301 Inc – General Mills’ venture capital arm – is ploughing $15m into two early-stage women-led venture capital funds, which are on a mission to promote racial and gender equity and economic opportunities for women of colour (WOC) entrepreneurs.
Cracker Jack – which has a proud 125-year association with baseball – has added a new face to its roster with the introduction of Cracker Jill, to celebrate the females who break down barriers in sports.
The Battle Creek, Michigan-headquartered breakfast giant is taking steps to break the stigma and prioritise employees’ mental health, while its Canadian arm is marking the double celebratory year with limited edition Frosted Flakes packaging.
Research by Danone North America has found that plant-based eating has the potential to be ‘a real beacon of healthy living’ this year, but there are still gaps in the market due to cultural stigmas and accessibility barriers.
BakeryandSnacks talks to Antonio Escalona, senior VP and GM of PepsiCo North America’s recently created Hispanic Business Unit, about the company’s recent multi-million dollar investment in the Hispanic market and how the pandemic has swayed the company’s...