Snacks

Eaglestone’s new conveyor maintains product orientation while small diameter discharge rollers allow for tight transfers. Pic: Eaglestone Equipment

Advances in bakery and snack processing

Eaglestone keeps cookie and bar lines moving

By Gill Hyslop

Eaglestone Equipment has developed a new conveyor to help bakery and snack processors speed up production of small products like cookies and snack bars.

Planet Dryers offer a comprehensive selection of roasting, toasting and thermal expansion equipment. Pic: Planet Dyrers

Advances in bakery and snack processing

CPM swoops up snacks industry standards setter

By Gill Hyslop

Turnkey equipment manufacturers CPM Wolverine Proctor has acquired UK specialist engineer Planet Dryers Ltd., best known for its triple-pass dryer that has set the industry standard for the snacks market.

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SNAC International names new leadership

By Gill Hyslop

SNAC International has announced its new Board of officers and directors, elected to help newly elected president and CEO Christine Cochran to advance the snacking industry’s public policy goals.

Fox's and Burton's have merged. Pic: FBC UK

News in brief

FBC UK is the new kid on the biscuit block

By Gill Hyslop

Burton’s Biscuits and Fox’s Biscuits (as of 28 March 2022) have merged to form Fox’s Burton’s Companies (FBC) UK, led by CEO Simon Browne.

Miss Macaroon is on a mission to bake a brighter future, reinvesting 100% of profits into helping unemployed young people gain skills. Pic: GettyImages/Charday Penn

Macaroons make the difference in surmounting stigmas

By Gill Hyslop

The power of macaroons in helping to overcome social barriers was again highlighted at the graduation of 28 exceptional individuals who successfully completed the pioneering MacsMAD programme.

Campbell's Goldfish crackers grew 9% in Q2 2022. Pic: Campbell Soup Co.

Snacks bring small ray of light to Campbell's Q2 FY22 results

By Gill Hyslop

Despite another lackluster fiscal quarter – organic net sales were down 2%, primarily driven by industry-wide labour and supply challenges – Campbell Soup Co. believes its Snacks power brands continued to fuel performance, with particular standouts being...

The next class of CoLab is poised to learn how to set the snacking space on fire. Pic: GettyImages/HADAII POLIASHENKO

The 10 better-for-you snack start-up disruptors to watch in 2022

By Gill Hyslop

Ten US-based, mission-driven brands have won a coveted spot in Mondelēz International’s CoLab engagement programme (now in its second year), each supported with a $20,000 grant, mentorship and hands-on collaboration with industry experts.