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Salt campaigners take aim at meal deal snacks

By Oliver Morrison

Almost three quarters (70%) of snacks included in meal deals sold on the high street are dangerously high in saturated fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), complains new research from Action on Salt, with some contributing to a third of an adult’s maximum daily...

Campbell's Goldfish crackers grew 9% in Q2 2022. Pic: Campbell Soup Co.

Snacks bring small ray of light to Campbell's Q2 FY22 results

By Gill Hyslop

Despite another lackluster fiscal quarter – organic net sales were down 2%, primarily driven by industry-wide labour and supply challenges – Campbell Soup Co. believes its Snacks power brands continued to fuel performance, with particular standouts being...

There's a humanitarian crisis growing in both Ukraine and Russia. Pic: GettyImages/Nastco

The cost of war on the food front

By Gill Hyslop

The list of companies shutting operations in Russia grows daily, however, dozens remain to help out with a different, but no less severe, humanitarian crisis.

Entenmann's today produces 1 billion doughnuts annually. Pic: BBU

Remembering Charles Entenmann, builder of a baked goods empire

By Gill Hyslop

The master baker, entrepreneur, philanthropist and son of the founder of Entenmann’s – who help grow his family’s bakery into a powerhouse brand in the Grupo Bimbo stable – died in Key Largo, Florida, on 24 February 2022, aged 92.

Jean-François Honoré shares his name with the patron saint of bakers. Pic: Eurogerm

Eurogerm appoints new lead

By Gill Hyslop

The acknowledged expert in crispy, soft, taste and texture for the bread and pastry space has appointed Jean-François Honoré as president and CEO of the group.

Sainsbury's is overhauling its instore bakery model. Pic: GettyImages/andresr

Sainsbury’s to ‘simplify’ instore bakery service

By Gill Hyslop

The UK supermarket giant has announced plans to axe 200 cafes, end its hot food range in 34 stores and ‘re-evaluate’ its bakery counter setup in 54 stores – putting more than 2,000 jobs at risk.

The next class of CoLab is poised to learn how to set the snacking space on fire. Pic: GettyImages/HADAII POLIASHENKO

The 10 better-for-you snack start-up disruptors to watch in 2022

By Gill Hyslop

Ten US-based, mission-driven brands have won a coveted spot in Mondelēz International’s CoLab engagement programme (now in its second year), each supported with a $20,000 grant, mentorship and hands-on collaboration with industry experts.