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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...

Europe: Südzucker wheat starch factory opens in Germany

Südzucker has completed 18-month long construction of a wheat starch factory at its combined site in Zeitz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. The plant will be commissioned after...

Europe: Thailand’s CPF buys stake in poultry processor

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has signed a cooperation agreements with SuperDrob Capital Group for 38% of interest in SuperDrob for €49.50 million (US$52.16 million). SuperDrob...

Europe: Free-from pasta products on the rise

Consumers shopping habits are evolving more and more towards free-form and healthy food options, including ready meals with pasta as well as frozen pasta...

Americas: Product innovation and variety abounds in rice and corn, report

New and emerging culinary trends in restaurants across America indicate that there’s still plenty of innovation left for 'new' ancient grains such as rice...

World: Convenience foods transform packaging industry, says report

The global food and beverages market is expected to reach US$5.77 trillion by 2017, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) 5.02%. As...

Middle East: Turkey’s young fuels demand for packaged products

Turkey is experiencing a number of big shifts in its demographics which is having a positive effect on the packaged food market, according to...

Europe: Partners bring PEF technology to snack, potato products

Heat and Control and ScandiNova Systems AB are together delivering the next generation of pulse electric field (PEF) technology to the food industry. The two...

Asia Pacific: tna launches blending system for wet, dry products

tna has launched a new turnkey vibratory motion blending system to accurately mix multiple dry or wet products. The tna roflo VMBS 3 combines speed,...

Middle East: Gat Foods launches ingredient to replace refined sugars in RTE cereals

Gat Foods launches Fruitlift, a real-fruit-based ingredient that can replace refined sugars in ready-to-eat (RTE) cereals. The formulation consists of natural fruity goodness, including fibers,...