LT Foods JV to ‘create’ rice-based snacks category


LT Foods JV to ‘create’ rice-based snacks

By RJ Whitehead

Basmati rice manufacturer LT Foods will launch premium rice-based snacks through a joint venture with Kameda Seika of Japan, under the brand name Kari Kari.

Lawyer: 'FDA will be, in my view, patient initially but as time progresses the agency loses patience and they expect everybody to rise to the same level'

Lawyer: FSMA is going to hit small snack makers hard

By Kacey Culliney

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is going to squeeze smaller snack players who may not have the finances and resources to implement required changes under regulations, warns a lawyer.

Outgoing SFA chairman on snacking trends, GMO labeling

60-second interview: Mark Singleton, outgoing chairman of the Snack Food Association; vice president of sales & marketing, Rudolph Foods

SFA outgoing chairman: The lines between meals & snacks are blurring; we’ve seen remarkable changes in consumption patterns

By Elaine Watson

According to the March 2015 report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, most Americans now consume two or three snacks a day - news that came as no surprise to the outgoing chairman of the Snack Food Association, Mark Singleton. Elaine Watson...

Increased snacking reshapes marketing strategies

Increased snacking reshapes marketing strategies

By Elizabeth Crawford

Consumers’ shifting preference for snacks as meals are changing how retailers, restaurants and packaged food manufacturers market food, according to data from Packaged Facts and Dupont Nutrition & Health.

Faerch Plast appointed as sole supplier of CPET trays to Cook

Faerch Plast wins CPET supply contract

By Joseph James Whitworth

Faerch Plast has been appointed as the sole supplier of crystalline polyethylene terephthalate (CPET) trays for a UK frozen ready meal retailer and manufacturer.  

Portable and adventurous: Snyder’s-Lance on what’s next in snacks

Portable and adventurous: Snyder’s-Lance on what’s next in snacks

By Maggie Hennessy

Snacking is becoming more of a lifestyle than simply a between-meal indulgence for time-strapped US consumers, which means more opportunity to innovate in flavor, nutrition and delivery formats for snack food manufacturers like Snyder’s-Lance Inc. 

PACK EXPO International will connect snack manufacturers with automated packaging and processing technology.

PACK EXPO launches a snack attack

By Jenni Spinner

With US snack sales growing 3.4% each year, PMMI’s annual packaging and processing trade show is offering producers a chance to connect with emerging equipment and materials technology.

Snack maker Axium Foods is recovering from an early-morning fire at its production facility.

Axium snack factory damaged by blaze

By Jenni Spinner

Production at snack maker Axium Foods has hit a snag after a weekend blaze struck its factory, damaging equipment but causing no injuries.

Many dinner-skippers say they snack late at night instead of eating a main evening meal

More time-pressed Brits are skipping dinner


Nearly a quarter of British adults skip dinner at least once a week, with many saying that they lack the time to prepare a meal, according to a new report from Canadean Custom Solutions.


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