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Lay’s dives into a tipple

By Gill Hyslop

For decades, the PepsiCo-owned brand has been known for its potato chips. It has now debuted in a completely new category – just in time for the upcoming festivities.

Allegen-friendly Partake cookies are a great treat for any birthday. Pic: Partake Foods

Every child deserves a birthday treat

By Gill Hyslop

Kids are worth celebrating, but this year, around 2.5 million American youngsters who experienced homelessness missed out on having fun on their birthday – a status quo celebrity-backed Partake Foods wants to change.

'My Dog Charlie' by Ben (age 6) is one of the artworks to go on display. Pic: Post

Pebbles cereal sets the stage for kid’s creativity

By Gill Hyslop

When the world slowed down last year, kids didn’t, with many pumping out some inspired creations, even during the most challenging of times. Now, Pebbles wants to share these artworks with the world.

One of the original 'Cheetle' artworks by Lefty Out There that commanded a $2,500 price tag during Art Basel in Miami Beach. Pic: PepsiCo Frito-Lay

Lefty Out There ‘Cheetle’ originals sold for $2,500 each

By Gill Hyslop

Two original artworks made entirely of ‘Cheetos dust’ by pioneering multidisciplinary artist and illustrator Lefty Out There (aka Franco Campanella) commanded a price tag of $2,500 each during Art Basel in Miami Beach.

Kellogg's has reached a tentative agreement, which will see more than 1,400 workers return to work. Pic: Kellogg's

Kellogg, strikers settle on tentative 3% wage increase

By Gill Hyslop

Kellogg’s has provisionally agreed to a five-year deal with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International (BCTGM) Union that will finally see 1,400 cereal plant strikers return to work.

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Top 10 tips for female entrepreneurs

By Gill Hyslop

PepsiCo-backed Stacy’s Pita Chips is ramping up its support for female business owners on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (19 November), following the kickoff of the 2021 Stacy’s Rise Project, a grant and mentorship programme dedicated to helping women grow...

The acquisition of Dot's and Pretzels Inc. will help Hershey Company grow its permissible salty snacks portfolio and create new snacking occasions. Pic: GettyImages/AbbieImages

Hershey knots up two pretzel majors in $1.2bn deal

By Gill Hyslop

The confectionery giant is expanding its footprint in the salty snacks scene with the acquisition of Dot’s Homestyle Pretzels and contract manufacturer Pretzels Inc, in a deal worth $1.2bn.

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