Items Tagged with 'snack foods'


New publisher, chief editor join SF&WB

Effective immediately, Chris Luke assumes the role of publisher of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, and Douglas J. Peckenpaugh takes on the responsibilities of chief editor.

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Vote on Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Top 10 Products of 2014—so far!

We’re only halfway through the year, but we’ve uncovered so many interesting new snack and bakery products already that we can’t wait to share our favorites with you.

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SARV Asia organizes global snack food conference in India

SARV Asia presents the SNACK INDIA Conference on July 18 at India International Centre, New Delhi.

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Kellogg Co.’s board of directors elects new chairman

Kellogg Co. president and CEO John A. Bryant will succeed James M. Jenness as Kellogg Co. chairman, effective July 1.
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Hillshire Brands to buy Van’s Natural Foods for $165 million

Hillshire Brands Co. agrees to acquire Van’s Natural Foods from private equity firm Catterton Partners for $165 million. The purchase would broaden Hillshire’s portfolio of frozen food products and extend the company’s reach into gluten-free products, cereal and snack categories.

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Shearer's purchases Medallion Foods from ConAgra

Shearer’s Foods, owned by Toronto-based Wind Point Partners, acquires the assets of Medallion Foods from Omaha, Neb.-based ConAgra Foods for $33.5 million. Medallion Foods produces value- and private-label, corn-based snack foods, including tortilla chips, corn chips and extruded corn products. ConAgra bought Medallion Foods as part of its purchase of Ralcorp Holdings Inc. in early 2013.

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Editor's Note

Read us on your smartphones

With March, the winds of change are here, and bakers and snack food companies may get the urge to make some updates to their operations, and do a little spring cleaning. One thing already budding in this issue is an unusual production process for bread. 

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Doritos Locos Tacos Tortilla Chips hit the snack aisle

Frito-Lay’s Doritos brand partners with Taco Bell to bring two Doritos Locos Tacos (DLT) Tortilla Chips varieties to grocers’ snack aisles for a limited time.

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Kraft beefs up snacks in China’s market

Kraft Foods wants more of China’s snack food market so will try to accommodate more of the country’s local tastes with things like birthday-cake-flavored cookies, beef stew-flavored crackers and other flavors unusual to Americans in hopes of bumping up its trailing position with the world’s largest group of snackers.

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Celebrate 100 Years with Us

Agnetha Faltskog once said that, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it, without a sense of ironic futility…” Otto von Bismarck has said, “The main thing is to make history, not to write it.” We certainly can’t pretend to know the past of baking or snack food manufacturing. But with April marking the 100th anniversary of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, we cannot help but revisit some of the amazing past in these fascinating markets of ours.
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July State of the Industry Report: Snacks

Take a look at the newest Live from the Production Floor gallery - July 2012. To see past galleries take a look at our archives below!



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2014 Bakery of the Year: Capistrano's Wholesale Bakery, Phoenix AZ

Here’s a look at Capistrano’s Bakery, our 2014 Bakery of the Year.

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Food Plant of the Future: The Future of Wastewater Management

Available On-Demand Effective management of wastewater is becoming increasingly critical to food and beverage processors as the cost for incoming water increases...

National Pizza Month

October is National Pizza Month! Where do you go to grab a slice (or two) of your favorite pie?
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Organic Production and Food Quality: A Down to Earth Analysis

Effects of Organic Production on Food Quality is the first comprehensive book on how organic production methods influence the safety and quality of foods, based on an unbiased assessment of the latest scientific findings.  The title is a 'must-have' for everyone working within the food industry.

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