Once perceived as an exotic delicacy – bought only as a luxury gift or an extravagant treat – the Chinese consumers’ taste for chocolate is growing and the ingredient is quickly cementing a niche for itself in bakery.
Health and wellness are definitely at the top of the list of today's round-up of new products on the shelf - from snacks that donate some of their proceeds to research into breast cancer and to find a cure for people with allergies, to clean label...
Ingredion has announced it is investing $60m to grow its specialty food ingredients business in Asia-Pacific, beginning with the expansion of its modified and clean-label specialty starch capabilities in tapioca, waxy corn and rice.
The Japanese snacks company Calbee is introducing two new snack brands, Granola Medley and Honestly Veggie Popper Duos, to the US early next year, adding to its existing US portfolio of Harvest Snaps, shrimp and potato chips in the market.
Mondelēz’s CEO Dirk Van de Put has outlined his long-term strategic plans to drive the company’s top-line growth, including a new tagline ‘Snacking Made Right,’ which reflects its consumer-centric priority.