The PepsiCo-owned Frito-Lay brand is featuring 31 US consumers – many of whom work with advocacy groups or regularly volunteer in their communities – and their stories on its bags of ‘Smiles’ potato chips.
US pork rind snack producer Evans Food Group has been acquired by Highlander Partners through its newly-formed food platform Benestar Brands, which is to be headed by Carl E. Lee, former CEO of Snyder’s-Lance.
Lenny & Larry’s has hit the airwaves with three commercials focused on the taste and nutritional value of its protein- and fiber-packed snacks – its first national ad campaign since the brand's 1993 launch.
According to Bell Flavors & Fragrances, the exploration of new taste sensations has always been in high demand throughout history – it’s just become more imperative to innovative in order to captivate today’s consumer’s palate.
A new study by American researchers backs up an open request by Scott Gottlieb – then US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner – last year for feedback on mandating warning labels for sesame.
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is calling on four of the world’s leading cereal makers to make ‘relatively small commitments’ in the way they source grains, which would go a long way to combat climate change.
Multivac has announced Andreas Eyd and Frank Gabriel will take over the operations of its newly-acquired Fritsch Group as of August 1. Fritsch specializes in dough forming and bakery processing technology.