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General Mills' Cheerios is a highly trusted brand in America. Pic: General Mills

Cheerios rocks the Most Trusted Brands of 2020

By Gill Hyslop

Americans have becoming far less trusting in recent years, but when the going gets tough, the tough find solace in Cheerios,which again reinforces their importance on health and well-being.

Today (January 15) is National Bagels Day. Pic: GettyImages/Ozgur Coskun

To celebrate National Bagel Day

Conagra offloads bagel business to Bimbo

By Gill Hyslop

Conagra Brands has completed the divestiture of its Lender’s Bagel business to Bimbo Bakeries USA, a subsidiary of Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo, for an undisclosed amount.

Carlos Abrams-Rivera. Pic: Kraft Heinz

Campbell Snacks chief returns to his roots

By Gill Hyslop

Carlos Abrams-Rivera is rejoining the FMCG giant that launched his career in the F&B arena more than two decades ago, this time as the new president for Kraft Heinz’ US division.

Pics: GettyImages/treety/etiennevos

What will tomorrow’s bakery and snacks landscape look like?

By Gill Hyslop

Consumers are demanding more than just indulgence – they want a treat that’s healthy but still tasty; sustainable yet comes with an extended shelf life; is portable and size proportioned; is Instagrammable; and comes with a story or purpose.

Lidl is removing the monkey and other cartoon mascots from its Crownfield-branded breakfast cereals. Pic: Lidl

Lidl goes cartoon-free in a bid to halt childhood obesity

By Gill Hyslop

Children in the United Kingdom will soon have to say good-bye to the monkey, bee, alligator, lion, panda and penguins featured on the boxes of Lidl’s own-brand cereals, as the retail giant attempts to halt the soaring obesity rate among the demographic.

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