FMCG Gurus consumer insight shows that across bakery, indulgence remains the leading motivation – however, the reality is that consumers want products that offer both taste and nutrition in a guilt-free manner.
Délifrance’s newest ‘Prove It’ market analysis examines the changes the breakfast market has gone through over the past few years and how bakeries should adapt now OOH (out of home) is picking up speed.
KIND has expanded its Protein bar line-up with a flavour it expects to be a hit with customers; Just Desserts has created uber indulgent cheesecakes; and a new kid on the block is hoping to take the UK by storm with its flavour-forward, vegan, low calorie...
This year, consumers will embrace oat-based desserts, grow their fondness for Japanese cuisine – including mochi-flavoured doughnuts – and explore combinations of sweet, sour, salty, umami and pickled flavours, according to food futurologist Dr Morgaine...
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...
SternLife has developed two new concepts for functional snack bars that combine indulgence with optimum nutrient profiles, while allowing producers to capitalise on a clear unique selling proposition (USP).
BakeryandSnacks spoke to several ingredients suppliers at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) – held last month in Paris, France – to discover what they see as the biggest trends in the bakery and snacks sectors and the challenges these present.
Clean label continues to dominate the entire packaged food industry, but natural flavors/colors pose a unique challenge to bakers. BakeryandSnacks asks two decoration and coloring suppliers what's trending and how bakers can reach new audiences.
The Michigan-based bakery discovered that permissible indulgence continues to propel sweets, while personalization and flavor explorations are driving innovation by producers and intrigue from consumers.
Dutch company FrieslandCampina Kievit is exploiting its 120 years of experience to develop innovative products in response to the bakery industry’s dichotomous demands for both clean label and indulgent experiences.