The $1.75m in bonuses to be shared by bosses at Hostess Brands should they meet targets relating to the sell-off of its assets are “below market rates” and “completely routine”, says the now-defunct maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs.
Special edition: Free-from foods (gluten-free, dairy-free)
With many manufacturers in gluten-free notching up growth rates rivals in the center of the store can barely dream of, you’d assume the burgeoning category is a hotbed of recipe innovation and excitement.
Consumers have high expectations of chocolate in terms of taste and mouthfeel – so how easy is it to tinker with chocolate formulations to create an indulgent product that also appeals to the health conscious consumer?
A US student who launched an online petition demanding that PepsiCo brand Gatorade remove patented flame retardant brominated vegetable oil (BVO) from its sports drinks has gained over 180,000 signatories.