A vast majority (95%) of consumers surveyed report that their whole grains consumption has either increased or held steady compared to five years ago despite increasing popularity of low- and no-carb diets, finds the Oldways Whole Grains Council.
Bakery products have always been a staple in the Asia Pacific region for breakfast and snacking occasions, but the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the sector’s growth significantly in the past year, primarily driven by the home-baking, flavour innovation...
Convenience, nutrition and meeting localised needs have been identified by experts as the three top drivers that food firms looking to innovate in the healthy snacking space in Asia need to take note of in a post-COVID-19 world.
Research released by the Australian macadamia industry found that almost 50% of consumers globally peg the little pleasures in everyday life as the key to a healthy mind. Conversely, only 25% say big experiences and milestones make them happy.
The UK’s transport crisis is only going to get worse in the coming weeks, affecting the country’s entire food industry and no less so the baking sector, which will undoubtedly put a strain on getting product onto shelves.
Two thirds of Brits believe that a first date should always include food, with 25% choosing to romance their partners at a food festival. This is confirmed by the rise of street food experiences in the UK regularly attended by 27% of the nation.
While the health trend has been gaining momentum for several years, it has certainly been given impetus by the pandemic. Today’s consumer is increasingly moving away from considering food as simply a caloric need to something that could add functional...