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Americas: Wasa’s crispbread products certified non-GMO

Seven of Wasa’s crispbread products have passed the independent verification and testing process, allowing them to bear the Non-genetically modified organisms (GMO) Project Verified...

World: Mondelez International to build US$90M biscuit plant in Bahrain

Mondelez International announced plans to invest US$90 million in building a biscuit plant in the Kingdom of Bahrain to meet rising demand in the...

Europe: Energy drink producers create healthier versions to attract UK consumers

Although energy drinks producers report record sales, a new survey by Canadean finds that more than half of energy drink consumers in the UK...

Asia Pacific: Hershey acquires 80% of Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock

The Hershey Company has completed the initial closing and acquired an 80% stake in Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (SGM), a...

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: Alliance, beverage giants partner on reducing calories in beverages

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation, has worked with representatives from American Beverage Association, The...

Europe: Premium private label drinks gaining presence in supermarkets

More private label drinks products can be found in supermarket aisles reserved for ‘premium’ name brands, a new report by Canadean finds. According to the...

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...

Asia Pacific: Chinese soft drinks companies make the mark on global markets

The value of the global soft drinks market increased by less than 2% in 2013 to US$937 billion, but the Red Bull energy drink...

Europe: RPC Superfos’s SuperLock barrier packaging solution debuts for hot, cold filling

RPC Superfos’s SuperLock barrier packaging solution is now available from RPC Containers Blackburn. The SuperLock containers combine an oxygen barrier on all surfaces with a...

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