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African heads of state are calling for unity to achieve the 2025 goal to stamp out malnutrition. Pic: GettyImages/Pixsooz

African leaders call for unification of nutrition targets

By Gill Hyslop

Ahead of the 2025 World Health Assembly Nutrition deadline, several heads of African Union (AU) member states have called for more commitment and accountability in tackling malnutrition and food insecurity.

Air fryering ticks both boxes in keeping energy costs down and following healthier lifestyles ... so why not snacks? Pic: Campbell Snacks

Kettle Brand joins the air fryer revolution

By Gill Hyslop

While the popularity for energy efficient air fryers has rocketed as consumers attempt to offset the cost-of-living crisis, the kitchen gadget also fits in with the healthier living trend, so it’s not surprising the tech has been adopted by the commercial...

EIT Food has announced its programmes for 2023, calling for applications. Pic: GettyImages/jacoblund

EIT Food opens entrepreneurship applications for 2023

By Gill Hyslop

EIT Food has launched its 2023 Entrepreneurship Programmes, designed to offer support to entrepreneurs to scale up their agrifood startups working to solve global food system challenges and deliver new innovations worldwide.

US black land-grant universities have been underfunded by at least $12.8bn over the past three decades compared to predominantly white counterparts. Pic: GettyImages/Amand Burger

Clif Bar commits $1 million to boost black equity in organic agriculture

By Gill Hyslop

The Californian better-for-you snack producer has made a $1m endowment to Tuskegee University in Alabama – a Historically Black College and University – to support the advancement of organic farming practices through the University’s College of Agriculture,...

Lay's has set up a hat trick of fun for fans of FIFA World Cup 2022. Pic: GettyImages/cynthzl

Frito-Lay kicks off FIFA World Cup campaign

By Gill Hyslop

North America’s largest food company is capitalising on one of the most popular sporting events around the globe with an interactive online fan experience and three limited-time varieties inspired by teams playing in the final – but best off all, a trip...

Pic: GettyImages/Olena Bondarenko

Are you ready to set the bakery industry smouldering with CBD?

By Gill Hyslop

This year, the Vegas-based International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) hosted the Cannabis Central pavilion, which shone a light on the opportunities, highs and lows of infusing baked goods with the more mollifying CBD, as well as the more euphoric...

Halloween offers creative bakers a wealth of hair-raising opportunities to bring in sales. Pic: GettyImages/mediaphotos

Halloween is big business for forward-thinking bakers

By Gill Hyslop

A survey by the UK’s Craft Bakers Association (CBA) revealed the scale of the spookiest season of the year, with almost half of the artisanal sector noting a significant increase in sales at this time.

Stacy's has issued a shout out for its next cohort of Stacy's Rise Project entrants. Pic: Stacy's

Stacy’s rises to the occasion to celebrate women of resilience

By Gill Hyslop

The PepsiCo Frito-Lay-owned brand is ramping up its legacy of championing women entrepreneurs with a short film created by acclaimed filmmaker Nisha Ganatra, featuring poetry by Rupi Kaur, to launch the 2022 Stacy’s Rise Project.

You can find pasteis de nata in every bakery window across Portugal. Pic: GettyImges/golero

Baker & Baker acquires Portuguese pastéis de nata manufacturer

By Gill Hyslop

The European provider of bakery for the retail, foodservice and the artisan channels – along with licensing brand agreements with Mondelez and Disney – has made its first strategic acquisition since becoming a standalone bakery products manufacturer.

'Once you've seen it, you can't unsee it,' says Pringles. Pic: Pringles

Pringles shoots for spider history

By Gill Hyslop

The Kidney Garden Spider bears an uncanny resemblance to the Pringles logo – sparking a mission to get the arachnid community to officially recognise it as the Pringles Spider.

Pic: Dr Schär

Dr Schär’s artisan brand gains kosher recognition

By Gill Hyslop

Dr Schär USA’s Artisan Baker bread range has received kosher certification under the Orthodox Union (OU), validating the highest standards of kosher certification and food standards.

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