27 Aug 2021
--- As part of PepsiCo’s healthy snacking focus, the company plans to invest US$256 million in a Poland-based food manufacturing plant – its largest and most sustainable in Europe. PepsiCo aims to increase sales of... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- Taste is the single most important consideration for consumers of salty snacks, according to a new report from Innova Market Insights. The pleasure of the eating experience drives many purchasing decisions. But which types... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- Dada Group, operating the Chinese on-demand delivery and retail platform JDDJ, is highlighting the current shopping preferences in China, which range from mango-flavored chocolate to sauerkraut-flavored potato chips. The... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
10 Aug 2021
--- There is a flurry of acquisition activity within major meat sectors worldwide – the latest being Cargill and the Continental Grain Company moving to buy chicken producer Sanderson Farms. The deal brings together very... Read More
06 Aug 2021
--- Functional snacks are taking off, with consumers looking to their food for benefits such as immunity. In tandem, better-for-you snacks are appealing to health-conscious people seeking alternatives to traditional salt- and... Read More
02 Aug 2021
--- The snacking market is being pulled in a multitude of directions – indulgence versus health, novelty versus comfort, and plant-based versus animal-based. Experts from Symrise, Almond Board of California and Lallemand... Read More
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