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
18 Feb 2021
--- American Key Food Products (AKFP) has launched its Organic Native Tapioca Starch, adding a versatile, clean label ingredient to its portfolio of specialized cassava-based and organic offerings. Derived from the cassava... Read More
12 Feb 2021
--- Hormel Foods Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Planters snack nut portfolio from the Kraft Heinz Company. Hormel Foods will acquire the business for US$3.35 billion in cash in a transaction... Read More
10 Feb 2021
--- Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub, SnackFutures, has launched CoLab, a start-up engagement program for early-stage, snack brands with a well-being positioning.The program has been designed to drive... Read More
27 Jan 2021
--- Beyond Meat and PepsiCo have linked up in a significant move that will create and scale up an array of plant-based selections for the snacks and drinks aisles. The meat alternatives player and beverage giant have coined... Read More
25 Jan 2021
--- KIND Snacks Founder Daniel Lubetzky has invested in Quevos, a brand of flavorful snacks whose star ingredient is egg whites. Lubetzky will partner with Quevos founders Nick Hamburger and Zack Schreier to deliver the... Read More
18 Jan 2021
--- Provenance, sustainable sourcing and packaging are among the stand-out themes spotlighted by Innova Market Insights for the sweets and snacks categories. Further developments are impacting the sweets and snacks sectors this... Read More
07 Jan 2021
--- With consumers prioritizing their health, the Almond Board of California (ABC) says almonds can help manufacturers address evolving demands for clean label, healthy and versatile ingredients from sustainable supply chains.... Read More