Snack Food

Cracking open cutting-edge trends, news and developments in the bakery and snacks sector in 2017. Pic: ©iStock/Ivannag82

Special Edition Series

Cracking good reads: BakeryAndSnacks 2017 special features calendar

By Gill Hyslop

Reporting from the coalface to bring you breaking news in the bakery and snacks sector is our game plan for 2017. Next year, we will delve into safety strategies, smart packaging, the ‘free from’ craze and the influence cartoon characters have on branding,...

Uk popcorn sales have grown 13.6% year on year Pic: © iStock/ko_orn

How NPD is helping to drive the popcorn boom

By Vince Bamford

New product development has played a key role in growing the UK popcorn category while some other parts of the snacks market have struggled, according to analysts.