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Délifrance knows the importance of clean label bakes for its customers. Pic: Délifrance

Délifrance unpacks clean label

By Gill Hyslop

The phrase has long been bandied about, but the concept has changed dramatically since it was first devised.

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Inflation slows, doesn’t stop natural & organic sales growth

By Elizabeth Crawford

Rising inflation is taking a toll on natural and organic sales in the US, the growth of which slowed dramatically in 2022 and will likely continue to drop in the coming year before rebounding slightly in 2024, according to data presented at Natural Products...

Délifrance's vegan croissant have the same texture, taste and mouthfeel as their buttery counterparts. Pic: Délifrance

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Délifrance ramps up response to growing free from demands

By Gill Hyslop

Délifrance partnered with allergen specialist, Jacqui McPeake of Allergy Aware, to compile its 2021 report Prove It: Adapting bakery to meet the needs of the increasing number of food hypersensitive consumers.

Quinn has recently added gluten-free Maple Almond Filled Pretzel Nuggets and Plant-Based Cheezy Filled Pretzel Nuggets to its expanding 100% natural product lineup. Pic: Quinn

Quinn shuffles executive team

By Gill Hyslop

The Colorado-based snack producer has appointed Mike Kewon as its new chief executive officer, allowing Kristy Lewis’ to step up as chief vision officer to get back into why she started Quinn in the first place: to challenge the status quo in the food...

Marbacher Ölmühle produces a variety of flours and organic oils. Pic: Getty Images/bit245

Hochdorf to sell Marbacher Ölmühle

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Hochdorf is to sell Marbacher Ölmühle GmbH to a German family office company focusing on long-term commitment in the organic food industry.

Three-quarters of Europeans say they would be willing to pay a higher price for products made with recognisable or trusted ingredients. Pic: GettyImages/monkeybusinessimages

The shifting definitions of clean label

By Gill Hyslop

Traditionally, manufacturers focused on creating simpler and shorter ingredients lists to answer the consumer demand for clean label, but this is giving way towards formulating products that are perceived as inherently ‘natural’, writes Saquib Ramday,...

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Pinpointing the challenges in answering today’s biggest trends

By Gill Hyslop

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.