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.
Six key characteristics indicate the future of Italy’s bakery, confectionery and gelato sectors – quality, innovation, expertise, design, passion and last, but not least, Italian spirit – all evident at Sigep, held in Rimini last month.
Gato & Co plant-based start-up has launched a 'Cookies N Cream' range as a modern twist on classic cookie sandwiches, available in Boots retail shops in the UK, with more stockists to follow from Spring 2020.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently added glucomannan to the existing list of isolated or synthetic non-digestible carbohydrates that it intends to propose to be added to the definition of dietary fibre.
The old adage of 'eating with your eyes' remains true, confirmed by research that has demonstrated that, by changing the surface texture of a snack, food producers could alter a consumer’s perception of its tastiness and the likelihood of purchasing...
Mondelēz International has named Minsok Pak as the company's new executive vice president, chief strategy, and transformation officer in charge of mergers and acquisitions, new business strategy, and digital transformation initiatives.
Stora Enso has partnered with HS Manufacturing Group (HSMG), which makes plant-based barrier coatings, to develop formed fiber products, using HSMG’s Protēan technology for food contact packaging applications.