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A recent consumer satisfaction survey indicates that consumers feel better about products from Sara Lee, now a Hillshire Brands company, and Quaker Oats than they did a year ago, but aren’t as crazy about Kraft Foods.
Big food makers face a big challenge in the coming year: Consumers want to eat even "smaller," not meaning eating less, but eating locally grown. People are being inspired by street vendors and the fresh veggie trend, according to research firm Culinary Visions.
The snack bar market has blossomed at twice the rate of other snack food sectors and at almost three times the rate of the overall packaged food sector during the past 10 years, says Rabobank Group’s latest report, ‘Never Eat More Than You Can Lift.’ One of the leaders of the pack in the category is Clif Bar & Co., according to the report.
Jack Link’s Beef Jerky agrees to purchase a packaged meat snack products plant in Bellevue, Neb., from Skylark Meats, LLC, a subsidiary of American Foods Group, LLC.
An ingredient presentation on non-nutritive sweeteners points to sucralose as the second most popular in tracked global product launches from 2010-2011. Acesulfame K is still number one, due to its sweetener capabilities in different applications.
For the past two decades or more, America’s businesses have been working to connect with the nation’s largest ethnic and fastest-growing demographic group: the Hispanic consumer. Unfortunately, many companies use an approach that rests more on stereotypes than it does on the realities of modern, acculturated Hispanic households.
More than ever, businesses are gearing up to help the environment, and regulators are preparing new guidelines to police them, but consumers aren’t paying as much attention if it’s going to cost more, as shoppers are resisting premium prices.
Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year.
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Written by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery editors, our Operations Weekly weekly enewsletter provides bakers and snack food manufacturers with up-to-the-minute news, ideas and industry trends.