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Amplify Snacks sees positive Q1 results due to solid SkinnyPop performance

Amplify Snack Brands has reported positive growth in the first quarter of 2017, especially driven by its SkinnyPop popcorn brand. Pic: ©iStock/BravissimoS

Amplify Snack Brands reported its performance “exceeded expectations and continued to gain momentum” for the 13 weeks ended April 1, according to Tom Ennis, president and CEO.

The demand for Western artisanal-style breads and pastries is on the increase in the East.

AB Mauri caters to China’s taste for European artisanal-style products

Several Cantonese mooncake manufacturers believe the Western market is ready for the introduction of mooncakes.

China to familiarize Western market with ‘pinyin’ baked treats

Brexit is not having as much as an effect on food prices as most people were expecting, shows IRI data. Pic: ©iStock/genkur

Sugar reduction, not Brexit, might cause UK bakery price increase: IRI analyst

More than a third of the food produced around the world globally goes to waste. Pic: ©iStock/22kay22

Too good to throw away

Manning Impex has added a range of Tao Kae Noi tempura battered seaweed snacks to its lineup.

Manning Impex ups Asian offering for UK market with seaweed snacks

Pecan Deluxe Candy has added frozen cheesecake pieces to its inclusions lineup. Pic: Pecan Deluxe Candy

Pecan Deluxe Candy adds cheesecake bits to its inclusions portfolio

Limited availability of whole grains was cited by many participants as a barrier to increased consumption. ©iStock

Taste, habits, price and availability: Why young Singaporean adults aren’t eating whole grains

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Australia finds 1/2m new weekly bread shoppers in a year

Sales for both companies were driven by emerging markets ©iStock

Emerging markets continue to drive growth for Nestlé and Unilever

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