Natural ingredients producer Doëhler said the ever-growing demand for naturalness and functionality is firmly cemented as a lifestyle choice – no longer niche and not just an occasional quest to feel good when snacking.
Private-label packaged foods manufacturer TreeHouse Foods has announced it will close the remaining operations at its cereal production plant in Battle Creek, Michigan, later this year, due to low economic viability.
Kellogg’s venture capital fund eighteen94 has made its first investment in the in-car commerce company Cargo, but the agreement does not guarantee that Kellogg snacks like Pringles will be available in Uber.
Ellen MacArthur Foundation Circular Materials Challenge
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been recognized by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation as a Circular Materials Challenge winner for its compostable, lightweight cellulose film, which could be commercialized in 3-5 years.
Calbee has entered China’s brick-and-mortar retailers with its fruit cereal brand Frugra, as the company’s CEO Akira Matsumoto hopes the country will contribute one-third of Calbee’s international sales by 2020.
Campbell Soup has announced its Labels for Education program - in which schools receive supplies in exchange for clipped labels from participating products - will end after 43 years of operation and health experts are calling for General Mills to do the...
BakeryandSnacks and ConfectioneryNews will be hosting a panel discussion at ProSweets in Cologne, Germany, to delve into the plant-based trend; discussing its effects, the pros and the challenges it is having on the snacks and confectionery sectors.
Mondelēz has teamed up with Post Consumer Brands, Post Holdings’ cereal division, to launch several cereal products using flavors of its long-established cookie and cracker brands, including Honey Maid, Nutter Butter and Chips Ahoy.
UK researchers suggest whole grain foods with a fiber:carb ratio of less than 10:1 have the lowest fat, sugar and salt content, which could set in motion a new whole grain labelling system to help consumers chose healthier options.