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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.

Technology trends: Europack Euromanut CFIA 2013

Dispatches from Europack Euromanut CFIA 2013

Technology trends: Europack Euromanut CFIA 2013

By Fiona BARRY

More than 10,000 visitors and 400 exhibits were present at this week’s Europack Euromanut CFIA, running from 18-21 November 2013 in Lyon, France, browsing inventions in equipment, processing, packing, labelling, handling, and ingredients.

The cutting edge of food

The cutting edge of food

FoodProductiondaily.com recently visited a research unit in
the south of France to find more out about the role science plays
in improving the quality of cereal-based foods. Some recent
discoveries could be of great benefit to the...

Expanding yeast

Expanding yeast

Lesaffre Yeast has added a new consumer yeast brand to its North
American portfolio with the acquisition of Stranks Management and
its subsidiaries.

Pot plant operational

Pot plant operational

Graham Packaging Company has begun production of polypropylene
yoghurt containers at a new French plant, adding to the companies
growing blow moulding capabilities.