Pressure on volumes in the US private label bread market has offset growth in Bimbo Bakeries brands, owner Grupo Bimbo has reported.
Bimbo Bakeries has rolled out its Eureka brand nationally as US demand for organic bread continues to grow.
Bakers need to carefully select ingredients - and adjust bread-making processes – if they aim to produce high-quality breads with wheat and teff flour, say researchers.
Premium confections and snacks could find new distribution opportunities in unconventional places as more fashion and design retailers start stocking select on-the-go food and beverages that will help fuel and refresh consumers so they can continue shopping.
Slim Jim owner ConAgra Foods has sold its JM Swank and Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings businesses.