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Europe: Ireland’s lunch crowd bodes well for FMCG companies, finds survey

Shorter lunch times mean that one out of five Irish consumers skip on lunch almost every day, finds a consumer survey by Canadean. However, this...

Americas: Tostitos Rolls! tortilla chips launched to add fun to snacking

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division has launched Tostitos Rolls! tortilla chips that each has a tube-like shape and hearty crunch for dipping and dunking with dips...

World: Frozen foods market to grow to US$261.50B in 2015, says report

The global frozen food market is expected to grow from $218.41 billion in 2010 to US$261.50 billion in 2015 at an estimated compound annual...

Europe: Scientists, Danone find effects of probiotics in the gut

Scientists from Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) and Danone Nutricia Research have shown the effect of a fermented milk product containing probiotics...

Americas: Consumer demand for refrigerated meat, meals remain strong, finds report

More branded refrigerated meals and meats are offering convenience, health, and creativity or originality in terms of flavors and ingredients, according to a Packaged...

Europe: Crisp Sensation’s licensee launches crispy, oven-baked products with crumb coating

Crisp Sensation Holding says its licensee Royaan has launched the first products made with its crumb coating. The Dutch snack manufacturer has introduced a range...

Americas: Ice cream distributor reports 99.8% picking accuracy after using voice management solution

Voice application company Voxware says Mt. Pleasant Ice Cream, a 20-year distributor of ice cream, frozen yogurt, toppings, and paper products, has improved picking...

World: Consumers snack with health, functionality in mind, says Nielsen survey

Globally, consumers spent US$374 billion on snack foods annually between 2013 and 2014, a year-over-year increase of 2%, according to a Nielsen report. While Europe...

Asia Pacific: Quaker Oats launches instant porridge in the Philippines

Quaker Oats, a division of PepsiCo, has launched Quaker Instant Oats Caldo, a range of instant porridge products across the Philippines. Quaker Instant Oats Caldo...

Americas: Capture consumers’ hearts with familiar, natural ingredients in packaged foods, Mintel tells FNI

A Mintel research finds that more consumers in the US eat with their eyes, not their stomachs—as about 38% of adults agree that if a...

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