Manufacturers

International chief Jeff van der Eems to take the reins at United Biscuits

United Biscuits boss to step down

By Oliver Nieburg

United Biscuits CEO Martin Glenn will leave the company to join the English Football Association and will be replaced by the boss of UB’s international business Jeff van der Eems.

Dubai is a good central location to ship snacks across the globe, says United Products

Dispatches: ISM/ProSweets 2015

United Products to drive Middle East snacks into Europe

By Kacey Culliney

Dubai-made Signature Snacks have plenty of expansion potential in Europe thanks to favorable labor costs and a central global location, says distributor United Products.

PepsiCo CEO: 'We leveraged our global scale by lifting and shifting successful new products like Doritos Jacked and Deep Ridged chips from the US into a number of international markets'

Frito-Lay peddles forward to gain market share

By Kacey Culliney

Frito-Lay has gained market share in snacks for the first time in a year thanks to successful international expansions and marketing campaigns, says PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi.

Zweifel has developed a two-step air-drying process for its veggie chips that locks in color, flavor and taste

Air-dried veg chips ‘most innovative’ snack at ISM

By Kacey Culliney

Zweifel Pomy-Chips’ potato chips mixed with air-dried beetroot slices were voted the ‘most innovative’ snack at ISM and the company hopes to drive exports dramatically with the product.

Post plans to revitalize PowerBar

Post plans to revitalize PowerBar

By Elizabeth Crawford

Post Holdings hopes to return the long-neglected and aging PowerBar brand back to its former glory by revitalizing its marketing, branding and product innovation in 2015, according to company executives. 

Bye: 'Exciting time'

Seabrook Crisps boss investigates investment

By Rod Addy

Seabrook Crisps could “investigate areas for potential investment” to speed up growth after appointing independent corporate finance advisor McQueen, according to ceo Jonathan Bye.

Left to right: Charles Eid, Aryzta vice-president of finance Neil Woods and William Eid

Signature Flatbreads to create 200 jobs

By Rod Addy

Signature Flatbreads aims to create at least 200 jobs and target £100M in turnover within the next three years, joint md William Eid claimed after the company’s launch.