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The demand for modified starch is growing in the APAC region. Pic: GettyImages/Pawarun

Ingredion doubles APAC specialty starch capacity

By Gill Hyslop

The ingredients supplier is significantly expanding the production capacity of its integrated native and modified starch facility in Shandon, China, to meet growing customer demand from consumers looking for healthier and more diverse food options.

ReGrained Puffs have been launched virutally amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Pic: ReGrained

ReGrained launches upcycled Puffs online amid COVID-19

By Gill Hyslop

The US snack producer has launched ReGrained Puffs virtually, hosting online buyer meetings for retailers and a limited presale offering with free shipping to lower barriers to trial for consumers.

Wellbeing is a key long-term purchasing behaviour driver giving food producers a growing – and profitable – opportunity to push the boundaries. Pic: Beneo/123rf

Guest article

Looking beyond the (clean) label

By Gill Hyslop

The term clean label has yet to be clearly defined, but it is generally agreed it refers to foods that are free from artificial ingredients and are minimally processed. As an increasing number of consumers now expect clean label as standard, Myriam Snaet,...

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Pinpointing the challenges in answering today’s biggest trends

By Gill Hyslop

BakeryandSnacks spoke to several ingredients suppliers at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) – held last month in Paris, France – to discover what they see as the biggest trends in the bakery and snacks sectors and the challenges these present.

The French consumer's attitude towards baked goods is rapidly shifting. Pic: GettyImages/stockfour

Guest article

Understanding the French consumer attitude towards baked goods

By Gill Hyslop

With the advent of everything from online shopping to trends like ‘good for me and ‘good for the Earth’, insights show the French consumer’s attitude to baked goods is rapidly changing. Andrew Crofts, senior research analyst at FMCG Gurus, delves deeper.

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