August 20, 2012

Living Essentials is planning to expand its portfolio into snack bars in early 2013, according to a Reuters report published last week.

August 20, 2012

Snacking is no longer limited to between-meal munching. “The food culture is changing, and snacking occasions are much broader,” said Blaine Becker, a representative for The Hartman Group.

May 31, 2012

Clif Bar on Thursday introduced its Clif Kit’s Organic line, featuring snack bars made with 100% organic fruit and nuts.

April 18, 2012

A new line of nut cluster snacks is looking to expand its market reach.

April 13, 2012

Anheuser-Busch’s Michelob Ultra brand has launched a new iced tea and lemonade-flavored alcohol beverage that’s inspired by the golf course.

March 1, 2012

A California company plans to debut a series of health foods that it said would raise the bar on efficacy.

January 12, 2012

Active Health Foods has introduced an energy bar designed for dialysis patients.

November 7, 2011

The heat is on in the snack food aisle. “A lot of growth in the category is coming from more flavorful offerings, particularly in the chip category,” said Chris Clark, a spokesman for the Snack Food Association.

October 19, 2011

Consumers looking for healthy meal solutions on the go have a new option: GoPicnic, a line of eight convenient, shelf-stable ready-to-eat meals.

September 30, 2011

Inventure Foods has teamed up with Nathan's Famous to offer ready-to-eat snacks that will be available at retailers this fall.

September 12, 2011

United Kingdom-based organic kids’ brand Ella’s Kitchen is rolling out a number of products that were launched exclusively in Target in July.

September 12, 2011

The back-to-school season brings a focus on single-serve snacks, and healthy snacks become a bigger part of the business every year.

August 30, 2011

Frito-Lay has introduced Fiery Fusion snacks for its Doritos and Cheetos brands.

July 27, 2011

Dreyer's, which is owned by Nestlé, has introduced snack-size frozen treats.

July 19, 2011

Research firm Mintel hosted its New Products and Consumer Insights Pavilion in New Orleans last week and highlighted the importance of portion size, noting that many consumer packaged goods companies ignore the nutrition guideline.

June 26, 2011

Yabba-Dabba-Doo! Post's new Pebbles Treats snack bars come in Fruity and Cocoa flavors, and are packed in boxes of eight single-serve bars.

June 20, 2011


The snack is back! Judging from the amount of growth within the 
nutritional bar category in the past year, snacking is definitely en vogue.

June 13, 2011

Natural and organic foods and beverages are expected to realize dramatic growth in 2011 and beyond, following strong U.S. retail sales over the past five years.

May 23, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America is moving into the healthy snack space. The company recently introduced GoodnessKnows snack squares — fruit and nut bars made without artificial ingredients, colors or flavors.


April 11, 2011

Frito-Lay on Monday said it is peeling back the curtain on how it develops new product flavors.

April 5, 2011

A Procter & Gamble potato chip brand will become part of Diamond Foods in a
deal valued at $2.35 billion.

March 4, 2011

The definition of snacking has broadened, and more choices are competing for the consumer dollar. Consumers also continue to want more for their money.

March 3, 2011

Kellogg's Special K brand has created decadent cereal bars with weight-conscious consumers in mind.

January 19, 2011

A gourmet snack maker said its latest product combines the great taste and healthy benefits of popcorn with the satisfying crunch of a chip.