According to Christine Cool, area licensing manager of confectionery manufacturer Perfetti van Melle, brand licensing opens a whole new universe of possibilities, something it has done for the company’s Chupa Chups brand.
Lantmännen Unibake is geared to capitalize on the premiumization trend going on in fast food service with operators customizing offerings to encourage consumers to spend a little more on nice looking products.
The more unusual the flavor, the more likely a snack producer will capture another consumer. According to Marcia Mogelonsky, Mintel’s director of Insight, exotic flavors drive the purchasing of a snack more than anything else.
Aptean has developed the Factory Manufacturing Execution System (MES) suite of wireless automation programs for the food and beverage industry to follow and improve shop floor activity in real time and with low disruption.
A group of international scientists has identified the complex DNA sequence of Wild Emmer, which will open up an unparalleled opportunity to further the development of hardier, more productive strains of modern wheat.