Cakes & Pastries

Millennials and Gen Zs are most driven by freshness when buying baked goods. Pic: ©GettyImages/Tang Ming Tung

Millennials and Gen Zs buy bread and sweet goods weekly: ABA report

By Kristine Sherred

Younger consumers enjoy bakery items throughout the day, especially for breakfast, but they would prefer smaller portions, according to a report from the American Bakers Association (ABA) in conjunction with The Center for Generational Kinetics (GenHQ).

Desi Atta, Mother Earth and Tasty Treat are some of the popular Indian brands to be marketed in the UAE. Pic: FCL

Popular Indian snacks head to Dubai in potential $14m JV

By Gill Hyslop

Middle East supermarket mega chain Choithrams has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India’s Future Consumer Limited (FCL) to market popular Indian snacks in the UAE for the first time.

A retrospective look at acrylamide busting since the introductions of the Regulation last year. Pic: ©GettyImages/MAIKA 777

A year in review

How far has the industry come since the introduction of (EU) 2017/2158?

By Gill Hyslop

It has been a year since the European Commission Regulation came into force on April 11 2018, obliging food business operators (FBOs) to apply acrylamide mitigation measures. Despite calls for the EU to take a tougher stance, manufacturers are stepping...