Roskam Baking Co. – one of the largest bakeries in the US, punching in over $600m in annual sales – is merging with better-for-you granola and snacks producer Organic Milling, following its acquisition by Entrepreneurial Equity Partners (e2p).
Groupe Le Duff – a leader in the global bakery-pastry, café bakery and pizza-pasta sector – has acquired North American producer of Viennese and French-style pastries Lecoq Cuisine Corporation; a move that emphasises the focus of Le Duff on accelerating...
Petit Pot has enlisted Elizabeth Carter to its Board of Directors, supported through its collaboration with the Women On Boards (WOB) Project, a nonprofit aimed at increasing the number of women serving on the Boards of early-stage consumer companies.
Europastry's acceleration programme has opened applications for its second edition; enlisting Google Cloud and Eatable Adventures as collaborators to find the startups with potential to disrupt the bakery sector.
The UK wholesaler has resuscitated its Help for Hospitality campaign, launched in 2021 to help foodservice operators recover from COVID lockdowns. The initiative generated around £2m in cashback, which was returned to customers in rewards and donated...
FMCG Gurus consumer insight shows that across bakery, indulgence remains the leading motivation – however, the reality is that consumers want products that offer both taste and nutrition in a guilt-free manner.
Melior Equity Partners has made a major investment in Rose Confectionery, a producer of biscuits, confectionery and savoury snacks, that also has long-standing freeze pop manufacturing licences with Slush Puppie, Vimto, Robinsons and Tango, among others.
The future of the Spanish co-manufacturer and private-label producer of cookies, cereals and pasta has been secured after a €100m cash injection from the country’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism brought new owners back to the table.
The global snack and confectionery giant is expanding its Harmony Programme in Hungary – aiming for a higher local wheat content for its biscuits produced at its Győr biscuit factory in Székesfehérvár in central Hungary.
Following a double-quick rebuild after a devastating fire and a £16m investment in a new production line, family-owned Jones Village Bakery in Wrexham is looking to recruit 30 new apprentices over the next two years.
The American Bakers Association (ABA) has announced that Robb MacKie will step down as president and CEO at the end of 2022, after 17 years overseeing all aspects of ABA’s administration and operations, representing the interests of almost 800,000 skilled...
Research by innovation intelligence platform Vypr around the National Food Strategy revealed 83% of consumers believe there is a need for new or reformulated food products that are healthier, however, the appetite for so-called ‘unhealthy’ food remains.
The Pringles, Special K and Eggo maker is making a bold move to separate into three independent companies, spinning off its US, Canadian and Caribbean cereal and plant-based businesses, which collectively represented approximately 20% of its net sales...
The UK bakery group’s FY2021 record results defied what was then considered one of the toughest markets in living history, and has continued to demonstrate ‘resilience and a strategic focus’ despite an even rougher environment this year.
In the lead up to Father’s Day (19 June), India’s leading biscuit manufacturer is conducting a social experiment that delves into the conversations between fathers and their children, to give them a chance to communicate their unsaid emotions.
A decade after bankruptcy, Hostess Brands is thriving under CEO Andy Callahan, who has prioritised innovation to turn the century-old maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Donettes into a snacking powerhouse.
The price of Cereals and Bakery Products jumped 11.6% year-over-year, marking the biggest jump since July of 1981, likely impacted by the soaring prices of fats and oils, up 16.9% compared to a year ago, with butter and margarine up 20.2%.
There’s swag galore up for grabs, including $50,000 and a year’s supply of Entenmann’s Donuts, and a bespoke cake and cake consultation from My Baker; Mr Kipling’s exceedingly good cakes launch in the US; and GoGo squeeZ gives kids the fuel they need...
Several snack producers have stepped up to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community; numerous are hitching their ride on the fast-moving plant-based bandwagon; Bridor is showcasing its skills with exquisite croissants; and Kellogg’s Cheez-Its is conjuring...
The energy at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, US, was at an all-time high in late May, thanks to nearly 700 exhibitors showcasing the foremost innovations across 4.5 acres to the more than 16,000 registered attendees.
A Great British Bake Off finalist, master bakers, award-winning authors and elite industry veterans are among those demonstrating their skills at Bake International, being hosted alongside Cake International at the NEC, Birmingham from 4-6 November.
Most children are notoriously picky eaters and most don’t get enough dietary fibre, making it an official a nutrient of concern. But there is an answer. A newly published research paper reveals that high amylose wheat (HAW) flour offers a silver lining...
As the nation comes together to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year on the throne – an achievement Her Majesty reached on 6 February – demand for regal-themed treats for the myriad of street parties planned over the four-day weekend (2-5 June) is...
Annually (except for the interruption of COVID), Sweets & Snacks has set the stage for the trends that will mould the bakery and snacks markets, while paving the way for those stand-out products to make their mark on the international stage.
Délifrance’s newest ‘Prove It’ market analysis examines the changes the breakfast market has gone through over the past few years and how bakeries should adapt now OOH (out of home) is picking up speed.
Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes has joined Lucasfilm to offer both cereal and Star Wars fans a new way to embrace their inner light or dark side; Crosta & Mollica and Rootles are tootling the plant-based message; and Dewey’s Bakery has gone nutty.
Less than four years after acquiring Bantam, Lancaster Colony food company has made the decision to exit the business, based on its financial underperformance, but compounded by a raft of current challenges that dented Lancaster’s bottom line.
The days of British icons like Victoria sponge could be numbered, with research by The Delicious Dessert Company revealing that 86% of Brits under the age of 35 consider many of the country’s legendary tea cakes as ‘boring’.
Popcorn Shed and Popcorn Kitchen claim that there's no party without popcorn, Good4 U is helping to ramp up a bland salad into a nutritious crowd-pleaser and pladis and Kallø are on a mission to prove that healthy treats don't have to be dull.