Japan’s leading potato chip producer is raising the prices of its popular snacks and cereals for the second time this year to bolster against runaway costs that are spiking at the fastest clip in years.
Calbee America – which claims to have pioneered the plant-based snacking category with its Harvest Snaps Baked Veggie Snacks – has given its flagship lineup a brand refresh with a modern packaging design.
The Japanese snack giant has warned of a price rise next year, thanks to a poor potato harvest, a sharp increase in production costs raw material and logistics costs, and a weight reduction of some of its signature snacks.
Elakkia brings Sri Lankan tastes to the UK, premium pudding brand Pots & Co reinvents a classic by going upside down, and Nim’s and Simply Doughnuts celebrate one of the UK’s most prestigious business awards.
The weather may not be autumnal as yet – or piquing into spring in the southern hemisphere – but that has not stopped bakery and snack producers from announcing their limited-edition seasonal releases.
Be it a slab of a chip or one that features a ‘breakthrough’ crispy crunch; a bowl of ice cream or Cookies ‘n Crème cereal for breakfast; or partying it up with a soda flavored cake bite or a big bucket of low cal biccies; we’ve scoured the shelves to...
The Japanese snacks company Calbee is introducing two new snack brands, Granola Medley and Honestly Veggie Popper Duos, to the US early next year, adding to its existing US portfolio of Harvest Snaps, shrimp and potato chips in the market.
Japanese snack giant Calbee posted a profit decline for its third quarter results for fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 due to sharp slowdown in North America, possibly putting its business partnership with PepsiCo on the line.
Calbee has entered China’s brick-and-mortar retailers with its fruit cereal brand Frugra, as the company’s CEO Akira Matsumoto hopes the country will contribute one-third of Calbee’s international sales by 2020.