Convenience foods and snacks

Kellogg commits to palm oil not associated with deforestation, climate change or human rights violation by end of 2015

Kellogg revamps palm oil policy after months of protests

By Kacey Culliney

The Kellogg Company has pledged to source fully traceable palm oil by the end of next year, a move that has been welcomed by NGOs that have been fighting for the cereal giant to change its policies for months.

Combining natural extracts that promote weight-loss in cereals holds opportunities, says Datamonitor

DIGGING INTO INNOVATION & NPD WITH DATAMONITOR CONSUMER

Green tea cereal: The next big nutritional punch at breakfast

By Kacey Culliney

Green tea has migrated from hot drinks into other foods over the years but has particular promise in breakfast cereal where manufacturers can pack nutritional punch into weight-loss products, says a Datamonitor researcher.

Oz pizzas have more salt, sugar and fat than nutrition claims suggest

Oz pizzas have more salt, sugar and fat than nutrition claims suggest

By RJ Whitehead

An analysis of Australian takeaway pizzas, including those from major national chains, supermarkets and gourmet outlets, showed more than half of those tested had more salt, sugar or fat in their products than stated on the company’s nutritional panels.

Nestlé’s Asia chief admits errors in India

Nestlé’s Asia chief admits errors in India

By RJ Whitehead

The head of Nestlé’s business in Asia has admitted the company has made mistakes in the way it has approached the India market by ignoring consumers in the country’s massive middle-class over the last decade.

Goodman Fielder sells biscuit business to Green’s Foods

Goodman Fielder sells biscuit business to Green’s Foods

By Ankush Chibber

Australian food major Goodman Fielder has announced that it has sold its biscuits business to Green’s Food Holdings, a move in line with its strategy over the last two years to streamline its product portfolio.

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Instant Noodles gets an ethnic twist

Instant Noodles gets an ethnic twist

Instant noodles are becoming a staple diet in many of the Asian countries because of its taste, affordability and convenience. 2 out of 5 users tend to...