Mondelēz has teamed up with Post Consumer Brands, Post Holdings’ cereal division, to launch several cereal products using flavors of its long-established cookie and cracker brands, including Honey Maid, Nutter Butter and Chips Ahoy.
Late last year, Loblaw Companies Limited and parent company, bread producer George Weston Limited, sent shockwaves throughout the Canadian retail system by admitting to a scheme to increase the price of packaged bread that went on for over 14 years.
Gluten-free products’ health benefits can be combined with environmental advantages, says an industrial-academia pact looking into boosting sustainability practices whilst improving the products’ nutritional value.
Campbell Soup could take share from Kellogg in the US convenience channel after acquiring Snyder’s-Lance, as the cereal giant is abandoning the direct store delivery (DSD) model for its entire snacks division, said Euromonitor analyst Jared Koerten.
Hershey’s acquisition of Amplify Snacks has made the chocolate company the second largest popcorn producer in the US market, ‘second to Frito-Lay,’ who owns Smartfood, said Euromonitor analyst Jared Koerten.