Consumers are in and out of convenience stores in less than three minutes, so it’s a big challenge to develop and place products that meet their needs, says the category...
Dutch baking ingredient supplier Zeelandia says its new joint venture with Fine Organics in India will primarily target the nation's growing market for Western-style breads and pastries.
The number of children aged over two years diagnosed with coeliac disease in the UK has nearly tripled in the last two decades, but those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are...
General Mills has filed a patent for whole grain pancake and waffle batters that use a blend of wheat, brown rice and millet flours.
Real Good Food has snapped up cake decoration specialist Rainbow Dust Colours for £4m ($6m) to edge further into the growing global sugar-craft category, its marketing head says.
Weston Foods subsidiary Maplehurst Bakeries will acquire decorated cake manufacturer Creative Occasions.
Massive predicted durum wheat losses have driven German firm to research alternative formulation options for pasta manufacturers.
Lutein-enriched bakery products hold promise, particularly muffins and cookies where bioavailability is strong, say researchers.
Police have launched an investigation into a Californian bakery that was shut down after bread containing drugs sickened more than 30 consumers.
The start-up explosion in bakery, cereal and snacks will continue as online shopping booms and consumers seek out the extraordinary, says Mintel.
Grupo Bimbo’s acquisition of Saputo Bakery is a surprise because the Canadian packaged cake firm is unprofitable and struggling, says Euromonitor International.
General Mills will continue its cost-saving program across the US and Canada with further plant closures, announcing the shutdown of two Pillsbury production sites.
Company executives, research experts and industry advocates are among those in our top 10 battling to be crowned BakeryandSnacks’ 2014 ‘Personality of the Year’.
An outbreak of Hepatitis A (HA) in Germany was caused by a bakery worker who contaminated products while packing and selling them, according to a report.
Ready-to-eat grain-based dessert manufacturers in the US must do more to reformulate cakes, donuts, pastries, pies and cookies because there has been little change between 2005 and 2012, researchers warn.
A Premier Foods engineer has received a significant amount in compensation after he was left with life-changing injuries following a devastating accident at its Moreton cake factory.
The steer away from carbs will continue into 2015 but if industry is clever, the shift presents plenty of opportunities, says a healthy foods expert.
Marketing insight from Frito-Lay, snacking trends for the future and wheat science were just a handful of the best-read stories on BakeryandSnacks for 2014.
Grupo Bimbo has bought Saputo Bakery via its Canadian subsidiary Canada Bread for C$120m ($103m).
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that Pork Farms’ acquisition of Kerry Foods’ chilled savoury pastry (CSP) business may substantially lessen competition in the sector.
Auckland University researchers have found that a diet that is high in fibre helps reduce harmful inflammation in the lungs of smokers.
Antioxidant-rich cereals, protein-packed snack bars and bread tailored to women’s nutritional needs were just some of the product innovations identified by Datamonitor Consumer during 2014.
Light-weight, smaller bakery and snack packages are more affordable and convenient for consumers, says Euromonitor International.
New technologies are vital to the future growth of the food and nutrition industry, but their future success depends on much more than the science behind them.
A decade of EU-funded HealthGrain and HealthBread projects has yielded more bioavailability of grain nutrients, says Good Mills Innovation.