Will the free-range egg industry crack under the strain of avian flu?

Will the food industry using free-range eggs crack under the strain of EU marketing regulations? Pic: ©iStock/renzzo

The global spread of the highly pathogenic avian flu (HPAI) has set the cat among the pigeons in the free-range egg industry.

Kettle Chips' MD believes the better-for-you concept and clean label will become entrenched in snacks in the short-term. Pic: Kettle Foods

Kettle Chips ventures out of UK and to new snack territory with Snyder’s-Lance

Because pea protein crisps are non-GMO, gluten-free, 100% vegan and Kosher, food producers will be able to make clean label claims. Pic: PGPI

Pea protein crisps add health kick to cereals and snacks, claims PGPI

Coffee Flour's CEO said the product is able to block some of the bitter agents found in chocolate. Pic: Coffee Flour

Coffee Flour expands footprint into chocolate and baking categories

SqueezyStraw applications. Picture: The Barton Group.

SqueezyStraw stand up pouch expands into beverages and desserts

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Innovative clear packaging helps secure consumer attention, finds research

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Innovative clear packaging helps secure consumer attention, finds research

Retail & Shopper Insights

Sweet baked goods, particularly biscuits and cookies, are very popular in South Africa, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Pic: DuPont

Africa and Middle East love sweet bakes, but want sugar reduction: DuPont

Design students went back in time to find inspiration for new product and packaging ideas. Pic: ©iStock/OcusFocus

Interactive packs: Design students encourage you to play with your food

The easy format of the FUEL10K Porridge Pots is appealing to the younger set who usually skip breakfast. Pic: FUEL10K

‘Easy format’: Fuel10K Porridge Pots taps on-the-go breakfast trend

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Industry Voices

Following Brexit, how closely will UK regulatory officials work with companies within its own borders to lessen the risks? Pic: ©iStock/NicoElNino

The Brexit effect on food safety regulations

It's about preparation and it will serve food manufacturers well if they know in advance how they are placed to protect themselves and their reputation. Pic: ©iStock/Cacaroot

Prevention is better than cure for bakery recalls

If you keep quiet or try to cover up a product recall, others will most often think you have something to hide. Pic: ©iStock/Nastco

How to avoid a PR crisis in five easy steps

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Processing & Packaging

Bosch has lauched a microsite for different pack types. Picture: Bosch.

Bosch launches packaging microsite for confectionery, bakery and snack producers

The tna team celebrating its 35th anniversary. Pic: tna

tna looks back on the evolution of the snack industry as it celebrates 35th anniversary

Dried foodstuffs require a treatment that is vigorous yet gentle enough not to damage the delicate plant proteins. Pic: Kreyenborg

Kreyenborg introduces infrared germ reduction technology

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Children's sugar intake equivalent to five doughnuts a day: Obesity Health Alliance

ABB makes robots for the snack industry, among others. Pic: ABB

ABB launches investigation after misappropriation of funds

Turkish flour miller and grain trader Ulusoy Un gets cash injection from global finance houses. Pic: ©iStock/ivanmateev

JV funding gives Turkish flour producer Ulusoy Un a boost

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Regulation & Safety

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Nestlé baby biscuits exceed EU benchmark levels for acrylamide: French survey

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Acrylamide needs to be regulated at the source, says expert

Fortification is a cost-effective and reliable means of reducing micronutrient malnutrition, says FSSAI. ©iStock

Expert panel established to drive forward India's national fortification plan

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Manufacturers

Haldiram's posts positive growth in 2016 for its traditional Indian snack portfolio. Pic: ©iStock/subodsathe

Indian snack maker Haldiram’s posts positive 2016 growth

Mondelēz views the launch of its new savory biscuit brand, Véa, will drive the company's growth to become the global leader in well-being snacks. Pic:Mondelēz

Mondelēz names 2017 ‘Year of Well-being and Innovation’ with launch of Véa snacks

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Trailblazers: Sustainable hummus, barista-style superfood tea & healthy noodles win innovation award

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Ingredients

Danisco cleared to release five bakery enzymes by Indonesian regulator

Danisco cleared to release five bakery enzymes by Indonesian regulator

PaPis savory snack bars are healthy and nutritious, made from a base of pea protein crisps and natural 'clean' ingredients.

Ex-flight attendant creates PaPis pea protein snacks for business class passengers

AGRANA Fruit has purchased Argentinian company Main Process, which prepares fruit for yogurt and ice cream.

AGRANA Fruit acquires Argentinian company Main Process

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R&D

PepsiCo's "guilt-free" products now account for 45% of the company's revenue.

PepsiCo profits benefit from ‘guilt-free’ snacks

New strains of wheat rust were found in numerous regions across the world last year. Pic: ©iStock/Volokhatiuk

Rust continues to damage world wheat supplies

'Prime Lyfe 175A' is a high protein yeast for enhancing

Lallemand touts high protein yeast extract for meat alternatives

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Commodities

Worldwide inventories of cereals forecast that cereal production will reach an all-time record level by the end of seasons in 2017. Pic: ©iStock/lisaaMC

World cereal prices rise, despite all-time high stocks

Real Good Food saw positive growth leading up to the Christmas period, despite Brexit and the increase in butter prices. Pic: ©iStock/Kate Smirnova

Real Good Food grows 8% in Q3 in face of Brexit

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From farm to fork: How much do you know about where Europe's food comes from?

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Snacking Innovation Summit trend-watching: Mini-meals, tapas-style eating, and hero SKUs

Mondelēz views the launch of its new savory biscuit brand, Véa, will drive the company's growth to become the global leader in well-being snacks. Pic:Mondelēz

Mondelēz names 2017 ‘Year of Well-being and Innovation’ with launch of Véa snacks

PepsiCo's "guilt-free" products now account for 45% of the company's revenue.

PepsiCo profits benefit from ‘guilt-free’ snacks

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