Think of Kraft Heinz’s assault on Unilever as a slap in the face for management. It was short-lived, shocking, and will smart for a good while yet.
Retailers emphasize freshness, nutrition and service
Belgian Puratos Group, leading innovator in the bakery, patisserie, and chocolate industry, acquires 100 percent of Diamant Nahrungsmittel GmbH, one of the leading bakery ingredient producers in Central Europe, from German Werhahn Group. Diamant is one of the leading bakery ingredient producers in Austria. It also has a strong market presence in Poland and the Czech Republic, and is available throughout Central and Eastern Europe through distributors / partners under its own brand or via private label.
More than three years after Mexico enforced a one peso tax on sugary sweetened drinks, there is evidence that fewer people are buying sodas with an overall decline of 7.6%. The latest data shows purchases of taxed beverages decreased 5.5% in 2014 and 9.7% in 2015, yielding an average reduction of 7.6% over the study period.
In California, just about any chef can tell you the name of the farm where their lemons came from. So it should be little surprise to see a similar trend popping up in the chocolate business.
The Viennoiserie segment accounts for approximately 60 percent value share in the global frozen pastries market.
Canada Bread Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V., has announced plans to close its bakery in St-Côme-Linière, Que., on May 19. Production of the facility’s bread will be transferred to other Canada Bread bakeries in Quebec, the company said.
Testing the durability of a sourdough starter
The American Bakers Association (ABA) says that the current definition of dietary fiber is not practical or workable and requests that FDA reconsider its definition.
Flavour specialist Omega Ingredients has launched a ‘modern replacement for sugar’ that allows for both sweetness and ‘unprecedented’ mouthfeel.