2022-09-24 06:43:12 By : Ms. Sophie Liu

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Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed a plug and play solution – meaning it can be used as is or within a recipe – to helps snack producers create bars with a high protein content in every layer.

To mark the milestone, the French bakery manufacturer is looking back at the French patisseries that are as exciting today as they were when they were first created a decade ago.

The Danish emulsifier specialist will be revealing the secrets of its bakery emulsifiers at IBIE 2022, which can help bakers snap spiralling costs by reducing the egg content of cake recipes.

31-Aug-2022 By Nurul Ain Razali

The Asian plant-based protein start-up scene is geared to grow 25% by 2025 as more Asians look into flexitarian diets and firms region-wide strive to develop products better suited to their palate.

War, drought, swine fever and virus-related labour shortages – notwithstanding the increasing demand from the biofuel industry – have placed immense pressure on the edible oils industry, resulting in a much decreased supply and soaring prices around the...

Cakes are expected to reach greater heights than ever before as Brits seek solace, enjoyment and added value during the bleaker winter months – especially in this hard inflationary environment – but bakers must not take their eye off the all-pervading...

Drive-thru diners at two of Panera Bread café in greater Rochester, NY, will be greeted by a proprietary voice ordering AI tech called Tori, which has been developed by OpenCity to maximise efficiency and increase speed of orders.

Grupo Bimbo’s sustainably baked Supán & OroWeat 100% Whole Grain Organic Bread, Dawn Foods’ Women’s Leadership Development Programme and Apex Motion Control’s Baker-Bot are among the raft of recipients to receive the coveted Best in Baking Awards...

Food and beverage brands making oat-based products could stand to capitalise from the results of a new Australian study showing significant potential for oats to be included into more diets, including gluten-free.

Sustainable nutrition brand Huel will continue to create plant-rich solutions to meet evolving consumer needs and improve sustainable credentials as part of key development targets, according to Lee Boakes, Head of NPD & Innovation.

Doritos is sending fans on the hunt for triangles; Kellogg's is encouraging time-poor and cash-strapped families to dine on breakfast cereals; and GoGo squeeZ is on a mission to be a beacon of nurture to support kids of all ages.

PepsiCo Brazil has agreed to sell a batch of cookie and cracker brands, two local factories and their 800-strong workforce to the Brazilian food manufacturer for $29.8m; Camil Alimentos SA’s latest bolt-on in a year studded with acquisitions to enter...

The EU’s proposed directive on corporate sustainability due diligence promises a level playing field for big food and beverage companies already implementing due diligence procedures, FoodNavigator hears.

The global gut health is variously estimated at around €15-30 billion and predicted to grow by around 8% annually at least to the end of the decade, but what are the opportunities and hurdles for companies wanting to win in it?

Aligned to parent company Sysco’s programme to decarbonise Britain’s largest foodservice fleet, Brakes and sister concern Sysco Speciality Group are rolling out deliveries in electric vehicles.

Driven by consumer perception and political pressure – especially as climate change makes itself felt like it has never done so before – the biggest trends in the packaging industry today revolve around a circular economy.

The implementation of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations in the UK has been delayed until 2024, but packaging data specialist Ecoveritas is cautioning producers to not be complacent and to start making plans now.

Cama North America is debuting its next evolution of its augmented reality (AR) tech at this year’s IBIE (International Baking Industry Exposition), to be held in Las Vegas, US, from 17-21 September.

With distribution and household penetration doubling in the past year alone, refrigerated Greek yoghurt bar producer Clio Snacks believes it is well placed to make a real dent in the $135bn handheld bar category, particularly as the pandemic and inflationary...

The UK-based manufacturer has joined the growing number of big food producers – including Mondelez, Nestle, retailers Tesco and Aldi and foodservice operators Compass Group and Sodexo, among others – that have pledged to use 100% cage-free eggs across...

With vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian (occasionally ditching meat) lifestyles becoming part of everyday life, GoodMills Innovation has launched a wheat protein-based vegan-snack-mix that will add a meaty boost to bakery and snack fillings.

24-Aug-2022 By Nurul Ain Razali

Turkey’s newest edible oil brand SUNKOY is targeting a 10% stake in the country’s oil exports by 2023, despite facing speed bumps from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.

The meal kit company has launched its Green Chef brand in the Netherlands after spotting strong interest in special diets among consumers in the country.

The announcement by Koelnmesse, organisers of the ISM sweets and snacks trade fair, that it is moving the event to April next year appears to be paying off, having recorded high levels of interest from the confectionery industry.

