping trends of the popcorn industry: FONA

The popcorn category saw a 94% increase in product launches from 2010 to 2014 with 422 of these coming from North America, says a trend report from FONA International.

Published: 06-Nov-2014

Who is the global snacker?

Nielsen: Global snacks consumer data

Close to $400bn is spent annually on snacks worldwide, but who is the global snacker and what are the purchase motivators?

Published: 24-Oct-2014

Frito-Lay Japan develops flurry of limited edition snacks

Frito-Lay Japan snack NPD

Frito-Lay Japan has developed an array of limited edition snacks for October, from avocado and cheese tortilla chips to burdock and soy flavored extruded snacks.

Published: 15-Oct-2014

Who is the US gluten-free consumer?

Gluten-free consumer trends, Hartman Group

Who buys gluten-free and what motivates purchases in the sector?  

Published: 03-Oct-2014

Cereal chartbusters 2014: America’s top 10 best-selling brands

Top 10 best-selling US cereal brands 2014, IRI data

BakeryandSnacks has dug into fresh IRI data to dish up the latest list of top 10 best-selling cereal brands in the US for 2014.

Published: 27-Aug-2014

General Mills launches 150 products inspired by food trends

General Mills introduces a range of 150 products across the U.S inspired by leading consumer food trends: protein, bold flavors, gluten free, indulgence and whole grain.

Published: 10-Jul-2014

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SINGLE SERVE

Food packaging offers convenience in single-serve format

Snacks, drinks, condiments, and other food and beverage favorites are fueling consumer demand for convenience with single-serve packaging. Here are some notable examples of one-shot containers seen on retail shelves.

Published: 02-Jul-2014

Top 8 product launches at Sweets and Snacks

The Sweets and Snacks Expo has wrapped up for 2014, but the scores of notable product launches has left show attendees with a sweet taste in their mouths. If you missed the show, here's a chance to win many of the best new products sampled at the event.

Published: 26-May-2014

Leaders of the pack at 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo

The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo showcased thousands of product launches, and old favorites, in standout packaging. Here are a number of bags, pouches, and other containers that captured attention.

Published: 22-May-2014

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