The German-owned British producer of branded and own-label maize-, potato-, and nut-based snacks has teamed up with The Food Warehouse by Iceland to debut its cult favourite Hula Hoop and Space Raiders snacks in the freezer aisle.
The free-to-use program will accept all of KP’s line of nuts, popcorn, crisps and pretzels; however, it excludes potato chip tubes and packages that contained seeds, nutrient powder, dried fruit or meat snacks.
General Mills expects its cereals and snacks brands to drive growth in the business in the coming year – the second vote of confidence in the US cereals market from a major manufacturer in recent months.
Here we present an overview of the retail sales performance of the largest brands in key sectors of the US snacking market in 2015, featuring IRI data showing the top 10 brands in the largest sub-categories.
United Biscuits has issued a “teaser” letter to six firms including Chinese food business Wahaha and Kellogg as it looks to offload its recently spun-off KP Snacks business for £520m, according to reports.
United Biscuits (UB) has partnered with recycling firm TerraCycle UK to introduce a scheme allowing consumers to post used biscuit wrappers to be recycled into every day goods such as waste bins and watering cans.
UK-based United Biscuits (UB) may have attracted bidders from Asia and major companies like Kraft and PepsiCo amid rumours the company has split its operations into a snacks and biscuit division, according to an analyst.
Snacks giant United Biscuits has announced plans to use inland waterway shipping to transport goods in Northern Europe in a move it says will save 31% on CO2 compared to road transport and eventually help it cut costs.
United Biscuits’ (UB) is aiming to increase the number of its suppliers signed up to the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) system to 80 per cent by the end of 2011, the firm said in its recent sustainability report.
United Biscuits (UB) has announced plans to shed around 85 jobs at its McVitie's biscuit factory in Glasgow, and has begun a consultation with staff and unions in a bid to ensure voluntary rather than compulsory redundancies.
In a move that has caught market analysts by surprise, UK based snack and biscuit maker, United Biscuits, is reportedly close to a deal with leading Chinese food group Bright Food in terms of a buy out.
The snacks and biscuits division of UK manufacturer United Biscuits could be parcelled out to different buyers, according to a research firm's analysis of the market following media reports the company is to be sold by its private equity owners.