Going crackers over veg, feeding an orphaned child, ramping up heart-health and connecting communities, the planet and traditions in a nourishing way are some of the potent messages product developers are preparing for the new year.
Consumer demand comes strongly into play as we head up towards Christmas, with Kellogg’s focusing on fibre and convenience, PepsiCo ramping up its Smith’s potato chip flavour down under and celeb chef Paul Hollywood’s Ready to Bake bread roll packs downsizing...
Nothing Bundt Cakes (NBC) – a portfolio company of private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) – has expanded its corporate footprint with the acquisition of six San Diego Bakeries outlets.
Although consumers want higher quality bakery products, they are still price sensitive and becoming more health conscious, which is swaying their purchasing decisions. Will Cowling, marketing manager of FMCG Gurus examines how this is having an impact...
The American baking industry will not experience a sugar shortage – despite severe weather conditions that have battered the country’s sugar-producing regions – as the US Department of Commerce has increased the quota of imported refined sugar from Mexico.
Equipment manufacturers are investing ‘huge sums in R&D’ to enable bakers boost operational efficiency and develop application-specific products to meet exacting consumer demands, according to Global Market Insights.
Los Angeles-based Platinum Equity has entered into exclusive negotiations with Qualium Investissement to acquire Biscuit International, the leading European manufacturer of private label sweet biscuits.
Pretzels get a makeover with Pop-Tarts, Krusteaz rolls out a raft of baking mixes and Made for Drink moves into mainstream. From tried-and-tested brand extensions to brand new launches, BakeryandSnacks scours the shelves to find out what’s trending.