Lotus Bakeries

Big Food’s stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds’ investments

For Big Food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories, M&A remains a popular route. But…

Lotus Bakeries invests in US brain-food bar brand Iqbar

Belgium-based biscuit and snack maker Lotus Bakeries has acquired a minority stake in Iqbar, a better-for-you bar manufacturer based in…

Lotus Bakeries reveals Asia expansion plan

Belgium-based biscuit and snacks maker Lotus Bakeries is to build a production facility in Thailand as part of plans to…

Lotus Bakeries buys full control of UK sourdough-foods business Peter’s Yard

Lotus Bakeries is set to acquire 100% of Peter’s Yard, the UK sourdough crackers business in which it has been…

Lotus Bakeries tops food-industry hiring leaderboard – data

Lotus Bakeries, the Belgium-based food group, was hiring at the highest rate among major manufacturers in the three months to…

US start-up Good Crisp attracts Lotus Bakeries minority interest

The Good Crisp Company, a US-based better-for-you snacks start-up, has sold a minority stake to Belgium’s Lotus Bakeries as part…

Lotus Bakeries tops our hiring leaderboard for August 2021

Lotus Bakeries, the Belgium-based food manufacturer, has topped our hiring leaderboard in the three months to the end of August…

Lotus Bakeries’ venture fund buys stake in D2C granola firm Oot

Lotus Bakeries in Belgium has taken a minority stake in organic granola start-up Oot in the Netherlands via its venture-capital…

Lotus Bakeries takes full control of Italian joint venture

Belgium's Lotus Bakeries has taken full control of a joint venture in Italy set up in 2019 with distribution partner…

New products – Lotus Bakeries-owned Bear snacks moves into ice lollies; Litehouse’s Purely Balanced dressings; Serenity Kids rolls out grain-free puffs; Nestle eyes vegan KitKat

This week's selection of new products that caught the eye include the first vegan baby-food brand from Nestlé, and plans for a…