Just as the FDA decided to take more time to define what ‘natural’ labeling means, a new bunch of naturally positioned snacks once again stormed the market, even though some of them doubt the term itself will ever be regulated.
With good baking properties, a naturally sweet taste and no gluten, tiger nuts are a nutritionally dense superfood ideal for baking, milk alternatives and even pasta, says UK start-up The Tiger Nuts Company.
BakeryandSnacks hosted a panel discussion at ProSweets in Cologne, Germany, to delve into the plant-based trend: discussing its effects, the pros and the challenges it is having on the snacks and confectionery sectors.
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.