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Though breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, you wouldn’t know it by the way many people bypass it. Now, it’s becoming easier to eat on-the-run as more bakers and breakfast food manufacturers add grab-and-go products to their offerings.
Nevada-based Nature’s Bakery, a maker of fig bars, has made a $4.1 million bid to acquire Theodoro Baking Co. in Hazelwood, Mo.
Back to Nature Foods Co., a portfolio company of Brynwood Partners VI L.P., acquires Mondelez Global’s SnackWell’s cookies and snacks business.
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.