Kind launches plant based ice creams as Ferrara revamps fruit snacks portfolio

US –  Kind Healthy Snacks, a better-for-you snack company owned by Mars Incoporated,  is entering the ice cream aisle with new plant-based Kind Frozen Pints. The non-dairy frozen desserts contain 4 to 6 grams of protein per serving and feature a base of pear juice, tapioca starch and/or syrup, coconut oil, sea salt, sugar, water, gum acacia, sea salt, soy lecithin, tara gum, guar gum and carob bean gum. The recently launched treats come in seven flavors: dark chocolate almond sea salt, dark chocolate peanut butter, cherry cashew, coffee hazelnut,…

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Kind to acquire better-for-you snack bar maker Nature’s Bakery

US – American healthy snack manufacturer Kind has entered into an agreement to buy snack bar brand specializing in a range of plant-based and nut-free snack bars Nature’s Bakery. Founded in 2011, Nature’s Bakery has a portfolio, which includes fig bars, brownie bars and other soft-baked options. Its acquisition is seen by many analysts as a natural step in Kind’s growth strategy as its portfolio is said to provide a differentiated and complementary offering to Kind’s existing range. “If you look at pantries across the country, odds are you will…

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