Better for you snack

Olympic Gymnast and Strictly Come Dancing Champion, Louis Smith MBE, has shown his support for the launch of Yushoi Snapea Rice Sticks, a brand new snack that has been developed to provide a tasty alternative to fried crisps.


Unlock snack sales

This summer, Phileas Fogg is helping convenience and independent retailers unlock additional crisps and snacks sales by introducing its best-selling American Style Bubble Chips variant in a £1 price marked pack (PMP) format in the UK.

June 2015

Product Focus: Snacks and ready meals Ingredients: Colours and flavours Packaging: Cartoning and sleeving Processing: Lubricants and machinery maintenance

ROUND-UP: Shelf Life

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


New Ritz snacks

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

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 […]


New UK nut association

The Combined Edible Nut Trade Association and the British Peanut Council have joined together to form The Nut Association (TNA). Open to all companies involved in the supply, distribution and manufacture of nuts and allied products, TNA aims to be proactive in finding opportunities to promote nuts and to address issues which may impact the […]


New conveyor system

A new conveyor system for metal detectors has been designed to improve reliability, decrease maintenance and reduce the total cost of ownership for processors of dairy, snacks, meat, poultry, seafood, bakery and prepared foods. The Thermo Scientific Quickfit conveyor was engineered to integrate with the Thermo Scientific APEX metal detectors. Each Quickfit unit is tested […]


New protein for cooked meat

A new protein from clean label starch specialist Ulrick & Short can increase manufacturing yield whilst retaining moisture in all types of chopped and reformed meats. Complex F, which is the latest addition to the company’s Complex range, improves texture while enhancing in-process moisture retention and ensuring increased yield for cooked meat products such as […]

Direct fired fryer

Food processing equipment manufacturer FooDesign, a tna company, has launched the immerso-cook 16 direct fired fryer range. Ideal for chips, snacks, prepared foods, meat, poultry, seafood and battered and breaded products, the continuous frying system optimises production, lowers operating costs and improves environmental performance. The immerso-cook 16 range of fryers features a belt feed system […]

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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 […]