Special Reports

Making the list

November 12, 2012
The baking and snack food industries have been rife with acquisitions, mergers, spinoffs and other activities this year. So much so, that it’s sometimes difficult to tell who the major players are. Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Top Bakers and Top Snack Manufacturers lists help put it all into perspective. 


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Product launches containing natural sweeteners triple

September 28, 2012

The number of product launches tracked by Innova Market Insights so far in 2012 containing one or more natural sweeteners including agave syrup/nectar, palm sugar, Stevia and monk fruit has more than tripled compared to the same time frame in 2009.


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Peanut butter recall grows to 76 products on salmonella fears

September 28, 2012

More peanut butter manufacturers are recalling products. The recalls started with a salmonella-linked product sold at Trader Joe’s and have been expanded to dozens of peanut, cashew and almond butters, according to producer Sunland Inc.


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TIA names 2012 Hall of Fame recipients

September 14, 2012

Tortilla Industry Association, Arlington, Va., names Helen Chavez-Hansen of La Tapatia Tortilleria and Eugene Suarez Sr. of Abuelita Mexican Foods to its 2012 Hall of Fame at its 23rd Annual Convention & Trade Exposition at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Sept. 10-11.


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PACK EXPO 2012

September 10, 2012
For four full days, PACK EXPO International 2012 brings together more than 46,000 buyers from all over the globe and 1,800-plus leading suppliers, showcasing state-of-the art materials, machinery and methods for packaging and processing in every market. 


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Flexible Packaging Association issues U.S. industry report

August 1, 2012

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) releases its 2012 report on industry converters, suppliers, investors and analysts with insight into the performance of the U.S. flexible packaging industry over the past year. The information also examines materials and processes, end uses, structure and consolidation, imports, trends and more.


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The ‘snackscape’ in Brazil

July 20, 2012

Brazil is a sizzling-hot topic these days, especially where consumer packaged goods (CPG) are concerned. CPG companies are eyeing Brazil as a key portal for future growth opportunities. But to tap into market opportunities, what will it take to launch successful food and beverage products there?


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State of the Industry Report—Nuts: Snacks to Go

Nutritious, delicious and portable, snack nuts and trail mixes continue to provide sports spectators and on-the-go consumers with better-for-you, between-meal treats.
July 19, 2012
Like Olympic triathletes, snack nuts are able to compete with other edible treats on several levels and come out on top. They’re nutritious (good sources of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals), versatile (usable in endless applications or consumed by themselves) and flavorful (plain or seasoned). No wonder more consumers are incorporating them into their diets.
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State of the Industry Report—Jerky: Meaty Considerations

Jerky manufacturers are concentrating more on all-natural ingredients and intriguing new flavors to meet consumer demand for healthier, better-tasting products and to attract new customers.
July 19, 2012
When it comes to the Olympics, most people prefer some sports over others. The same holds true for consumers when it comes to snack foods.
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State of the Industry Report—Snacks: Pursuing the Perfect Pretzel

More nutritious ingredients and innovative designs make pretzels—an already better-for-you salty snack—even better.
July 17, 2012
Pretzels have been around for more than a thousand years, originating in southern Europe around 610 A.D., according to historians. Today, crispy, hard pretzels are consumed by people in many of the countries represented at the 2012 Olympics.
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New chips off the old block

Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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