Snack Foods

Inspecting snacks in metalized film packaging can lead to reductions in the level of achievable sensitivity. Pic: Eagle Product Inspection

Snack safety

Snack firms need x-ray inspection as metallized film becomes popular

By Douglas Yu

Food inspection equipment supplier, Eagle Product Inspection, has voiced its concern that using only metal inspection method might put snack food safety at risk due to the growing popularity of metalized film in the packaged food industry. 

Krave's new meat bars fit the on-the-go snack trend.  Pic: Krave

Krave enters savory bar sector with new meat snacks

By Douglas Yu

Premium meat snack brand, Krave, has brought its first bar line to CVS stores and other retailers across the US, as the company believed there are few savory options existing in the snack bar category.

The Sunkist Fruit Lover’s Trail Mix range is comprised of real fruit.

Sunkist builds momentum in real fruit snacks arena

By Michelle Yeomans

Plant-based product developer, Snack it Forward claims it’s ‘reinventing the fruit snack’ with the expansion of the Sunkist range - free from gelatin and added sugar.

Natural Sins' founder, Andres Dominguez (left); Natural Sins' co-founder, Ivan Sosa (right)

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Natural Sins targets $1m sales after seeing 300% growth in 10 weeks

By Douglas Yu

The $4bn global dried fruit market has inspired snack manufacturers to come up with new ideas to gain a competitive edge in the category. But what’s the next grounder breaker as more and more companies begin cutting ingredients in their products and experimenting...