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Alexa, can I have some organic candy and snacks? Category set to benefit from Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Industry leader predicts Whole Foods may eventually move to Amazon Go tech.  Photo: ©iStock/krblokhin

Amazon will gain deep consumer insights in impulse snacking once it seals a $13.7bn deal for Whole Foods, says an e-commerce consultant. 

China's bakery market is booming, thanks to the consumer's taste for international products as well as a stipulation for highly decorated sweet cakes.

Penchant for Western products supports China’s bakery boom, says analyst

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New product roundup May 2017: candy-flavoured pop tarts, hemp-infused snack bars and no funky stuff

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

UK TV actress Kelly Brook unveiled the world's first edible air, commissioned by Kellogg's. Pic: Pringles

Kellogg’s Pringles commissions world’s first edible cloud

Goodman Gluten Free’s baked goods enter 2,000 Ahold store bakeries

Goodman Gluten Free’s baked goods enter 2,000 stores with new Ahold deal

New products: Vegan Bars, Bean Crisps and Ready To Bake Cupcakes

New product roundup: Vegan Bars, Fava Bean Crisps and Ready To Bake Cupcakes

For a limited period, The Cornish Bakery is selling Cornish pasty easter eggs. Pic: The Cornish Bakery

The Cornish Bakery puts a meaty twist on Easter

Amazon is hoping to ship Oreos and Cheerios directly to consumers.  Photo: ©iStock/Jejim

E-commerce expert calms retailers’ fear of Amazon driving away their Oreo and Cheerios customers

In China's snack market, nuts and seeds is the largest category as the focus on health and nutrition continues to dictate, says Mintel. Pic: ©iStock/Amarita

Chinese ‘Mintropolitans’ go nuts over healthy snacking, say researchers

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