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Four of the 2019 EIT Food projects cover fortied snacks, the first banana based breakfast, sugar reduced chocolate for cookies and healthier wheat. Pics: ©GettyImages

Snacks, baked goods and cereals targeted by EIT Food for 2019 focus

By Gill Hyslop

Nutrient infused veggie chips, banana-based breakfast cereal, sugar reduced chocolate chip cookies and biostimulated wheat to increase yield and quality are some of the 2019 projects being undertaking by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology...

PepsiCo's Snackbots are being piloted at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, to deliver healthier-for-you snacks to students. Pic: PepsiCo

PepsiCo’s Snackbot delivers snacks to students

By Gill Hyslop

The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, is serving as a test site for PepsiCo’s Snackbots delivering better-for-you snack and beverage brands from Hello Goodness via an app.

Pic: Mondelēz

Mondelēz opens technical center in India

By Douglas Yu

Mondelēz has built its latest technical center in Asia in Thane, India, to develop new snack products and improve consumer science, packaging and productivity.

PepsiCo has announced the acquisition of a UK brand it said it has coveted for a long time.

PepsiCo set to buy UK Pipers Crisps

By Gill Hyslop

The Walkers and Doritos maker has announced its intention to acquire the flourishing Lincolnshire business for an undisclosed sum.

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