20 Jul 2021
--- The Philippines’ Department of Health has adopted a new administrative order to eliminate industrially produced trans fat from its food supply by 2023 – becoming the 45th country to do so. Specifically, the new... Read More
19 Jul 2021
--- Functional and better-for-you snacking NPD is targeting key demands for high-performance ingredients, including focus-enhancing formulas and gluten-free alternatives. In this space, The Functional Chocolate Company launched... Read More
15 Jul 2021
--- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has terminated Korindo’s palm oil trademark licenses amid a disagreement over its sustainability status. The FSC official “disassociation” from the Korean palm oil giant... Read More
13 Jul 2021
--- Cargill is investing US$45 million to add soluble fibers to its European portfolio of starches, sweeteners and texturizers as demand for reduced-sugar products grows. Based on micro-reactor technology developed in... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- PepsiCo is scaling up its healthy snacks and beverage portfolio across Europe, pledging to reduce the average level of added sugars in its beverage portfolio by 25 percent by 2025 and 50 percent by 2030. Snacks will also get... Read More
25 Jun 2021
--- Mondelēz International has begun a food transparency program with the Triscuit brand. Consumers can discover the journey of the white-winter wheat baked into Triscuit crackers from a cooperative of farmers’ fields in... Read More
21 Jun 2021
--- Propelled by the COVID-19, consumers are taking a more proactive approach to their holistic well-being, which is impacted by what they are seeking in snacks. Convenience snacks and healthy food-to-go items are back in the... Read More
17 Jun 2021
--- The Good Food Institute (GFI) Brazil is spearheading The Biomas Project, a program to fund exploratory research for transforming plant species native to the Amazon and Cerrado biomes into food ingredients that the... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- One-third (33 percent) of consumers admit to snacking more when people aren’t around, according to a new study commissioned by Glanbia Nutritionals. With more workers returning to the office, the survey of 2,000 UK... Read More
27 May 2021
--- Mondelēz International is entering an agreement to acquire Chipita, which is pegged as a high-growth key player in the Central and Eastern European croissants and baked snacks category. Mondelēz expects the transaction to be... Read More
24 May 2021
--- Snacking and eating occasions are becoming more prevalent. According to Glanbia Nutritionals, several factors contribute to the increase in snacking, including cultural shifts, more regular snacking amid the COVID-19... Read More
18 May 2021
--- Nutritional Growth Solutions (NGS) is tapping into the growing market for children’s nutritional bars with the launch of the Healthy Height Snack Bar in the US and Canada. The patented, science-backed snack bar line... Read More
13 May 2021
--- Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub, SnackFutures, has selected the nine winning start-up companies of its CoLab program, an engagement scheme for early-stage snack brands with health and wellness... Read More
06 May 2021
--- Food company and Pringles parent company, Kellogg Europe has invested €140 million (US$168.5 million) in manufacturing capacity to meet the increasing demand for snack brand Pringles with a new production line in its... Read More
29 Apr 2021
--- Kerry is flagging “strong growth prospects” in the retail channel as the foodservice industry recovers from COVID-19 restrictions. In its Q1 interim management statement, the Ireland-based food company also... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- European asset manager Ambienta has acquired seasonings manufacturer TasteConnection with sights set on growth in clean label flavors across Europe. The move will scale up Ambienta’s subsidiary Nactarome (previously... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- Chr. Hansen Holding and EQT have completed their deal with the global investment organization acquiring the Danish ingredient supplier’s Natural Colors division. The divestment follows the 2025 Strategy of Chr. Hansen... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- North American nutrition bar and functional powder specialist Nellson is releasing a white paper detailing its findings on the nutrition bar snack category’s latest developments. The paper highlights the importance of... Read More
11 Mar 2021
--- During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of snacking “moments” throughout the day has increased as consumers grapple with eating occasions while working and spending more time at home. Taste continues to be a key... Read More
10 Mar 2021
--- Mondelēz International is set to acquire Gourmet Food Holdings Pty, an Australian food company with a strong position in the premium biscuit and cracker category. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed, and it is... Read More