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Lay’s dives into a tipple

By Gill Hyslop

For decades, the PepsiCo-owned brand has been known for its potato chips. It has now debuted in a completely new category – just in time for the upcoming festivities.

Allegen-friendly Partake cookies are a great treat for any birthday. Pic: Partake Foods

Every child deserves a birthday treat

By Gill Hyslop

Kids are worth celebrating, but this year, around 2.5 million American youngsters who experienced homelessness missed out on having fun on their birthday – a status quo celebrity-backed Partake Foods wants to change.

'My Dog Charlie' by Ben (age 6) is one of the artworks to go on display. Pic: Post

Pebbles cereal sets the stage for kid’s creativity

By Gill Hyslop

When the world slowed down last year, kids didn’t, with many pumping out some inspired creations, even during the most challenging of times. Now, Pebbles wants to share these artworks with the world.

Parents want snacks that offer nutrition and satiety - along with the bonus of looking after the planet - for themselves and their kids. Pic: GettyImages/Sinenkiy

Plant-based eating is trending in snacks for kids

By Gill Hyslop

Human nutrition specialist ADM has unveiled the next big consumer trends for 2022, among them the dynamic growth of plant-based snacks that deliver nutrition and satiety for kids.

The bolt on of Firebird Artisan Mills' assets will help Ardent Mills diversify its portfolio. Pic: GettyImages/minoandriani

Ardent Mills completes acquisition of Firebird Artisan Mills’ assets

By Gill Hyslop

Over the next several months, the Firebird Artisan Mills brand and products will be fully integrated into Ardent Mills, enabling the flour-milling and ingredients specialist to bolster its nutrition offerings to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse...

One of the original 'Cheetle' artworks by Lefty Out There that commanded a $2,500 price tag during Art Basel in Miami Beach. Pic: PepsiCo Frito-Lay

Lefty Out There ‘Cheetle’ originals sold for $2,500 each

By Gill Hyslop

Two original artworks made entirely of ‘Cheetos dust’ by pioneering multidisciplinary artist and illustrator Lefty Out There (aka Franco Campanella) commanded a price tag of $2,500 each during Art Basel in Miami Beach.

Recyclable paper will replace the plastic inner liner of Kellogg's Corn Flakes in Tesco partnership trial next year. Pic: Kellogg's

Kellogg’s UK to trial paper lining for Corn Flakes

By Gill Hyslop

Aligned to its pledge to transition 100% of its packaging to reusable, recyclable or compostable material by the end of 2025, the breakfast cereal giant will be trialling a fully recyclable paper liner for its Corn Flakes cereals next year.

Kellogg's has reached a tentative agreement, which will see more than 1,400 workers return to work. Pic: Kellogg's

Kellogg, strikers settle on tentative 3% wage increase

By Gill Hyslop

Kellogg’s has provisionally agreed to a five-year deal with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International (BCTGM) Union that will finally see 1,400 cereal plant strikers return to work.

Peanuts are ticking a lot of consumer boxes. Pic: GettyImages

Why US peanut consumption has hit record highs

By Gill Hyslop

Peanut consumption in the US has hit record levels for the second year in a row – rising to an all-time high of 7.9 pounds (3.5kg) per American in 2021. However, the National Peanut Board (NPB) said the consistent rise of the nut’s popularity is not surprising,...

AlcoEats produces a lineup of eight varieties of better-for-you cashew snacks. Pic: AlcoEats

Better-for-you Indian snack startup receives Golden Ticket

By Gill Hyslop

AlcoEats – which produces Indian-style nuts, ready-to-cook sauces and spice pouches – was among the handful of Golden Tickets winners of KeHE Distributor’s Diversity TrendFinder event, with the spoils including a fast-tracking onto the company’s sought-after...