‘UTZ’ held its first day of public trading on the New York Stock Exchange on August 31, 2020, following a reverse merger with Collier Creek Holdings, a SPAC co-founded by Kraft Foods alum Roger Deromedi.
Natural snacks producer Quinn has closed an additional round of Series D funding of $3m, which will allow it to bolster its sustainability and transparency mission, along with its retail and ecommerce presence and more first-to-market product lines.
US-based Frontier Nutrition, a company manufacturing and marketing fortified snacks in Bangladesh, has secured a US$900,000 bridge financing led by DSM Venturing to expand its product line and distribution footprint in Bangladesh.
Kellogg’s is making it easier for parents to show their support to their kids returning/starting school; Walmart is getting spooky for the trick or treat season, and pladis is rolling out some festive favourites and fresh innovations to celebrate Christmas.
Enhancing products with dairy permeate is gaining traction, especially in the bakery sector, with one in four bakery products launched last year containing the high-lactose, mineral rich ingredient, according to the US Dairy Export Council (USDEC).
The European Snacks Association has highlighted some of the shortcomings of the Dutch study that was designed to give producers a better understanding of what a consumer considers to be the ideal snack.
Consumer Eyes’ Ron Rentel says ecommerce is here to stay – even post-COVID – hence the launch of a series of live streaming trade experiences by the Chinese technology conglomerate to bring buyers and sellers safely together to meet in real time.
The Grain Chain – a farm to table coalition of stakeholders in the grain industry, chaired by the American Bakers Association (ABA) – has provided its recommendations on the nutritional benefits of grain-based products to the advisory committee in charge...
Hershey has reported a record-breaking demand for s’mores during the coronavirus crisis, with sales of its six-pack bars skyrocketing by 40% - even higher in some US states with stricter lockdown regulations. Monday 10 August is ‘National S’mores Day’...