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Next step: Mondelēz to cut sugar, salt, sat fat and artificial ingredients in power brands

Mondelēz meets target for a quarter of revenues to come from ‘Better Choices’ products (example pictured) three years early. Now it will reformulate power brands with less sugar, salt, saturated fat and simpler ingredients. Photo: MDLZ

Cadbury owner Mondelēz International plans to renovate its power brands with simpler ingredients and improved nutrition after meeting some of its well-being targets early.

Despite the negative image that bread has, it is still rising to the occasion in the US. Pic: ©iStock/Tverdohlib

The top 10 US bread suppliers in 2017: Rising sales for Aryzta, Bimbo and Flowers

goodnessKNOWS how the top 10 UK snack bar brands will handle the launch of Mar's debut in the healthy snacking sector. Pic: Mars

Top 10 UK snack bar brands: goodnessKNOWS how Mars’ debut will change the playing field

Tariff reductions in NAFTA coincided with a 41.6 kcal per capita daily increase in the supply of caloric sweeteners including HFCS in Canada.  Photo: ©iStock/Darwel

Research links NAFTA to Canada’s increasing obesity and diabetes rates

General Mills' CEO Jeff Harmening said the company will focus on driving growth in cereals, yogurts, NPDs and e-commerce to revert its fortunes in 2018. Pic: ©DepositPhotos/jetcityimage2

General Mills prioritizes cereal growth for fiscal 2018

PepsiCo has increased its portfolio of everyday-nutrition premium snacks like Lay's Poppables, which has helped increase Q2 2017 sales. Pic: PepsiCo

PepsiCo sales boosted by pricier ‘guilt-free’ premium snacks

Mintel said protein and fibers can help bread manufacturers attract health-focused consumers. Pic: ©iStock/lolostock

Bread makers could still target health-focused consumers despite carb fears: Mintel

General Mills has announced its line-up of summer 2017 product launches around the world. Pic: General Mills

General Mills summer 2017 line-up meets global demand for simplicity

Snacking is no longer entirely indulgent, but part of a balanced diet. Pic: ©DepositPhotos/marilyna

Snack makers moving beyond pure indulgence to functionality, says European Snacks Association

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Flour outbreak was first time non-O157 STEC infections identified in Canada

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