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KP Snacks has launched Hula Hoop Flavarings to capitalize on demand for flavor and sharing. Pic: KP Snacks

KP Snacks launches new Hula Hoops line extension

By Gill Hyslop

As part of its £3m ($4m) investment in its Hula Hoops brand, KP Snacks has launched a new line extension in response to consumer preference for bolder flavored crisps (chips) that can be shared.

Consumers should be aware some Snyder's-Lance Glazed Walnuts may contain peanuts. Pic: Snyder's-Lance

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Snyder’s-Lance recalls Emerald glazed walnuts

By Douglas Yu

Snyder’s-Lance has initiated a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its glazed walnut products distributed across the US due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts.

Photo: Istock / Alex Skopje

What was 2015's most misleading product? Consumers cast their votes....

By Niamh Michail

It’s that time of year where the food industry eagerly looks to market analysts’ predictions for 2016’s upcoming trends. But consumer rights group FoodWatch is asking Dutch consumers to take a look back at 2015 and vote for the most misleading product....