The Peebles and Post cereals maker’s strategy to unlock more value through prudent acquisitions is paying off, posting a 19% increase in net sales for Q3, driven in the main from the acquisition of TreeHouse’s private label cereals and the Peter Pan peanut...
General Mills is moving its iconic Pillsbury brand into the cookie aisle with a line of Soft Baked Cookies; Whole Earth is gearing up for the Tokyo Olympics with personalised jars of peanut butter; and Pwellheli-based food distributor Bwydydd Madryn is...
US per capita peanut consumption has risen to an all-time high of 7.6 pounds in 2020, up 3.2% on 2019 driven in part by increased demand for peanut butter and at-home snacking as food consumption has shifted towards the home during the coronavirus pandemic.
A glut of peanuts on the back of a bumper crop could come as a blessing for food manufacturers, providing a supply of peanuts for those who eventually wish to replace products that have been discarded.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has highlighted the difficulty of investigating ingredient-driven illness and called on manufacturers to inform consumers of the origin of their peanut ingredients.
With the demise of breakfasts at home, spreads are coming under
increasing pressure as consumers demand increasingly convenient and
on-the-go foods - reveals the latest report from market analysts