As Russia barrels down on Ukraine, multinationals like Grupo Bimbo, Nestle and Mondelez are closing operations citing safety concerns, and the already-stressed global wheat supply will get stretched to its limit.
Bakels is celebrating its diamond jubilee with the release of a report that looks back on the bakery ingredients specialists’ key achievements, the global baking industry’s landmark moments, and what could lie ahead for the next seven decades.
Upcycled food products (made from ingredients that would otherwise not have gone to human consumption) are the most straightforward and scalable path to reducing and preventing food waste, says Upcycled Food Association CEO Turner Wyatt.
New research shows that US consumers are less familiar with the concept of regenerative agriculture than other food production methods, and most are not willing to pay premium for brands making these claims.
The GNT Group – a specialist of future-proof products from only natural ingredients – will demonstrate how its plant-based colour platform can deliver flamboyant colour while maintaining a 100% clean label at CFIA Rennes 2022.
Parents today are as discerning over their choice of foods for their little ones as they are for themselves. However, many snacks and choices on the shelf today come with high levels of sugar and other nasties.
Perkier has added its carbon neutral commitment – a first within its competitive set – to its growing list of ethical credentials, including being plant-based, palm-oil-free, transitioning to fully recyclable packaging and its B-Corp certified manufacturing.
Pre-harvest spraying of glyphosate-based weedkillers to dry crops is “leading to the mass contamination of essential foods that form the base of our diet,” alleges a new report from The Detox Project, which highlights glyphosate residues on everything...
The Swiss flavours and fragrances company has coined the technology ‘PrimeLock+’, as it says it brings the visual appeal of beef fat to plant-based products, while allowing for controlled fat and flavour release during the cooking process.
Following an extension of its partnership with the snack giant, Grup Serban Holding (GSH) is investing in a state-of-the-art irrigation system that slashes water and energy consumption, along with the use of fertilizers and pesticides.
While Americans forked out $30.5bn for snacks in 2021, according to Chicago-based market researcher IRI, the event that really got them tucking in was this year’s Super Bowl Sunday, with SNAC International data showing a whopping 112 million pounds of...
The US government's Special Supplemental Nutrition Programme for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) works to safeguard the health of more than 6.2 million low-income women, babies and toddlers in the US who are at nutrition risk.
A new study has gauged growing support for edible packaging, however, it also revealed that Brits are unlikely to make drastic changes to their consumption – like ditching meat – to help save the planet.
The Annual Fairtrade Fortnight campaign, which kicks off on Monday 21 February, is set to highlight the impact of the climate crisis on cocoa and other commodities – as well as renewing its call for fairer incomes for farmers.
"Always everywhere," has been Frito-Lay North America's mantra for ensuring that its snack portfolio of legacy brands (Lays, Cheetos, and Doritos) and expanding better-for-you set (Baked, PopCorners, and Off The Eaten Path) is accessible...
Baker & Baker is capitalising on the front-and-forward plant-based movement; Nestlé-backed Outshine is taking advantage of National Snack Food Month to launch a take-anywhere snack designed for both kids and adults alike; and a variety of US snack...
The Lay’s, Cheetos and Quaker Oats maker is rolling out the use of UBQ material developed by Israeli startup UBQ Materials from household waste, which has significant impact in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
BFP, leading ingredients to the bakery industry in the UK, has undergone a major overhaul, unveiling a new management team, several significant investments and a rebrand - after spending several years under the radar.
Eight out of 10 parents snack on their kids’ food while preparing school lunches; nine out of 10 have bought extra kids’ snacks for themselves; while 60% prefer kids’ snacks over adult snacks, according to consumer research from Nestlé USA, which has...
Ingredients specialist Ingredion Incorporated has made a significant equity investment in Israeli chickpea disruptor InnovoPro to drive new applications that capitalise on the trends shaping the food industry.
Givaudan and US-based Fiberstar have entered an agreement to further commercialize FIberstar's citrus fiber ingredient, Citri-Fi, which can be used to replace a number of common texturizing ingredients in food applications.
Food and beverages targeting microbiome health and personalised solutions offer significant potential for innovation. However technical, commercial and regulatory challenges remain and product formulators need to be aware of these hurdles as they navigate...
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched a Skills Toolkit, which gives producers access to resources and info to find jobseekers of all ages from every part of the UK.
The highly regarded Scottish Baker of the Year competition kicked off on 3 February with five City of Glasgow final year bakery students going head-to-head to create Scotland on a Cake to illustrate the creativity of the industry.
A new global consumer trends study examining year-over-year insights on how consumers make snacking decisions reveals that mindfulness and wellbeing considerations are increasingly important in snacking.
Ingredion has made an equity investment (of an undisclosed sum) in Israeli firm InnovoPro, which has developed a suite of highly functional chickpea ingredients including protein concentrates, textured vegetable proteins, and most recently, egg replacements.