Consistent growth of the food industry means that packaged food requirements are steadily increasing across the world. Chief among these is ensuring that ‘best before’ dates, barcodes and traceability information are clearly and accurately printed onto all types of packaging. This is particularly relevant in the baking industry, one of the most diverse food sub-sectors. Baking continues to be one of the key growth sectors in the food industry. The global packaged baked goods market reached a total of 318 billion units in 2015 (biscuits alone accounted for 52% of units), resulting in a 4% growth on the previous year and bringing its worldwide value to $339 billion. Coding is critical - learn more.