Mondelēz International Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dirk Van de Put said he was “very encouraged” by its financial performance, after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly results as consumers stocked candies and cookies at home...
The world’s largest baking company has reported strong performance in Q3 2020, driven by better-than-expected results from its Sweet Goods category, which offset the drag from impulse items like on-to-go foods due to the pandemic.
Dean Metropoulos – punted as the man to have rescued the Hostess brand from extinction – has notified the company that he will resign as chairman of the Board of Directors at the end of 2020 to pursue other commitments.
The predictive analytics provider told BakeryandSnacks the UK savoury snacks industry stands to lose £381.1m, while the bakery sector is at risk of losing £143.4m should the government’s injunction on advertising products labelled as high in fat, sugar...
The Twinkies maker has partnered with celebrity chef George Duran and micro-influencers to create a devilishly good snacking experience to make this year’s Halloween one to remember, despite social distancing measures impacting festivities.
2 Sisters Food Group (2SFG) has thrown open the floor for bids from interested parties – which, according to media reports, include the Italian confectionery giant and the UK’s Jammie Dodgers maker – for a Fox’s Biscuits takeover.
Confectionery giant has announced a multi-year commitment planned to accelerate the company’s existing diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts, spending $1bn annually with minority- and women-owned businesses by 2024.
The 25% penalty on sweetened biscuits and waffle products exported from Germany to the United States has had a negative impact on its manufacturers, claimed the Association of the German Confectionery Industry (BDSI).
UK manufacturer pladis announced sales of biscuits grew by £66m (2.5%) - the category is now worth £2.7bn ($3.42bn) - and said it was on its way to unlocking a £264m opportunity within the coming three years.
The German confectionery industry has not been immune to the coronavirus pandemic with more than half of medium-sized companies reporting a decline in sales in the first quarter of 2020, according to research by the Federal Association of the German Confectionery...
Sales growth in most snack and nutritional bar segments – categories associated with convenience, on-the-go consumption and sports - has dropped sharply since coronavirus hit, with the biggest drops in performance nutrition (-20% in March/April), meal...
The snack manufacturer is teaming its Chips Ahoy! and Sour Patch Kids brands to host an online danceathon for American students who may have missed their much-awaited-for prom due to the coronavirus lockdown.
India’s leading biscuits and confectionery manufacturer has changed the ‘kissing couple’ logo for its iconic Kismi brand to educate people on the need for social distancing to stay safe during the pandemic crisis.
Despite the current crisis, Sealpac wants to reassure customers it continues to project manage bespoke, full line site installations, is respond to emergency call outs and can provide quotes for new orders across it product range.
The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA's) Summer Fancy Food Show, scheduled for June 28-30 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York (which has recently been turned into a makeshift hospital), is the latest major food show to be canceled due to the coronavirus...
Mondelēz International has confirmed it has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, North America’s leader in fully-finished sweet baked goods.
Determined not to let the ongoing COVID-19 crisis shelve plans, BakeryandSnacks virtually hosted the debate on snackification, originally scheduled to take place on stage at The Ingredients Show in Birmingham, UK.
Consumers around the world are self-isolating because of the coronavirus outbreak, but that doesn’t stop them from craving a delicious distraction. Here’s a selection of healthy shelf-stable snacks that are available online from smaller entrepreneurs...
The American Bakers Association (ABA) has issued a shout-out to the thousands of workers in the bakery supply chain who continue to supply safe products for citizens, despite today’s unprecedented lifestyle caused by coronavirus.
Confiserie Bosch, which makes Germany’s Wibele, sweet biscuits from the region of Swabia, has experienced rapid growth in recent years and has turned to Ishida to increase turnover, delivering a 30-fold increase.
New research from Roy Morgan reveals that nearly 90% of Australians consume packaged snacks regularly, with 28% of them falling into the ‘heavy’ category, eating seven or more items in an average week.