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Coding salty snacks: the challenges

Salty snacks market to reach $63bn by 2023

By James Wolff

'From the ubiquitous potato chip, to nuts, popcorn, pretzels and jerky, the salty snacks market is one of the most dynamic in the global snack food category,' says James Wolff, global marketing manager, Videojet Technologies.

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'New ritual' snacking emerges in France

By Niamh Michail

Snacking is emerging as 'a new eating ritual' in France but is not breaking down traditional meals, according to a survey by snack manufacturer Mondelez.

IRI says the entry of collagen-added products has surprised the snack industry.

Collagen

Collagen to make its mark in healthy snacks

By Douglas Yu

Collagen is set to compete with plant-based protein and probiotics in the US snacks category as manufacturers ride the growth momentum of bone broth, says IRI.

Research by DuPont notes that bread consumers are not worried about clean label but demand freshness. Pic: Pixabay

Baking Tech Conference 2018

DuPont says freshness outweighs clean label in bakery purchases

By Douglas Yu

DuPont Nutrition and Health’s latest research shows the current clean label trend is less important when it comes to purchasing fresh baked goods compared to other food categories, such as beverage and snacks.

Phil Boehm received recognition for sharing his industry knowledge at the Baking Tech Conference in Chicago. Pic: BAS

Baking Tech Conference 2018

Bimbo warns of challenges as FDA yet to finalize nutrition label deadline

By Douglas Yu

At the Baking Tech Conference held in Chicago at the end of February, Phil Boehm, director of regulatory affairs at Bimbo Bakeries USA, said the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) compliance dates were only a proposal, and if not finalized soon,...

New EU regulation on acrylamide will become effective in April. Pic: ©GettyImages/Zerbor

Guest article

New European regulation on acrylamide: What manufacturers should know

By Gill Hyslop

A new EU regulation on acrylamide is setting benchmark values in several categories that will affect the bakery and snacks sectors. Peter Müller, technical service manager, Food, at Novozymes examines the upcoming challenges facing manufacturers.

RXBar's newest nut butter range. Pic: RXBar

RXBar enters growing nut butter category

By Douglas Yu

RXBar has launched its first range of nut butters to capitalize on continued demand from consumers for 'snackification' and 'flavor innovation'.