PepsiCo leverages AI to create an intelligent monitoring system that improves Cheetos consistency
January 05, 2021
To the untrained eye (and mouth), a Cheetos Snack is a Cheetos Snack. But even die-hard snack lovers might not realize the lengths to which engineers go to ensure each bite has the optimal crunch, lightness, and shape.
Frito-Lay Enhances Direct-to-Consumer Shopping Experience with the Launch of 'Make Your Own' Variety Pack
December 12, 2020
Snack fans have asked for more customization for years and Frito-Lay is responding in a big way. Frito-Lay today announced a new way for shoppers to customize their own Frito-Lay Variety Pack to fit the snacking needs of their household.
Velocity Snack Brands introduces 'Popchips Grain Free' and 'Popchips Corn Chips' product lines
November 08, 2020
Velocity Snack Brands (VSB) launches two new Popchips product lines in over 2100 Kroger Co. stores in the United States to meet evolving consumer snacking habits, with further distribution to follow.
Utz Brands Appoints Shannan Redcay To Senior Vice President Of Innovation And Value Creation
October 09, 2020
Seeking to further accelerate innovation as consumer snacking continues to rise, Utz Brands, Inc. (NYSE: UTZ) announced it has appointed Shannan Redcay to the role of Senior Vice President of Innovation and Value Creation.
Unique Pretzel Bakery, Inc. Rebrands as Unique Snacks with New Packaging
October 09, 2020
Amidst the ongoing pandemic, Unique Pretzel Bakery, Inc., a sixth-generation family business based in southeastern PA – a region recognized as the pretzel capital of the world, saw an opportunity where other businesses were forced to close or postpone corporate initiatives.
Utz Brands to jump-start its entry into the filled Pretzel segment with acquisition of specific H.K. Anderson assets
September 29, 2020
Utz Quality Foods has entered into a definitive agreement with Conagra Brands to acquire certain assets of the H.K. Anderson business, a leading brand of peanut butter-filled pretzels.
India: Kurkure witnesses a jump in penetration and order frequency as in-home consumption rises
September 23, 2020
Dilen Gandhi, Sr. Director and Category Head - Foods, PepsiCo India tells us how difficult the lockdown period was for Pepsico's Kurkure and how the company plans to leverage on the current rise in-home consumption for snacks.
Pepsico Russia has officially started construction of a savory snacks plant in Novosibirsk
September 17, 2020
Pepsico Russia has officially started the construction of a savory snack plant in Novosibirsk, its third such plant in Russia. The plant will start production end 2021 and produce Lays potato chips and 'CrunchTeam' croutons.