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Startup spotlight: Netflix Snack vs. Chef winner S’NOODS launches noodle snack

Startup Spotlight

Netflix Snack vs. Chef winner S’NOODS launches noodle snack

By Ryan Daily

Winner of the first season of Netflix’s Snack vs. Chef show, Lauryn Bodden, is taking her award-winning noodle snack concept from TV screens to store shelves with the official launch of S’NOODS, as she shared in the recent episode of FoodNavigator-USA’s...

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[Video] ELAVI's journey to Costco and reinvigorating its brand

By Deniz Ataman

Participating in Costco’s RoadShow and interacting directly with consumers to sample its gut-friendly, cashew dessert spreads gave WOC-founded startup ELAVI insights that would have “cost thousands of dollars” to acquire elsewhere, allowing it to make...

Pic: Eddie is designed to print directly onto cookies, macarons and confections. Pic: Primera Technology

Eddie takes cookie decoration to the next level

By Gill Hyslop

Eddie by Primera Technology is the world’s first GMP and NSF certified edible ink printer that uses food colouring to print logos, pictures and celebratory messages directly onto cookies, macarons and confections.

Creating contextually relevant retail media with Cooler Screens at NACS

National Association for Convenience Stores

Creating contextually relevant retail media with Cooler Screens at NACS

By Deniz Ataman

Cooler Screens is hoping to transform retail media through its AI-enabled smart screen solutions. Arsen Avakian, CEO of Cooler Screens, spoke with FoodNavigator-USA at the National Association for Convenience Stores show about how brands can use the technology...

Root Foods Co. keeps their vegetable chips simple and sustainable

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Root Foods Co. keeps their vegetable chips simple and sustainable

By Deniz Ataman

Blurring the lines between whole vegetables and savory snacks, Root Foods Co. featured its line of hand-sliced, vacuum-fried vegetables like tomatoes, zucchinis, green beans and onions during the Summer Fancy Food Show which took place at the Javits Center...

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Simple Mills is creating market demand for biodiverse crops, pushing for equity

By Elizabeth Crawford

Better for you snack brand Simple Mills is taking is mission and products beyond its initial “free from” roots to embrace a “for more” approach that not only skips artificial ingredients that consumers are avoiding but gives them more of what they want...

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Are you ready to set the bakery industry smouldering with CBD?

By Gill Hyslop

This year, the Vegas-based International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) hosted the Cannabis Central pavilion, which shone a light on the opportunities, highs and lows of infusing baked goods with the more mollifying CBD, as well as the more euphoric...

Talking Dawn’s people, patent-pending tech and trends

Talking Dawn’s people, patent-pending tech and trends

By Gill Hyslop

At the International Bakery Industry Exposition (IBIE) held in Las Vegas, US, last month, Dawn Foods unveiled its 2023 global bakery trends reports and showcased it’s game-changing non-sticky doughnut glaze. BakeryandSnacks also used the opportunity to...

Olam’s deZaan TrueDark cocoa ticks all the clean label boxes - VIDEO

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Olam’s deZaan TrueDark cocoa ticks all the clean label boxes

By Anthony Myers

To meet demands of customers increasingly looking for low sugar and clean label products, cocoa companies are meeting the trend for darker chocolate flavours using natural ingredients. Charlene Zhu, head of ingredient development and innovation for Olam...

WATCH: Navigating the COVID-19 rollercoaster with Undercover Snacks

WATCH: Navigating the COVID-19 rollercoaster with Undercover Snacks

By Elaine Watson

The last few weeks have been a rollercoaster ride for many small businesses. FoodNavigator-USA caught up with Diana Levy, founder and CEO at Undercover Snacks, which makes chocolate covered quinoa snacks at its own SQF-3 manufacturing facility in New...

Three Wishes Cereal investors include RXBAR founders Peter Rahal and Jared Smith, and former president of Post Cereal Stephen Van Tassel (picture credit: Three Wishes Cereal)

WATCH: Three Wishes Cereal trials drive-thru sampling

By Elaine Watson

With Expo West canceled and instore sampling off the menu for the foreseeable future, New York based high protein, low-sugar gluten-free startup Three Wishes Cereal decided to get creative…