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‘Smoked’ and ‘burnt’ among flavors driving snacks: Mintel

Smoked and burnt flavors are trending in the salty snack category, according to Mintel. Pic: ©iStock/AVNphotolab/etiennevoss

The more unusual the flavor, the more likely a snack producer will capture another consumer. According to Marcia Mogelonsky, Mintel’s director of Insight, exotic flavors drive the purchasing of a snack more than anything else.

Mondelēz has launched an Oreo cookie with a brownie batter center in the UK. Pic: Mondelēz

Mondelēz launches Oreo Choc’O Brownie in UK

Ron Shaich, founder, CEO and chairman of Panera Bread has published a letter to his employees on Twitter criticizing President Trump's failure to condum the 'alt-right' groups behind the Charlottesville rally. Pic: Panera Bread

Panera Bread founder takes a stand against hate

Premium Brands - producer of Piller's meat snacks - posted record results for the second quarter of 2017. Pic: ©iStock/Kuvona

Premium Brands posts record Q2 sales in drive to become 'North America’s leading specialty food company’: CEO

Target has joined the list of retailers and manufacturers who have made the pledge to remove artificial ingredients and preservatives from kiddie's foods. Pic: ©iStock/Sinenkiy

Target pledges zero artificial ingredients for own-brands aimed at kids

Millennials want an immediate hit of aroma upon opening the packet that will identify the provenance of the snack. Pic: ©iStock/HASLOO

Millennials want to smell the source of their savory snacks, says Kerry

pladis is adding a bit of magic to Christmas this year with its million pound Merry Biscuits Everyone campaign. Pic: pladis

pladis unveils £1.3m Christmas 2017 campaign that unites McVitie’s, Jacob’s and Carr’s

Triscuit is rolling out its range of crackers that have been Non-GMO Project Verified across the US and Canada. Pic: Triscuit

Mondelēz’ Triscuit transitions to non-GMO across entire portfolio

Kellogg has confirmed some of its cereals contain gelatin derived from beef.  Pic: ©iStock/bagwold

Hindu leader seeks Kellogg's CEO's resignation for beef-containing cereals

Brumau has been harvesting peanuts since 1989 and, today, is Brazil's largest edible peanut and peanut oil processor. Pic: ©iStock/wilaiwanphoto

Brazilian peanut processor Brumau courts European markets

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