PEOPLE are increasingly snacking to manage their mood but the lolly jar is out as middle-class consumers with flexible eating routines drive demand for healthy snacks, new research shows. Participants...

In the first academic study into the effects of plain packaging unhealthy has found that removing labelling and advertising could in fact increase consumption of these types of foods.   Conducted...

Australians now snack four times as much as they did ten years ago, according to new consumer research. The latest AUSVEG ‘Project Harvest’ report, produced by Colmar Brunton, has found that over the...

Mondelez International announces results of Mobile Futures Australia marketing initiative Confectionery manufacturer Mondelēz International has announced the results of its brand marketing Mobile Futures...

Fairfax Media claims supermarket growth focus on ‘Junk’ food and cigarettes – confidential data leaked Fairfax Media’s  Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Age over the weekend have published...

Australia’s snacking habits revealed, Nielsen Eating between meals is extremely widespread with 96 per cent of Australians saying they regularly consume snack foods, according to new research from global...

Spinach extract decreases food cravings, study A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases cravings for ‘unhealthy’ foods by up to 95 per cent, and increases...

Popcorn moves to mainstream beyond the cinema The popcorn market is a growth segment as part of the popular trend favouring popped snacks gaining considerable attention as one of the up-and-coming sectors...

The savoury biscuits sector recorded a stronger growth rate globally than sweet biscuits in the year to the end of July 2013, according to global market research organisation Innova Market Insights. The...

A regular eating pattern may protect adolescents from obesity, according to a Finnish population-based study with more than 4,000 participants. The study found that when eating five meals – breakfast,...