Ingredients

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Pinpointing the challenges in answering today’s biggest trends

By Gill Hyslop

BakeryandSnacks spoke to several ingredients suppliers at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) – held last month in Paris, France – to discover what they see as the biggest trends in the bakery and snacks sectors and the challenges these present.

The French consumer's attitude towards baked goods is rapidly shifting. Pic: GettyImages/stockfour

Guest article

Understanding the French consumer attitude towards baked goods

By Gill Hyslop

With the advent of everything from online shopping to trends like ‘good for me and ‘good for the Earth’, insights show the French consumer’s attitude to baked goods is rapidly changing. Andrew Crofts, senior research analyst at FMCG Gurus, delves deeper.

Baked goods, like bread, offer a good vehicle to introduce inulin. Pic: GettyImages/HeikeRau

Focusing on inulin in 2020

By Gill Hyslop

The functional fibre space is ripe for innovation, particularly as consumers continue to struggle to consume the recommended daily intake of fibre.

Today (January 15) is National Bagels Day. Pic: GettyImages/Ozgur Coskun

To celebrate National Bagel Day

Conagra offloads bagel business to Bimbo

By Gill Hyslop

Conagra Brands has completed the divestiture of its Lender’s Bagel business to Bimbo Bakeries USA, a subsidiary of Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo, for an undisclosed amount.

The timely delivery of freshly baked goods is paramount. Pic Courier Express

Guest article

Overcoming the tight delivery demands for fresh baked goods and snacks

By Gill Hyslop

More diversified consumer demand, omni-channel shopping practices and the increased support for local products are creating a challenging environment for the UK’s bakeries, snack food producers and foodservice logistics providers. John Lee, MD of Courier...

Honeycut Kitchen puts a healthy spin on the nostalgic snack cake

Honeycut Kitchen puts a healthier spin on the nostalgic snack cake

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Honeycut Kitchen, an emerging brand out of Los Angeles, is giving fitness enthusiasts an alternative to the monotony of protein bars with a lineup of snack cakes reminiscent of America's best-selling brands, but with a cleaner ingredients deck and...

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