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Trendsetters: From African inspired snacks to cookies with a difference

By Gill Hyslop

Chicka’s reverts to its African heritage to bring better-for-you treats to Brits while empowering the women of tomorrow; pladis is rolling out its biggest launch to date; the cookie category is being given a shake up with a range of chef-driven delights;...

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Do you know your consumer?

By Kacey Culliney

The complex consumer has less money to spend, won't compromise on quality and wants choice. But do you know what drives them?

Legume-based snacks: The focus of European NPD

Industry Insight from European Snacks Association director-general

Snack makers target legumes for healthy NPD

By Kacey Culliney

European snack makers want to cash in on the US legume trend and new product development (NPD) for 2013 is focused on lentil-based products, says European Snacks Association (ESA) director-general.