Processing & Packaging

Digestive health is fast becoming a priority for consumers, something the bakery industry can capitalise on. Pic: Beneo

Bakery innovation: Guest article

Digestive health drives bakery innovation

By Gill Hyslop

Dubbed a ‘mega-trend’ in 2010, heighted consumer awareness in gut-health continues to significantly influence product development and reformulation, says Katrien Lambeens, product manager at Beneo.

Today's bakery processing equipment manufacturers are leveraging on artificial intelligence and smart manufacturing technology. Pic: GettyImages/Prostock-Studio

Bakery innovation

Next gen AI equipment will future proof the baked goods market

By Gill Hyslop

Equipment manufacturers are investing ‘huge sums in R&D’ to enable bakers boost operational efficiency and develop application-specific products to meet exacting consumer demands, according to Global Market Insights.