The University of Wisconsin was awarded first place for its freeze-dried cake bites in this year's Bimbo-sponsored baking contest at the Baking Tech Conference held in Chicago on February 27 and 28, 2018.
Natural ingredients producer Doëhler said the ever-growing demand for naturalness and functionality is firmly cemented as a lifestyle choice – no longer niche and not just an occasional quest to feel good when snacking.
BakeryandSnacks caught up with the president and COO of Chobani, Tim Brown, during Food Vision USA in Chicago recently, and learned that the yogurt company is updating its packaging to look more like a snack brand in the future.
According to Christine Cool, area licensing manager of confectionery manufacturer Perfetti van Melle, brand licensing opens a whole new universe of possibilities, something it has done for the company’s Chupa Chups brand.
Lantmännen Unibake is geared to capitalize on the premiumization trend going on in fast food service with operators customizing offerings to encourage consumers to spend a little more on nice looking products.
Marie-Odile Fondeur, MD of Europain Paris told BakeryandSnacks the organizers have reinvented the February 2018 edition of the global Europain, World Bakery, Pastry, Ice Cream, Chocolate and Confectionery Trade Show to keep up with the ever-evolving market.
The more unusual the flavor, the more likely a snack producer will capture another consumer. According to Marcia Mogelonsky, Mintel’s director of Insight, exotic flavors drive the purchasing of a snack more than anything else.
Aptean has developed the Factory Manufacturing Execution System (MES) suite of wireless automation programs for the food and beverage industry to follow and improve shop floor activity in real time and with low disruption.
A group of international scientists has identified the complex DNA sequence of Wild Emmer, which will open up an unparalleled opportunity to further the development of hardier, more productive strains of modern wheat.
"The conversion away from partially hydrogenated oils is really an opportunity to re-engineer cakes themselves," says Corbion as it launches SweetPro, a new line of trans fat-free emulsifiers that allow manufacturers to swap expensive bakery...
With a recent European resolution calling for tariffs and trade barriers against any palm oil linked to deforestation, Malaysia's minister for plantations and commodities warns: "We will react and respond accordingly to any discriminatory measures...
According to Nourish Snacks' CEO, Joy Bauer, the breakfast category is not doing as well as it used to, but as the company's granola bites are not just a breakfast item, it's capitalizing on the "explosion" in the grab-and-go...
Thermoplastic resin producer Braskem has partnered with Clemson University in the US and Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Brazil to create intelligent packaging which can change color if a product is unfit for consumption.
Producing smaller portion sized packaging for snack manufacturers will be Bosch’s next major focus, the packaging technology firm’s product manager, Jason D’Arcy, told BakeryandSnacks during the recent Snaxpo in Savannah, Georgia.