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Snacks and cereals are being launched under a range of brands

General Mills unveils key snacking and cereals lines for winter 2016

By Vince Bamford

General Mills is tapping key consumer trends – including simpler ingredient lists and sweet & spicy flavors – with a raft of upcoming and recently launched products. Here we round up a selection of the manufacturer’s key snacking and breakfast cereal...

FPD looks at packaging breakthroughs in 2015

Novel packaging innovations on FPD radar

By Joseph James Whitworth

From prototypes of Coca-Cola's 100% PlantBottle and Carlsberg's wood fiber bottle to novel processing techniques and bioplastic. FPD takes a look at the novel packaging and processing that has hit our radar this year.

FPD 2015 Annual Review – Most popular stories of the year

FPD 2015 Annual Review – Most popular stories of the year

By Jenny Eagle

From a Heinz QR code on a ketchup bottle which took consumers to a porn site; to Nestle opening a Digital Innovation Office in 2016; and Dow and DuPont to merge – We round up the most popular stories of 2015 on

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What was 2015's most misleading product? Consumers cast their votes....

By Niamh Michail

It’s that time of year where the food industry eagerly looks to market analysts’ predictions for 2016’s upcoming trends. But consumer rights group FoodWatch is asking Dutch consumers to take a look back at 2015 and vote for the most misleading product....

Face in the Crowd: ECMA Congress 2015

ECMA Congress, Bucharest, Romania

Face in the Crowd: ECMA Congress 2015

By Jenny Eagle

ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) celebrated its 55th anniversary and annual congress in Bucharest, Romania, this month September 9-12).

Top 10 F&B Pro Carton ECMA Award finalists 2015

Top 10 F&B Pro Carton ECMA Award finalists 2015

By Jenny Eagle

The finalists have been announced for the 19th Pro Carton ECMA Awards 2015. FoodProductionDaily has rounded up the Top 10 designs it has its eye on for the final. The winners will be announced and celebrated at an Award Gala on September, 10 at the ECMA...

Grupo Bimbo acquisitions: The multi-billion global trail

Grupo Bimbo: The multi-billion global acquisition trail


The world’s biggest bread maker has been on a spending spree over the past three years; splashing out on a Canadian artisanal buy last week, just one month after a Spanish donut acquisition.