Fast-growing cheese snacks brand Whisps appoints John Ghingo, former president at Applegate, as its new CEO to lead the brand's next chapter of growth and tap into consumers' growing appetite for cheese snacks.
Purely Elizabeth, best known for its better-for-you granola products, closes a $50m Series B financing round to support new product innovation with a new category launch for the brand slated for later this year.
The European NutraIngredients Awards are back for their eighth year with a mission to showcase cutting-edge ingredients innovation in the functional ingredients and nutraceutical space. Entries are now open.
UK natural flavour house International Taste Solutions (I.T.S) has developed a range of natural free from flavour enhancers that replicate the indulgent characteristics of dairy and eggs in bakery products.
Calbee America – which claims to have pioneered the plant-based snacking category with its Harvest Snaps Baked Veggie Snacks – has given its flagship lineup a brand refresh with a modern packaging design.
Cake and desserts producer BBF Limited said cake trends this year will continue to be influenced by social media, with budding Brits bakers constantly deferring to celeb icons and influencers to create that blow away celebration cake.
Kerry’s Global Taste Charts for 2022 predicts the flavours set to drive consumer preference in 2022 will be underpinned by proactive health and sustainable priorities, along with a desire to explore new pairings of up-and-coming flavours with old classics.
The palm oil industry in Malaysia is ramping up its efforts to improve labour standards after taking several hits to its reputation and business prospects over the poor handling of human rights issues.
Researchers in Australia are calling for an overhaul over the regulations for toddler foods, claiming that 74% of products are ultra-processed, and that there has surge in discretionary snack launches over the past 25 years.
Research by Danone North America has found that plant-based eating has the potential to be ‘a real beacon of healthy living’ this year, but there are still gaps in the market due to cultural stigmas and accessibility barriers.
The Campaign has ramped up its efforts to lobby for an Honest Crust Act to enforce loaf labelling and marketing legislation in the UK and has sent Defra its motivation outlining ‘the case for a legal definition of sourdough bread’.
The adoption of four production technologies for steviol glycosides by the international food standards authority Codex Alimentarius earlier this month opens doors for industry to produce and source at scale and more sustainably less-common versions of...
With today’s acquisition of two direct store delivery distributors in New York City and Long Island, chip and snack manufacturer Utz continues the shopping spree it began after going public in mid-2020 as it pursues its ambitious mission to be available...
The trajectory appetite for sweet snacks and specifically for plant-based treats has called for the creation of a day to celebrate vegan chocolate, an event spearheaded by the entrepreneur known as the Vegan Willy Wonka.
New research from Barry Callebaut on how the confectionery industry is responding to the Veganuary movement reveals plant-based indulgence is enticing more consumers to try alternatives - but taste is a key motivation in their choice.
The Boulder, Colorado-based producer of small-batch organic and gluten-free breads has appointed Doug Radi as CEO, a return to the company after almost two decades gaining experience in the food and consumer products industry.
The COVID-19 global pandemic had a drastic and sudden impact on how people shop and eat. As we move to a new normal where – the hope is – we are able to shift gears and learn to ‘live with COVID’, how will people’s attitudes to food continue to evolve?
Belgium’s Lotus Biscoff Spread, Ladurée biscuits from France, the UK’s Walkers Shortbread Fingers and Snyder’s of Hanover (US) are among the swathes of winners recognised by the 2022 A.A. Taste Awards.
Following the seizure of some of its cereals in Mexico over alleged contravention of the country's marketing laws, Kellogg’s told BakeryandSnacks it is still committed to wholesome, affordable food for Mexican consumers – no matter what age.
Ulusoy has secured a 6-year, US$25m senior debt facility from Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO to fund the acquisition of a prominent consumer brand, which will enable it to move from an exclusive B2B business into B2C channels.
Mexican officials have seized 380,000 boxes of Kellogg’s cereals that feature cartoon mascots, which are in violation of recent laws preventing the marketing of allegedly ‘unhealthy’ products to children.
The global snack giant has announced a new goal to help 50 million people gain ready access to nutritious foods by 2030 by expanding its Food for Good platform. We speak to C.D. Glin, PepsiCo’s global head of Philanthropy, about how the food industry...
With the countdown already ticking, Frito-Lay is doubling down on its mission to create even more smiles on ‘the Road to Super Bowl’ with swag, champion-packed commercials, in-person experiences and even limited-edition chips made from potatoes grown...
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU)-owned Thomas Bagels is toasting the ‘hole-iest’ food holiday in the US (15 January) by warming up underserved communities across the country through a $110k donation to Operation Warm.
A new joint venture between Chef Thiam’s US-based West African fonio brand Yolélé and Mali Shi SA, a shea butter manufacturer that provides income to tens of thousands of women through its proprietary sourcing operations, has received a $1.98m grant from...
Nutritional interventions that increase the intake of healthy foods with a similar sensory profile and mouthfeel to discretionary products could help improve diets in Australia, with new modelling showing promising results for sweet tastes and fat textures,...
Children are not fed enough of the right foods at the right time, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), who is calling for ‘bolder actions’ and ‘greater accountability’ for kids’ diets.
PACK'D has announced it is on track to tip over £3.8m in turnover by the end of 2021, following a win with UK retail giant Morrisons to stock its range of Superfood Smoothie Kits and organic Frozen Fruit.
Tel Aviv-based B.T. Sweet, Ltd. has developed a game-changing plant-based sweetening platform, which enables producers to slash the sugar content from breakfast cereals, confectionery and treats like hazelnut and chocolate spread.