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Adding Diversity to Baked Goods and Snacks With Inclusions

Inclusions have long been used to provide consumers with creative snacking experiences and are increasingly being used to add a nutritional and functional boost to keep up with the...  more »

Product Showcase 2020: The Trendsetters Leading the Way for Six of the Hottest Trend Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

From Ginger Bakers' vegan cakes, to KPOP's sustainable seaweed snacks and Bart & Judy's 'clean' gourmet chocolate chip cookies, we've teamed up trendsetters with food trendologist...  more »

War on Sugar to Intensify as a Result of COVID-19

FMCG Gurus forecasts there will be an increased focus on sugar reduction as consumers look to improve health after the long lockdown, writes Will Cowling, marketing manager of the...  more »

From Scratch Cooking to Home Baking: What Coronavirus-Fueled Trends Could Linger Post-Pandemic?

While many Americans have only been sheltering at home for a relatively short period, they are already telling market researchers that some recent habits – scratch cooking, home...  more »

Coronavirus: Bakery and Snack Producers up The Ante to Help Those in Need

Mondelēz, PepsiCo, Kellogg’s, Original Biscuit Bakers, Fairfield Farm and General Mills have stepped up efforts, as the world faces a mounting food insecurity crisis amid the...  more »

Product Showcase 2020: Fighting the Virus Most Physically and Mentally With Healthy Snacks and Indulgent Traybakes

Ginger Bakers flagship shop is still open in Cumbria, UK, but to give customers a bit of a lift to get through the coronavirus outbreak, cake maker Lisa Smith has created several...  more »

Taste trumps protein claims in cake & pastry purchases

Over the past decade, much attention has been given to the growing demand for high protein as consumers seek out products they deem to be guilt-free. While there is some demand for...  more »

Candy and Confectionery Easter Eggs - Industry Trends

Whole Foods executive-created OCHO Candy fills Easter's organic chocolate void

Organic confectionery brand OCHO Candy has developed its first Easter egg after spotting an unmet need for natural alternatives during the holiday season. According to IRI, the...  more »

Young people eating snacks to 'round out' meals, says NPD Group

Younger consumers are reaching for snacks to accompany and round out meals, and the better-for-you category is set to benefit most, finds The NPD Group. Snack foods eaten at main...  more »

Is that a snack or a candy? 'It's so blurred now', says NCA president

Speaking to BakeryandSnacks.com at the NCA’s annual Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago last week, Larry Graham said the blurring of the snack and candy category had increased, but had...  more »

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