Health And Wellness

The iconic Pasteis de Nata, baked custard tarts, from Portugal. Pic: ©GettyImages/Roman Larin/EyeEm

Placing Portugal on the culinary world stage

By Gill Hyslop

Doors to the 15th edition of Alimentaria & Horexpo Lisboa – the largest business platform for the F&B industry in Portugal – are about to open. BakeryandSnacks chats to Fátima Vila Maior, director of the event, to find our more.

More consumers are studying labels to see what they are putting into their bodies than ever before. Pic: ©GettyImages/alexskopje

Health continues to influence snacking trends

By Gill Hyslop

Consumers across the globe are increasingly receiving ‘healthy lifestyle’ messages from governments and key influencers, which is continuing to drive attentiveness towards a shift in consumer mindsets. Thomas Schmidt, marketing director at BENEO, discusses...

Bread is so much more than just the staff of life. Pic: ©GettyImages/Lo-verm/Robin Olimb

Trendspotting: Bread is back, yeah, baby, yeah!

By Gill Hyslop

Facebook IQ’s 2019 Topics & Trends Report confirmed what BakeryandSnacks had picked up on long ago: bread’s renaissance is a rising, hot topic on social media.

The US baked goods market is big business. Pic: ©GettyImages/fotogal

Industry insight into US bakery market

By Gill Hyslop

As consumers increasingly opt to follow a healthy lifestyle, they are demanding more gluten-free, low-carb, whole grain, organic and paleo diet products. However, there will always be a way to find an excuse to give in to indulgence, especially when it...