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Frito-Lay takes snacking to new heights by teaming up with Mario Lopez, Martha Stewart and Mark Morrison.

Are you ready to savour the moment with iconic celebs?

By Gill Hyslop

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay is ramping up the action by joining forces with three celebs who know a thing or two about how to reach iconic status – including American domestic goddess Martha Stewart and actor Mario Lopez, and British R&B singer Mark Morrison.

Mondelēz  says its on track to use 5% recycled plastic content by 2025. Pic: Mondelēz International

Sustainability

Mondelēz confirms progress in meeting ESG goals

By Anthony Myers

The Oreo and Cadbury owner has published its 2021 Snacking Made Right Report, which highlights progress against its short- and long-term ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) goals.

'After all we are navigating through what I think you would all agree continues to be an extremely challenging operating environment,' said Steve Cahillane, CEO of Kellogg Company. Pic: GettyImages/BBuilder/Kellogg

Kellogg CEO hints at inevitable price increases

By Gill Hyslop

Steve Cahillane said the breakfast cereal giant – which so far has essentially avoided hiking prices – is finally expecting to crumple amid worsening inflation, lingering supply chain disruptions, a workers’ strike, a plant fire and the war in Ukraine.

A growing number of young Brits want to jazz up traditional teatime treats. Pic: The Delicious Dessert Company

The young person’s guide to a cream tea

By Gill Hyslop

The days of British icons like Victoria sponge could be numbered, with research by The Delicious Dessert Company revealing that 86% of Brits under the age of 35 consider many of the country’s legendary tea cakes as ‘boring’.

Edlong embarked on the next leg of its Global Tasting Tour with plant-based cookies. Pic: GettyImages/Paper Boat Creative

Edlong's grand cookie tour

By Gill Hyslop

The US dairy flavour specialist has completed the most recent leg of its Global Tasting Tour (GTT), delivering regionally-distinct plant-based cookies to F&B decisionmakers around the globe.

Kemin releases interactive 'how to' bakery and snack guide

Advances in bakery and snack processing

Kemin releases interactive 'how to' bakery and snack guide

By Gill Hyslop

The web-based tool is designed to help producers stand out in a competitive marketplace by demonstrating how the right clean label solution can provide stability while meeting a brand’s goals for clean, simple labels.

Automatic Test System (ATS) is a non-invasive method of testing and uses a device that sits inside the metal detector’s aperture. Pic: Mettler-Toledo

Advances in bakery and snack processing

The benefits of automatic metal detector testing

By Gill Hyslop

Mettler-Toledo’s Automatic Test System (ATS) is considered to be the recommended testing method for vertical metal detectors.

Planet Dryers offer a comprehensive selection of roasting, toasting and thermal expansion equipment. Pic: Planet Dyrers

Advances in bakery and snack processing

CPM swoops up snacks industry standards setter

By Gill Hyslop

Turnkey equipment manufacturers CPM Wolverine Proctor has acquired UK specialist engineer Planet Dryers Ltd., best known for its triple-pass dryer that has set the industry standard for the snacks market.

There’s plenty of truth that ‘we eat first with our eyes', coined by Apicius, a well-known Roman gourmand from the 1st Century. Pic: GettyImages/Renphoto

The psychology of colour in baking

By Gill Hyslop

Colour is one of the most important sensory cues when it comes to choosing what to eat – influencing what consumers see, what they taste and what they feel while doing it. How can bakery brands capitalise on this?

Andrew Pyne takes over as chief executive of the Federation of Bakers. Pic: FOB

Federation of Bakers gets new lead

By Gill Hyslop

The UK’s Federation of Bakers (FOB) has appointed Andrew Pyne as its new chief executive, taking over from Gordon Polson who is retiring after 17 years at the helm.

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