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Kellogg's cookie brands. Pic: Kellogg's

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Race for Kellogg’s cookie, fruit snacks businesses nearing the end

By Gill Hyslop

Twinkie-maker Hostess Brands and Ferrero are reportedly the frontrunners in the race to buy Kellogg’s Keebler, Famous Amos, Murray and Mother’s cookie businesses, as well Stretch Island fruit snacks business, in a roughly $1.5bn deal.

The iconic Pasteis de Nata, baked custard tarts, from Portugal. Pic: ©GettyImages/Roman Larin/EyeEm

Placing Portugal on the culinary world stage

By Gill Hyslop

Doors to the 15th edition of Alimentaria & Horexpo Lisboa – the largest business platform for the F&B industry in Portugal – are about to open. BakeryandSnacks chats to Fátima Vila Maior, director of the event, to find our more.

Four of the 2019 EIT Food projects cover fortied snacks, the first banana based breakfast, sugar reduced chocolate for cookies and healthier wheat. Pics: ©GettyImages

Snacks, baked goods and cereals targeted by EIT Food for 2019 focus

By Gill Hyslop

Nutrient infused veggie chips, banana-based breakfast cereal, sugar reduced chocolate chip cookies and biostimulated wheat to increase yield and quality are some of the 2019 projects being undertaking by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology...