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IBIE 2019

Hobnobbing at IBIE: Roundup of exposition’s jam-packed schedule

By Gill Hyslop

Anticipation is building as the clock counts down for the kickoff of the International Baking Industry Exposition – one of the most important events of the global bakery industry’s calendar – scheduled to open doors at the Las Vegas Convention Center...

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Race for Kellogg’s cookie, fruit snacks businesses nearing the end

By Gill Hyslop

Twinkie-maker Hostess Brands and Ferrero are reportedly the frontrunners in the race to buy Kellogg’s Keebler, Famous Amos, Murray and Mother’s cookie businesses, as well Stretch Island fruit snacks business, in a roughly $1.5bn deal.

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Industry insight into US bakery market

By Gill Hyslop

As consumers increasingly opt to follow a healthy lifestyle, they are demanding more gluten-free, low-carb, whole grain, organic and paleo diet products. However, there will always be a way to find an excuse to give in to indulgence, especially when it...