The Michigan-based cereal giant reported a fourth quarter loss of $84m – compared with a profit of $417m a year earlier – due to the looming Brexit and a ‘softness’ in its key US snacks and morning foods categories.
New York-based restaurant consultancy group Baum + Whiteman named ‘plant-based’ the top food trend to watch in 2018 and there are no signs of it slowing down this year, evident in the number of vegan snacks in our line-up this month.
Dutch System Integrator and provider of bakery solutions Integrated Bakery and sister company Dubet, which buys and sells used bakery production lines, have signed a partnership agreement with Liviu Negreanu to expand their businesses in Eastern Europe.
As the popularity of snacking continues, consumers are balancing their desires for health and indulgence. Marcia Mogelonsky, director of Insight, Food and Drink, Mintel, shares with BakeryandSnacks her annual review of the salty snack industry.
With healthy snacking now a mainstream trend, nutrition bars are expected to grow in popularity, particularly as manufacturers find new ways to incorporate protein without compromising on taste, texture and nutrition, says Paul O’Mahony, product strategic...
In 2018, the snacking industry saw huge changes: more protein, more fiber, more fat, cleaner labels and ingredient transparency were just a few trends. Jeffrey Bernstein, research scientist for AMCO Proteins, discusses the trends forecast for 2019.