Healthy snacking

Way Better Snacks founder & CEO Jim Breen

Way Better Snacks sells minority stake to private equity firm

By Elaine Watson

An injection of capital from private equity firm Alliance Consumer Growth (ACG) will help Way Better Snacks accelerate its nationwide distribution and raise awareness about the benefits of sprouted grains, founder and CEO Jim Breen told FoodNavigator-USA.

KRAVE protein bars will blend meat, fruit, veg and grains - a shift away from its traditional jerky products

NPD EXCLUSIVE: 'We're going to deliver more protein with a third of the sugar,' says CEO

KRAVE Jerky to launch low-sugar protein bars

By Kacey CULLINEY

Hershey-owned KRAVE Jerky will go head-to-head with Clif Bar, Kind and Lärabar as it readies to launch protein bars with one-third of the sugar towards the end of this year.

Cheese could be the next health food, industry expert suggests

Cheese could be the next health food, industry expert suggests

By Elizabeth Crawford

The tide may be changing for cheese, as science helps re-position the dairy food as a protein-dense, calcium-rich, healthy snack rather than as a high-fat and -sodium food to be enjoyed in moderation, suggests a market trends expert. 

Brothers Winston Lee, CEO (left) and Henry Hoang, COO (right)

Winston Lee: 'We're caramelizing milk and sugar together and then culturing it'

Tarte Asian Yogurt CEO: 'Greek has 47% of the market; we’re going after the other 53%'

By Elaine Watson

When Winston Lee started pitching Tarte Asian Yogurt to retailers three years ago, the market had already hit peak Greek, he says: “Buyers were already looking at what's next after Greek. If you weren't already a brand on the shelf, you had...

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