The growth potential in the premium functional snack category on the heels of increased consumer and regulatory demand for healthy snacking is the driver behind Finnish company Raisio’s bid to acquire a UK cereal and fruit bar manufacturer.
Adding alginates or guar gum to baked goods and breakfast cereals
could be one way to increase the satiety these products provide,
allowing consumers to feel full longer, according to food
scientists at the University of Maine.
Another cooker-extruder line from UK-based APV Baker is on its way
to South America to help a long-established family cereal company
increase its production as it strives to stay ahead of the leading
APV Baker is supplying equipment to produce a wide range of
breakfast cereals at a major new plant in Germany. Food producer
Nordgetreide is opening the new facility near Saarbrucken - an
ideal location to serve the western European...
The French are among the most frequent breakfasters in Europe,
according to a recent study - but traditional tastes are changing
rapidly with cereals beginning to take considerable market share
from the less trendy crackers and biscuits....
As the global trend towards the breakdown of traditional eating
habits gathers pace, packaging innovation has become an
increasingly important aspect in bakery products, as manufacturers
seek to adapt to changing eating habits, says...
Despite repeated pledges to tackle the problem, many of the big
brand breakfast cereals on supermarket shelves in the UK still
contain excessive levels of sugar, salt and fat, according to new
research from the Consumers' Association...