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Rappler's latest stories on snacks


How to snack mindfully

Oct 12, 2019 - 7:33 PM

Mondelez Philippines shares the concept of 'mindful snacking' to have a more enjoyable snacking experience and a more positive relationship with food

MINDFUL SNACKING. Shown here is Anna Sapitan, Mondelez Philippines spokesperson on Mindful Snacking.

Snack that: 5 treats you can munch on that’s not a bag of potato chips

Jul 18, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Can't stop snacking? Trade your fries for something with a bit more nutrition.

SNACK ATTACK. Try Coconut chips, Kale chips, and Chia cookies for your next mid-afternoon munch. Photos from,, and

URC ties up with European snack maker to boost Oceania operations

Jul 08, 2019 - 1:25 PM

Universal Robina Corporation says its partnership with Intersnack Group will set the groundwork for larger and more efficient operations in the Oceania region

OVERSEAS EXPANSION. In a bid to increase its footprint in Oceania, URC partners with Intersnack Group to improve its operations.

Irvins apologizes for dead lizard in salted egg snack

Jan 03, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The Singapore-based snack company issues a public apology after a customer shared photos of the 'salted egg lizard' found in her fish skin packet

Why snacking could be damaging your health

Dec 08, 2018 - 8:00 AM

These days, people are eating more frequently than they ever have before – and often outside of meal times.


5 cheesy snacks for your Noche Buena pre-game

Dec 21, 2017 - 10:35 AM

Level up your Noche Buena fare with these creamy, cheesy treats!

URC eyes sugar tax, Vietnam rebound as keys to lift sagging growth

Nov 27, 2017 - 9:45 PM

'We're in the right categories, primarily snacks and healthier products... that will resonate with the market especially as sugar taxes are imposed,' says URC president Lance Gokongwei

URC net income drops by 21.2% in 1st 9 months of 2017

Nov 07, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Despite stronger sales, the food manufacturer records lower net income of P8.408 billion due to weak profitability, lower forex gains, and lower market valuation gain on financial assets

Disneyland China falls a-fowl of huge turkey leg demand

Jul 13, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Disney chairman and CEO Bob Igler says they were surprised with the demand for the snack in Shanghai reportedly averaging 4 000 pieces a day

Made with love: Mom’s comfort food recipes

May 29, 2017 - 11:58 AM

Here are meals that remind us of mom’s cooking made better with cheese

WATCH: When the Backstreet Boys meet the Snackstreet guys

Sep 18, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Watch them do the epic Everybody choreography Yes

Universal Robina buys Snack Brands Australia for AU$600M

Aug 17, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Universal Robina Corporation is taking over Snack Brands Australia – the maker of salty chip snacks such as CC s Thins Kettles Cheezels and Samboy

EAT UP. The acquisition deal gives URC a strong Western snack manufacturer to incorporate into its vast Asian distribution network

Pemilik pabrik telah produksi 11 ribu bungkus produk makanan 'bikini'

Aug 06, 2016 - 11:20 PM

Pemiliki pabrik berinisial TW tidak ditahan Namun BBPOM tengah menyelesaikan berkas perkara yang akan diserahkan ke Kejaksaan

SNACK BIKINI. Petugas Balai Besar Pengawasan Obat dan Makanan (BBPOM) Bandung tengah menunjukan produk snack bikini yang berhasil disita dari pabriknya di Sawangan, Depok pada Sabtu dini hari, 6 Agustus. Foto oleh Yuli Saputra/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Special Jakarta market serves Ramadan treats

Jul 04, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Some of these snacks are exclusive only to Ramadan

CROWDED. Many people buy food and snacks in the Ramadan market. Photo by Zachary Lee.

The importance of a healthy 'baon'

Jun 13, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Children nowadays spend more time in school than at home and may be vulnerable to eating unhealthy food

Coconut-flavored Oreo, you like?

Mar 21, 2015 - 7:30 PM

52 year old Mondelēz Philippines is doing its best to follow what the Filipino consumer wants and innovates its global products to suit the local taste

Nielsen: Filipinos snack with a conscience

Oct 01, 2014 - 12:31 PM

A global survey on snacking shows Filipinos to be purposeful and impulsive when it comes to snacks They also put a premium on health benefits but will always look for that occasional treat

Americans taste test Filipino 'chichirya'

Aug 15, 2014 - 7:37 PM

The Buzzfeed staff is at it again this time testing local sari sari store snacks

Universal Robina buys NZ snack food maker Griffin's

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:13 PM

The acquisition will boost URC s snack portfolio as it expands further in Asia Australia and New Zealand

Mikael Daez on hunger, heroes, and everyday learning

Oct 27, 2013 - 1:22 PM

Management graduate Mikael Daez talks about his foray into the entertainment industry and how he uses his accidental celebrity

PH is largest market for US food, beverage - report

Feb 22, 2013 - 7:58 AM

The list of US exports to Philippines includes dairy products red meats poultry meat snack foods processed fruits and vegetables and fresh fruits

BOUND FOR PHILIPPINES. Calves peer out windows of their hutches on a dairy farm. Beef is one of the agriculture products US exports to Asia. Photo by AFP

PH is 9th largest market of US agri products: report

Jan 28, 2013 - 10:39 AM

The Philippines the second most populous country in Southeast Asia is now the 9th largest market in the world for U S agricultural exports as it cracked the top 10 for the first time in 45 years a report by the U S agriculture attaché said