Tayto, Mr Porky and Jonathan Crisp snacks maker Tayto Group is aggressively expanding into the British vending sector, with the current acquisition of West Country. Pic: Tayto Group

Irish chip maker Tayto Group cements foray in British vending sector with West Country acquisition

Kopper's Chocolate will debut a brand new booth this year at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York.  Photo: Nuts.com

Nuts.com acquires Kopper’s Chocolate in multimillion-dollar deal

The growth the US nuts, seeds and trail mix category set to surpass that of the savory biscuits category.  Photo: iStock/tomku

Nuts, seeds and trail mixes set to outperform savory biscuits in the US

Hostess plans to continue focusing on penetrating several new product categories in the future. Pic: Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands plans to penetrate new categories under direction of new CCO

By 2025, the go-top snack food will be bugs, says Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo's CEO. The snack and beverage giant is calling for novel protein ideas. Pic: ©iStock/mrorange002

Bugs are big business for tomorrow’s snacks, says PepsiCo; calls for ideas

pladis and JD.com have joined forces to introduce a range of international snacks on the Chinese market. Pic: pladis

Snack major pladis teams up with Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

ADM to open flour mill in Mendota, Illinois. Pic: ADM.

ADM to open flour mill in response to bakers’ demand for flour

That's How We Roll acquired ParmCrisps last year to expand its high-protein snacks portfolio. Pic: That's How We Roll

ParmCrisps new packaging highlights 100% cheese protein content

Among the snack trends Innova identified for 2017 is a hunger for snacks that come from 'real food items'. Pic: Lay's

Innova Market Insights identifies hybrid and "moment-centric" snack trends

SkinnyPop's pop-up boxes have been designed by Amplify Snacks to lessen consumers' concern about chemicals.

Amplify Snacks launches new SkinnyPop flavors in chemical-free pop-up boxes

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