Rapid urbanization and rising demand for convenient and gluten-free foods foods has been tipped to drive more than $3bn growth in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) bread and rolls market over the next five years.
France has usurped the US as the most innovative retail pizza market, according to new Mintel research.
UK supermarket chain Waitrose has reported a boom in sales of buckwheat – while the number of global baking ingredient launches using buckwheat flour has more than doubled in the past three years.
United Biscuits is claiming a first for the UK biscuits category with the launch of new bitesized products under its McVitie’s brand.
Italian bakery Bauli is launching what it claims is the US’s first gluten-free panettone bread.