The Gift of the Givers Foundation – Africa’s largest disaster response NGO – has received R6m (£285m) worth of food parcels from the PepsiCo Foundation to help the citizens of KwaZulu Natal (KZN) displaced by the devastating floods that occurred in April.
Data from Innova Market Insights shows that launches of products with almonds have increased across the board, driven by the humble nut’s health benefits, taste, texture and versatility. Almond paste too, has seen a resurgence in the bakery category.
The popular UK children’s fruit snack producer has partnered with the pioneering app platform – fast gaining popularity as a way to explore towns, cities & villages across the UK – to create a Sherlock-style treasure hunt map.
Kellogg’s UK has entered the metaverse for the first time with Popified characters created for the hugely popular open-world Blankos Block Party, while in the US, the breakfast cereal giant has teamed up with Santa to bring the joy back to gift-giving.
Jonathan Warburton, chairman of the UK’s largest bakery brand, visited a local Bolton school to deliver Toastie Loaf and Crumpets to children and staff – reaching the bakery’s target of donating one million products to community groups this year.
The industry leader in sensorial experiences has forged a partnership with British health and wellness company Salus Optima to give brand owners access to an AI-driven personalised nutritional platform that will create snacks and other products that target...
The Kellogg’s cracker brand has partnered with iHeartRadio to send one lucky winner to this year's Y100’s Jingle Ball in Miami for the ultimate experience: an epic backstage invite to meet the Backstreet Boys.
Torr FoodTech - an Israeli startup deploying an intriguing new approach to creating snack bars by deploying pressure and ultrasonic energy instead of sugary binders to ‘weld’ natural ingredients together - has raised $12m in a series A round as it expands...
Four SKUs from the California better-for-you brand – renowned in snacking circles for challenging PepsiCo Frito-Lay’s category monopoly – have passed independent authentication to bear the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal.
The Californian better-for-you snack producer has made a $1m endowment to Tuskegee University in Alabama – a Historically Black College and University – to support the advancement of organic farming practices through the University’s College of Agriculture,...
The Californian better-for-you cracker and pizza crust producer has appointed two women execs to its Board of Directors, supported by the non-profit that works to close the representation gap of corporate Boards.
The US-based mission driven company has acquired the humanitarian snack brand created by Hollywood brat pack Kristen Bell, Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell and Ravi Patel to shine a spotlight on the hunger crisis.
Having outgrown its three facilities in Colorado, Bobo's is moving into its two-years-in-the-making 'super bakery' which will give it enough capacity to triple its output of bars and put it on track to eclipse $100m in revenue next year.
A new report by the Open University Business School reveals the number of small bakery businesses in the UK has increased in recent years, rising to the COVID challenge, but now facing an uncertain future.
As part of a brand refresh, Bertinet Bakery has become the first major US bread brand to feature the mark on its packaging, which guarantees the nutrition and processing credentials of its range of sliced sourdough.
The Cheerios and Shreddies maker has contributed CFH 100,000 ($101,647) to the Africa Food Prize to unearth the bold initiatives and technical innovations that will create a new era of food security and build great climate change resilience on the continent.
EIT Food’s Learning Services for Employers programme – created with academic and corporate partners, including the University of Reading and the Fraunhofer Institute, and in consultation with industrial partners such as PepsiCo – provides a clear benchmark...
Ingredion has completed one-third of its planned $160m capital investment into expanding capacity for its clean label specialty starches to improve its operational flexibility amid ongoing supply chain disruptions.
The Lay’s, Doritos and Cheetos snacking giant believes the East African country is an ‘important growth market’, putting money where its mouth is by investing ETB 2bn ($40m) in its Ethiopian subsidiary Senselet Food Processing, which produces the Sun...
Kellogg’s plant-based business “remains in good condition with excellent prospects” despite plummeting sales and ongoing supply chain struggles that represent the only “softness” in the company’s otherwise strong third-quarter earnings report released...
Aligned to its mission to make a real change by forging partnerships with farmers working to advance regenerative agriculture, Quinn Snacks is relaunching its pop-at-home kernels, grown by a fifth generation farmer and soil health pioneer.
By 2025, Nestlé expects to be a few percentage points off its goal of achieving 100% packaging designed for recycling. Jodie Roussell, Public Affairs Lead, Packaging & Sustainability, explains what’s gone right, and where its focus now lies.
Chef-inspired dessert innovator Dessert Holdings has finalised its acquisition of frozen thaw-and-serve producer Dianne’s Fine Desserts from Geneva Glen Capital, the next step in significantly expanding its basket of products for the foodservice industry.
Escalating manufacturing costs are proving a challenge to food manufacturers across the world. To mitigate the impact of today’s pressurised environment, producers need to focus on efficiency, productivity and waste reduction. Product inspection, too,...
It’s Skinny Pasta is reinventing an Italian favourite; Oppo Brothers contends ice cream not only can be eaten in the colder months, but should be; and Jackandbeyond analysed the most viral ways we can use up pumpkin scraps after Halloween – with an estimated...
In the latest edition of Current Developments in Nutrition, a study backed by Clif Bar puts forward the first-of-its-kind set of guiding principles to define sustainable, nutritious packaged foods (SNPFs).
Kerry Group and Irish humanitarian organisation Concern Worldwide have embarked on a four-year partnership to provide Kenya’s female mango farming community with climate-smart agricultural practices to beat food insecurity.
Kröner-Stärke has inaugurated it brand-new development kitchen and meeting space at its headquarters in Ibbenbüren, Germany, designed to not only advance its own R&D, but also to work hand-in-hand with customers onsite.
The all-day breakfast surged in popularity during the pandemic as consumers sought out comfort. Now, with 95% maintaining this trend, why should product developers limit these flavours to the morning-only occasion?
Using plant-based, vegan ingredients that offer added health benefits – such as increased protein or fibre – are quickly becoming a priority among health-conscious snackers, says CJ McClellan, senior strategic marketing manager for Blue Diamond.
Food provides a gateway to new experiences, including flavours, textures and colours that excite the senses and evoke emotional responses. As more consumers turn to food as a source of comfort and enjoyment, nostalgic and indulgent options are in high...