Snack Bars

Eaglestone’s new conveyor maintains product orientation while small diameter discharge rollers allow for tight transfers. Pic: Eaglestone Equipment

Advances in bakery and snack processing

Eaglestone keeps cookie and bar lines moving

By Gill Hyslop

Eaglestone Equipment has developed a new conveyor to help bakery and snack processors speed up production of small products like cookies and snack bars.

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'Do we really need another snack bar?' asks Rabobank

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Does the market need another snack bar? In short, probably not, but it may be time for a reset of the bellwether category, says Nicholas Fereday, senior analyst, consumer foods at Rabobank.

Snack bar trends: What's next for the category?

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Snack bar trends: What's next for the category?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

With so many emerging bar brands vying for space in a crowded market dominated by large CPG -- Clif Bar, KIND (Mars), RXBAR (Kellogg's) -- and retail sales still down in 2021, what's the future of the bar set, and how can brands punch above...

Photo: KIND / Nature's Bakry

NEWS IN BRIEF

KIND acquires fig bar brand Nature's Bakery

By Mary Ellen Shoup

KIND's pending acquisition of Nature's Bakery, a family-owned, better-for-you snacking company best known for its soft-baked fig bars, gives the nutrition bar giant and its parent company Mars a stronger foothold in the nut-free snack bar category....

Brekki combines oats with buckwheat groats, flax and chia seeds, almond milk, plus nuts and spices for an on-the-go version of overnight oats.

Brekki wants oats to be easy, delicious and glyphosate-free

By Kristine Sherred

The California company's refrigerated line of overnight oats in a cup – in flavors like Coconut & Cardamom and Coconut & Cacao – aims to shift the narrative away from bars, educating consumers about a potentially harmful chemical along the...

Morleys has developed a breakfast muesli with SlimBiome, a patented weight management technology. Pic: ©GettyImages/margouillatphotos

Muesli that promotes weight loss to be rolled out in UK

By Gill Hyslop

Specialist ingredients supplier John Morley Foods has signed an agreement with OptiBiotix Health to exclusively manufacture and supply muesli breakfast products containing OptiBiotix’s SlimBiome weight management technology for the UK market.

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