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
18 Feb 2020
--- Algae has taken on a starring role in product development in recent years, particularly in plant-based and flavor-boosting applications. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke to German producer Viva Maris, at recently culminated... Read More
14 Feb 2020
--- Ingredients derived from peas, potatoes or fava beans are challenging soy’s market share in the meat analog industry. The latest varieties of plant proteins offer new textures, tastes and nutritional profiles, which... Read More
04 Feb 2020
--- Nuts are suited for a wide range of uses and applications, lending craveable flavors and textures to plant-based and natural products that offer wholesome indulgence. Often synonymous with protein claims, nuts enable the... Read More
30 Jan 2020
--- Charles & Alice in partnership with Kerry Group is unveiling its “immune-boosting,” all-natural fruit pouches featuring licensed characters from popular children’s movies. The idea is to make snack-time... Read More
19 Dec 2019
--- Food manufacturers and brands are seeking ways to put more seaweed on-pack, as consumers increasingly perceive the plant to be healthy. Just as kale rapidly emerged into the mainstream, seaweed is on the path to superfood... Read More
10 Dec 2019
--- Taura Natural Ingredients used Fi Europe 2019 as a platform to launch a new range of fruit solutions that deliver the benefits of fiber without compromising on taste or texture. Jus Fruit Fibre+ was part of a range of fruit... Read More
03 Dec 2019
--- PepsiCo is set to acquire BFY Brands, the maker of PopCorners snacks. Upon closing, BFY Brands will report into PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division. The acquisition will expand Frito-Lay’s portfolio to... Read More
25 Oct 2019
--- Consumers are increasingly seeking to consume raw cookie dough as a trendy food in itself, as highlighted by UK-based Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd. The ingredients specialist has now tripled its cookie dough production... Read More
23 Oct 2019
--- Olam International Ltd has signed a purchase agreement to acquire a 100 percent interest in Californian almond processor and ingredient manufacturer Hughson Nut Inc (HNI) and associated real estate assets from APB Partners,... Read More
25 Sep 2019
--- US food company KIND healthy snacks is discontinuing its Fruit Bites line from retail just two years after the products were brought to market. The move is a bid to draw attention to the “unnecessary use” of... Read More
25 Sep 2019
--- Whether dairy-derived or plant-based, protein is an ingredient whose reign shows no signs of slowing down. In this arena, protein fortification is the overarching trend linking two very different segments – dairy and... Read More
23 Sep 2019
--- Arla Foods Ingredients is offering an easy way to give protein bars premium positioning amid major growth in the protein bar category driven by the demand for functional foods and on-the-go snacks. According to the company,... Read More
20 Sep 2019
--- Almonds are the most popular nut in new product introductions across Europe for the fourth consecutive year. According to Innova Market Insights, there were over 4,500 new product introductions with almonds in Europe in... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- UK-based manufacturer of convenience foods Greencore Group plc has completed the acquisition of Freshtime UK Limited, a supplier of food-to-go salads, chilled snacks and prepared produce in Britain. Its products are... Read More
03 Sep 2019
--- Campbell Soup Company (Campbell) has announced the divestment of its European crisps business to Ireland-headquartered Valeo Foods Group, an international ambient food company. The sale of Campbell’s European crisps... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Scientists have long been divided on the best way to manage industry involvement in diet and health research, according to a study from the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Cambridge, which is exploring ways... Read More