Emerging Markets

Hakim Zemni believes educating customers is bakery's biggest challenge.

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Customization essential to innovation in bakery

By Hal Conick

Customization is the key to giving consumers what they want to see from the bakery industry, according to one industry consultant.

Many customers are looking for clean label, but is it worth it for manufactures?

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Clean label: Is it worth it?

By Hal Conick

“Clean label” and “clear label” have been industry buzz terms in the bakery and snacks industries over the last few years, but is the commitment to going “clean” worth the cost?

Maltesers MaltEaster

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra throw spotlight on Middle East

By Jenny Eagle

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra will focus their efforts on the Middle East at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week (October 27-29) with two conferences entitled Next Generation Manufacturing and F&B Innovation.

The belVita line will try to push forward the nutritious biscuit market in China

Mondelēz to bring belVita to China

By Hal Conick

Mondelēz International will launch its belVita breakfast biscuits in China in hopes of grabbing a larger piece of the country’s biscuit market share.

An example of flexible packaging, which is growing in popularity, from Jelly Belly.

Pack Expo 2015

Consumer trends changing the world of packaging

By Hal Conick

Consumer trends are actively changing how food items are packaged, according to a report released at this year’s Pack Expo Las Vegas and Pharma Expo 2015.

It will soon become imperative for the baking industry to hire Millennials, says Bakers National Education Foundation

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Mentorship a must when hiring Millennials in baking industry

By Hal Conick

Companies must provide “a lot of coaching” and mentorship when hiring Millennials in the baking industry to nurture young talent, according to Dave Krishock, Bakers National Education Foundation professor at Kansas State University.

Maggi: Regulator to test other brands' noodles as outrage grows

India

Maggi: Regulator to test other brands' noodles as outrage grows

By RJ Whitehead

India’s food regulator will test all brands of instant noodles, pasta and macaroni that contain Tastemaker masala in the wake of what has been labelled by observers as the highest profile case they have ever had to tackle.