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.
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.
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 Swiss edible oil and fat specialist is setting new standards with a purification plant equipped with short path distillation (SPD) technology that removes unwanted byproducts, while preserving micronutrients.
The clean label ingredients specialist has launched fazenda to capitalise on the demand for ingredients that have simple, recognisable and trustworthy declarations, which is at an all-time high as consumers become laser-pointed on health and longevity,...
Banana bread has undoubtedly become the official comfort food of the coronavirus lockdown and GoNanas has mixed it up with four bake at home variants; Podberry locks in wider distribution across Scotland for its pea-based snacks; Little Debbie allows...
According to the specialist in native and modified wheat starches, wheat proteins and wheat-based functional blends, consumers will increasingly demand sustainable, safe and uncomplicated products in the post-corona era.
PeaTos – developed to disrupt the $21bn snack market dominated by Cheetos maker Frito-Lay with snacks formulated with peas and lentils instead of corn for a healthier nutrition profile – has completed a $7m Series A fundraising round.