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Ferrero to acquire US confectioner Ferrara Candy The Ferrero Group has agreed to acquire Illinois-based non-chocolate confectioner Ferrara Candy from private equity firm L Catterton for an undisclosed price to expand its US business. Processed Foods > Confectionery > News

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Bakery & Cereals

Hostess launches Molten Lava Ding Dongs
Hostess Brands has launched Molten Lava Ding Dongs: chocolate-coated snack cakes filled with a rich chocolate crème, and ready-to-eat after warming up for 20 seconds in the microwave.
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Foodstirs unveils four new baking mixes
Foodstirs Modern Baking announced that its ultra-sustainable range is expanding into more than 7,500 physical retail stores across the US by the end of this month.
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Confectionary

Ferrero to acquire US confectioner Ferrara Candy
By FBR Staff Writer
The Ferrero Group has agreed to acquire Illinois-based non-chocolate confectioner Ferrara Candy from private equity firm L Catterton for an undisclosed price to expand its US business.
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Snickers introduces three new limited edition flavors
Snickers announced that it will introduce three new limited edition flavors in Espresso, Fiery and Salty & Sweet, all at the same time.
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Pasta & Noodles

Nissin Foods updates Top Ramen noodles recipe
By FBR Staff Writer
Nissin Foods has updated the recipe of its Top Ramen brand in the US by reducing sodium content and removing added MSG and artificial flavors in the noodles range.
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Nissin unveils Cup Noodles Very Veggie
Nissin Foods, a Japanese instant noodles maker, has unveiled Cup Noodles Very Veggie, its first cup that has one full serving of vegetables.
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Savory Snacks

Lamb Weston completes $200m expansion at Richland potato processing plant
By FBR Staff Writer
Lamb Weston has completed a $200m expansion project at an existing potato facility in Richland, Washington (WA) to increase its processing capacity for manufacturing frozen French fries.
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LoBiondo gets federal grant for Food Industry Commercialization Center in Bridgeton
US Representative Frank A. LoBiondo said that the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) has been awarded a $2.5m grant from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to build a Food Industry Commercialization Center near the Rutgers Food Innovation Center in Bridgeton.
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Sweets & Desserts

Ben & Jerry's to launch glyphosate-free ice cream products
By FBR Staff Writer
US-based Ben & Jerry's said it will roll out glyphosate-free ice cream products following recent tests that revealed traces of a herbicide called glyphosate in several of its flavors.
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Unilever to acquire Australian ice cream company Weis
By FBR Staff Writer
Consumer goods giant Unilever has agreed to acquire Weis, an Australian ice cream and frozen dessert manufacturer for an undisclosed price.
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