Diversification

Thanasi boss expects more acquisitions in meat snacks space after ConAgra deal

IRI data shows premium meat snack brands have outgrown regular ones. Pic: ©iStock/bhofack2

Thanasi Foods' CEO Justin Havlick expects further M&A activity in the meat snacks category after ConAgra snapped up the Duke's maker last week. 

Ferrero said its market share is much smaller compared to leading US chocolate makers, such as Hershey and Mars.  Photo:©iStock/Authenticcreation

Ferrero USA outlook positive with Fannie May Confections acquisition - analyst

Ardent Mills has announced its support of the growing network of North American quinoa farmers. Pic: ©iStock/estivillml

Ardent Mills’ commitment to boost growth and stability of North American grown quinoa

Duke's has extended its brisket line after a successful testing launch last year. Pic: Duke's

Meat snack brand Duke’s won’t rule out veggies, CEO said

Adding the fizz of Champagne to crisps - what could be better? One of the novel products to be showcased at ife 2017. Pic: ©iStock/Romolo Tavani

Champagne crisps and Tabasco popcorn: Innovations at ife 2017

IRI said the changing shopping behavior driven by millennials have caused confectionery and snack companies to rethink their e-commerce strategies.  Photo: ©iStock/Chet_W

E-commerce the ticket to Millennial candy and snack sales: Analysts

Terry Thomas, President AAK USA, Inc. and Anne Mette Olesen, Chief Marketing Officer, AAK AB, cut the ribbon to officially open AAK’s AAKtion Lab in Edison, New Jersey.  Photo: AAK

Hershey looks to upgrade chocolate confectionery lab upon visiting AAK’s new innovation center

New Zealand's Prime Minister Bill English visits employees at Nestlé’s Auckland factory.  Photo: Nestlé New Zealand

Nestlé ramps up gluten-free production with new Auckland facility

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

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

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