An oversubscribed Series A3 funding round – led by Peebles and Honey Bunches of Oats maker Post Holdings – will enable revolutionary snack brand PeaTos to ramp up its mission in challenging Frito-Lay for a piece of the salty snack category.
Roskam Baking Co. – one of the largest bakeries in the US, punching in over $600m in annual sales – is merging with better-for-you granola and snacks producer Organic Milling, following its acquisition by Entrepreneurial Equity Partners (e2p).
"Always everywhere," has been Frito-Lay North America's mantra for ensuring that its snack portfolio of legacy brands (Lays, Cheetos, and Doritos) and expanding better-for-you set (Baked, PopCorners, and Off The Eaten Path) is accessible...
It’s time to take snacking up a notch with a ‘truly new’ chip experience, an intelligent nibble that blends hydration with brain-enhancements, oats-with-a-twist that turn breakfast into a party and ‘special treat’ biccies to share.
Fortress Technology’s Vertex metal detection unit equipped with Halo automatic testing – designed specifically to inspect free-falling snacks and ingredients – is proving a top-seller, cranking up over 700 installations around the globe last year.
PepsiCo has announced the closure of its Frito-Lay site in California, along with some Quaker Oat production lines in Iowa after employees contracted the virus; India’s largest Parle Biscuits is donating biscuits to people in need and Campbell has reported...
As kids head back to the classroom, we scoured the snack-o-sphere for a sneak peek into what they’ll be enjoying in the cafeteria. From raisins to fruit cups, green cereal to customizable bags of chips, this school year has lots to offer in the way of...
The PepsiCo-owned Frito-Lay brand is featuring 31 US consumers – many of whom work with advocacy groups or regularly volunteer in their communities – and their stories on its bags of ‘Smiles’ potato chips.
The CEO and co-founder of the mission-driven food startup that makes flour and snacks from the grains used to brew beer has issued a challenge to companies like PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay to share their resources to tackling the dire global plastic crisis.
Pepsi posted a second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates, helped by strong sales of Frito-Lay and other salty snacks, which offset pressures as health conscious consumers shift away from colas.
PepsiCo has called reports of it launching snacks specifically for women inaccurate, noting 'We already have Doritos for women - they’re called Doritos - and they’re enjoyed by millions of people every day.'
Here we present an overview of the retail sales performance of the largest brands in key sectors of the US snacking market in 2015, featuring IRI data showing the top 10 brands in the largest sub-categories.