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Minneapolis-based General Mills says that, since 2005, it has improved the health profile of 73% of its U.S. Retail sales volume. The company’s Baking and Snack platforms include such brands as Betty Crocker, Fiber One, Food Should Taste Good, Lärabar and Pillsbury.
Eating has never been easier. Bars are everywhere. They’re eating up the competition. Snack bars, cookie bars, gluten-free, sugar-free, kids’ bars, granola bars and others. But what’s really inside the wrapping?
Cargill announces the findings of its proprietary Gatekeeper Purchase Drivers Study at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas.
B&G Foods Inc. acquires Rickland Orchards from Natural Instincts LLC. Rickland Orchards’ Jason Cohen and Michael Sands join B&G Foods as executive vice president of club channel and vice president of product innovation, respectively.
Tim Quinn of Mars Chocolate North America will again chair the National Confectioners Association’s (NCA) 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo, which will be held May 20-22 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Food redistributor Dot Foods partners with Clif Bar & Co. to carry the company’s full line of snack products.
With more than 50% of the votes, Nonni’s Salted Caramel Biscotti is the winner of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Best New Snack & Bakery Products of 2012. Coming in second and third, respectively, are BIGS Hidden Valley Ranch Sunflower Seeds and Sister Schubert’s Sweet Hawaiian Rolls.