Retail & Shopper Insights

Catalina suggests bakery and snack manufacturers go premium in the center store. Pic: TallTalesFromaSmallTown

Shopper insights

Innovations are essential for center store sales, says study

By Douglas Yu

A study by consumer intelligence company Catalina found the center of the retail store is by no means dead and consumers can be enticed back by innovative products, especially when it comes to bakery and snacks.

Research by DuPont notes that bread consumers are not worried about clean label but demand freshness. Pic: Pixabay

Baking Tech Conference 2018

DuPont says freshness outweighs clean label in bakery purchases

By Douglas Yu

DuPont Nutrition and Health’s latest research shows the current clean label trend is less important when it comes to purchasing fresh baked goods compared to other food categories, such as beverage and snacks.

ProSweets, to be held in Cologne, Germany, next week, will be showcasing a startling variety of innovative NPDs.

Snacking NPD at ISM: Chickpea biscuits and apple chips

By Gill Hyslop

ProSweets/ISM is not only about confectionery. Hundreds of bakery and snack makers will also tout their services– here are just a few examples of what they have to offer in Cologne, Germany (January 28 to 31, 2018).