The UK snack producer is ramping up efforts to slash plastic packaging across its brands, with an additional 25% reduction for its premium potato chip Tyrrells range, with new packs rolling out on supermarket shelves this month.

The UK bakery manufacturer is again providing funding for training for more health care workers in 2022/23, a programme that started at the outbreak of the pandemic in 2021.

Kitsby café and culinary kit company is encouraging Americans to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Ruffles has signed up four-time WNBA All-Star A’ja Wilson to champion women in sports, Kellogg’s is gearing up for Halloween with its most shocking cereal...

Flavour localisation is a crucial strategy for healthy snacking brands to win over Asian consumers’ ‘sophisticated tastebuds’, according to Vietnam’s Lecka, which is rapidly expanding across the region.

A micronutrient bar first developed by renowned researcher Dr Bruce Ames, PhD, has reached widespread commercialization via a partnership with the Kroger Co.

A European-African project is investigating the potential for local crops to improve the nutritional profile of gluten-free crackers in Africa.

A recent study into the carbon emissions in producing its Samai snacks provided surprising results for Santo Domingo-based Exotic Blends – coming out with a carbon negative status.

Ingredion explores how producers can deliver on taste, texture and nutrition while proactively providing front-of-pack labels like the EU’s Nutri-Score, and within parameters of the UK’s soon-to-be implemented HFSS (high in fat, sugar and salt) initiative.

Wheat is one of the most important grains in delivering basic nutrition globally. However, supply is inadequate. We hear from Senthold Asseng, Professor of Digital Agriculture at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), to learn more about the work an...

Toy maker Mattel Inc – which owns the Barbie doll brand – said it never gave the hip-hop-themed snack producer permission to use its trademark, citing a false association with the brand, which would cause customer confusion, especially as it sells its...

Disruptor brand Punk’d Protein is set to revolutionise the British snacking market with a range of snacking bars, flapjacks and cookies that offers natural ingredients with a healthy dose of added protein.

The UK-based supplier of breads and baked treats – formerly CSM Bakery Solutions – has added an office in Poland to its expanding footprint, already operating across 12 sites in seven countries.

EIT Food has launched its latest Europe-wide Open Innovation Call for pioneering tech responses to the biggest challenges in the agrifood sector, such as better-for-you snacks and a net zero footprint.

On Twitter, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (aka Snoop Dog) announced the imminent release of his latest hit – a gluten-free multigrain cereal touted to have ‘more corn, more flavour and more marshmallows, that’s what separated (sic) us from the rest. If...

Fresh data from Mintel shows that consumers have become more concerned over the availability of food and water and the impact of climate change over the past year. Looking to 2023, resource efficiency – including how they spend their own money – will...

Shareholders of the craft bakery sector in England, Wales and Northern Ireland can access facilities from expert advice on HR, health and food safety to discounted online training on the Craft Bakers Association’s new website.

Thai silk pupae firm Kokoonic is marketing its new high-protein, low-sodium savoury snack range Eri Rocket as the ‘Snack of the Generation’, believing it can draw in health-focused and sustainability-seeking consumers.

With heart disease a leading cause of death around the world and the overconsumption of salt the biggest culprit, MicroSalt is on a mission to promote healthier snacking habits and has patented a breakthrough tech that delivers full-flavour potato chips,...

Chicago Town claims fruit is now one of the UK’s go-to pizza toppings, and not just pineapple.

With Brits devouring more than four billion toasties a year, Country Choice has introduced bake-in-pack toasties for foodservice operators; the sharp tang of dill pickle blends perfectly with Wenzel’s naturally handcrafted smoked meat sticks; and Boundless...

Naturipe Farms reports its propriety jumbo blueberries – grown in Michigan, the Pacific Northwest and Peru – are practically flying off the shelf.

The East London, UK, micro bakery has opened a second site to accommodate a growing demand for ‘simple, honest and no fuss’ baked goods.

Growing Kent & Medway – a research, innovation and enterprise cluster – has launched a Business Innovation Voucher scheme, providing 75% funding towards projects with leading research organisations.

Safe Food Advocacy Europe has long been campaigning for an official definition of the term ‘natural’. Yet not all industry players are on board, we are told. How could a legal definition benefit both consumers and the planet?

Rapid growth in online sales of plant-based food products during the lockdown period supported industry growth in the global vegan snacks market size a new study has revealed.

Israeli paediatric nutrition specialist Nutritional Growth Solutions (NGS) aims to address a disturbing trend among South Korean kids in skipping breakfast, eating fast foods that are high in fat, and consuming too many sugary drinks with the rollout...