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Ban on ‘kidverts’ for sugary snacks is close

The UK is close to introducing a ban on the online advertising of sugary and fatty snacks aimed at children, reports the Sunday Times. Advertising of these types of products on television has been banned since 2009 but food and drink companies have persisted in targeting young children by switching to social media, computer games and […]

November 23, 2015 Continue Reading
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Popcorn goes skinny

Metcalfe’s skinny has announced the launch of its Popcorn Crisps range of gluten-free snacks in three initial flavours, designed as a healthier alternative to crisps when on the go. The crisps are created through an innovative flash-griddle process, giving them 35% less fat than the average tortilla chip. The varieties are: Kettle Original, described as […]

August 21, 2015 Continue Reading
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News in Brief

Fruit Heroes has arrived in the UK from Denmark where 36 million of the fruit bars are consumed each year. With no added preservatives or sugar, the range comprises: Apple & Raspberry, Banana, Strawberry and Blackcurrant. HayMax is one of ten SMEs which has won a coveted place on The Guardian’s trade mission to Atlanta […]

February 26, 2015 Continue Reading
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Criscuits take the biscuit

Kent & Frasers has unveiled a new gluten-free savoury snack format – Criscuits – a cracker-biscuit hybrid. The range of thin-cut cheese savouries are available in four varieites: Oak Smoked Garlic and Black Poppy Seeds; Cracked Black Pepper and Smoked Sea Salt; Hot Chilli Pepper; Coriander and Lime; and Grill-Roasted Onion and Nigella Seeds. “The […]

January 6, 2015 Continue Reading
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Organic snack-in-a-box scheme pops up

New snack box scheme Scrummy Organics wants to “revolutionise the way people think about snacking” by delivering premium organic snack lines direct to the door, desk or lunch box. With interest in snack boxes on the rise, Scrummy Organics offers a new twist by selecting only 100% organic snacks for its small (£15), medium (£30) […]

November 27, 2013 Continue Reading
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