Kellogg’s is making it easier for parents to show their support to their kids returning/starting school; Walmart is getting spooky for the trick or treat season, and pladis is rolling out some festive favourites and fresh innovations to celebrate Christmas.
IZEA’s BrandGraph – which measures online influencer content – found Rice Krispies was mentioned organically by influencers in over 11k posts during a 12-month analysis, followed by Pebbles in nearly 8k posts.
The cereal and snack giant showed off new products for Rice Krispies, Pop-Tarts, Pringles and Cheez-Its at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show held in Atlanta, US, on October 1-4.
The Pringles and Rice Krispies maker said it is redesigning its North American organizational structure and is exploring the sale of its cookie and fruit snacks businesses to focus on products with faster-growing sales.
Kenyan food processing company Proctor & Allan East Africa has finalised the Sh2bn ($19m) refurbishment of its factory in Limuru, with an eye of capturing a bigger slice of the Kenyan ready-to-eat cereals market.
Kellogg’s is planning to cut 223 jobs in at the ready-to-eat cereal (RTEC) plant on Porter Street in Battle Creek, US, in 2018, in a move to streamline and decrease the total cost-per-pound costs, which will improve margins.