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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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Low FODMAP food for kids? Study demonstrates diet's effectiveness

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Low FODMAP, a diet low in carbohydrates that trigger digestive discomfort and stomach pain, could be a useful treatment for children and adolescents with gastrointestinal issues, say researchers from the University of Otago in Australia.

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Arla Food Ingredients offers premium boost for protein bar manufacturers

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Standing out in the protein bar category is tough with many brands all vying for shelf space and consumer attention, which is why Arla Food Ingredients is offering a new premium protein solution using a blend of whey protein isolate and casein to help...

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