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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.

The Italian government is enforcing a new labeling law to distinguish between fresh bread and those that have undergone 'preservative' methods to increase shelf life. Pic: ©GettyImages/benidio

Italy enforces fresh bread labeling law

By Gill Hyslop

Italy is to enforce a new labeling law today (December 19) to distinguish fresh bread from products that have been ‘preserved for prolonged durability’.

Bread is so much more than just the staff of life. Pic: ©GettyImages/Lo-verm/Robin Olimb

Trendspotting: Bread is back, yeah, baby, yeah!

By Gill Hyslop

Facebook IQ’s 2019 Topics & Trends Report confirmed what BakeryandSnacks had picked up on long ago: bread’s renaissance is a rising, hot topic on social media.

KunaPops from Ecuadorian producer LiveKuna will be hitting the US shelves this month. Pic: LiveKuna

Ecuadorian probiotic snacks gain listing on Amazon

By Gill Hyslop

KunaPops, puffed quinoa and chia snacks produced by Ecuadorian organic flour and snack producer LiveKuna, will be listed on Amazon US this month, following its success in Canada.