All news articles for January 2018

How defensible is the SMASHMALLOW brand?

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How defensible is the SMASHMALLOW brand?

By Elaine Watson

The proposition is deceptively simple. Take marshmallows - a product Americans can typically find in large clear bags in the baking ingredients category – add some gourmet flavors and a cleaner label, put them in a re-sealable pack and create a new usage...

Duravant to acquire Key Technology. Pic: Duravant

Duravant to acquire Key Technology for $175m

By Jenny Eagle

Duravant has signed an agreement to acquire Key Technology, which designs and manufactures digital sorting, inspection, conveying and processing equipment.

Bars 4.0: the bar of the future. Photo: Bosch.

The future of bars is functional

By Josua Schwab

‘Healthy snacks, including a wide range of bars, are flying off the shelves. As a consequence of functional ingredients, snack bars are being revamped as version 2.0.