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The Cheerios, Pillsbury and Betty Crocker maker will focus on continued international growth with leadership changes. Pic: Getty Images/tacar

General Mills' leadership team reshuffle

By Kristine Sherred

The Minneapolis-based food giant has announced a series of changes to its management team, including the retirement of CFO Don Mulligan - a 20-year company veteran - and the promotion of its US cereal lead to the European and Austalian division.

Grupo Bimbo Net posted flat sales year-over-year, mainly due to a stronger Mexican peso, volume pressure in North America and weaker consumption in Mexico, offset by sales growth in EAA. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Bimbo posts soft sales

By Gill Hyslop

The world’s biggest bread maker reported higher prices and growing revenue headwinds in the US and Mexico contributed to flat net sales for its second quarter ended June 30.

Brazilian peanuts are predominantly exported to the EU and Russia. Pic: ABICAB

Snackex 2019

Debut appearance for Brazilian peanut exporters at Snackex 2019

By Gill Hyslop

Under the auspices of the Brazilian Chocolates, Peanuts and Candies Manufacturers Association (ABICAB), four Brazilian peanut producers will be showcasing their products at Snackex in Barcelona, Spain, on June 27 and 28.

Mondelēz International has released its 2018 Impact Progress Report entitled Snacking Made Right. Pic: ©GettyImages/wit88_/agungstpr

Mondelēz on track with ‘mindful’ snacking goals

By Gill Hyslop

The Oreo maker’s 2018 Impact Progress Report, entitled 'Snacking Made Right', highlights its use of less energy, water and waste across the group, as well as its move to paper-based packaging and its focus on mindful consumption.

Nestlé has made its human rights training open to the public. Pic: ©GettyImages/hadynya

Nestlé opens access to human rights training

By Gill Hyslop

The breakfast cereal and confectionery conglomerate has made its human rights training freely available to Australian companies facing new legislation on slavery.

Everyone needs to participate in the fight against world hunger. Pic: ©GettyImages/gelmold

The food companies committed to fighting world hunger

By Gill Hyslop

World hunger remains a persistent crisis, with approximately 842 million people going hungry every day. We look at the bakery and snack giants that are leading the fight against hunger and malnutrition.

Desi Atta, Mother Earth and Tasty Treat are some of the popular Indian brands to be marketed in the UAE. Pic: FCL

Popular Indian snacks head to Dubai in potential $14m JV

By Gill Hyslop

Middle East supermarket mega chain Choithrams has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India’s Future Consumer Limited (FCL) to market popular Indian snacks in the UAE for the first time.

Euromonitor Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2019.

Euromonitor Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2019

By Jenny Eagle

2019 will be a year of change. With increased purchasing power, empowered consumers are pushing brands to embrace their values. Connected consumers are finding the joy in disconnecting. Older consumers want to feel and be treated as younger, says Euromonitor.

Toyo Printing Inks Manisa plant. Photo: Toyo Ink.

Toyo Ink Group to expand in Africa

By Jenny Eagle

Toyo Ink Group has announced plans to open a sales subsidiary in Casablanca, Morocco, to expand across the African continent.

The iconic Pasteis de Nata, baked custard tarts, from Portugal. Pic: ©GettyImages/Roman Larin/EyeEm

Placing Portugal on the culinary world stage

By Gill Hyslop

Doors to the 15th edition of Alimentaria & Horexpo Lisboa – the largest business platform for the F&B industry in Portugal – are about to open. BakeryandSnacks chats to Fátima Vila Maior, director of the event, to find our more.

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