Manufacturers

Metal detection systems are crucial in avoid costly product recalls. Pic: GettyImages

Drilling down into metal detection to avoid product recalls

By Gill Hyslop

Any manufacturer worth their (metal-free) salt knows that by installing metal detection systems, they are working their way steadily towards a safer, more productive environment. But what exactly does a metal detector do and how does it effectively protect...

Today's product developers have a range of options to incorporate into their tech-stack to make their product stand out from the competition. Pic: GettyImages

Ramping up the future of food innovation

By Gill Hyslop

The ability to quickly adapt to customer demands and embrace new technologies are what separate global food and beverage leaders from the rest of the pack.

Flavour will make or break a product, involving the senses of taste, smell and touch (mouthfeel). Pic: GettyImages

The flavour makers ramping up their innovation capabilities

By Gill Hyslop

ofi (olam food ingredients) has opened a herb processing facility in Egypt, culinary-centric Griffith Foods has renewed its contract as a Worldchefs Global Partner; and Univar Solutions and Kalsec have strengthened their collaboration in Europe.

Chrissy Teigen is married to singer John Legend, a mother of four, an award winning cookbook author and founder of a lifestyle and bakery brand. Pic: GettyImages

Supermodel’s baking mix company gets new lead

By Gill Hyslop

Cravings - the baking mix and lifestyle brand born from Chrissy Teigen’s award-winning cookbooks - has tapped CPG veteran, foodie and mom Danyel O’Connor to serve as CEO, tasked to grow its focus areas of crave-worthy content, community and commerce.

Root Foods Co. keeps their vegetable chips simple and sustainable

Summery Fancy Food Show

Root Foods Co. keeps their vegetable chips simple and sustainable

By Deniz Ataman

Blurring the lines between whole vegetables and savory snacks, Root Foods Co. featured its line of hand-sliced, vacuum-fried vegetables like tomatoes, zucchinis, green beans and onions during the Summer Fancy Food Show which took place at the Javits Center...

NatureBox has provided more than 3.5 million consumers with snacks at home. Pic: NatureBox

NatureBox is betting on big flavours to boost the snacks scene

By Gill Hyslop

From pickled strawberries to black tahini and the complex heat of ethic spices, the subscription-based healthy snack producer contends that staying on top of flavour trends will be key in grabbing a piece of the $100bn action.

Since its inception, the WSF has invested over $100m to help shape the lives of millions of girls and women excel in sports. Pic: GettyImages

Frito-Lay goes ‘all-in’ with women’s sports

By Gill Hyslop

The global snacking giant has expanded its ‘All-In with Frito-Lay’ initiative through a $400,000 contribution to the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF), a US non-profit that expands access and opportunities for girls and women in sports.

Dr. Oetker has pledged to use 100% cage free eggs across its international operations by 2025. Pic: GettyImages

Dr. Oetker pledges to go 100% cage-free

By Gill Hyslop

The German bakery multinational has pledged to source 100% cage-free eggs and egg ingredients across its global supply chain by 2025.

GoodSAM Founder & CEO, Heather K Terry. Pic: CN

Brands

A good year for GoodSam chocolates

By Anthony Myers

Sustainable chocolate brand GoodSAM Foods has announced a strong first half of 2023 with a record-breaking first and second quarter, driven by an expanded retail reach into US, and industry awards recognition, while exceeding fundraising goals and sales.

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