March 2, 2015, Toronto – Nestlé Canada is revamping the packaging of its Smarties products to make it easier for consumers to parcel out the candies into healthier portion sizes, CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Feb. 9, 2015, Perth, Australia – A Western Australian company has made a hot chip vending machine that deep fries frozen chips while you wait, The Guardian reports. | READ MORE
Jan. 26, 2015 – Frito-Lay has introduced its first sweet Cheetos snack and is launching a playful "Eggerator" for the Easter season.
Jan. 23, 2015 – Chobani is expanding its product line and undertaking new marketing campaigns to include such better-for-you elements such as green tea and ancient grains.
Jan. 21, 2015, San Francisco, CA – Cheese twists, all-day breakfast and spicy coffee beef jerky are among the top 5 food trends from the Specialty Food Association's Winter Fancy Food Show.
Dec. 23, 2014 – Balance Foods has launched vending-size packages for its Poptillas brand beginning December 2014.
Dec. 18, 2014, Minneapolis – Beginning in January, General Mills will launch more than 50 new products aimed at meeting consumer demand for better-for-you snacks, products with simple ingredients, protein, gluten-free and bold flavours.
Dec. 2, 2014 – HannahMax Baking's full line of Cookie Chips are now available in Canada.
Nov. 17, 2014 – Hammond's Candies has added two new flavours – Mango Habanero and Honey Peanut – and updated its packaging.
Nov. 12, 2014, United States – In 2014, $300 million was wiped off breakfast cereal sales in the United States: $70 million of it was diverted to increase the sales of one of the biggest disruptive innovations in the breakfast category, Belvita breakfast biscuits, reports FoodBev.com. | READ MORE
Nov. 6, 2014, Elmira, Ont. – An apple-chip business with production and processing operations in Waterloo and Elmira is doing the R&D to make such as sweet potato chips and carrot chips, reports Fresh Plaza. | READ MORE
Nov. 4, 2014 – J&J Snack Foods Corp. is partnering with Mondelez International to introduce OREO Churros.
Oct. 15, 2014 – Horse and Buggy Brands has taken the idea of mini to a new level with its Cookie Bites, introduced at the recent CAMA show in Quebec City.
Sept. 3, 2014 – Go Lite! Popcorn is made of three ingredients: whole-grain popcorn is hot air popped, then coated with coconut oil and Himalayan salt.
Aug. 20, 2014, Mississauga – Bacon Poutine and Jalapeño Mac N' Cheese are among four finalist flavours in Lay's Canada latest flavour contest.