Food & Beverage

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Frito-Lay files patent for crunchy fruit snacks


  • (France)

Snack maker Frito-Lay has filed a global patent for vacuum-cooked snacks made with fruit puree and cereal ingredients. The process is said to produce a crunchy texture with a "melt-in-mouth" sensation… Read More

Wakefern sees the value in retail dietitians


  • Supermarket News (free registration)

Wakefern Food will continue to expand its dietitian program, which has grown to include dietitians at about 102 of its stores. The program includes help for customers in understanding the ingredients … Read More