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NPD: The viral Snackle Box and how to fill it

By Gill Hyslop

From trending bachelorette-inspired boxes on TikTok to Amazon’s new take of the traditional woven picnic basket, the portable snack box has gone overboard. But there’s an art to filling it.

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Rising above with NPD: The new dough-mains of healthier bread

By Gill Hyslop

The humble staple has been a part of the fabric of life since the Neolithic era, rising to an everyday essential during the 19th Century with the advent of industrial milling processes. Fast forward a century and it was unfairly tarred with negative health...

The commercialization of gene-edited wheat in China will secure its food security. Pic: GettyImages/Ackert Bueckert

China approves safety of gene-edited wheat

By Gill Hyslop

The Chinese government has granted approval for the production of the country’s inaugural gene-edited wheat variety, a significant step towards the commercialization of genetically modified (GM) food crops.

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Should bread be tarnished with the derogatory UPF brush?

By Gill Hyslop

Ultra processed foods (UPFs) are a hot topic, especially on Capitol Hill, which is following the popular stance that they are typically low in nutritional quality, more prevalent in low income societies and associated with a slightly higher mortality...

White bread is getting a nutritional makeover by a team of Welsh scientists. Pic: GettyImages/sakai000

How Welsh scientists aim to boost white bread’s nutritional value

By Gill Hyslop

Researchers from Aberystwyth University are hoping to rechart the nutritional benefits of the nation’s much-loved white bread, which has traditionally received a bad rap because of its ‘poorer’ nutritional profile compared to whole grain or whole wheat...

Adverse weather conditions in the UK has hampered wheat crops, which could drive up the bread price. Pic: Getty/Natalya Zankina

UK millers warn of rising bread prices

By Gill Hyslop

Months of torrential rain has left UK millers in a soggy situation, with a waterlogged wheat harvest predicted to be down by 30%, which could force millers to rely on imports and ultimately spike the price of bread.

ABA's 2024-26 Board of Directors is comprised of industry leaders. Pic: GettyImages/Annasmithphoto

The heavyweight industry veterans who make up the ABA’s new Board

By Gill Hyslop

The American Baking Association’s (ABA) new Board of Directors is comprised of industry veterans from the many facets of the baking business – including BBU, Flower Foods, Richmond Baking, H-E-B and others – positioning it in a strength of power to grow,...

Daniel Servitje has been working for the family business since 1984. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Daniel Servitje steps down as CEO of Grupo Bimbo

By Gill Hyslop

After more than four decades with his family-owned business, Daniel Javier Servijte Montull is passing on the CEO baton, having built up an impressive legacy: Bimbo today is 8x larger than when he became CEO in 1997, has completed 93 acquisitions and...

Bakers Basco was set up to manage an industry-standard bread basket for the bakery industry. Pic: Bakers Basco

Bakers Basco reports a drop in bakery equipment attrition rates

By Gill Hyslop

Omega bread baskets and dolly equipment play a vital role in the supply chain to ensure the continuous daily supply of bread and associated products from bakeries to supermarket shop floors across the UK. Yet they’re often taken unlawfully and used by...

The Modernist Bread School is designed to take budding home bakers through the art of breadmaking. Pic: GettyImages/mstwin

Learn the fundamentals of making crave worthy bread at home

By Gill Hyslop

The team behind the 2,438-page Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking – described as ‘the cookbook to end all cookbooks’ – is now offering free classes to master the art of breadmaking from the comfort of your kitchen.

Children will discover for themselves how Real Bread starts in a field, not a factory. Pic: Real Bread Campaign

Real Bread Campaign advocates growing your own loaf

By Gill Hyslop

UK food and farming charity Sustain and the Real Bread Campaign have published ‘Bake Your Lawn’ – just in time for spring wheat sowing and planning ahead for winter wheat planting – to inspire breadmakers (be they budding ones or professionals) to grow...

Délifrance's latest Prove It report takes a deep dive into consumer attitudes to bread. Pic: Délifrance

How to tap into the £7.8bn UK bread market

By Gill Hyslop

Brits’ love of bread shows no sign of slowing down and with the market forecast to rise 15% in value in the next two years, there’s a huge opportunity for bakers, foodservice operators and retailers to take a slice of this growth.

From 'swicy' to sour and fermentation, Puratos predicts an exciting year for the baked goods sector. Pic: GettyImages/Willie B. Thomas

On the rise: The top bakery trends for 2024

By Gill Hyslop

Gut health, fermentation, plants and the classics will dominate the headlines this year, according to Puratos’ proprietary Taste Tomorrow ‘always-on’ research program. But there’s more in store, too.

Artificial intelligence is very quickly finding its space within the bakery industry. Pic: GettyImages

What do bread, romance and cancer have in common?

By Gill Hyslop

The launch of a range of AI-developed breads in flavors that invoke the feelings associated with love prompted an deeper search to find out what impact artificial intelligence is having on the bakery sector.

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