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Millennials and Gen Zs are most driven by freshness when buying baked goods. Pic: ©GettyImages/Tang Ming Tung

Millennials and Gen Zs buy bread and sweet goods weekly: ABA report

By Kristine Sherred

Younger consumers enjoy bakery items throughout the day, especially for breakfast, but they would prefer smaller portions, according to a report from the American Bakers Association (ABA) in conjunction with The Center for Generational Kinetics (GenHQ).

 Tossed and Pret are now present in motorway services. Pic: Tossed

IGD: Top five food-to-go trends 2017

By Gavin Rothwell

With food-to-go taking a bigger bite of grocery markets around the world, Gavin Rothwell, senior retail insight manager at grocery research organization IGD, identifies the top five trends he believes will shape this sector in the future.

Bantam Bagels are designed to be “classic, iconic” NYC bagels with a twist by containing cream cheese inside.  Pic: Bantam Bagels

Bantam Bagels shatters American bagel stereotypes

By Douglas Yu

Former Shark Tank competitors, Nick and Elyse Oleksak, share their story of how Bantam Bagels has expanded to more than 7,700 Starbucks locations and the frozen section of grocery stores across the US. 

Michelle Nugent of Parkers Packaging helps students

Packaging professionals go back to school

By Rachel Arthur

ESC Packaging and Parkers Packaging showed Scottish teenagers how food packaging is designed in a workshop at Biggar High School recently.


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