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Fruit snacks on the rise

This is not a ploy to get you to join in with those on health kicks this month, but health, convenience and choice have all contributed to a rise in the number of new fruit-based hitting the market over the last few years.

Hershey on track to end year with momentum

The Hershey Company has said the launch of its Cookie Layer Crunch bar should enable the US confectionery giant to “end the year with momentum” after posting net profit and sales growth for the third quarter.

Ferrero tables bid for Delacre biscuit brand

Confectionery giant Ferrero has offered to acquire Belgian biscuit brand Delacre for an undisclosed sum – a move one analyst says is an attempt to reduce its over-reliance on chocolate.

New Product Round Up

Here is your weekly round-up of sweets and snacks news from our sister site, Sweets and Savoury Snacks World.

Mondelēz confident after mixed Q1

Snack giant Mondelēz International has said it is confident in its outlook after posting a mixed first-performance as both profit and margins improved, while sales declined.

The next step for whey permeate

Global regulators look set to approve a global standard for whey permeate powders, which should bring new opportunities for this versatile dairy ingredient. Suzanne Christiansen reports.

Puratos acquires Pennant Ingredients

Puratos has acquired Pennant Ingredients, a provider of speciality bakery products and solutions to the North American Quick Service Restaurant, foodservice and retail in store bakery channels.

Packaging machinery demand to grow

World packaging machinery demand is set to grow by 4.9% annually over the next three years according to Ucima Research Department, which publishes exclusive three year forecasts (2015-2018) for global demand divided up by geographical area, type of machine and sectors served.

Bühler to acquire Hosokawa Bepex

Bühler Group has signed a contract to acquire the German-based Hosokawa Bepex GmbH – a subsidiary of Hosokawa Alpine Aktiengesellschaft – and part of its listed Hosokawa Micron Group, Hirakata.