UK consumers look for snacks that contain natural ingredients and colours, according to new research, with many avoiding crisps or nuts with additive colours.
Norbert Kijak, the Marketing Director of the Snack Akademie, answered few questions about the Snack Action Area, on iba website. What inspiration do iba visitors take home to their own businesses after a visit to the Snack Action Area? Norbert Kijak: Trade visitors can experience the potential found in well-developed snack concepts and find the right approach for their business… Read more »
Keeping confectionery and snacks in good condition over an extended shelf life is now possible by measurement of gas permeability. Tuning the vapour permeability of your packaging to your specific products can improve the shelf life and quality of a snack or confectionery. Versaperm’s permeability meters can measure food, confectionery and packaging permeability for a huge range of gasses, including… Read more »
Chaucer, a global producer of specialist food ingredients and products, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire 65 per cent of Crunchies Food Company (Crunchies), a leading US freeze dried brand. The investment is reflective of Chaucer’s increasing momentum in the rapidly growing US freeze dried market, and the expansion of its freeze dried offering… Read more »
Consumers look to healthier, better-for-you, fun snacks, while also watching prices, and grabbing more mid-day meals.
The 2014 Sweets and Snacks Expo, sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, was held May 20-22 this year at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
With world population growth shifting toward emerging markets, such as the Asia Pacific region, it’s no surprise the bakery and snack market is growing faster globally than in the US, according to the PMMI report, Bakery and Snacks—Market Assessment 2012. The shift is good news for OEMs marketing equipment to food processors in these growing markets.
As Sweets & Snacks Expo continues in Chicago, the National Confectioners Association (NCA) predicts the leading new products trends
The Baking Industry Exhibition (BIE) is working with its exhibitors and an impressive list of market leading trade bodies and associations to demonstrate the latest innovations and technologies for the bakery and snacks sectors. BIE will continue to focus on the whole range of production environments including volume production, craft baking, packaging and bake-off. A full range of technologies for… Read more »