Consumers’ attitudes, priorities and behaviours are shifting significantly, thanks to the coronavirus, providing unique prospects for forward-looking bakery and snack producers to bring a suite of trailblazing new products to market.
Almonds tick all the latest consumer trend boxes, adding texture, flavour and clean label plant-based nutrition to snack and bakery products, writes Laura Gerhard, director of Strategy and Marketing, Global Ingredients Division, Blue Diamond Almonds.
Fortress Technology’s Vertex metal detection unit equipped with Halo automatic testing – designed specifically to inspect free-falling snacks and ingredients – is proving a top-seller, cranking up over 700 installations around the globe last year.
Inclusions have long been used to provide consumers with creative snacking experiences and are increasingly being used to add a nutritional and functional boost to keep up with the growing demand for healthier, clean label indulgences.
The Rice and Lissette families – the third and fourth generations of the Utz family legacy – have pledged to make a $10m donation to support health and education initiatives in the great Hannover, Pennsylvania community.
The Philippines durian industry believes that its local variety shows strong potential for export as a food ingredient in addition to the more common frozen format due to its sweetness and colour, an important step forward in the quest to durians into...
The Upcycled Food Association (UFA) is holding a free official Climate Week NYC 2020 virtual event, which will help snack producers know what upcycled foods are, how they help and where to source them.
Snack food consumption has increased more than 8% since the beginning of the pandemic in March, according to NPD’s Snack Food Behaviours in Challenging Times study. Quarantine snacking habits have seen wide swings between quickly reaching for that guilty-but-comforting...
The Lay’s and Doritos maker has signed a $20m partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to create a gender-inclusive supply chain and help build a more sustainable food system.