The BakeryandSnacks.com team has been helping out sister site ConfectioneryNews.com at ProSweets and ISM in Cologne this week and we couldn't help noticing how many snack players are exhibiting at one of Europe's largest candy shows.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said it intends to examine consumer understanding of fortified foods, to work out whether people consider generally unhealthy snack foods to be healthier if they contain added nutrients.
A ‘claim free’ trend may be set to emerge, with consumers becoming blind to complicated labels and pack assertions they may clamour for simple, natural ingredients they can understand without explanation.
A new study led by psychologists at the University of Bristol has found that when children are familiar with a snack food they will expect it to be more filling, suggesting that one way of preventing children from over-consuming snack foods is to give...
The Northern European dimension of an industry led EU initiative to restrict snack advertising to children has been further strengthened by the decision of snacks maker Chips Group to sign up, said the European Snacks Association (ESA).
Hectic lifestyles have driven consumers away from traditional meals toward quick, convenient foods, helping to fuel healthy growth in the global snack foods market, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts (GIA).
Higher food safety standards are claimed for Imperial Snack Foods (ISF) processed nuts, seeds, and dry fruit after it’s investment in a large pasteurization plant to equip its Wolverhampton, UK, processing site.
Following a fire last year that ravaged half of its factory, French crisp maker Sibell is set to be fully operational this month, following a €15m clean-up investment that has increased production capacity by 40 per cent.
Faster new product development is likely after Associated British
Foods (ABF) announced yesterday the merger of its Ryvita business
with natural food company Jordans to create one of the biggest
player in the healthy snacks and cereals...
Eating just one packet of crisps everyday is equivalent to
'drinking' five litres of cooking oil a year - that's the message
UK charity, the British Heart Foundation (BHF), are giving
consumers in a bid to halt unhealthy...
Tate & Lyle's US food ingredients team has developed a new
crunchy snack coating for products including fruits and nuts, which
claims to produce snacks that are soft on the inside and crispy on
Snack markets in western Europe might well be reaching maturity,
but there is still plenty of growth to be found in Russia,
according to Market Advice. The economic crisis of the late
1990s gave domestic producers a chance to outstrip...
As we reported earlier this week Australian biscuit giant Arnott
has plans to restructure its Australian and New Zealand operations
into three separate business units as it seeks further growth in