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
20 Jul 2020
--- Switzerland-based Essento is turning edible insects into familiar food products through its partnership with the “world’s first” organic insect farm, Ensectable. In addition to its high protein bars,... Read More
13 Jul 2020
--- Frozen food sales have surged amid the COVID-19 lockdown period as consumers frequently turn to the freezer for a variety of meal occasions. Players in the space are tapping into new opportunities in functional ingredients,... Read More
10 Jul 2020
--- DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) has launched Choozit BC 02, a new phage alternative for cheese makers in the pizza category. The ingredient, designed for ideal pizza cheese browning, joins Choozit BC 01 as a... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic and the speed at which it developed has had a profound effect on day-to-day life. While it is too early to understand the full impact of the new normal, it’s increasingly clear that many of the... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More
16 Jun 2020
--- German consumers are bucking the trend for healthier nibbles, with indulgence claims being the single most important influence on snack purchase decisions in the country. This is according to Innova Market Insights, which... Read More
08 Jun 2020
--- Utz Quality Foods, a US-based manufacturer of branded savory snacks, has entered a definitive agreement with investment company Collier Creek Holdings to merge and form Utz Brands, a publicly listed company. Utz Brands will... Read More
19 May 2020
--- A spike in snacking during the COVID-19 pandemic, alongside excessive sodium consumption globally, has pushed up the salt-reduction agenda as an on-trend task for snack companies. To this end, Israel-based Salt of the Earth... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Ocean Spray and Germany-based Foodist have joined forces to launch a new Crunchy Cranberry snack “with the speed of a start-up.” Ocean Spray reportedly sought out Foodist to promote cranberries on the German... Read More
30 Apr 2020
--- While out-of-home channels have taken a battering by the coronavirus pandemic, the at-home market is boosted by legions of locked down home workers and families turning to snacking. These trends are benefiting the likes of... Read More
27 Apr 2020
--- Following the launch of its beverage and dairy labs, Ingredion has extended its virtual lab, Inside Idea Labs, to the bakery and snacks market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The platform gives food and beverage... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- Syntegon Technology is equipped to demonstrate its resource-saving technologies for confectionery, bakery and pharmaceutical packaging applications at this year’s inaugural Virtual Show, held from May 7 to 13, 2020.... Read More
02 Apr 2020
--- Mondelēz International has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, a North American leader in fully-finished sweet baked goods and owners of the popular... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- The 2020 Sweets & Snacks Expo, originally scheduled for May 18-21, 2020, in Chicago, has been canceled. It joins a growing list of trade show disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis. Restrictions and recommendations... Read More
26 Feb 2020
--- Mondelēz International is set to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, a North American company in fully-finished sweet baked goods and owners of the “two-bite” brand and the “Create-... Read More