All news articles for April 2024

Source: FoodNavigator-USA

Natural Products Expo West

Mondelez: As snacking becomes more ‘purposeful' portion control becomes key

By Elizabeth Crawford

Nearly nine out of 10 consumers snack daily to fuel their busy days, carve out a mindful moment of ‘me time,’ and connect with family and friends – but according to Mondelez International’s recently released 5th State of Snacking report, what they are...

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Mason Dixie’s frozen breakfast sandwiches make comfort food clean

By Deniz Ataman

Mason Dixie Foods' transition from foodservice to retail, including Whole Foods and Costco, allowed the brand to tap into whitespace in frozen breakfast foods with a healthy halo and clean label, Ayeshah Abuelhiga, the brand’s founder and CEO, explained...

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Startup Spotlight

Amia's snack bars are formulated with migraines in mind

By Deniz Ataman

In this episode of Startup Spotlight, Jon Katz, founder of baked oat and seed bar brand, Amia Snacks, focused on using functional ingredients to address migraines, as outlined by a trigger-free diet, which includes eliminatings ingredients that may trigger...

KP Snacks has moved the majority of its branded multipacks to reduced packaging solutions. Pic: KP Snacks

How KP Snacks is ramping up its packaging improvement pact

By Gill Hyslop

The UK snacking giant kicked off 2024 with a renewed focus on packaging commitment: boosting investment that will see a significant reduction in the flow-wrap packaging across its Discos, Roysters and Frisps brands and more recently, introducing 25% recycled...

Frito-Lay is passionate about breaking systemic barriers and providing equitable opportunities for all, especially those who have gone the extra mile to help their communities. Pic: GettyImages/Tara Moore

Frito-Lay bestows first-ever Community Builder Scholarships

By Gill Hyslop

From providing free access to computer science resources to delivering personalized care packages to pediatric cancer patients, four outstanding students have been recognized and rewarded by the snacking giant for their dedicated efforts.

How is the food industry tackling salt reduction? GettyImages/AJ Paulsen

How is the food industry tackling salt reduction?

By Donna Eastlake

High levels of salt in food is becoming an increasing concern for healthcare professionals and consumers as the dangers of a high-salt diet becomes more widely understood. So how is the food industry tackling this issue?