Shockingly – in the run up to the country’s biggest watched sporting event – Frito-Lay’s latest Snack Index found that almost half the country’s Super Bowl fans would rather see their team lose than have to sit through the game without snacks.
The Open Wing Alliance (OWA) has released its 2023 Global Manufacturers report, which commends those companies for being transparent in their cage-free egg commitment, but also names and shame those that are lagging.
PepsiCo has launched a project to turn waste into renewable energy at its snack plant in Carregado, Portugal. The move, a first for PepsiCo in Southern Europe, will reduce carbon emissions at the site.
The female-founded snack brand – now a PepsiCo brand – furthers its legacy of empowering women entrepreneurs with a new cohort of Project winners and showcasing Rise – created in collaboration with Reese Witherspoon’s media company Hello Sunshine and...
For producers of traditionally indulgent snacks, New Year’s Resolutions raise the perennial challenge – how to keep health-conscious consumers engaged when they are at their most vigilant and discerning. Fortunately, the narratives around ‘guilt’, ‘indulgence’...
Kind Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky and the team that helped to build his brand into a multi-billion dollar realisation have formed Camino Partners, an investment platform committed to help build the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Free from snack producer Fodilicious, broccoli crisps maker Growers Garden, and biscuit manufacturers Aldomak, Border Biscuits and Dean’s of Huntly are among the 13 Scottish businesses to be awarded funding from FDF Scotland’s Reformul8 Challenge Fund.
Mondelēz International has released its 2022 State of Snacking report, which reveals that, for the fourth consecutive year, snacking remains a preference over traditional meals, even though consumers are feeling the crunch of the current economy.
Campbell Soup Company is planning to consolidate its Snacks and Meals & Beverages divisions, further enhancing its already impressive headquarters in Camden, New Jersey, to ‘drive greater creativity, collaboration and career development’.
German flour treatment specialist Mühlenchemie is placing a spotlight on scientific work into wheat flour alternatives, while US biotech firm Energis has garnered the green light for its pathogen reduction tech.
The Black-owned and woman-founded vegan and allergy-friendly producer has officially become a Certified B Corporation, hot on the heels of its partnerships with Eat. Learn. Play., The Birthday Project and #HashtagLunchbag in 2023.
Despite cost and inflation concerns, trend reports note rising demand among many consumers for foods with functionality, such as those that can help bolster the immune system. Many brands are responding.
IRCA – a portfolio company of private equity firm Advent International – has signed a definitive agreement to procure the Sweet Ingredients Portfolio of the Dublin-headquartered global provider of taste and nutrition solutions for the food, beverage and...
Scottish Bakers has ‘tentatively welcomed’ the Governments’ Energy Bills Discount Scheme for businesses due to roll out on 1 April, but said it is concerned it ‘could still spell disaster for many small businesses’.
Wahlburgers Pickles is being sued by Grillo’s Pickles for misleading consumers and retailers by touting that its snack pickles do not contain a preservative, when to the contrary, the products actually contain ‘considerable amounts’ of a chemical shelf...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a 2019 petition by Kellogg’s to increase the fortification levels of the much-needed nutritional supplement in the cereal category, as well as endorsing its use in grain-based bars.
UK snacks newcomer Raw Bake Station is rebranding as D*mn Good to ‘connect with consumers on a much deeper level’. “We’re encouraging consumers to embrace their inner demons and free themselves from their fears,” says founder and CEO Evie Waxman.
Following the results of a European study that reveals nutrition, health, taste and price lead dietary fibre needs, we explore how consumer perceptions and attitudes are evolving and shaping new product launches.
Changes to acrylamide regulations (European Commission Regulation 2017/2158) are expected to be introduced this year, with tougher directives on BMLs (benchmark levels) and new maximum levels. Here, we bring you the latest on what you can expect in 2023.
Mondelēz International has announced it has entered into definitive agreements to sell its developed-market gum business in the United States, Canada and Europe to Italian-Dutch company, and European rival, Perfetti Van Melle Group for $1.350bn.
Following more than a decade of R&D, the science-based ingredients provider has unveiled a complete canola protein isolate that contains all nine essential amino acids but is free from major allergens.
Be Better My Friend is a Dutch company set up by chef Marike van Beurden, food scientist Pere Castells and global food strategist Joost Lindeman with a vision to end the bakery sector’s dependency on animal-derived ingredients.
An oversubscribed Series A3 funding round – led by Peebles and Honey Bunches of Oats maker Post Holdings – will enable revolutionary snack brand PeaTos to ramp up its mission in challenging Frito-Lay for a piece of the salty snack category.
Campbell Soup Co. is pushing through a fourth round of “very targeted” price increases – the largest in more than a year – to offset core inflation, which continues to rise and reached its highest point in more than year, executives revealed during the...
PepsiCo Frito-Lay’s US Snack Index reveals the crunch factor is the most demanded component of the perfect snack this holiday season, while Gen Z and Millennials are gearing up to get experimenting in the kitchen with Lay’s.
Rob Brice – founder of vegan and allergen-friendly crisp brand Crave – is the winner of the Store Cupboard category of Aldi's Next Big Thing, flighted on Channel 4 last month, which secured him a special buy listing for his Pickled Onion Monster...
The bakery subsidiary of France’s largest grain cooperative, VIVESCIA, has refreshed its far-reaching corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, which aligned with the group’s broader sustainable development policy.