Sustainability

Indulgence, health, shopping more locally and purchasing foods with real provenance will drive the bakery sector in 2021, says the CBA.

Snacking trends

Coronavirus blues expected to continue propelling snacking movement in 2021

By Gill Hyslop

Snacking – both in and out of the home – is a category that did very well in 2020 and the movement looks set to continue in 2021 as consumers look for inexpensive sweet treats to cheer themselves up, writes Karen Dear, director of operations for the Craft...

Délifrance's Feel Good Vegan Baskets range. Pic: Délifrance

Snacking trends

Délifrance reveals the hottest viennoiserie trends for 2021

By Gill Hyslop

Délifrance’s newest research – Prove It: A Viennoiserie Focus – reveals that 79% of consumers consider taste to be the key factor when choosing viennoiserie, compared to 61% placing freshness at top spot, and 49% pinpointing price.

Bakedin on track to achieve carbon neutral aim

By Gill Hyslop

The UK subscription baking business has taken another step towards its mission to become a climate positive company by partnering with Ecologi, planting a tree for every order placed.

A quick look into what will be driving consumer behaviour in 2021. Pic: GettyImages/grapestock

FMCG Gurus’ top 10 trends for 2021

By Gill Hyslop

After one of the most turbulent and unpredictable years in modern history, focus will undoubtedly be on the impact that COVID-19 has had on consumer attitude and how new behaviours will evolve in a new year of hopeful recover.

Consumers are increasingly looking for smaller packs of snacks. Pic: GettyImages/FotoDuets

Guest article

Capitalising on the small pack trend

By Gill Hyslop

Lifestyle changes are redefining the packaging sector. Along with the increased lean towards the snackification of mealtimes – ‘grazing’ on snacks throughout the day – consumers are also demanding more convenient, timely and portable solutions. Mike Pipe,...