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Lay's Cappuccino, Lay's Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Lay's Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger and Lay's Wavy Mango Salsa flavored potato chips were selected as finalists from the more than 14 million entries. Consumers can vote for their favorite flavor online July 28 to Oct. 18.
Packaging enhancements, a twist on shapes and ingredients and many new flavor combinations continue to win over consumers.
Snackers should celebrate. This is their year. In this issue, our annual State of the Industry report on the snack market uncovers all sorts of news on what’s trending in snacks, both from the perspective of snack manufacturers, as well as marketers, brand leaders and industry researchers.
SARV Asia presents the SNACK INDIA Conference on July 18 at India International Centre, New Delhi.
Chicago-based Hillshire Brands is buying Pinnacle Foods, maker of Duncan Hines baking mixes and frostings, Lender’s bagels, Celeste frozen pizza and many other branded products.
Family-owned Ballreich Bros., Tiffin, Ohio, has a large fan base that pines for its various potato chips as well as crispy new shoestring potato sticks, popcorn, pretzels and other snacks.
We’re always multitasking, so when you can’t decide whether to have something sweet or savory, why not have both? Consumers can, with a variety of new sweet and savory options.
Lay’s invites fans to submit their potato chip flavor ideas for the chance to win $1 million. The submission deadline is through April 5.
Stale chips? Think again. Manufacturers are finding interesting ways of keeping the chips category fresh. And flavors are really getting wild, like chocolate and coconut. Just don’t fill the bag half way.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues draft guidance for the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and foodservice operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods.