China’s diverse bakery industry – encompassing bakers of traditional ‘pinyin’ (literally translated as ‘Chinese style cakes and snacks’) and producers of modern items like croissants and waffles – is growing at a rate that far exceeds most other segments.
Clean label is a good way for consumers to decide whether a snack and dairy product delivers on transparency, but it is not an indicator of health value, said Kerry’s business development manager, Carrie Schroeder.
Duke’s Jerky is currently ranked as one of the leading US meat snack brands, but CEO Justin Havlick said the company might develop veggie options to capitalize on the growing popularity of the plant-based category.
AAK has opened an innovation center in Edison, New Jersey, during which it highlighted some of the most up-to-date product making technologies to partners, including Hershey, Mondelēz and Barry Callebaut.
Coffee Flour, a firm that started with an idea to take advantage of discarded coffee cherry fruit, is vying for health and nutrition-focused investment partners after recently being selected by the Launch Food Program as a 2017 innovator.
With food-to-go taking a bigger bite of grocery markets around the world, Gavin Rothwell, senior retail insight manager at grocery research organization IGD, identifies the top five trends he believes will shape this sector in the future.
The US food giant, Kellogg, has announced it will shift its entire snack business in North America from direct store delivery (DSD) to warehouse distribution systems to meet consumers’ evolving shopping behaviors.
Alternative proteins are in high demand, but can consumers stomach the thought of eating insects whole? French start-up Jimini’s is on a mission to put crickets, worms and grasshoppers on our everyday menu.
The president of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Miller’s International Union (BCTGM), David Durkee, has welcomed the demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as a "significant victory for the American middle-class."
Australian biscuit brand Tim Tam has entered the US market for the first time after the company decided to cater to the US consumer demands for on-the-go snacks, with a distribution deal with Connecticut-based commercial bakery Pepperidge Farm.