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.

Bakes for lasting fullness

DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their calorie intake overall. Five new concept ideas, each enriched with Litesse polydextrose dietary fibre and Supro soy protein, target weight conscious consumers who want to put hunger on hold. Among […]


ROUND-UP: Packaging

Here is your weekly round-up of Packaging news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com. The European beverage packaging market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.64% from 2015-2019, according to a new report from research firm Technavio In […]

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Resealable cereal is industry first

Breakfast cereal brand Honey Monster will become the first manufacturer to introduce a resealable feature to its traditional cereal carton, in response to growing consumer demand. The new packs of Honey Monster Puffs will feature a resealable red tape on the inside bag, giving consumers the confidence that their breakfast cereal will stay fresh. Honey […]

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Aspartame study findings published

The UK Food Standards Agency has published the findings of a study carried out by Hull York Medical School, determining reactions to aspartame in people who have reported symptoms in the past compared to people with no reported symptoms. The study concluded that the participants who were self-diagnosed as sensitive to aspartame showed no difference […]

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Pulse-based flours launched

Ingredion has introduced ten new pulse-based flours to enable food manufacturers and retailers to produce new food products that are highly nutritious, protein fortified and certified gluten-free. The Homecraft Pulse flours are made from faba bean, chickpea, yellow lentil or yellow pea. Available in different particle grades, the new flours have differing content levels of […]

Primary production and processing

A new department at Campden BRI is benefitting members and clients by bringing together expertise in the areas of primary production, raw materials and ingredients, and primary processing operations. Reflecting the closer integration within the supply chain, the Department of Primary Production and Processing is providing a consolidated focus for areas from cereals and animal […]

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Here is your weekly round-up of Ingredients news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com. Tapping into consumers’ desire for ‘good’ carbs and healthier snacks, the use of sprouted grains is a small but fast growing niche. Ingredion’s new natural foaming […]

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Wholegrain and fibre content tops ‘healthy cereal’ claims

Three quarters of the breakfast cereal launches recorded by Innova Market Insights over the 12 months to the end of October 2014 had a health positioning of some kind. “There is a growing interest in products featuring a more general health or multi-benefit positioning, running alongside the wide range of health benefits now associated with […]


SHELF LIFE: Weekly round-up

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com. Produced by Smithfield Foods, French’s Hot Dogs are the latest addition to the brand’s range of mustard, relishes, sauces, and salad dressings on offer in […]


New flavour

As part of its recent re-launch, kids’ cereal bar brand Harvest Cheweee has launched its first new flavour in three years – Strawberry Crush. The new flavour was launched after consumer research revealed 58 per cent of cereal bar shoppers said that new flavours would be the biggest incentive to purchase Harvest Cheweee bars more […]

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Snacking insight

New reports from TechNavio highlight market growth rates and trends set to impact the global cereal bar, savory snacks and confectionery markets.

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