Trends, ingredients, products, packaging, equipment and formulation strategies for frozen snacks and appetizers like fillo cups, taquitos, quiche bites, soft pretzels, breaded/battered foods and other products.
AAK opens "AAKtion Lab" to help customers ideate, develop new bakery foods, chocolates and confections.
March 6, 2017
AAK has officially opened their new innovation center. The facility, named AAKtion Lab and based at their USA headquarters in Edison, New Jersey, will be the flagship application lab for the company’s co-development process.
Pagoda Asian-snacks, marketed by Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc., recently unveiled formulation updates to its Potsticker and Crab Rangoon offerings, as well as bold new sauces, to give snack-lovers everywhere a great tasting better-for-you option to keep on hand when that Asian-food craving hits at home.
Private label has come a long way from its “generic” years. Today, focuses are on premium, national-brand-better (NBB) offerings and clean eating—snack and bakery products that are part of the better-for-you category, including those that are gluten-free.
Doritos, one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, today announced the nationwide availability of its boldest nacho snack yet: Doritos Loaded, a bite-sized, triangle-shaped snack loaded with melted cheese and covered in a crispy Doritos-flavored crust.
Mistica Foods, LLC, a woman-owned protein processing and innovation company, announced a partnership with the Kellogg Company to launch ready-to-cook chicken breast bites breaded with Cheez-It original crackers.