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Laird Superfood has snapped up fellow athlete-focused snack producer Picky Bars. Pic: Laird Superfood

Laird Superfood picks up Picky Bars for $12m

By Gill Hyslop

Danone-backed Laird Superfood – which was founded in 2015 by the world’s most prolific big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton – has acquired fellow Oregon-based and athlete-founded Picky Bars, producer of nutritionally enhanced products that target sportspeople...

Food manufacturers across categories launch hundreds of new products at the annual NACS show, this year in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center.

NACS 2019

Snacks skew functional and flavorful, from brands big and small at NACS

By Kristine Sherred

Established names look to all-in-one snack packs and new categories for c-store growth, while healthier choices make a push for their place in this grab-and-go channel. Sneak a peek at what we’ve seen this week at the National Association of Convenience...

Post Consumer Brands is releasing a raft of new breakfast cereals for summer. Pic: Post Consumer Brands

Post premiers new cereals

By Gill Hyslop

Post Consumer Brands is releasing a slew of new and old favorites this month, including a first of its kind ice cream themed cereal, a spinoff from Honey Bunches of Oats and the return of the original Honeycomb, among others.

Granola in Japan has boomed and playing up health benefits with a fashionable image can be a 'winning formula', says a Datamonitor Consumer analyst

Granola: A sophisticated breakfast win in Japan

By Kacey Culliney

Granola has boomed in Japan because of its health promise and versatility and Western cereal firms could cash in further by playing up the trendy aspect, says a Datamonitor Consumer analyst.

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