06 Jun 2019
--- US nut snack supplier Justin’s has launched the “world’s first” Organic Nut Butter Covered Nuts. Available in two varieties – Almond Butter Covered Almonds and Cashew Butter Covered Cashews... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Global food and agri-business Olam International has submitted a binding offer to acquire 100 percent equity ownership of Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), a flour and pasta manufacturer in Nigeria, for an enterprise value of... Read More
23 Apr 2019
--- US food and beverage company Mondelēz International has made a minority investment in Hu – as in “Human” – Master Holdings, the parent company of both Hu Products and Hu Kitchen, a US-based snacking... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- Dole Packaged Foods is releasing ready-to-eat, spoonable fruit smoothie bowls. Designed for convenience, the Dole Whip Spoonable Smoothies make a quick and nutritious breakfast or snack, coming in at under 200 calories.... Read More
02 Apr 2019
--- The Ferrero Group has announced a definitive agreement pursuant to which it will acquire the cookie, fruit and fruit-flavored snack, ice cream cone and pie crust businesses from Kellogg Company for US$1.3 billion (or... Read More
06 Mar 2019
--- A new European test by consumer organizations has highlighted that consumers, especially young consumers, should be better protected from cancer-causing acrylamide in their food. To do so, the European Consumer Organization,... Read More
28 Feb 2019
--- Green & Gold Macadamias (G&G) and UK-listed agriculture business Camellia Group Plc have revealed a new marketing partnership. The move extends G&G’s processor and producer partner network in key growing... Read More
21 Feb 2019
--- Consumers are increasingly willing to use nanotechnology-based solutions in food packaging, but they are wary of how the essential oils – used to prevent spoilage – may “contaminate” foods, a report... Read More
13 Feb 2019
--- Consumer demand for better‐for‐you snack products is driving the growing global interest in almonds and almond ingredients, as product formulators strive to attract the increasingly health-conscious public. Consumers are... Read More
13 Feb 2019
--- Food coating company Crisp Sensation’s ZeroFry crust is enabling manufacturers to produce crispy, crumb-coated snacks without the need for any frying. According to the company, ZeroFry is suited to health-conscious... Read More
12 Feb 2019
--- South Mill Champs, one of the US’ largest mushroom growers, has launched a new snack food venture, Shrooms Snacks. The brand aims to provide adventurous tasting, better-for-you snacks using mushrooms grown and... Read More
18 Dec 2018
--- In tune with consumer demand for naturalness and clean label, Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI), creator of functional cereal ingredients for the food industry and a subsidiary of Limagrain, is... Read More
31 Oct 2018
--- Mondelēz International will launch an innovation hub called SnackFutures to capitalize on changing consumer trends and emerging growth opportunities in snacking, one of the fastest growing food categories. With a focus on... Read More
18 Oct 2018
--- Almonds have retained the number one spot for nut introductions in Europe, according to the latest Innova Market Insights data. With a 47 percent share of global almond product introductions, the region leads globally for... Read More
03 Oct 2018
--- The edible insect industry is growing rapidly with many new healthier and sustainable products appearing on our shelves. The makers of processed food containing bugs mostly use crickets and mealworms from farms in Canada,... Read More
26 Sep 2018
--- Avebe is increasing the advance payment for potatoes to €67 a ton to mitigate the impact of extreme drought and high temperatures. The Dutch potato starch manufacturer is bracing itself for a substantially lower than... Read More
17 Sep 2018
--- Compostable and renewable packaging film specialists Futamura grabbed headlines at Packaging Innovations 2018 in London with its 100 percent plastic-free, compostable crisp bag made from barrier film NatureFlex. The bag is... Read More
17 Aug 2018
--- PepsiCo Mexico has cut down on sugar and salt across its snacks portfolio by 24 percent as part of a long-term reformulation strategy designed to reduce added sugars and sodium across products.
30 Jul 2018
--- Almonds continue to lead new product introductions worldwide, according to new data from Innova Market Insights. The Global New Products Report from Innova Market Insights found that almond introductions grew in four out of... Read More
18 Jul 2018
--- Nuts and their health benefits are widely understood. Green & Gold Macadamias has reported a 60 percent rise in global tree nut consumption, which is a testament to the fact that people are eating more and more of them.... Read More