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Honeycut Kitchen puts a healthy spin on the nostalgic snack cake

Honeycut Kitchen puts a healthier spin on the nostalgic snack cake

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Honeycut Kitchen, an emerging brand out of Los Angeles, is giving fitness enthusiasts an alternative to the monotony of protein bars with a lineup of snack cakes reminiscent of America's best-selling brands, but with a cleaner ingredients deck and...

Carlos Abrams-Rivera appointment as Kraft Heinz U.S. Zone President is effective Feb. 3, 2020. Photo: Kraft Heinz

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Kraft Heinz appoints new leader for its US business

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Campbell Soup executive Carlos Abrams-Rivera will join the senior leadership team at Kraft Heinz as the new U.S. Zone President, leading all US business operations, the company’s largest business, effective February 3.

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Is the low-FODMAP diet the next big trend?

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Is the low-FODMAP diet the next big trend?

By Elizabeth Crawford

More than 45 million Americans suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome – the same number who use online dating apps and have student loans – only unlike people looking for love or struggling with debt, those suffering from gastrointestinal discomfort predominately...

VMG Partners acquires popchips to anchor new branded snacking platform

VMG Partners acquires popchips to anchor new branded snacking platform

By Elaine Watson

Private equity firm VMG Partners is betting big on the snacks category with the formation of a new division – Velocity Snacks Brands (VSB) – set up to buy, incubate and grow snack brands, beginning with the acquisition of the popchips* brand from majority...

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Enhancing Bakery’s Appeal

Enhancing Bakery’s Appeal

Many of the attributes consumers love about bakery are determined by the type of fat bakers use. Some initial PHO substitutes did not fully meet sensory...