Cereal & Cereal Bars

Freedom Foods is divesting its breakfast cereal and snacks unit to Arnott's. Pic: Freedom Foods

Freedom Foods sheds cereals and snacks unit to Arnott’s

By Gill Hyslop

Australia’s largest biscuit producer and second-largest snacks supplier Arnott’s has snapped up the Messy Monkeys, Crunchola, Heritage Mill and Nudi Snack brands, among others, from the beleaguered Freedom Foods Group.

An advertising ban on HFSS foods could result in a £3bn loss for the food industry. Pics: GettyImages/Eskemar/Suradech 14/happy_lark

£500m at risk if promotion ban on HFSS bakery and snacks goes ahead

By Gill Hyslop

The predictive analytics provider told BakeryandSnacks the UK savoury snacks industry stands to lose £381.1m, while the bakery sector is at risk of losing £143.4m should the government’s injunction on advertising products labelled as high in fat, sugar...

TruFood's acquisition of Simply Natural will expand its footprint in the nutrition bars segment. Pic: GettyImages/AntonioGuillem

TruFood grows BFY snack footprint with Simply Natural acquisition

By Gill Hyslop

Baked goods and snack food contract producer TruFood Manufacturing has acquired Simply Natural Foods, which will help leverage its footprint in the better-for-you (BFY) snacking segment and serve a larger customer base with a broader range of offerings.