Gluten-free & Allergens

Gluten-free mix for churros or choux pastry with Palsgaard OilBinder 01 and Emulpals 115. Pic: Palsgaard

Getting the same rise out of free from cake mixes

By Gill Hyslop

Today’s consumers have a far more diverse set of wants and needs than ever before, but they still want an indulgent treat. And while they’re expecting it to be vegan, gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free or plant-based, they are not prepared to compromise...

Almonds are nutritious, gluten-free and vegan, making them an ideal addition for free from treats. Pic: GettyImagesmarekuliasz

Ontrend almonds tick the free from box in every way

By Gill Hyslop

Consumers – especially the younger set – are seeking out healthier food options that contain fewer ingredients and less involved processing, but still deliver on taste and texture. Blue Diamond Growers is stepping up to the mark with a series of products...

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Healthy Snacking free-to-attend webinar

By Gill Hyslop

BakeryandSnacks’ Healthy Snacking webinar is tapping some of the best minds the sector has to offer to explore what healthy snacking means to consumers and the industry.

Innovative bread formulations can help consumers attain their health and wellness aims. Pic: GettyImages/artJazz

Gut health brings bakery out of the low-carb shadow

By Gill Hyslop

Bread is poised for a healthy revival. From gut health to personalised nutrition, innovative product development is paving the way to a new era of opportunity for industrial bakers.

There is a rising demand for better-for-you bakery treats. Pic: GettyImages/lucielang

The three key criteria to meet the better-for-you bakery trend

By Gill Hyslop

While the health trend has been gaining momentum for several years, it has certainly been given impetus by the pandemic. Today’s consumer is increasingly moving away from considering food as simply a caloric need to something that could add functional...

Pic: Glanbia Nutritionals

Guest article

Snacking trends and beyond

By Gill Hyslop

The pandemic has impacted where individuals snack, but the occasion has continued to thrive at home, with many reverting to it more often. Tara Bane, EMEA marketing manager at Glanbia Nutritionals looks at the cultural shift throughout 2021.

Silver Hills sprouted bread is plant-based, non-GMO and glyphosate-free. Pic: Silver Hills

Silver Hills moves into D2C space with The Oven Door

By Gill Hyslop

The acclaimed Canadian sprouted whole grains bakery has launched a direct-to-consumer ecommerce platform that will deliver its ‘healthier living’ plant-based, non-GMO products across the US.

Native Snacks' packs of Popped Lotus Seeds have been given a bolder, brighter design to pop out on shelf. Pic: Native Snacks

Native Snacks expands retail footprint by 1,500%

By Gill Hyslop

Native Snacks will increase its distribution network in the UK by an impressive 1,500% after securing listings with Sainsbury’s, Holland & Barret online and Ocado for its range of better-for-you Popped Lotus Seeds.

Griffith Foods specialises in food ingredients to help customers create better-for-you products in more sustainable world. Pic: GettyImages/Alex Raths

Snacking trends

Griffith Foods poised to help snack producers capitalise on snacking trends

By Gill Hyslop

Scientific research has proved that, as an activity, healthy snacking is calming and even helpful to wellbeing. And although the trend towards healthier snacking is not new, Griffith Foods says there has been a substantial lean towards more natural seasonings...

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Trendsetters: From African inspired snacks to cookies with a difference

By Gill Hyslop

Chicka’s reverts to its African heritage to bring better-for-you treats to Brits while empowering the women of tomorrow; pladis is rolling out its biggest launch to date; the cookie category is being given a shake up with a range of chef-driven delights;...