Industry continues to slice salt levels from formulations with Walkers crisps, part of PepsiCo, announcing they will cut salt levels across Walkers crisps, Baked and Sensations brands by 10 per cent in 2009.
PepsiCo and Strauss Group have completed their joint venture
partnership to operate fresh dips maker Sabra, a move that confirms
both companies' plans to extend their presence in the growing
healthy Mediterranean foods market.
Beverage and snack company PepsiCo last week posted a 10.3 per cent
increase in operating profit for the tax year ending 30 December
2007, but higher overall costs led to a slight decrease in
margins for the group.
Beverage giant PepsiCo has increased sales by about nine per cent
to $7.4bn (€5.3bn) during a strong first quarter for the year, as
it continues to expand its global operations, particularly through
its snack and potato chip lines.
Following a £15m (€22.2m) investment in research and development at
the company, UK crisp giant Walkers has launched a new 'healthier'
range to attract snack-loving consumers worried about their
Snack firm Frito Lay is to face a law suit for deceptively
marketing its 'Light' potato chip range in order to trick consumers
into believing the products do not contain the controversial fat
substitute olestra, said the...
Leading Scottish shortbread manufacturer Walkers Shortbread last
week introduced its new whisky mince pies at the Anuga trade show
in Cologne. The company plans to launch the product in the UK for
the Christmas season.
Crisp and snack company Walkers is to open a new UK plant in
Skelmersdale. The plant will produce Walkers snack products and
will take over some of the production from the soon to close
Swansea factory, the company has said.
PepsiCo continues to benefit from its healthy snacks ranges, though
a modest sales increase in snack products in the past three months
was overshadowed by a strong performance from the company's energy
and diet drinks.
PepsiCo has become the latest company to bow to pressure on the
food industry from the rising tide of obesity, introducing
voluntary restrictions on its advertising to children, according to
an article in today's London-based...
The growth of PepsiCo's savoury snacks business helped the firm to
a solid earnings rise in 2004 and also raises new questions about
the damage healthy eating trends will inflict on the food
industry's snack giants, argues...
PepsiCo is now in a prime position to dominate the blossoming
European snacks market, especially the emerging eastern sector,
after US food maker General Mills pulled out of their 12-year-old
joint venture to pay off mounting debts,...
Soft drink and snack maker PepsiCo might not spring immediately to
mind when thinking about healthy food products, but the US company
clearly believes it has a role to play in this fast-growing market
- and has added a new logo to...
Frito-Lay, the snack food arm of giant US food and drink group
PepsiCo, was one of the main drivers of growth for the company last
year, not least as a result of various new product launches
designed to tap growing demand for low...
Graham Packaging is making its first entry into the salty snack
food market,supplying high-density polyethylene rigid canisters for
Frito-Lay's new Staxpotato crisps. The new Stax went into
nationwide distributon in the US inAugust...
The merger of PepsiCo with compatriot Quaker Oats gave a major
boost to operating profits at the giant snack food and soft drinks
group in 2002 - and the recent reorganisation of the international
business should lead to further gains...