Burts Potato Chips has purchased specialist popcorn brand Savoury & Sweet – a move it says will help the snack company accelerate growth over the next five years.
Children should be limited to eating just two snacks of no more than 100 calories a day to cut their sugar intake, a UK health body has warned.
Happy New Year readers, I trust you all enjoyed the festive season. With many new year’s resolutions being made to make healthier choices, Public Health England (PHE) is also using the start of 2018 to urge parents to help their children make healthier choices.
EHL Ingredients predicts that vegan and gluten-free food ingredients are set to dominate menus and supermarket shelves in 2018 as consumers diversify their eating habits to suit modern lifestyles, diets and fitness, and healthy eating trends.
Since the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products in some countries, there have been numerous calls for its extension to the food and drink sector, with alcohol, confectionery, savoury snacks and sugary drinks among the categories highlighted as potential targets for plain packaging.
One of the highlights at this year’s Fi Europe & Ni (28-30 November, Frankfurt, Germany) will be the announcement of the winners of the Innovation Awards.
In response to an increasing trend for red lentils, Calbee-owned brand Yushoi is adding a new variant to its range, Barbecue Red Lentil snacks.