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


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

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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.

Treofan Americas. Photo: CCL.

CCL Industries in talks to acquire Treofan America

By Jenny Eagle

CCL Industries has signed a binding agreement to acquire Treofan America and Trespaphan Mexico Holdings from M&C for approximately $255m with the deal expected to close in Q2, 2018.

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'.

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