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Kettle Foods is upgrading its Norwich facility to increase intake capacity of the potatoes it uses for Kettle Chips. Pic: Kettle

Kettle Foods upgrades Norwich factory

By Gill Hyslop

The Kettle Chips maker is investing £2.7m ($3.5m) to upgrade the manufacturing capabilities of its Norwich factory as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Pladis owns some of the large confectionery and biscuits brands including Godiva and McVities. Pic: CN

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pladis targets $1bn North America sales with new ventures unit

By Douglas Yu

pladis has formed an internal ventures team in North America to help incubate new brands and bring its products from other countries to the US as the company said the region is 'a priority market and is well on track to achieve $1bn in sales'...

Post Consumer Brands is releasing a raft of new breakfast cereals for summer. Pic: Post Consumer Brands

Post premiers new cereals

By Gill Hyslop

Post Consumer Brands is releasing a slew of new and old favorites this month, including a first of its kind ice cream themed cereal, a spinoff from Honey Bunches of Oats and the return of the original Honeycomb, among others.

KP Snacks has launched Hula Hoop Flavarings to capitalize on demand for flavor and sharing. Pic: KP Snacks

KP Snacks launches new Hula Hoops line extension

By Gill Hyslop

As part of its £3m ($4m) investment in its Hula Hoops brand, KP Snacks has launched a new line extension in response to consumer preference for bolder flavored crisps (chips) that can be shared.