The days of British icons like Victoria sponge could be numbered, with research by The Delicious Dessert Company revealing that 86% of Brits under the age of 35 consider many of the country’s legendary tea cakes as ‘boring’.
The sustainability trend, characterised by consumers seeking food and beverage products perceived as having a lesser impact on the environment, is waning as shopper concern shifts to saving money in the face of significant inflationary pressures.
Kraft Heinz is reimaging its approach to food production and marketing to help offset inflation and increase value for consumers as they begin to consider their budgets and purchase priorities more carefully as prices across categories rise.
FDF Scotland and London-based SPQR Communications have voiced disappointment the UK government is squaring up to fight Kellogg’s in court – contending the regulations are actually groundless and, far from being helpful, could stir up discontentment.
The web-based tool is designed to help producers stand out in a competitive marketplace by demonstrating how the right clean label solution can provide stability while meeting a brand’s goals for clean, simple labels.
The adoption of automation, the cheekily named Bruce Banner (nod to the Incredible Hulk) and Redzone has enabled Companion Baking to cement its role as a mid-size bread distributor, producing 150 SKUs daily despite its limited floor space.
Kellogg’s UK has accused the Department of Health and Social Care of allegedly failing to enter into a ‘reasonable conversation’ to consider what the addition of milk or yoghurt would have on the nutritional value of a bowl of breakfast cereal.
There’s no magic formula for creating a successful food product, but combining two things that pretty much everyone already likes is probably a good place to start, say the founders of Baozza, a frozen food brand launched by two American expats in China...
The Premier Foods’ brand has launched a seven-strong range of bite-sized sweet treats that will comply with the UK's HFSS (high in fat, sugar and salt) regulations when they come into force in October.
The palm oil industry is urging governments, food firms and consumers that have boycotted to reconsider their approach, claiming that sustainable palm oil is a credible alternative to oils such as sunflower oil, which is in short supply due to the Ukraine...
A year after cauliflower-fueled startup Outer Aisle Gourmet accused bakery giant Bimbo Bakeries USA of hardball tactics in a David vs Goliath-style lawsuit over ‘sandwich thins,’ the case has been dismissed with prejudice, with the two parties agreeing...
Turnkey equipment manufacturers CPM Wolverine Proctor has acquired UK specialist engineer Planet Dryers Ltd., best known for its triple-pass dryer that has set the industry standard for the snacks market.
As Americans who have worked from home since the pandemic begin to return to their offices and become more comfortable socializing in the evenings, when and what they eat is shifting earlier and later – at the expense of more traditional meals – creating...
The Cheerios, Betty Crocker and Nature Valley brand owner has released its 2022 Global Responsibility Report, highlighting the progress it has made against environmental and social commitments in 2021.
A survey of US and Canadian adults by One Degree Organic Foods reveals a significant gap in consumer awareness regarding the world's most widely used pesticide, even among those trying to limit their pesticide exposure.
The Middle East has emerged as a prime location for growth of the frozen snacks sector due to its climate and rising consumer demand, but innovation is needed to overcome longstanding cold chain challenges.
Mondelez International’s newly appointed Managing Director for Malaysia and Singapore believes that it is crucial to build in sustainability and affordability as core business components if it is to grow its snacking business in the region, even if that...
Cereal fibre is consistently associated with lower inflammation compared with vegetable and fruit fibre, according to a recent US study assessing the relationship between dietary fibre, inflammation, and CVD incidence.
The US advocate for all grain foods has launched the ‘Better Together’ campaign to highlight simple ways Americans can include whole and enriched grain foods products into their meals to maximise their health.
301 Inc – General Mills’ venture capital arm – is ploughing $15m into two early-stage women-led venture capital funds, which are on a mission to promote racial and gender equity and economic opportunities for women of colour (WOC) entrepreneurs.
While malic and fumaric acid give products a sour note, the market value of the two food additives is far from bitter, with the global malic acid market expected to reach a value of $258m in 2026, while the latter is expected to soar over $650m over the...
Colour is one of the most important sensory cues when it comes to choosing what to eat – influencing what consumers see, what they taste and what they feel while doing it. How can bakery brands capitalise on this?
Popchips has unveiled a new look and two new flavors - Fiery Buffalo and Fully Loaded – that it says will help the ‘popped, never fried’ brand showcase its strong taste and ‘crave-worthy’ credentials. It has also ditched some brand extensions to focus...
Tate & Lyle has expanded production of allulose in a bid to meet surging demand for the rare sugar, which has exploded in popularity following the FDA’s decision to exclude it from the total and added sugars declarations on the Nutrition Facts panel.