Convenience

Krave's new meat bars fit the on-the-go snack trend.  Pic: Krave

Krave enters savory bar sector with new meat snacks

By Douglas Yu

Premium meat snack brand, Krave, has brought its first bar line to CVS stores and other retailers across the US, as the company believed there are few savory options existing in the snack bar category.

Cisse Cocoa begins with founder and CEO, Diana Lovett’s passion for chocolate and social justice.  Photo: Cisse Cocoa

Cisse Cocoa brings single-origin cocoa beans to its snacking chocolate products

Cisse Cocoa to expand fair trade chocolate snacks in key retailers

By Douglas Yu

Cisse Cocoa has brought fair trade, single-origin cocoa beans to its chocolate bark products, as the company believes the 'snackfection' trend is no longer a secret to the consumer

Bantam Bagels are designed to be “classic, iconic” NYC bagels with a twist by containing cream cheese inside.  Pic: Bantam Bagels

Bantam Bagels shatters American bagel stereotypes

By Douglas Yu

Former Shark Tank competitors, Nick and Elyse Oleksak, share their story of how Bantam Bagels has expanded to more than 7,700 Starbucks locations and the frozen section of grocery stores across the US. 

One of the key attributes of ADCO's new wraparound case packer is its low-level magazine.  Photo: ADCO

Pack Expo 2016

ADCO Manufacturing’s new case packer to reduce 30% of corrugate uses

By Douglas Yu

One of the major US manufacturers of packaging machinery, equipment and systems, ADCO has launched its latest wraparound case packer at the recent Pack Expo in Chicago. The new machinery is able to direct and load around 20 wraparound cases per minute.

Ingredion's new prebiotic fiber can cut sugar by 30% in baked goods.  Photo: Ingredion

SupplySide West 2016

Ingredion reduces sugar by 30% in baked goods with prebiotic fiber

By Douglas Yu

Illinois-based ingredients supplier, Ingredion, has launched a soluble prebiotic fiber that provides fiber and prebiotic benefits and supports sugar and calories reduction efforts for bakeries, while allowing formulators to keep their clean labels.

Natural Sins' founder, Andres Dominguez (left); Natural Sins' co-founder, Ivan Sosa (right)

Expo East 2016

Natural Sins targets $1m sales after seeing 300% growth in 10 weeks

By Douglas Yu

The $4bn global dried fruit market has inspired snack manufacturers to come up with new ideas to gain a competitive edge in the category. But what’s the next grounder breaker as more and more companies begin cutting ingredients in their products and experimenting...

Amazing Grass' two 'superfood' bars contain alkalizing green, protein and fiber.

Amazing Grass unveils organic 'superfood' bars

By Douglas Yu

Plant-based powered nutrition company, Amazing Grass, has added two flavors to its organic 'superfood' bar line with a new packaging that highlights its whole-food ingredients.