18 Feb 2021
--- American Key Food Products (AKFP) has launched its Organic Native Tapioca Starch, adding a versatile, clean label ingredient to its portfolio of specialized cassava-based and organic offerings. Derived from the cassava... Read More
12 Feb 2021
--- Hormel Foods Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Planters snack nut portfolio from the Kraft Heinz Company. Hormel Foods will acquire the business for US$3.35 billion in cash in a transaction... Read More
10 Feb 2021
--- Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub, SnackFutures, has launched CoLab, a start-up engagement program for early-stage, snack brands with a well-being positioning.The program has been designed to drive... Read More
27 Jan 2021
--- Beyond Meat and PepsiCo have linked up in a significant move that will create and scale up an array of plant-based selections for the snacks and drinks aisles. The meat alternatives player and beverage giant have coined... Read More
25 Jan 2021
--- KIND Snacks Founder Daniel Lubetzky has invested in Quevos, a brand of flavorful snacks whose star ingredient is egg whites. Lubetzky will partner with Quevos founders Nick Hamburger and Zack Schreier to deliver the... Read More
18 Jan 2021
--- Provenance, sustainable sourcing and packaging are among the stand-out themes spotlighted by Innova Market Insights for the sweets and snacks categories. Further developments are impacting the sweets and snacks sectors this... Read More
07 Jan 2021
--- With consumers prioritizing their health, the Almond Board of California (ABC) says almonds can help manufacturers address evolving demands for clean label, healthy and versatile ingredients from sustainable supply chains.... Read More
03 Dec 2020
--- Ingredia has launched two new functional milk proteins – Promilk Yogfluid and Promilk B Max – providing more health-driven solutions for creamy, permissible indulgent dairy products for snacking on-the-go. The... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- Specialty nut expert La Morella Nuts, part of the Barry Callebaut Group, has revealed a global expansion after decades of experience in Mediterranean Nut Craft in Spain. With the expansion, the company is tapping into the... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- The World Health Organization (WHO) is piloting industry’s first certification program to recognize countries that have eliminated industrially produced trans-fatty acids from their food supplies.
17 Nov 2020
--- Kerry has released a research white paper highlighting trends in protein snack bar development. The taste and nutrition company addresses this rapidly expanding market as consumers continue to seek new ways to boost their... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- Food tech start-up ChickP Protein has unveiled its next-generation native starch developed from chickpea. Due to its narrow granules size distribution compared to pea and potato starches, ChickP Native Starch provides better... Read More
11 Nov 2020
--- Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub SnackFutures has made a seed investment in Torr, an early stage Israeli food-tech company.
29 Oct 2020
--- The F&B industry is celebrating Halloween with seasonal, flavorful releases to urge consumers to enjoy the holiday, despite the looming COVID-19 threat. Major brands are reimagining flavors, giving them a... Read More
28 Sep 2020
--- General Mills is pledging to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent over the next decade and slash food waste in half. The commitment entails a strategic focus on regenerative agriculture and aligns... Read More
18 Sep 2020
--- Two new snack lines have joined the growing keto NPD space, which involves consuming high amounts of fat and low amounts of carbohydrates. However, a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) study revealed the potential benefits... Read More
27 Aug 2020
--- Sovos Brands has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Birch Benders, a fast-growing producer of better-for-you pancake and waffle mixes, toaster waffles and pancake and baking cups. The acquisition deepens Sovos... Read More
24 Aug 2020
--- Savory snacking has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic given the ubiquitous lockdown measures. In trending themes, industry’s flavor houses note a prominent demand for exciting international tastes that provide... Read More
20 Aug 2020
--- Consumers seeking out the health benefits of dark chocolate while maintaining the sweetness and softness of milk varieties may one day be able to access just that. Following an investigation of over a decade, researchers... Read More
03 Aug 2020
--- Snack food contract manufacturer TruFood has acquired Simply Natural Foods (SNF) with the backing of AUA Private Equity Partners. The deal is expected to expand TruFood’s position in the nutrition bar and chocolate... Read More