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Crisps for curry lovers

Northern Ireland’s Tayto Crisps has launched a new curry flavour – Ruby Murray Curry Rough Cut crisps.

New Ritz snacks

Savoury biscuit brand Ritz is launching Ritz Crisp & Thin, aimed at the growing demand for savoury snacks in the UK.

Gluten-free granola

Granola brand Lizi’s is launching a gluten-free version of its original granola, catering to consumers suffering from coeliac disease, gluten intolerance or those simply living a gluten-free lifestyle.

Results of DSM omega-3 survey

The number of people using omega-3 supplements has increased in certain European countries, according to a new study by DSM. The 2015 Global Consumer Usage & Attitude Study surveyed 11,000 shoppers across ten global markets, and provides insights to enable brand owners to tailor product messaging and reach specific target groups. Compared to a similar […]

Warburtons opens £20 million plant

Warburtons today opened its new, dedicated £20 million bakery in Burnley, UK to produce its growing range of sandwich alternatives. With capacity to bake up to 34,000 of its Wraps and Thins products per hour, the sheet and cut line has been built in response to increasing demand for new bakery products. The company was […]

Robot wars

Last week I visited ABB Robotics’ UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, UK, where the company was holding a week long event coined Engineering an Automation Nation.

Soft drinks calories cut 7%

Calories across the soft drinks category are down by 7.3% over the last three years, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. The data shows that calories and sugars from soft drinks are falling faster than in any other food and drink category, with calories down 7.3% and sugar down 8.3% since April 2012. The […]

Wheatgrass gaining ground

Wheatgrass is rapidly emerging as a health ingredient in the mainstream food and drinks market, finds Innova Market Insights. It has long been available in health food stores and specialist outlets, but is now increasingly being used in supplements and food and drink products. This is often occurring in combination with other components with a […]

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