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
20 Aug 2019
--- US multinational retail corporation Walmart and media platform BuzzFeed’s “Tasty” division have partnered to offer consumers “shoppable recipes.” The retailer invites shoppers to add the entire... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- Just in time for the back-to-school season, Solely, Inc. has launched its line of six certified-organic, single and two-ingredient fruit jerkies across Whole Foods Market Stores in the US. The launch comes at a time of... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- The Hershey Company has announced its minority investments in emerging snacking businesses Fulfil Nutrition and Blue Stripes Cacao Shop. The deals are facilitated through C7 Ventures, Hershey’s venture model,... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Advancements in agri-tech and sustainable supply chain management are contributing to the narrowing of yield gaps between organic and conventional farming. Within this market, players have invested in novel solutions that... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- Australia is seeking an ambitious and comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) to drive Australian exports and economic growth, which entails the protection of 408 food and beverage items under... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Smithfield Foods, a US-based pork processing giant and wholly owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed WH Group, has launched a soy-based protein portfolio under its Pure Farmland brand. This is one of the latest examples of a... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Global ingredients and premix supplier Prinova has expanded into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market with the establishment of a subsidiary in Sydney, Australia. The subsidiary will serve customers in Australia and New Zealand,... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- In a bid to offer more portion control options for consumers, confectionery giant Mondelēz International plans to lower the calorie count of all its UK brand Cadbury’s chocolate and wider biscuit offerings –... Read More
29 Jul 2019
--- Israel-based Better Juice, Ltd., branded as the “first food-tech start-up to develop technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice,” and Brazillian producer of orange juice concentrate, Citrosuco, are... Read More
29 Jul 2019
--- Ten animal protection, consumer, environment and food NGOs have united in an open letter to urge recently-elected MEPs to drop proposals to outlaw phrases such as “vegan sausage roll” and “veggie... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- TreeHouse Foods Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the company’s Snacks Division to Atlas Holdings LLC. Atlas has agreed to pay US$90 million for the Division, subject to certain post-closing... Read More
08 Jul 2019
--- Philippine snack food and beverage company Universal Robina Corporation (URC) has partnered with German firm Intersnack Group (Intersnack) to aid larger and more efficient operations in Oceania. The deal was completed... Read More